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6013 - Planning and Scheduling

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On-site or at our offices
  • Saint John, NB - English
    Oct 3, 2023 - Oct 4, 2023
    2 days
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  • Brossard, hôtel Alt quartier Dix30
    Sep 26, 2023 - Sep 27, 2023
    2 full days, from 8 am to 5 pm
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Duration: 2 days

Planning and scheduling is at the heart of a reliability and maintenance excellence program. If you are looking to optimize the efficiency of your maintenance team by using the industry's best practices, then this training is designed for you. 

Following this training, the participant will be able to apply and implement the best practices of planning and scheduling in the workplace.

Intended for

An effective planning and scheduling program requires a great deal of discipline and follow-through between the various stakeholders. Individuals in the following roles should attend this training:
  • Planners and schedulers
  • Maintenance and production supervisors 
  • Warehouse supervisors
  • Maintenance and production managers and superintendents
  • Operations coordinators



Course Content

Introduction to planning and scheduling 

  • Definitions of planning and scheduling
  • Benefits of planning and scheduling

Work planning 

  • Identification, initiation and prioritization of work
  • Work planning
  • Standard jobs
  • Parts lists 
  • Kitting

Work scheduling

  • Schedule
  • Scheduling meetings
  • Backlog tracking

Schedule execution

  • Work safety analysis
  • Daily schedule monitoring

Work closure

  • Closure notes
  • Feedback from tradespeople 

Review and improvement process

  • Technical meeting

Roles and responsibilities

  • Planner, supervisor and coordinator
  • Managers and management
  • Typical planner's agenda
  • Key performance indicators
Classroom training with digital support, workshop and discussion; all materials (presentations and forms) will be given to you in class.


Participants will have the opportunity to complete exercises that will increase their level of knowledge and skills so that they can apply them in the workplace.

Learning objectives

  • Eliminate the causes of delays and inefficiencies of your maintenance teams
  • Understand the expectations and requirements of a planned and scheduled job
  • Effectively use a work priority system 
  • Understand the importance of standard maintenance jobs
  • Determine the roles and responsibilities of the various stakeholders
  • Know how to use performance indicators
  • How to manage the backlog 
  • How to prepare a business plan to justify your approach 
  • How to use an equipment criticality system

Private courses

Do you have specific training needs? Our professionals can come to your plant and provide training tailored to your needs.

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