Maintenance Planning & Scheduling Training

Planned work is 3 to 4 times more cost-effective than unplanned work

During this seminar, participants will learn essential skills for effective maintenance planning and scheduling. The seminar will cover topics such as developing a structured maintenance organization that can successfully incorporate planner/schedulers to begin reducing a reactive maintenance environment.

Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of the proper process for managing maintenance work, from the approval and prioritization of the initial work request, planning, scheduling, job execution, closeout. In addition, participants will be introduced to Key Performance Indicators that can be used to track the planning and scheduling process.

By the end of the seminar, participants will be able to develop an improvement plan to enhance their own skills, as well as improve their team, and the overall maintenance planning and scheduling processes. Overall, this seminar will provide valuable knowledge and tools for professionals in the field of Maintenance Planning & Scheduling.


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  • 16

    Maintenance Planning & Scheduling - Hybrid In-person

    3 days, 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Planned work is 3 to 4 times more cost-effective than unplanned work
    • $1,595.00 excl. Tax
  • 16

    Maintenance Planning & Scheduling - Hybrid Live, Web-based

    Central Standard Time (UTC -6:00)
    3 days, 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    • $1,595.00 excl. Tax
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  • 27

    Maintenance Planning & Scheduling - Hybrid In-person

    3 days, 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Planned work is 3 to 4 times more cost-effective than unplanned work
    • $1,595.00 excl. Tax
  • 27

    Maintenance Planning & Scheduling - Hybrid Live, Web-based

    Central Standard Time (UTC -6:00)
    3 days, 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    • $1,595.00 excl. Tax

About this Seminar

You will learn to…

  • PIdentify how maintenance supports World Class Asset Management
  • PIdentify the benefits planning and scheduling has on Maintenance productivity
  • PSummarize the Roles and Responsibilities of Maintenance Planners and Schedulers
  • PDefine the essential Support Systems for effective Planning and Scheduling
  • PRecognize the benefits of partnerships
  • PDiscuss the importance Process Maps and RACIs play in Planning and Scheduling
  • PIdentify the benefits of proactive and standard identification and prioritization
  • PDemonstrate the ability to plan PM, PdM & CM work
  • PDemonstrate the ability to build a weekly maintenance schedule
  • PIdentify the benefits of standard work execution and closeout
  • PDiscuss how analyzing Maintenance Metrics can improve performance
  • PList the differences between maintenance and project planning and scheduling
  • PDevelop an action plan for improving your performance

Special Features

  • PWrite a Mock Job Plan
  • PParticipate in a Mock Scheduling Meeting
  • PBrainstorm your next steps to improving your Planning and Scheduling Processes
  • PStart to think about your personal schedule should look like to get the most value out of your day

    Attend this seminar if you…

    • PDon’t know the value and contribution Planning and Scheduling lends to the big picture and bottom line
    • PWould like to gain support in improving your Planning and Scheduling process by having a better understanding of the value of Planning and Scheduling
    • PWould like to increase the Planner’s and Scheduler’s productivity by learning what they should and shouldn’t be responsible for
    • PCan benefit greatly by understanding the systems that support the Planning and Scheduling processes
    • PWant to understand how to make the best of partnerships that will help get the most out of the Planning and Scheduling processes
    • PWould gain value out of understanding how processes and thinking from a process perspective impacts a Planner’s and/or Scheduler’s performance
    • PSee value in understanding how work being properly identified and prioritized prior to being received by the Planner, allows the Planner to focus on planning valuable work orders
    • PBelieve that the Planner’s ability to plan jobs effectively will assist in jobs being executed in an efficient manner
    • PWant to understand how the Planner’s ability to estimate job duration and manpower needs will impact the effectiveness of the schedule
    • PWant to gain the ability to build an effective weekly schedule that will lead to work being executed by the right technicians at the right time
    • PWould like to understand the benefits seen in the execution stage as a result of the work done in the plan and schedule stages
    • PWould like to know more about the role Planner plays in analyzing the work that has been done in order to learn from any mistakes and improve the process
    • PWould like to understand what additional responsibilities a Planner or Scheduler may have if they are involved in special projects like; Shutdowns, Turnarounds, and Outages


      Day 1
      Welcome & Orientation
      Section 1: Introduction to World Class Asset Management

      • Asset Management
      • Maintenance Excellence
      • Improvement Opportunities

      Section 2: Value of Planning & Scheduling

      • Importance of Planning & Scheduling
      • Improvement Opportunities

      Section 3: Planner/Scheduler Roles and Responsibilities
      • Planner Responsibilities
      • Scheduler Responsibilities
      • Planner/Scheduler: Combined Role
      • Improvement Opportunities

      Section 4: Support Systems
      • CMMS – Work Order System
      • Improvement Opportunities

      Section 5: Partnerships
      • Importance of Partnerships
      • Improvement Opportunities 

      Day 2

      Sections 1-5 Learning Review

      Section 6: Understanding Processes
      • Process Guides
      • Process Maps/Workflows
      • RACI
      • Maintenance Workflow
      • Improvement Opportunities

      Section 7: Identify & Prioritize
      • Work Identification
      • Work Orders
      • Work Prioritization
      • Improvement Opportunities

      Section 8: Plan
      • Planning Maintenance Jobs: Process Steps
      • Improvement Opportunities

      Day 3

      Sections 6-8 Learning Review

      Section 9: Schedule
      • Scheduling Maintenance Jobs: Process Stages

      Section 10: Work Execution & Closeout
      • Work Execution
      • Work Closeout & Documentation
      • Improvement Opportunities

      Section 11: Analyze
      • Analyze
      • Maintenance Metrics
      • Backlog Management
      • Planner’s Improvement Tools
      • Improvement Opportunities

      Section 12: Shutdown, Turnarounds and Outages Planning & Scheduling
      • STO Planner/Scheduler
      • STO Timeline Phases
      • Improvement Opportunities

      Sections 9-12 Learning Review

      Section 13: Planner / Scheduler Improvement Plan Wrap-Up

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