Asset Management

Why attend this Masterclass?

World-Class Asset Management is a training on maintenance and asset management, tailored for the heavy industry. Based on hands-on experience across different heavy industries with fixed & mobile assets, this 3-day training provides the participants with the roadmap from the bases of work management processes to Total Productive Maintenance (TPM).

Combined with the Lean management principals, this course focuses on three fundamentals of high-performing organizations: systems, processes and technology. In this training, the participants will explore different tactics, tools and skillset to achieve a comprehensive maintenance and asset management program.

World-Class Asset Management program will expose participants to best-practices in maintenance and to real-case studies from a variety of industries such as pulp and paper, mining and metals, and manufacturing.

Participants will acquire the knowledge to implement the right KPIs to monitor the health of their maintenance program and to drive improvements in defect elimination and equipment reliability– all to optimize an organization’s return on investment.

Top Learning Objectives

  • Explore different Maintenance Tactics with the fundamentals of Lean Management, and define the basis for “Precision Maintenance” program 
  • Discover the best-practices in maintenance planning & scheduling with standardized tools to manage the work management processes
  • Classify the skillset and mindset of a “Proactive Maintenance Supervisor”, along with the requirements for Daily Management System
  • Identify the required Key Performance Indicators to pinpoint where actions need to be taken to track and to improve maintenance performance.
  • Learn the benchmarks on spare parts and inventory management with examples on 5S and kitting for maintenance work
  • Define the Defect Elimination process and discover different Root Cause Analysis tools to improve the reliability
  • Learn the foundations of Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), and build the roadmap for World-Class Maintenance practices
  • Discover the Asset Management framework to optimize the equipment life-cycle and strategic planning & budgeting

Who Should Attend?

Executive staff, senior managers and executives, superintendents and sector leaders, engineers and chief engineers, maintenance and reliability supervisors, contractors and manufacturers in the following sectors:

  • Maintenance managers, superintendents and supervisors
  • Maintenance planner, supervisor, engineers
  • Operations managers, superintendents and supervisors
  • Asset management & asset integrity specialists
  • Reliability engineers
  • Project managers/ Operational readiness managers
  • Store & Warehouse personnel
  • Management consultants

Also, organizations looking to define the appropriate maintenance dashboard and track the right maintenance measures, reporting maintenance performance system and prioritizing the equipment that require more attention from cost base.

Trainer's Background

  • He is regarded as a subject matter expert in the mining and mineral processing industries in maintenance, project management and operational excellence. He is also a member of the board of directors of PEMAC Asset Management Association of Canada.
  • He has worked as an operations and maintenance manager, as well as management consultant with major mining companies, such as Vale, BHP, Rio Tinto, Comilog, Tata Steel, Suncor, and more. His international experience includes USA, Canada, Madagascar, Gabon and Turkey.
  • With his engineering background, [The Trainer] leverages his experience in business strategy and operations to help mining companies to optimize production and achieve their business objectives. His areas of expertise are asset management, operational excellence and value creation.
  • Author of Mining is the Future,he is a Canadian citizen residing in Montreal. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering with mining specialization from McGill University.

Key Recent Accomplishments:

  • The restructuring of a mining company’s organizational chart across both its mining and processing operations, informed by a Zero-Based-Budget (ZBB)
  • The delivery of Building Full Potential (BFP) workshops which yielded solutions to increase a major mining company’s production throughput by 25%
  • The deployment of maintenance and reliability best-practices, resulting in a 20% improvement in equipment availability
  • The optimization and re-organization of a production line resulting in $600K in annual recurring savings
  • A 25% reduction in maintenance backlog through prioritization and personnel training/coaching
  • The deployment of operational readiness activities for an iron ore concentrator from commissioning to production


Face-to-face masterclass
Date: 13th – 15th May 2024
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Combine this training with Leadership Skills in Mining


This course will be conducted in French language


“He has led several improvement projects within our organization, from asset management to operational excellence. In each of them, he coached and challenged our teams on how to improve their processes. I was impressed by his ability to overcome resistance to change and achieve results. Everytime.”

– Andrew Czornohalan