Technology Showcase: Online Maintenance-Management Certificate Program

EP Editorial Staff | August 15, 2012

The Online Certificate Program in Maintenance Management offered by the University of Kansas consists of three modules aimed at helping end-users evaluate their operations; plan, coordinate and schedule maintenance; and properly use preventive and predictive maintenance in their operations. The program is designed for all types of maintenance environments including refineries, chemical plants, factories, mines, large buildings, operations with many smaller buildings and all types of mobile fleets. The program’s instructor is Joel Levitt, who has conducted over 500 training sessions for more than 15,000 maintenance leaders from 3000 organizations in more than 20 countries. Since 1980, Levitt has been President of Springfield Resources, a management-consulting firm that services clients of all sizes on a wide range of maintenance issues. Upon successful completion of the three program modules, the student will be awarded a certificate from the University of Kansas to document specialized education and knowledge in Maintenance Management. 

Who should enroll?
According to the University of Kansas, participation in this online certificate program can benefit maintenance managers, maintenance directors, superintendents, supervisors, lead hands, CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) managers, planners, engineers and those who are in training for any of these positions. The program’s developers say this training can also be beneficial for operations and stockroom personnel.

University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS

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