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Maintenance planning and scheduling

Dr. Wael Saady AbdEllateef Salman

Maintenance Planning and Scheduling


Maintenance Planning and Scheduling play a crucial role in achieving cost efficiency and operational excellence. They help balance operational and maintenance costs, maximizing the use of resources and boosting workforce productivity.


Engineering Tracks provides this comprehensive course “Maintenance Planning and Scheduling” to help participants gain a full understanding of maintenance planning and scheduling in industrial settings. Participants will delve into various maintenance strategies, planning principles, scheduling techniques, and materials management. Through a combination of lectures, practical examples, and case studies, participants will gain the skills necessary to optimize maintenance operations for increased efficiency and productivity.



Course Outcomes:


By the end of this course, participants will be able to:


  • Understand and apply various maintenance strategies, including reactive, preventive, and predictive maintenance.

  • Effectively plan and schedule maintenance activities using established principles and tools.

  • Utilize Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) for efficient work management.

  • Optimize spare parts management and procurement processes.

  • Apply project management techniques in maintenance planning and scheduling.

  • Evaluate and track maintenance performance using Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

  • Benchmark maintenance practices against the industry's best standards for continuous improvement.



Course Content:


During Professional training and hands-on practices, participants will be introduced to the following topics:


Maintenance Strategies

  • Introduction and Pre-evaluation

  • Where is Maintenance in the Big Picture?

  • Main Maintenance Types and Strategies

  • Reactive Maintenance

  • Run to Failure Maintenance

  • Corrective Maintenance

  • Preventive Maintenance (PM)


Predictive Maintenance and Strategy Selection

  • Predictive Maintenance (PdM)

  • Condition Based Maintenance (CBM)

  • Predictive Maintenance Technologies

  • Maintenance Strategy Selection Methodology

  • Asset Criticality Assessment

  • Understanding Maintenance Planning and Scheduling

  • Definitions

  • Difference between Planning and Scheduling

  • Main Objectives of Maintenance Planning & Scheduling


Maintenance Planning and Scheduling Process

  • Maintenance Planning and Scheduling Process

  • The Six Maintenance Planning Principles                I

  • Role of the Maintenance Planner

  • The Six Maintenance Scheduling Principles

  • Role of the Maintenance Scheduler

  • Necessary Elements for Planning & Scheduling

  • Planning System Necessities

  • Tools Necessary for Effective Maintenance Control System


Work Execution and Backlog Management

  • Backlog Management

  • Standardized Maintenance Work Management Process

  • Step-1Work Identification and prioritization

  • Step-2 Work Planning

  • Step-3 Work Scheduling

  • Step-4 Work Execution

  • Step-5 Completing the Work

Materials Management and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Planning, Scheduling and Materials Management

  • Spare parts procurement process

  • Basics of inventory management

  • Key Performance Indicators (KPls) - Definitions and Objectives

  • Examples of Important Key Performance Indicators (KPls)

  • Project Management Principles and Practices

  • Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT)

  • Critical Path Method (CPM)

  • Benchmarking - Definitions and Objectives

  • Examples of world-class benchmarks


Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)

  • Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) as a main tool for Maintenance Planning and Scheduling and Work Management

  • Difference between CMMS and AMS/EAM

  • CMMS Objectives and benefits

  • CMMS main modules and functions

  • Application on IBM Maximo – Asset Management


Post Course Evaluation



Course Duration:


21 Hours of Professional Training


About Engineering Tracks:

Engineering Tracks is a professional training academy that provides an advanced and outstanding learning environment using a Cutting-Edge E-Learning platform along with 24/7 continuous technical support service. In a decade, we have provided, managed, and facilitated training programs approved by the highest scientific and global institutions, Such as:


ISO 9001/2015 – ISO 21001/2018- ASME – NEBOSH - Mobius Institute - PMI - NASP - IBDL – WPIAM - National Quality Institute In Egypt.

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Dr. Wael Saady AbdEllateef Salman


Upcoming events

Rounds Date Location Enroll
Maintenance planning and scheduling Round #11 2024-08-20 Online
ROUND#17 2024-08-18 Online
SAP Round #14 2024-08-29 Online
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$ 400