Inventory Management Workshop

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Name: Inventory Management Workshop
Date: January 14, 2020
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CST
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:

Inventory Management – Workshop
When you leave this workshop, you will have a better understanding of the role that inventory serves in the efficient running of your business. Not only will we cover how it helps, we will also cover how it is working against you and what to do about it. 
We will start out with an overview of inventory principles, discuss the types of inventory and then deploy these learnings to your specific inventory management objectives. Tools such as ABC Analysis, Cycle Counting, Metrics and Risk Mitigation will be covered. 

Lunch will be served during the event. 
Workshop Agenda
  • Overview of Inventory types and their purpose
    • The good and the bad of inventory 
  • How do you measure and manage?
    • Analytics - “Make the data tell a story”
      • ABC analysis
      • Pareto
      • What do you do about it?
    • Risk mitigation strategies (Safety stock, safety lead time)
    • Tracking improvements
  • Cycle Counting fundamentals

About the Presenter

Kevin Cooper is a Solutions Consultant Team at the University of Tennessee’s Center for Industrial Services (CIS).  CIS is an agency of the Institute for Public Service, and the NIST Manufacturing Extension Partner Center serving the state of TN.  The CIS Solutions Consultant Team provides industrial extension services throughout the state of TN, working with manufacturers and industry partners, helping them improve performance and profitability, and grow.  Before joining CIS in 2016, Kevin gained 25 years supply chain leadership experience with manufacturing companies in the automotive and pharmaceutical industries.  Kevin holds an Operations Management degree from University of Tennessee.  He also maintains supply chain management related professional certifications; Certified Production and Inventory Manager (CPIM) and Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), both from APICS – The Association for Operations Management.
Columbia State Community College
Hickman Building, RM 123
1665 Hampshire Pike
Columbia, TN
Date/Time Information:
Tuesday, January 14th
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Contact Information:
Nicole Perry
Free for our Existing Industry Partners, includes lunch. 
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