Inventory Control A: Costs

Pima Community College
Online - Scheduled Course
September 1, 2021 - September 15, 2021
2.5 Continuing Education Units
12 Hours per Week


A study of inventory control concepts and techniques.  Course A in the Inventory Control series provides an overview of logistics and a focus on costs associated with inventory.  Courses A, B, and C in the Inventory Control Series includes cost concepts, determining size and nature of inventory, forecasting, and inventory planning and control.  Also includes ordering methods, controlling pilferage, and matching customer demand with supply.  NOTE: basic math skills for simple computation are used.  Students completing Inventory Control A,B, C may apply for prior learning to earn 3 credits toward certification in logistics.  Logistics Certificate requires completion of Inventory Control, Computerized Logistics, Warehouse Management, Transportation and Traffic Management, Purchasing.

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Famous for its dramatic beauty, the Sonoran Desert covers beautiful Tucson, AZ where Pima Community College leads the way.  Tucson, AZ, is a mid-sized college town 60 miles north of the Mexican border. With a cost of living that's 8% lower than the national average and 6% lower than the state average, Tucson offers a thriving visual and performing arts scene with respected galleries, museums, and multicultural heritage shines.  Pima Community College regularly collaborates with Raytheon Missile Systems, Boeing and hosts one of the five international regional Trane Inc. Training Centers that focuses on building management systems and controls.

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