Statewide

From our historic and beautiful campus to communities across the State of Alabama, we are committed to providing an action-learning environment which enriches the overall experience.

Our Workshops

We are all about Leadership, Talent & Business - and transferring our knowledge and experiences to participants through providing best practices in applied action-learning methods.

Activity-Based Budget Development

Legacy budget development and cost management methods are no longer adequate for the ever-increasing demands on the maintenance organization to do more and more with fewer resources and less money. This session introduces activity-based budgeting and best practices cost management methodology that ensures a budget predicated on actual need and a practical means to manage that budget for optimal benefit in terms of available capacity, reduced cost and maximum useful life of capital assets.

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Developing Project Management Skills

This three-day, results-oriented, “roll up your sleeves” workshop will introduce you to the quality-drive philosophies and tools that contribute to enhancing the project team’s participation and productivity.

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Supervision I - Essential Skills

Truly, times have changed for those who lead others, yet the solutions in dealing with such changes can be found in the fundamental principles of basic supervision - the roles, skills and functions required of supervisor. This workshop is designed to help individuals build competencies in basic supervision practices. It works to define supervision, explains the competencies required of supervisors, and describes the supervisor's position from an operational perspective.

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Leadership and Management Skills for Managers and Supervisors

Effective maintenance is dependent on an engaged workforce that shares a common vision and strives for world-class performance. Deficiencies in people skills is perhaps the greatest weakness within the maintenance function. It is incumbent upon the maintenance manager and supervisor to have and practice effective leadership and management skills. This session focuses on providing these skills and practical guidelines that will help them involve and motivate their workforce, deal with conflicts and other challenges.

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Supervision Part II - Modern Day Challenges

This workshop moves beyond the attainment of up-to-date supervisory skills to applying such skills while facing the daunting organizational challenges of the 21st century. It provides an overview of today’s organizations, issues affecting organizations, and ways that modern supervisors in organizations are responding strategically. This workshop also focuses on emerging new directions for supervision, the future of supervision, and ways to prepare for and act in the future.

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Maintenance Planning and Scheduling

The mission and strategy created for the maintenance organization depends on effective planning and scheduling. This session provides the necessary knowledge and understanding needed to effectively manage the planning and scheduling process. It is not intended to provide mastery of skills required to execute the planning and scheduling function.

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Preventive/Predictive Maintenance

The heart of an effective maintenance strategy is a robust, risk-based preventive maintenance program. As the name implies, the focus of preventive maintenance is to prevent failures, premature wear or damage—to prevent the need for corrective maintenance. Unlike traditional programs, this session will provide a best practice approach to preventive maintenance. One that will significantly improve availability, reduce corrective maintenance and extend useful life.

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MRO Procurement & Inventory Management

Maintenance, repair and overhaul materials (MRO), excluding inventory, represents 50% or more of the total maintenance budget. MRO inventory adds millions more to the overall operating cost of the maintenance function as well as the plant. This session focuses on proven strategy, processes and methods to effectively manage this major expense. It is not intended to provide mastery of the unique skills required to procure, store and manage MRO inventory, but provides the knowledge that a maintenance manager must know to assure these critical functions are properly designed, implemented and utilize in his operation.

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Professionally Speaking

This one-day interactive workshop will equip you with expert techniques for public speaking and presentation management. Through highly interactive sessions, you will learn how to craft effective messages for a variety of audiences, cultivate dynamic delivery, and calm public speaking anxiety.

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Managing Industrial Plant Maintenance

This session builds upon the knowledge gain in sessions 1 – 6 and provides practical guidelines to implement and maintain a viable maintenance program that can achieve and sustain world-class performance.

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