Activity-Based Budgeting and Cost Management

Maintenance Management Certificate Program
 

Activity-Based Budgeting and Cost Management

Maintenance Management Certificate Program
 

Workshop Overview

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 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.

Learn more about how the Maintenance Management Certificate Program provides a comprehensive management development program for existing and aspiring maintenance management professionals.

Available Dates:

  • 2023 Dates Coming Soon.

Pricing:

  • Early Bird – $931 (Expires exactly one month prior to program date)
  • Standard – $1,095
  • UA Employee – $766 (Call 348-3000)
  • For additional pricing and discounts, visit the registration page.

Who Should Attend

The program is aimed at current and aspiring maintenance managers, engineers, supervisors and planners, but is applicable to all who have a direct interest in or are effected by maintenance performance and its impact on the enterprise. While the program is maintenance-centric, the methods, standard processes and logic are applicable for all organizational functions. This comprehensive program is applicable to all industries and facilities, as well as for single-plant or global enterprises.

What You Will Learn

  • Understand the limitations of legacy budget development and cost control methodologies
  • How to develop an activity-based budget that is predicated on the specific maintenance requirement of installed assets
  • How to create a proactive budget management process with decision-points before it is spent—not after
  • How to prioritize maintenance activities and expenditures to assure critical assets receive adequate sustaining maintenance

Unique Workshop Offerings

This certificate program was developed to provide a practical, best practices approach to maintenance and maintenance management. It is based on current international best practices and the combined experience of its instructors and other subject matter experts. In addition to international standards, reference materials include:

  • Covey, “The Speed of Trust”, 2006, Free Press
  • Gotoh, “Equipment Planning for TPM, 1991, Productivity Press
  • Mobley, “Total Plant Performance Management”, 1998, Gulf Publishing
  • Mobley, “Maintenance Engineering Handbook”, 8th Ed., 2014, McGraw-Hill
  • Mobley, “Computer-Managed Maintenance Systems”, 2nd Ed. Gulf Publishing
  • Mobley, “Plant Engineer’s Handbook, 2001, Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Mobley, “Rules of Thumb for Maintenance and Reliability Engineers, 2008, Elsevier
  • Mobley, “Maintenance Fundamentals”, 2nd Ed., 2004, Elsevier
  • Mobley, “Introduction to Predictive Maintenance”, 2nd Ed., 2002, Elsevier
  • Mobley, “Industrial Machinery Repair”, 2003, Elsevier
  • Nakajima, “Introduction to TPM, 1988, Productivity Press
  • Peters, “A Passion for Excellence, 1985, Random House
  • Womack, “The Machine That Changed the World, 1991, Rawson Associates

Workshop Leads

Keith Mobley's photo

R. Keith Mobley, MBB, CMRP

Retired in 2013 after nearly three decades as a practitioner an advocate of reliability, reliability engineering and management for the future. Keith has earned an international reputation as a leader in corporate transformations, value-stream optimization and life cycle asset management. He has served on advisory boards for ANSI, ISO, TAPPI and other professional and industry organization. Awarded the Fredrick Smarro Award by ASME for outstanding contribution in the field of plant engineering and maintenance, he served as the division chairman for eight years. His corporate career began as maintenance engineer for an international plastics company and culminated as EVP and COO of an international chemical company. For the last eighteen years, he provide executive and corporate consulting to clients worldwide and continues in retirement on the advisory boards of select international clients.  Over his career, he has written 22+ textbooks, thousands of articles and white papers espousing best practices.  In conjunction with Andrew Norman, he created The University of Alabama’s Maintenance Managers Certificate program that dispels the myths of legacy management methods that have limited maintenance performance for decades and provides a forward-looking guide to transform maintenance into an essential part of the corporate management team.

Program Manager

Mary Patterson's PhotoMary Patterson, CPA, SHRM-CP
Phone Number: 205-348-7049

 

Questions about this program? Contact Mary Patterson today! Mary Patterson works in the College of Continuing Studies at The University of Alabama as Program Manager, where she assists the CCS team in designing and implementing professional development and training programs, industrial training programs, and executive education programs that are offered on-campus, online or onsite at the workplace.  Ms. Patterson has a Bachelor’s degree in Business from the University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Business with a major in accounting.  She is a Certified Public Accountant and stays abreast of current developments relevant to business owners, including management, human resources, economics, accounting, taxation, and marketing.  Additionally, Ms. Patterson is a Certified Professional in the Society for Human Resource Management. She works closely with HR departments to design custom training to enhance work objectives, increase productivity and build a positive culture.  She worked previously as Director of the Alabama Entrepreneurial Research Network (AERN) in the Culverhouse College of Business to bring the resources from the University of Alabama down to the community level.  She is a member of the Tuscaloosa Chapter of the Alabama Society of CPAs, the Society of Human Resource Management, the Culverhouse Commerce Executives Society, and the Southern Automotive Women’s Forum.