Resources

This section contains articles and topics of interest to those meeting the challenge of improving performance in Manufacturing and Process Industries.

That includes guidance to site resources on the topics of Taming Technology, Ratcheting Up Performance, Delivering Better Projects Faster and Digital CI.

Life Cycle Cost Analysis a Guide for Engineers

Life Cycle Costing, combining capital and multi year operating costs into a holistic measure of cash flow, is well known but it is often seen as a complex, difficult to apply financial analysis tool. Yet in most cases, a simple LCC model, taking under an hour to complete, will be sufficient to widen the basis of decision making leading to improved performance of both current and future assets.

This article explains how Life Cycle Cost principles can be applied in a simple but practical way to guide decision making about how to:

  • Deliver the full potential of current/legacy assets;
  • Make informed decisions that reduce Life Cycle Costs even when individual asset cost data are not available;
  • Guide the development and implementation of working methods to deliver the full potential of assets or enhance value added from new assets prior to day one operation;
  • Begin conversations about the impact future challenges to encourage innovation, engagement and a proactive improvement culture.

20 Reasons to Attend the Manufacturing Project Management Workshop

Unlike generic Project Management training with its emphasis on managing contractual arrangements, this course is designed to support Manufacturing Projects which includes toolsets and best practices for developing better solutions, getting buy in and collaborating with internal stakeholders to deliver flawless operation from day 1.

Here is a sample of 20 delegate learning goals achieved by attending the course to illustrate the practical issues dealt with by the course content.  Download the pdf to share this and discuss with colleagues. 

20 Reasons to Attend the TPM Best Practice Workshop

his TPM Best Practice implementation training workshop covers both the theory and how to apply it to production assets on the factory floor using live assets to deliver the goal TPM goal of continuous improvement in Equipment Effectiveness.  

Here is a sample of 20 delegate learning goals achieved by attending the training workship to illustrate the practical issues dealt with by the course content.  Download the pdf to share this and discuss with colleagues

20 Reasons to Attend Fundamentals of Maintenance Management Workshop

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20 Reasons to Attend the Fast-track Rcm 2 Day Course

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20 Reasons to Attend the Maintenance Planning, Scheduling & Work Control Workshop

The course is designed to help participants to learn how industry leading performers establish and maintain controls on time, works standards, problem solving and maintenance improvement. 

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20 Reasons to Attend the Lean Maintenance Strategy Workshop

The Lean Maintenance training workshop includes an explanation of Lean Maintenance principles and a review of current practices against Lean Maintenance benchmarks so that delegates know where to enhance current best practice to to progress towards Lean Maintenance Goals of zero breakdowns and defect prevention.  The gains include extended component life, better use of skills, improved productivity and increased maintenance added value.

Here is a sample of 20 delegate learning goals achieved by attending the course to illustrate the practical issues dealt with by the course content.  Download the pdf to share this and discuss with colleagues. 

20 Reasons to Attend the Maintenance Auditing Workshop

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