This mixed-delivery course (classroom face-to-face, web-based interaction, and self-learning) introduces the concepts underlying physical asset management. The course is geared toward public works assets, and includes discussion on the management of water and wastewater assets, community buildings, roads, bridges, and culverts. Federal legislation that is currently driving asset management in Canada will be discussed, and the preparation of reports and asset management plans will be illustrated. Also covered is an examination of INFRAGuide and its implementation for local governments.
PUBW 4550. Some knowledge of the principles of engineering economics is highly recommended.
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Describe the benefits of a data and knowledge management strategy.
Utilize Levels of Service, and Demand and Performance Measures in the development of an asset management strategy.
Utilize methods of condition assessment and determining remaining life in the development of an asset management strategy.
Apply the concepts of risk assessment, life-cycle costing, and replacement value to the development of an asset management strategy.
Participate in the development of asset management plans for their organization.
Describe how an asset management plan integrates with corporate policies, strategies and procedures.
Prepare a business plan for implementation of an asset management program.
Assist in the implementation of an asset management plan.
Effective as of Fall 2012
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