Developed and authorized by the Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada the MMP Education and Certification Program consists of eight modules. The modules are structured to progressively help participants understand and embrace the various concepts necessary to be effective as a maintenance and physical asset management professional.

 

MMP program provides training and accreditation to those aspiring to, or already in, maintenance management or supervisory positions. Certified MMPs are qualified to provide cost effective management of a business’s physical assets.

 

Module 1 – An Integrated Strategy for Maintenance Management (15 hours)

This module develops the framework for thinking about a strategic approach to maintenance management. Participants will learn strategy, people, basic care, materials mgmt, performance mgmt, support systems, and root tools such as RCM(Reliable Centered Maintenance) and RCFA(Root Cause Failure Analysis).

 

Module 2 – Production and Operations Management for the Maintenance Manager (30 hours)

This module links strategies with those of production and operations. Managers will be better prepared to align these techniques to improve performance of their business unit. Topics also covered: quality control, lean manufacturing, production systems, operating schedules and continuous improvement.

 

Module 3 – Human Resource Management for the Maintenance Manager (30 hours)

This module looks at how human resources practices relate to the maintenance environment. Topics include: role of HR in maintenance management, meeting legal requirements, recruitment and selection, training and development, union interface, managing change and effective leadership.

 

Module 4 – Financial Management for the Maintenance Manager (30 hours)

This module focuses on the application of accounting and finance principles. This will cover the 4 main pillars of accounting: Project Analysis, Budgeting/Forecasting, Cost Analysis and MRO inventory.

 

Module 5 – Developing and Implementing Maintenance Tactics (30 hours)

 

This module focuses on maintenance efforts to ensure that physical assets safely, capably, reliably and repeatedly perform to their designed specifications. Topics also covered: understanding the “Operating Context”, FMEA, defining asset function and functional failures, maintenance task identification and planning maintenance tasks

 

Module 6 – Maintenance Work Management (30 hours)

 

This module provides a study of the fundamental principles of the work management process in addition to the basic of planning, scheduling and work coordination methods. Key learning elements include: effective use of resources, aligning maintenance activities with production schedules, develop maintenance strategies and integrating proactive maintenance tactics.

 

Module 7 – Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) (30 hours)

 

This module is a study of the features, benefits and the effective use of a CMMS or EAM computerized maintenance work management process.

 

Module 8 – Capstone Course (30 hours)

 

Through the application of the key learning elements from the previous seven MMP modules participants apply the principles, latest concepts and techniques to a final project. Working in small groups, participants will select a project that will audit, assess and improve their current maintenance departments. The assessment is intended to qualify participants for their MMP certification and designation


 

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