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M&R Best Practices - May 21-23, 2019 in Starkville

This three day course is taught by Ramesh Gulati, who is the world leader in this area and the author of 'Maintenance & Reliability Best Practices'.


The M&R fundamentals course will boost your technical workforce's understanding of reliability & maintenance principles and help create a sustainable reliability culture to maximize the benefits.


The asset/equipment management practices in any organization determine whether an operation is considered a financial drain or a well-run business unit, which operates utilizing best reliability & maintenance practices to ensure assets reliability, safety, improved productivity, and profits.

Seminar Topics:

  • Introduction to Asset Management and It’s Business Impact
  • Reliability Culture Examples
  • Defining Best Practices and Asset performance
  • Understanding Maintenance Role – Capacity Assurance
  • Workflow and Roles
  • Planning & Scheduling
  • Materials Management
  • Operations Role –Operator Driven Reliability
  • Workplace Design –5 S Plus
  • Optimizing Maintenance – RCM/CBM
  • Designing for reliability and Maintenance
  • Improvement Tools (Including 6 Sigma)
  • Workforce/People Development Organization, Team Building and Communication
  • Current Trends –Lean, Energy & Safety
  • Sustaining Reliability and Safety Culture

Recommended Audience:

  • Reliability Engineers
  • Manufacturing Managers
  • Process Engineerings
  • Maintenance Engineers
  • Technicians
  • Maintenance and Reliability Managers

CMRP Exam:

The ANSI accredited Certified Maintenance Reliability Professional (CMRP) exam from SMRP is available after the course on Friday, May 24, 2019.


Mississippi State University CAVS-E

Thad Cochran Research Park - 1

Research Blvd Starkville, MS 39759

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