Course detail: Certificate in Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) Implementation and Optimization


More than half of all new Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) implementations fail to result in a positive return on investment. In this online, on-demand course, you will learn the objectives, benefits, and basic/advanced features of a CMMS. You will also discover how to develop system specifications based on your individual needs and how to justify, evaluate, implement, audit and optimize your CMMS to result in a positive return on investment. You can enroll and start at any time.

Learning Objectives

  • Assemble the information necessary to choose, install and use a CMMS
  • Evaluate the use of a CMMS for your facility
  • Explain the uses, data, and the importance of completeness and accuracy of your work orders
  • Support good planning and scheduling practices.
  • Manage spare parts and inventories for maintenance.
  • Understand how to get the right information to the right person in a timely manner and how to set this up in the CMMS
  • Learn the steps of implementing a CMMS.
  • Learn how to shop for and evaluate a CMMS

Who Should Enroll?

This comprehensive class will introduce the general capabilities of modern CMMS and is designed for several distinct groups of attendees:

  • Maintenance departments that are searching for a suitable CMMS
  • Maintenance departments that want to upgrade their system or restart their system
  • Maintenance professionals (planners, supervisors, managers) that want to increase their expertise of their CMMS
  • Maintenance support professionals (stockroom, engineering, accounting) that want to increase their knowledge on CMMS
  • IT professionals charged with supporting, acquiring or building CMMS
  • CMMS vendors
    • Salespeople who need to understand system requirements and use
    • Programmers and analysts who need background training
  • Consultants that want to add value to their offerings or train junior associates

Program Accessibility
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to participate in University of Kansas sponsored educational offerings. If you require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in one of our online courses, please email or call 913-897-8530 at least four weeks prior to your anticipated start date.

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Course Resources
Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) Implementation and Optimization (PDF Document)
U.S. Federal Employee Discount (PDF Document)

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