Healthcare Materials Management

An overview of Materials Management.

Healthcare Materials Management 1


To learn the different methods of warehousing and storage management applicable to a hospital central store. The materials management strategies and the various receiving and distribution methods.

To learn how hospitals manage its product returns, recalls or exchange inventory, and understand the various distribution methods and key performance measurement for materials Management.

Course Objectives

  1. Understand the Warehouse management systems in healthcare
  2. Demonstrate warehouse management skills and knowledge
  3. Understand the various hospital distribution models and its applications
  4. Apply key performance measurement in warehouse operations
  5. Develop key performance indicators for the warehouse and distribution systems

Course Outline

  1. Overview of Warehouse Management
  2. Storage & Warehousing Systems
  3. Warehouse Performance Measurement
  4. Receiving and Distribution Services and Methods system
  5. A Typical Hospital Distribution System
  6. Performance Measurement for Receiving & Distribution
  7. Case Studies

Target Audience

  1. Professionals, managers and executives (PMEs)
  2. Healthcare professionals


Upon completion of the course, the participants will be awarded the Certificate of Completion by HMI Institute.

Healthcare Materials Management 2

Course Date

25 May 2023

29 June 2023

Course Dates

To be Confirmed

Course Duration

3 Days

Course Venue

Synchronous E-Learning

Course Fee

SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) is providing course fee funding to the healthcare in-service staff.

  1. Up to 70% course fee subsidy for Singaporean aged 21-39 & SPR 21 years and above.
  2. Up to 90% course fee subsidy for Singaporean aged 40 & above.
  3. Up to 90% course fee subsidy for all staff (Singaporean & SPR) under the Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS) for SME employers.

Full Course Fee$630.00 (before GST)

Baseline Subsidy

(Non-SME SC/SPR <40 y/o)

Fee Payable After SSG 70% Subsidy

$206.01 (including 9% GST)

Enhanced Subsidy

(All SME SC/SPR + Non SME SC/SPR >39 y/o)

Fee Payable After SSG 90% Subsidy

$68.67 (including 9% GST)


HMI Institute reserves the right to postpone or cancel the courses if minimum enrolment is not met.