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Effective Planning and Scheduling Fundamentals using Infor EAM


Save 10% on public training courses scheduled through July 31st, 2020. Registration and payment must be processed by June 3rd, 2020. This discount cannot be combined with any other offer(s). See also 15% Team Discount.

Avoid bad maintenance practices by developing your skills to effectively plan and schedule. In this course, you will learn the skills and abilities to pair the theory of strong planning and scheduling with hands-on application in Infor EAM. This course design matches the terminology used in Infor EAM and the theory helps maintenance professionals to better leverage the tool to work for you. Learn key work planning topics around work identification, scope development, labor requirements, material requirements, and other outside service requirements, including how to write effective requests for outside service proposals.  For work scheduling you’ll learn the skills to schedule maintenance downtime, coordinate and integrate operations and maintenance requirements, schedule extended outage meetings, determine and track requirements for schedule breakers, and schedule follow up work. The skills learned in this course will increase your ability to optimize maintenance work planning, scheduling, and execution activities and make your use of Infor EAM more effective by providing necessary historical data for future analysis and asset reliability improvement activities.


Who Should Attend this course?

Asset Management Professionals, Reliability Managers, Reliability Engineers, Maintenance Managers, Maintenance Supervisors, Production Engineers, QA/QC professionals, Internal Auditors, and other professionals looking to expand their ability to successfully execute investigation of asset failures and incidents related to safety, health, reliability, environmental, and quality impacts.

what will i learn in this course?
  • Learn to develop effective planning processes

  • Learn to plan work execution

  • Learn to eliminate maintenance issues through effective planning

  • Boost your Infor EAM planning and scheduling capabilities

  • Build awareness of maintenance effectiveness strategies

  • Build maintenance planning skills on permitting, hazards, skills, tools, PPE, parts, and systems

  • Learn best-practices in Infor EAM Application

  • 1.9 CEUs, 1.9 COCs, 3.17 CMs, ABIH approval #10-230

Duration: 3 days

Dates & Locations

Start/End Dates Location Information Register
03 Nov - 05 Nov 2020 ABS Group | New Jersey
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Day 1: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Introduction and Basics
  • Principals of Planning & Scheduling
  • The Work Management Process
  • Critical Path Planning
  • Essential Data Elements
  • Workshop: Prepare a Detailed Job Plan
  • Scheduling Essentials
Day 2: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Scheduling & Communication
  • Workshop:  Weekly vs Daily Scheduling
  • Shutdown & Outage Planning
  • Workshop: Work Execution and Close-Out
  • Effective Organization and Staffing
  • Change Management
  • Workshop: Identifying your local challenges
  • Continuous Improvement Tactics
Day 3: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Infor EAM Planning & Scheduling Tools
  • Workshop: Utilizing Infor EAM’s features for Planning & Scheduling
  • Performance Metrics
  • Workshop: Reporting and Analytics

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Our Asset Performance Optimization experts offer a full suite of asset management services including asset management master plan development, asset criticality assessments, PM optimization, FMEA analysis, What If Analysis, planning and scheduling support, reliability engineering staff augmentation, best practice work management business process definition, and CMMS system implementation and integration.

We can help you by performing a comprehensive on-site assessment and gap analysis of your current asset management program to ensure you gain the maximum benefit from your SOURCE RCA training.

Incident Investigation and Root Cause Analysis

 We can teach this course at your office. Request onsite training.


Mark Wolfgram – Senior Manager, Reliability Services, ABS Group

Tim Gilmer – Director, Reliability Services, ABS Group

Chris Armitage – Principal Reliability Engineer, ABS Group

Quinton GoForth – Director, Asset Performance Optimization

Walter Betsill – Senior Manager, Asset Performance Optimization


Randolf Hernandez – Director, Asset Performance Optimization, ABS Group

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