Stock and Fixed Asset Management


Stock and Fixed Asset Management

There is a significant cost to carrying excess stock, which is often misunderstood or simply mismanaged.

Effective stock and asset management will have a very direct and positive effect on cash flow and profitability.


  • All supply chain staff
  • Business owners
  • Non-financial managers


  • Differentiate between the different types of assets within the business unit
  • Gain insight into how to maintain a balance between too much and too little stock
  • Identify which type of stock is prone to theft and how to put systems in place to minimise this
  • Understand how effective stock management impacts the profitability and returns
  • Implement an inventory management system
  • Calculate stock turn and its impact on your bottom line
  • Assess the value of assets and calculate depreciation correctly
  • Develop a Risk Management programme appropriate for your business


  • Differentiating between fixed assets and stock in a business unit
  • Principles of stock and fixed asset management
  • Identifying problems arising from too little or too much stock
  • Why stock control is so critical
  • Risks associated with stock management
  • The importance of quality, quantity, time, price and source in managing stock
  • Calculating stock turn for a business unit
  • Asset registers, valuation of assets and principles of depreciation
  • Risks associated with fixed asset management and how to minimise them

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KZN Business Training Centre

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Course Details
Unit Standard:
NQF Level:
Level 4
Course Duration:
1 Day
Course Delivery Method:

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Course Fee Includes:
Our public course fee includes facilitated training, course materials, the venue, a light lunch and refreshments. Onsite training at your venue can be arranged on mutually suitable dates - please contact us to request a quotation.




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