Maintenance planning and scheduling are essential to the success of your business. This course allows you to use your Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to help you achieve 100 percent on-time completion of maintenance work—even on a budget.
Who Should Attend?
- Maintenance planners and schedulers
- Maintenance engineers
- Plant engineers
- Maintenance managers and supervisors
This course is part of the Maintenance and Reliability Management Certificate. Enhance your maintenance skills while earning a recognized credential.
Benefits of planning and scheduling
Building a business case for planning and scheduling
Understanding the roles and responsibilities of planning and scheduling
The importance of having a maintenance process
Developing a maintenance process map
Understanding the process around maintenance planning and scheduling
Planning a maintenance activity
Developing a job plan
Determining the correct level of detail for job plan development
Estimating time and materials
Developing a field walk through team
The role of the CMMS in maintenance planning and scheduling
How to plan from your desk
The scheduling meeting
Developing a schedule
Planning and scheduling for shutdowns
"This program works, period!"
—Steve Weeks, Houghton Mifflin
"These courses showed me where I am now and what to do to get to the next level."
—Mike Leitinger, Patrick Cudahy
"I love the interaction with the instructor and class participants."
—Steve Pelkey, University of Oregon
"Well worth it. Taking a step out of my company's culture to open my eyes to the industry of maintenance in general will keep me on a more professional level."
—Paul Quintero, POET Biorefining
"Very good classes."
—Phil Fisler, Solvay Solexis
"The courses are very well structured and the class participation helps me look at other options I could possibly implement, or those to avoid."
—John Brozek, Placon Corp.
George is the founder and CEO of ReliabilityX. He has a master’s degree in reliability engineering from Monash University. He began his career working for his father in maintenance – performing PMs on trucks and trailers – while in high school. George spent 16 years with a major pharmaceutical company, where he began as a technician and worked his way up to global asset management. In 2015, George’s global team won the Uptime Award for Best Maintenance and Reliability Program. He is a certified maintenance and reliability professional and certified reliability leader. In 2016, he was recognized by the Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals as Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional of the Year. He has earned certifications in vibration analysis, infrared thermography, ultrasound, motion amplification, and plant maintenance management. George is a published author and a recognized leader in reliability. He’s been teaching maintenance and reliability classes for UW-Madison Interdisciplinary Professional Programs since 2010.
This course has a face-to-face or online attendance option:
Face-to-face course attendance is $1,295.00 and includes morning and afternoon breaks, scheduled lunches, course materials and face-to-face instruction.
Online course attendance is $1,295.00 and includes course materials and online instruction.
- CEU: 1.4
- PDH: 14
- 10/5/2023 08:00am - 04:30pm Central Time
- 10/6/2023 08:00am - 04:30pm Central Time
If you cannot attend, please notify us no later than one week before your course begins, and we will refund your fee. Cancellations received after this date and no-shows are subject to a $150 administrative fee. You may enroll a substitute at any time before the course starts.