Maintenance Planning and Scheduling

Starts from:Thu, February 21, 2019
Campus Location

Course Description

Maintenance Planning and Scheduling

Course Description

At the end of this course the attendees will gain the knowledge about maintenance, computerized maintenance programs & maintenance planning basic concepts including maintenance background overview and the human factor in maintenance. Plus the information needed to set up a preventive maintenance program, identifying maintenance costs & economics in order to improve their maintenance planning system.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Understanding of preventive and predictive maintenance, including how to set them up, design task lists.
  • Implement the systems in their work environment which will lead to reduced breakdowns and reduce interruptions.
  • How to plan and schedule preventive and predictive maintenance tasks.
  • Introduce participants to the various technologies used in their work environments.
    • To provide participants with more awareness about safety on energy isolation.
    • To provide the participants with the proper systems used in preventive maintenance programs used in industry according to standards.

Who Should attend?


Mechanical Maintenance Engineer, Electrical Engineers, Planning Engineers, Maintenance Mangers, Maintenance Supervisors and Operators. Also course is useful for workshop & warehouse staff.


Program Outline:

Day I: Basic Concepts

  • Maintenance Background Overview
  • Maintenance Engineering Objectives
  • Maintenance Terms and Definitions
  • Maintenance Management
  • The Duties of a Maintenance Department
  • Maintenance Philosophy
  • Maintenance Organization
  • Considerations in Using Outside Contractors
  • Human Aspects in Maintenance
  • Maintenance Leadership “ workshop”


Day 2 : Setting Up a PM Program 

  • Scope of PM
  • Necessity of Applying PM Program
  • Comparison Between PM and CM
  • Benefits of Applying PM Program
  • Functions of PM
  • Major Steps of Setting-Up a PM Program
  • Training on PM Activities
  • Spare Parts Corrective Maintenance steps
  • Corrective Maintenance Downtown Components
  • How to reduce CM Time

Maintenance Economics & Cost

Types & reasons for Maintenance Cost

  • Maintenance budget & Types
  • Budget Preparation Approaches
  • Maintenance Cost Estimation
  • Chart of Accounts
  • Budget Considerations
  • Budget Summary
  • Critical Path Method “CPM” Workshop


Day 3 : Modern Maintenance Practice in Perspective:


  • Maintenance Practice in Perspective
  • Maintenance in the Business Process
  • Evolution in Maintenance Management
  • The Contribution of Maintenance to the achievement of the Business Objectives
  • Business, Operations and Maintenance Key Performance Area
  • The Maintenance Objective
  • Roles and Accountability


Maintenance Policies and Logistics Planning:

  • Equipment Classification and Identification
  • Functional Location
  • Equipment Type Classification
  • Equipment Identification
  • Part Number and Bill of Material
  • Documentation Structures
  • Document Identification and Classification
  • Maintenance Management Policies
  • Equipment Criticality Grading
  • Job Record Policy
  • Job Information Requirements
  • Principles of Work Order Design
  • Maintenance Work Prioritisation
  • Maintenance Logistics Planning
  • Logistic Support Analysis
  • Maintenance Task Detail Planning
  • Maintenance Work Estimating
  • Maintenance Levels
  • Support Documentation
  • Support Equipment
  • Personnel and Organization


Day 4 Scheduling of Work Order using MAXIMO

 Introduction to Work Order

 Material Requisition

 Service Work Order Application

 Service Work Order Tabs

 Service Work Order Request

 Invitation to Tender Action

 Selection Action

 Work Flow Process

 Receiving Order Services

 Acquisition Plan

 Contract Requisitions

 Creating New Contract Requisitions

 Purchase Requisitions

 Creating New Purchase Requisitions

 Inspection Template Application

 Principles and Types of Scheduling.

 Factors Affecting Scheduling.

 Scheduling Techniques.

 Emergency Maintenance.

 Characteristics of an Effective Schedule.


Day 5 : Failure Management Program Development:

  • Failure Modes, Effects and Consequences
  • Equipment Functions and Performance Standards
  • Functional Failures
  • Failure Modes
  • Failure Effects
  • Consequences of Failure
  • Failure Management Policies
  • Age Related Failure Patterns
  • Random Failure Patterns
  • Routine Restoration and Discard Tasks
  • Routine Condition-based Tasks
  • Failure-finding Tasks
  • The application of RCM in the Development of Failure Management Policies
  • Implementing Failure Management Policies
  • Proposed Routine Maintenance Tasks
  • Categorising and structuring Routine Maintenance Tasks
  • Corrective Maintenance Planning
  • Logistic Requirements Planning