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Managing Planning and Scheduling

Life Cycle Engineering, In Charleston (+3 locations)
3 days
1,895 USD
Next course start
12 March, 2024 (+2 start dates)
On-site, Classroom
3 days
1,895 USD
Next course start
12 March, 2024 (+2 start dates)
On-site, Classroom
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Course description

Managing Planning and Scheduling

In Managing Planning and Scheduling, participants build a work management program based on Reliability Excellence best practices. The course is designed for a Lead Planner or Department Manager to establish a proactive work management program or to transform an existing program into an effective, results-producing department that positively impacts maintenance costs, plant reliability measures and employee morale.

Managing Planning and Scheduling examines topics like designing a work management program strategy, developing standard processes and work, establishing program measures, managing staff development, and planning program improvement. Learners will walk away with a solid foundation for an effective maintenance work management program.

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Upcoming start dates

Choose between 2 start dates

12 March, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Everett
  • English

7 May, 2024

  • On-site
  • Overland Park
  • English

Who should attend?

People in the following roles should participate in this training:

  • Lead and senior planners
  • Planning Department Managers
  • Maintenance Managers
  • Reliability Change Agents
  • Reliability Managers
  • Continuous Improvement Managers

Training content

Explain the business case for proactive work management

Build a work management process flow chart and responsibility matrix

Draft a work management program strategy: objectives, key performance measures, targets, reporting and monitoring methods

Develop governing principles and standard procedures for CMMS data entry and use

Outline a management of change process for job plans

Describe a disciplined approach to managing work for a planned shutdown

  • Scoping and validating work, project management, communication, reviews, lessons learned

Develop an implementation plan to establish or transform a planning program, including:

  • Establishing program standards and templates
  • Incorporating visual management into your program
  • Job performance feedback and continuous improvement
  • Backlog management
  • Managing the people side of change (change management)

Develop an audit and continuous improvement strategy for the planning program

  • How trends in manufacturing and technology impact planning/scheduling
  • How the planner interacts with failure data and root cause analysis efforts
  • How equipment criticality and risk management influence maintenance strategy

Certification / Credits

All students completing a class at the Life Cycle Institute will receive a certificate of completion awarding CEU’s.


Average rating 5

Based on 2 reviews.
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Jake Kinderman
14 Jan 2021
Managing Planning And Scheduling Virtual Class

I thoroughly enjoyed the class. I learned a lot to move forward in my current role and gained direction to add to the program we have currently established.

Robert Gafner
11 Dec 2020
Managing Planning And Scheduling Virtual Class

Well designed and engaging, with expert knowledge that made the course interesting and entertaining.

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Life Cycle Engineering

Life Cycle Institute

Life Cycle Institute is Life Cycle Engineering's human performance practice that integrates learning, change management and project management to teach people how to implement best practices for asset maintenance, reliability engineering and MRO materials management. The Institute offers 16 courses...

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