Maintenance Contracting & Outsourcing

An Intensive 5-Day Training Course

Maintenance Contracting & Outsourcing

How to Improve your Maintenance Contracts and Contracting Process

Scheduled Dates

18 - 22 Dec 2022 Dubai - UAE $4,950
20 - 24 Mar 2023 Dubai - UAE $5,950
18 - 22 Dec 2023 Dubai - UAE $5,950
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Why Choose this Training Course?

Why Choose this Training Course?

In the competitive environment of today, availability and reliability of assets are more than ever an important issue. A significant trend in maintenance is outsourcing maintenance activities to contractors. Maintenance contracts are being applied as a highly effective way to manage and control the relationship between the service provider and the end-user, both internally and externally. It manages the expectations of both parties, sets out the parameters of responsibility and offers performance indicators.

This highly interactive training course will ensure that you understand how to decide rationally what maintenance activities to outsource and what not, how to select the best maintenance contractor and how to evaluate the delivered performance of all parties involved. You will understand the different contract types, get the most from your contracts, avoid the potential pitfalls and improve the performance of your assets. Maintenance contracts used in several branches will be discussed. You will have the opportunity to discuss the existing contracts used in your organization. Through a combination of formal lectures and group work, you will leave the course with the tools to improve your contracts and contract management.

This training course will highlight:

  • Understanding Outsourcing considerations
  • Contracting types, incl. Service Level Agreements (SLA’s)
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) to monitor performance
  • Developing contracts – the contracting cycle
  • Negotiating skills
  • Continuous improvement and performance management: how to evaluate the performance with all parties involved

What are the Goals?

What are the Goals?

At the end of this training course, you will learn to:

  • Decide rationally what maintenance activities to outsource and what not
  • Use the features, functions and benefits of lean maintenance contracts
  • Use the most applicable type of maintenance contracts (incl. Service Level Agreements) and when/how to apply them
  • Define service levels and monitor the contractor performance
  • Develop and negotiate a maintenance contract
  • Recognize the pitfalls
  • Evaluate the delivered performance of all parties involved
  • Implement maintenance contract management

Who is this Training Course for?

Who is this Training Course for?

This PetroKnowledge training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals involved in the area of maintenance contracts, but will greatly benefit:

  • All professionals involved in procurement and supply chain management
  • All professionals negotiating, managing and verifying maintenance contracts
  • Teams who have been assigned the responsibility of establishing a maintenance contract will find it extremely useful to attend this course as a unit
  • Anyone who wishes to update themselves on Maintenance Contracts & Outsourcing

How will this Training Course be Presented?

How will this Training Course be Presented?

The training course will be conducted along interactive workshop principles. There will be a variance of lectures and practical exercises. Experiences from different areas will be discussed. There will be many opportunities for discussion and sharing experiences.

Daily Agenda

Day One: Outsourcing Considerations

  • Introduction
  • Asset management - The business impact of maintenance
  • Considerations in outsourcing maintenance – what to outsource and what not?
  • Risks involved

Day Two: Maintenance Contracts

  • Maintenance contract types
  • Parties involved
  • The tendering process – modern ways of tendering
  • Choosing the right contractor
  • Costing the service
  • Defining Key Performance Indicators to monitor the performance of all parties involved
  • Use of Balanced Scorecard with performance contracts

Day Three: Developing the Maintenance Contract

  • Vendor management
  • The contracting cycle
  • Assemble a team
  • Assess, determine and specify the required service levels
  • Writing the contract – contents of a maintenance contract
  • Implementing contract management – how to make it work (performance management)
  • Periodic evaluation & improvement

Day Four: Grounding and Negotiating the Contract

  • Expectations about availability, reliability and costs
  • The extensive preventive maintenance schedule – “tricks” of maintenance contractors
  • The seven steps to develop a risk based maintenance concept
  • Using the maintenance concept to negotiate more effectively lean maintenance contracts
  • Negotiating the contract – negotiation ploys
  • Negotiating the contract – negotiation tactics
  • Negotiating tips

Day Five: Final Workshop

  • Development of a maintenance contract in groups
  • Defining the requirements and service levels
  • Develop the offer
  • Selection criteria
  • Presenting the bid
  • Closing the contract
  • Evaluation of results
  • Wrap-up

Certificate

  • On successful completion of this training course, a PetroKnowledge Certificate will be awarded to the delegates

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  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
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When and how do I arrange payments?

  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
  • Invoices will be sent via email/courier to the ID/name and address provided.
  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

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Is there a discount for more than one registrant/course?

For corporate fees and group registration, please send your query to info@petroknowledge.com.

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