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Morrisville State College Offers APICS Inventory Control Workshops

MORRISVILLE, N.Y.—Morrisville State College’s Office of Workforce Development and Community Education is offering a series of workshops on inventory control topics.

The workshops are intended for novices in the field of inventory control and experienced practitioners who have not had formal training in APICS Body of Knowledge. Classes are for anyone interested in inventory control, materials management, finance, purchasing, sales, quality, production, operations management, scheduling, shipping/receiving or any other supply chain position.

The following workshops are being held from 1-5 p.m., Thursdays Feb. 1 through March 21:

Feb. 1 - Basics of Inventory Management
Basic concepts and strategies such as ABS analysis, Economic Order Quantity (EOQ), EOQ price discount and order point will be reviewed in this class.

Feb. 8 – Physical Inventory
Learn how to execute a complete physical accounting for all inventory, including preparation, the actual counting, and reconciliation in this workshop.

March 1 – MRP and BOM’S
Topics that will be covered include the effective use of an MRP system, data requirements, netting, explosion, lead-time offsetting and structuring bills of material.

March 22 – Distribution Inventory Management
This class will cover the distribution model and its objectives, activities, and inventory management decisions.

March 29 – Cycle Counting
Participants will learn how to implement or improve a cycle counting program for maximum inventory accuracy.

The fee for the workshop series is $299 for APICS members and $349 for nonmembers. Space is limited and advance registration is recommended.

For more information, call the Workforce Development and Community Education Office at 315-684-6615 or toll-free at 1-866-607-1572.

Morrisville State College offers 13 bachelor degrees and a wide variety of associate degrees and options. Considered to be one of the most technologically advanced colleges in the nation for its ThinkPad University program and wireless technology initiative, the college recently became the first in the nation to comprehensively replace landlines in residence halls with individual cellular phones. Morrisville State College was also chosen as one of the top five colleges in the nation for campus activities by Campus Activities magazine.

The Norwich Campus offers associate degree programs in business, computer technology, office administration, liberal arts transfer, nursing, and a new standalone degree in early childhood to Chenango County area residents and employers. Students may also apply coursework to other associate or bachelor degrees at the main campus.

The Norwich Campus also offers a range of non-credit/community education courses, customized training, and conference services.

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