Maintenance Management Seminar - Course Agenda

  1. Strategic Assessment of Maintenance Operations
    • Examining your current state of maintenance operations
    • 3 case studies in patterns in maintenance.
    • Finding dominant maintenance operations patterns
    • Tools for evaluating the importance and consequence of maintenance patterns
    • Exercise: determining your organization’s patterns
    • How do assets deteriorate?
  2. Improving Maintenance Reliability - the key to maintenance excellence
    • Improve maintenance reliability through Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) techniques
    • Case study in RCM
    • Implementing RCM: a step-by-step approach
  3. Preventive Maintenance
    • Introduction to preventive maintenance
    • Installing a preventive maintenance system that meets your requirements and improves overall reliability
    • Configure preventive maintenance for maximum uptime and lowest cost
    • Exercise: using TLC (Tighten, Lubricate, and Clean) to prevent or minimize breakdowns
  4. Predictive Maintenance and Condition-Based Maintenance Techniques
    • Comparing the four major predictive maintenance techniques
    • Using predictive maintenance and technology to “foresee” future maintenance requirements
    • Case studies in Predictive Maintenance
    • Using predictive maintenance to minimize consumption of resources
    • Practical predictive maintenance tools and strategies for their best use
    • Employ statistics to improve maintenance operations
  1. Maintenance In-sourcing
    • Identifying your best partners for maintenance innovation and management
    • How, why, when and where to build internal partnerships with other departments
    • Exercise: apply state-of-the-art Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) strategies and techniques
  2. Working with Vendors
    • Strategies for working with vendors (examples: contracting, stock room, vendor partnership and buying maintenance parts)
    • Building “win-win” relationships for the long-term
    • Exercise: analyze and evaluate suppliers across categories
    • New maintenance MRO tools (or, how to cut 50% from your cost of acquisition)
    • Exercise in new MRO tools: use of the Internet to source spares
  3. Economic analysis and Quality Improvement
    • Evaluating potential quality improvements
    • Applying Deming’s quality improvement concepts to maintenance
    • Aligning maintenance quality improvements with overall organizational objectives
    • Exercise: analyze maintenance alternatives using economic modeling
  4. Computer Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
    • Leverage your technology to make maintenance more responsive and effective
    • Case studies: analyzing the most popular CMMS systems to choose the best for your needs
    • Make CMMS work for you, instead of you working for it!
    • Implementing your performance-improving computer maintenance management system
  5. Maintenance Planning Coordination and Scheduling
    • Why is planning for maintenance operations so important?
    • Case study: using planning and scheduling techniques to expand the your crew without hiring anyone
    • Strategies for Incorporating planning into your maintenance function
    • Guidelines for integrating maintenance planning and scheduling with facilities usage, fleet schedules and production schedules
  6. Lean Maintenance
    • Apply proven concepts of Lean to save maintenance $ while reducing waste
    • Case studies in Lean Maintenance
    • Specific formulas, performance measures and techniques for Lean Maintenance
    • Exercise: design a Lean project using our the Lean Waste Identification System
  7. Putting it All to Work
    • Specific steps for applying the lessons of this seminar to your workplace
    • Applying your new skills to specific situations
    • Exercise: identify resources needed to ensure the most effective maintenance operation at your own workplace