The Industrial Manager’S Toolkit

Category: Aci Code Requirements And Specifications For Concrete Design, Construction And Repair Training

Course Description

In order to succeed in their field, industrial managers must acquire the right balance of knowledge and skills from both a technical and a managerial perspective.

Indeed, their duties do not stop at overseeing the operation and maintenance of their industrial site. In today’s world, they are also expected to effectively manage teams, to ensure the safety of their team members, to improve the quality of the organization’s processes and to stay up to date with environmental standards while complying with budget constraints.

This course provides industrial managers with the knowledge and skills required in six core subject areas to succeed in their role. It includes green sustainability, maintenance management, organization-based maintenance systems, personal effectiveness, quality and process improvement, and workforce training.

Course Methodology

This course is highly interactive with hands-on group exercises. It also uses multimedia and computer-based quality tools for group discussions and presentations. Participants actively take part in the development of various process flow diagrams to enhance their skills as industrial managers.

Course Objectives

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

  • Describe the environmental and cost benefits of green sustainability and apply the relevant standards to their industrial sites
  • Optimize maintenance processes through organization-based maintenance including physical assets, employee education and workplace environments
  • Improve the performance of industrial teams through effective coaching, delegation, communication and group decision making techniques
  • Improve the quality of their processes using six sigma, quality management tools and statistical process controls
  • Create effective workplace by selecting, designing and implementing workforce training programs

Target Audience

This course is designed for mid and senior level managers in industrial facilities. This includes. But is not limited to, facilities such as refineries, distribution centers, construction sites and manufacturing plants.

Target Competencies

  • Applying green sustainability concepts
  • Maintenance management
  • Organization-based maintenance
  • Quality process and improvement
  • Workforce training

Course Outline

  • Green purchasing
  • Energy certification
  • Energy standard organizations
  • Green building economics
  • Green building and renovations
  • Green building standards
  • Equipment lifecycle
  • Types of maintenance
  • Inventory of equipment
  • Warehousing and logistics
  • Preservation of equipment
  • Preventive maintenance
  • Planning and scheduling
  • Introduction to Reliability-Centered Maintenance (RCM)
  • Understanding the reasoning and processes behind Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
  • Defining the nine major equipment efficiency and quality losses
  • Describe the 5s system
  • Identify detrimental work practices
  • Determine the impact of 5s on productivity
  • Benefits of coaching
  • The necessity of delegating
  • How to delegate
  • Recognize different communication styles
  • Guidelines for effective communication
  • Assets, liabilities and equity
  • Auditing and reporting
  • Balanced Scorecard
  • Understanding Lean
  • Kaizen
  • “Plan-Do-Check-Act” (PDCA) cycle
  • The seven philosophies of Total Quality Management (TQM)
  • Writing objectives
  • Designing a learning strategy
  • Learning strategy selection
  • Implementing a training program
  • Job Performance Measures (JPMS)
  • Instructional Systems Design (ISD) models
  • Bloom’s taxonomy
  • Arcs motivational theory