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Inventory management training, masterclasses and courses - Slimstock Academy Advanced User Training

Advanced User training Attain the skills successfully deploy your tactical inventory plan

Take the next step in your career with our advanced user training.

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What can you expect?

By linking theory to concrete practical examples, the Advanced User Training programme provides you with the expertise to take more responsibility within the planning team.

Lead by an expert consultant, you will learn the ins and outs of effective inventory management. You will learn how to use data insights to identify areas for optimisation as well as how to translate these into concrete action points to improve your processes.

After completing this training, you will be an expert on all things related to inventory and you will be able to apply this knowledge to your day-to-day role.

Learning goals

The role of inventory

  • Importance of stock
  • Types and functions of stock
  • Inventory costs

Inventory management

  • Inventory strategy
  • Order & stock costs
  • EOQ
  • Influence of orders on inventory levels
  • Importance of service levels
  • Management variables
  • External variables
  • Forecasting

Inventory Analysis

  • Insight into your inventory position
  • Purpose of ABC analysis
  • Perform ABC analysis

Operational Control

  • Identify stakeholders with an interest in stock across the company
  • Recognise inventory management responsibilities
  • Understand the multi-echelonĀ  environment
  • Application of supplier management
  • Importance of KPI’s


Day 1: Slim4 logic

  • Demand classes
  • Forecasting
  • Managing forecast exceptions
  • Ordering
  • ABC analysis

Day 2; Making selections

  • Order Management
  • Optimising purchasing orders
  • Optimum Order Quantity


The Advanced User Training is intended for the advanced Slim4 user. To get the most from this programme, it it esstential that you first complete the Basic User Training training. Knowledge of your company and its processes will contribute to the learning process. The training will conclude with a test. On successful complettion of the exam, participants will receive a certificate.



Price upon application

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