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PEMA 2000 - Production and Operations Management for the Maintenance Manager

Maintenance Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

Course Details

This course is the equivalent to PEMAC Maintenance Management Certification Module 2: Production and Operations Management for the Maintenance Manager. Provides an overview of operations and production management to enable the maintenance manager to communicate more effectively with production managers. Topics include time management methods, production management, quality control, inventory control management, and the application to a maintenance environment including total productive maintenance (TPM).


PEMA 1000



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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the economic drivers of business strategy and how maintenance contributes to an organization's success.
  • Discuss the role of maintenance and maintenance management within the context of the goals of the organization and describe what the measures of success of a maintenance department ought to be.
  • Discuss the potential value of both 'quality' and 'lean' process methodologies and how to apply them in the workplace. Examples: Value stream mapping, process mapping, 5S, Muda/Timwood etc.
  • Describe production systems and operations scheduling strategies so that maintenance supports the optimization of production capability in various types of producing environments.
  • Explain verbally, as if to a supervisor, how to apply key concepts from the Module at the workplace.

Effective as of Fall 2016

Related Programs

PEMA 2000 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Maintenance Management Professional


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