Best Practices in Maintenance and Reliability (CMRP exam)

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Course Overview

The course is a 5-day, highly interactive program designed and delivered to build an attendee’s knowledge on global best practices regardless of the learner’s starting point. The course covers the salient points and knowledge base as outlined and defined by the Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals (SMRP). Specifically, the areas of concentration are:
→ Business and Management − translating the business goals of an organization into maintenance and reliability goals
→ Manufacturing Process Reliability − ensuring that maintenance and reliability activities improve the production process
→ Equipment Reliability − both assessing the current equipment capabilities and determining the appropriate actives necessary to ensure the equipment can deliver on its intended capabilities
→ Organization and Leadership − ensuring a highly engaged and capable maintenance staff and team
→ Work Management − includes indepth discussions and exercises on maintenance activities
This is a fast and informative course. Interaction and student response is expected and required. Come to learn and to enjoy

Key Takeaways

Known Best Practices in Maintenance and Reliability from around the world will be explained and discussed.
Explanation and Discussion of Best Practices in Maintenance Strategy Development, Modification, and the PF Curve.
Proven World Class Maintenance Planning and Scheduling Best Practices and how to change from current state to Best Practices.
Barriers and Solutions to Effective Work Execution – Change Management.
Leading and Lagging KPIs for Proactive Maintenance and Reliability Work Processes.

LEORON - Professional Development Institute
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Built upon the strong experience in the manufacturing sector, which the founders developed in Sweden during the 90’s global expansion, LEORON evolved into a comprehensive training institute, offering training and development solutions in all strategic corporate functions, including corporate finance, HR, SCM, operations, and engineering. With strategic distribution of our offices in leading locations, such as Dubai, Riyadh, Jonkoping, Skopje, Accra, and Almaty, our team of experts delivers approximately 500 courses annually, and roughly 10000 professionals are equipped with appropriate education and the latest insights in a wide assortment of industries across the EMEA region.

Course Outline

Day 1
Introduction and Expectations
→ Introduction
→ Material Orientation
→ Course content and agenda
→ Ice breaker
Business Management
→ Vision and Mission
→ Create a compelling business case
→ Tracking and analyzing metrics and KPIs
→ Managing change
→ Communication
→ Regulations and EHS
Day 2
Manufacturing and Process Reliability
→ Maintenance process workflows
→ Applying process improvement
→ Change management
→ Keeping processes updated
Day 3
Equipment Reliability
→ Reliability goals and process expectations
→ Evaluating equipment reliability
→ Ensuring existing equipment operates reliably
→ Ensuring new equipment operates reliably
→ Cost-benefit analysis
→ Appling reliability strategies
→ Adjusting reliability strategies
Day 4
Leadership and Organization
→ Organizational structure
→ Measuring and evaluating staff skills
→ Roles and responsibilities
→ Hiring and training for capabilities
→ Building leadership skills
Day 5
Work Management
→ Identify and approve work
→ Work prioritization
→ Planning work
→ Scheduling work
→ Executing work
→ Documenting work
→ Analyzing and following-up on work
→ Performance metrics
→ Project planning and tracking
→ Utilizing information technology
→ The storeroom

Who Should Attend?

This highly practical and interactive course has been specifically designed for
This course is encouraged for an professional who hopes for a expects to learn and perform at a higher level. Not restricted to maintenance personnel:
→ Operations vice presidents, managers
→ Production vice presidents, supervisors
→ Engineering vice presidents
→ Maintenance directors, managers, supervisors, engineers, superintendents, personnel
→ Reliability managers, engineers
→ Manufacturing managers
→ Storeroom managers
→ Continuous improvement managers
→ TPM coordinators
→ Plant engineers


What language will the course be taught in and what level of English do I need to take part in an LEORON training program?
Most of our public courses are delivered in English language. You need to be proficient in English to be able to fully participate in the workshop and network with other delegates. For in-house courses we have the capability to train in Arabic, Dutch, German and Portuguese.
Are LEORON Public courses certified by an official body/organization?
LEORON Institute partners with 20+ international bodies and associations.We also award continuing professional development credits (CPE/PDUs) for:1. NASBA (National Association of State Boards of Accountancy) 2. Project Management Institute PDUs 3. CISI credits 4. GARP credits 5. HRCI recertification credits 6. SHRM recertification credits
What is the deadline for registering to a public course?
The deadline to register for a public course is 14 days before the course starts. Kindly note that occasionally we do accept late registrations as well, but this needs to be confirmed with the project manager of the training program or with our registration desk that can be reached at +1071 4 1075 5711 or
What does the course fee cover?
The course fee covers a premium training experience in a 5-star hotel, learning materials, lunches & refreshments, and for some courses, the certification fee and membership with the accrediting bodies.
Does LEORON give discounts?
Yes, we can provide discounts for group bookings. If you would like to discuss a discount on a corporate level, we will be happy to talk to you.


  • Review:
    BPMR Best Practices in Maintenance & Reliability
    It was an immensely insightful training both in terms of understanding of the concept & the alignment of one’s acumen for the topic with the SMRP standards. Highly recommended to anyone wanting to grow in the field of reliability, broaden their conceptual understanding & develop a professional network in the field” - Greater Middle East & Afric
    Adeel Khan Durrani
    Tetra Pak Cluster