Maintenance and Reliability Management

Keep pace with the latest innovations and technology with our Maintenance and Reliability Management (MRM) courses.  Each course features practical, problem-solving strategies, designed to help new and experienced maintenance professionals.

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Enroll in 1 of 2 options for the required course to achieve your Maintenance and Reliability Management Certificate:

(Previously titled ‘Reliability-Centered and Other Maintenance Management Best Practices’)

Also take four (4) additional courses from the list of MRM Certificate Courses below. There is  no cost or commitment to enroll  in the certificate. Your participation in these courses is tracked and you may verify your progress at any time by requesting a UW transcript.

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Enroll in 1 of 2 options for the required course to achieve your Maintenance and Reliability Management Certificate:

  • Best Practices in Maintenance and Reliability, Madison, WI or live online

(Previously titled ‘Reliability-Centered and Other Maintenance Management Best Practices’)

  • Maintenance and Reliability Best Practices, self-paced

Take four (4) other courses of your choice.

Upcoming CoursesSeptemberOctoberNovemberAprilMayJune
Advanced World-Class Storeroom Principles10/31-11/3
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Asset Strategy Development
Best Practices in Maintenance and Reliability9/26-9/29
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Business Basics for Maintenance and Operations10/25-10/26
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CMMS Setup and Utilization10/2-10/3
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Developing a High-Performance Maintenance and Reliability Organization
Effectively Managing Your Maintenance Team9/19-9/20
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Improving Equipment Uptime and Performance with TPM10/23-10/24
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Lean, Six Sigma, and Maintenance Best Practices
Machinery Lubrication Fundamentals11/7-11/9
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Maintenance Planning and Scheduling
MRO Inventory Management
Planning and Scheduling Maintenance Operations
Predictive Maintenance Technologies and Utilization
Preventive Maintenance Optimization
Root Cause Analysis Tools for Technical Applications10/4-10/5
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Self-Paced Maintenance and Reliability Best PracticesOnline Anytime
Supervision and the Art of Supervising6/4-6/6
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Using FMEA and RCM to Reduce Equipment Failures4/29-4/30
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Work Management for Maintenance and Reliability5/14-5/16
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The Maintenance and Reliability Management course series will help you:

  • Learn practical solutions to everyday problems
  • Stay current with the latest maintenance practices and technologies
  • Increase your value to your organization
  • Handle complex maintenance challenges and contribute to the bottom line

You’ll be able to network with individuals experiencing similar problems.

Learn from instructors with decades of practical, real-world experience.

The certificate program is designed for those who are…

  • Involved in your company’s asset or maintenance management program
  • Part of the change process in your organization’s maintenance
  • New to the field
  • A senior member of the maintenance team who is tired of doing the same thing and getting the same results, constantly putting out fires, and never having the time to do things right

The following are shares from specific course attendees:

Reliability-Centered and Other Maintenance Best Practices:

“The course was very informative. I like that it takes some lean principles and gives you way to apply it to maintenance.” – Nick Schenk

“I liked the course and received good info that should translate into value with my day to day as a carpenter shop planner.” – Andrew Powers

“This course is well designed, the pace is appropriate, instructor is very knowledgeable, information is current and timely.” – Jeff Calhoun

Predictive Maintenance Technologies:

“Instructor is knowledgeable and can relate with what happens in the field with real-life scenarios.” – David Lauer

“Wide variety of information across all topics. I feel I have a lot of ideas I can bring back to make our program better”

MRM Certificate Instructors

Joe Anderson

Credentials: CRL, SSGB

Position title: Chief Operating Officer

Robert Bishop

Credentials: CMRP, CRL, IAM, ISO, 55K

Position title: Plant Manager

Ramesh Gulati

Credentials: PE, CMRP, CRL

Position title: Asset Management Professional

John Ross

Credentials: PhD

Position title: President

Jeffrey L Russell

Credentials: MS

Position title: Co-owner of Russell Consulting, Inc.

Jon Wellik

Credentials: EMBA, LSSBB

Position title: Program Director

George Williams

Credentials: CRL CMRP

Position title: CEO