Advanced Maintenance Planning & Cost Management

Advanced Maintenance Planning and Cost Management is crucial for professionals aiming to excel in the field of asset management and maintenance. This workshop offers a deep dive into the strategic aspects of maintenance planning, which is essential for maximizing asset uptime and reliability. By learning advanced techniques in scheduling, participants can ensure that maintenance activities are carried out efficiently, without disrupting the normal flow of operations. Moreover, the workshop provides insights into cost management strategies that can significantly reduce unnecessary expenditures associated with over-maintenance or emergency repairs, leading to substantial savings for the organization.

The masterclass also presents an opportunity to stay updated with the latest industry standards and technological advancements. In an era where predictive maintenance and IoT are becoming increasingly prevalent, understanding how to integrate these technologies into maintenance planning is vital. Participants will learn how to leverage data analytics and real-time monitoring to predict equipment failures before they occur, allowing for timely and cost-effective interventions. This proactive approach not only minimizes downtime but also extends the lifespan of assets, contributing to amore sustainable operation.

This masterclass will enable delegates to have an overall insight of the goal of Maintenance and reliability management, the planning and scheduling of maintenance program by using CMMS/ERP system, the leadership and crew management with the skill set required to achieve maintenance work, the role of top management to support operational excellence. To understand the impact of planning and scheduling in preventive and predictive maintenance. On other hand, how to measure planning and scheduling performance and closing gaps for improvement and how to use data using ERP system using CMMS system.

Top Learning Objectives

  • Understand the most common strategies, principals, techniques and tools to manage maintenance and reliability program to achieve operational excellence.
  • Learn the main objectives of leadership in maintenance planning process; top management role and responsibilities as well the maintenance personnel
  • Discover the essentials of work management cycle to better control the day-to-day maintenance work and shutdowns
  • Master the planning and scheduling work step by step with the emphasis of cost management with hands on of computerized software Explore Assets and CMMS
  • Integrate Cost Management with your Maintenance Planning & Scheduling
  • Learn maintenance budgeting and Cost Management
  • Prevent Production loss and unnecessary delays
  • Optimize the management of maintenance backlogs
  • Learn how to sell planning and scheduling to management

Who Should Attend?

Executive managers; senior managers; section managers; superintendent; engineers; technicians; contractors; suppliers; planners/schedulers; supply chain, store & warehouse from:

  • Operations (QA/QC; Production; Maintenance; Reliability)
  • Asset management & Asset Integrity
  • Maintenance, Planning & Scheduling
  • Reliability & Asset Healthcare
  • Engineering & Technical Support
  • Project Management
  • Procurement
  • Supply Chain
  • Store & Warehouse Management

Trainer's Background

He has over 26 years of expertise in heavy industry, maintenance, reliability, project management, and operational excellence. He has also facilitated over 2800 workshop globally. He was a past Director of Asset Management and Operational Excellence. He managed and assessed global projects for large organizations in asset integrity, asset management, redefining maintenance and reliability management, operational management, operational optimization, and cost management, optimizing manufacturing footprints, system integrity, operations due diligence, training, coaching, and mentoring, and more.

“We have been struggling with PM compliance and work management
for over 5 years till we had the training and the support from the Trainer
whereby the program takes a new direction, today, PM compliance are
achieved over 75% for our mobile fleet”

– Tony Jalbet, Asset Management Superintendent


“The work management program was never been achieved without
the help of the Trainer, the program was embedded throughout a well-organized
training, mentoring of our planners and schedulers and
coaching our end users to excel our maintenance program and closing
gaps to performance. Today, our PM compliance is over 80%.”

– Martin Gelinas, Maintenance & Reliability Engineer


Face-to-Face Masterclass

Date: 29th – 31st July 2024 
Time: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Location: Abidjan, Ivory Coast
Conducted in French Language


Combine this training with FMEA & RCA

Face-to-Face Masterclass

Date: 22nd – 24th July 2024
Time: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Location: Gaborone, Botswana

Combine this training with Shutdown and Turnaround Management

Face-to-Face Masterclass

Date: 29th – 30th August 2024
Time: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Location: Maputo, Mozambique

Combine this training with RAMS – Reliability, Availability, Maintainability, and Safety