Materials management is an important function for boosting productivity and efficiency in construction projects. The term refers to a combination of processes responsible for the sourcing, purchasing, moving, storing and controlling of materials in an effective and cost-effective manner. While at all times, working toward the goals of the wider construction project. The flow of materials to, through and out of an organisation has a direct impact on its ability to operate accordingly. For optimum efficiency and performance to be achieved, materials management must be both structured and consistently managed at every stage and at every level.
Find out how effective materials management can benefit any construction project with this inspiring tutorial. Explore material planning and control, along with the advantages, limitations and issues confronting material management. Additional subtopics include quality specification, issues relating to purchasing, the advantages of centralised purchasing, material storage and handling issues, rating methods and more.
No prior knowledge is required to take this unit.
|Course Duration||10 Hours|
|Start Date||on going|