Course detail: Introduction to Managing Maintenance


This live, online certificate program will help you evaluate your operation; plan, coordinate and schedule maintenance; and properly use preventive and predictive maintenance in your operation. The program is designed for all types of maintenance environments including refineries, chemical plants, factories, mines, large buildings, organizations with many smaller buildings, and all types of mobile fleets.


Learning Objectives

  • Identify the dominant patterns of maintenance management currently practiced by your department
  • Understand the formulas, measures and techniques used to evaluate maintenance efforts
  • Recognize when maintenance contracting and outsourcing can be of benefit.
  • Understand how the quality improvement techniques can be applied to maintenance management efforts.


Who Should Enroll?

The certificate will benefit maintenance managers, maintenance directors, superintendents, supervisors, lead hands, CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) managers, planners, engineers, and people who are in training for any of these positions. There is also an advantage to training representatives from operations and stockrooms for their perspective and input.



Part of the Online Certificate in Maintenance Management.
The fee for each module of the certificate is $995.

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 the start date.

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Course Resources
U.S. Federal Employee Discount (PDF Document)
Online Certificate in Maintenance Management Course Information (PDF Document)

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