Establishing an Asset Management System (AMS) for Water and Wastewater Utilities with ISO 55000

Establishing an Asset Management System (AMS) for Water and Wastewater Utilities with ISO 55000

September 17, 2021 | Online :: Central Time

A management system is the collection of all the policies and procedures that are used by an organization to ensure that it can achieve its objectives. This one day course take a visual journey through the sequence of steps that are required to capture the structure and scope of an existing water and/or wastewater asset management system, identify “gaps”, and develop a roadmap for alignment to the requirements of ISO 55000 (the international standard for asset management).

The course includes real-world examples from several organizations including public and private water systems, wastewater utilities and government and municipal water organizations. The participants will conduct a series of practical exercises to demonstrate how the various gap analysis tools and road mapping techniques can be applied to their organization or their department within the organization. The lessons in this course can be applied to a single department (or business unit) within an organization or to the corporate enterprise as a whole.

Learning outcomes

  • Describe the elements of a water asset management system
  • Differentiate the types of water asset management systems
  • Explain how ISO 55000 provides guidance as a management system for asset-intensive organizations
  • Recognize the tools and techniques to conduct a gap analysis relative to ISO 55000
  • Describe the process to develop a roadmap to close the gaps and address the misalignments in a water asset management system
  • Review the requirements to effectively influence key stakeholders

    Agenda

    Friday, September 17, 2021 : Central Time

    8:45 – 9:00 a.m.
    Log In and Welcome

    12:00 – 12:30 p.m.
    Lunch Break

    9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Course Timing

    Short breaks will be taken throughout the sessions

    Introduction and Core Principles

    • The purpose of a water asset management system
    • The different types of management system standards – generic and water sector-specific
    • High level structure (HLS) of management systems under the ISO family of standards

    My Organization’s Current State

    • The suite of tools to evaluate a management system relative to the ISO 5000 standard
    • Examples of gap analyses and maturity assessments performed on water and wastewater organizations seeking alignment to ISO 55000
    • Methods to effectively visualize the “gaps and misalignments” in a water asset management system

    My Organization’s Desired Future State

    • The development of initiatives to close the opportunity gaps to align with ISO 55000
    • Methods for prioritization of the improvement initiatives
    • Tips for communicating the roadmap to internal and external stakeholders to ensure their buy-in and support

    Instructor

    David Albrice, Director, AIM Asset Insight Management Ltd

     David has over 25 years of experience in asset management in both the public and private sectors, having provided services for a wide variety of organizations including water utilities, municipalities, airports and rail networks. He has a degree in Urban & Regional Planning and is a certified financial reserve analyst, a certified ISO 55001 asset management assessor, a certified maintenance reliability leader and change manager. David has delivered asset management training for dozens of organizations and has invigilated the asset management certificate exam on behalf of the Institute of Asset Management.

    Online Delivery

    We will be using Microsoft Teams to facilitate your participation in the upcoming event. You do not need to have an existing Teams account in order to participate in the broadcast – the course will play in your browser and you will have the option of using a microphone to speak with the room and ask questions, or type any questions in via the chat window and our on-site representative will relay your question to the instructor.

    • IMPORTANT NOTE: After November 30 you will not be able to join a Teams meeting using Internet Explorer 11. Microsoft recommends downloading and installing the Teams app if possible. You may also use the Edge browser or Chrome.
    • You will receive a meeting invitation will include a link to join the meeting.
    • Separate meeting invitations will be sent for the morning and afternoon sessions of the course.
      • You will need to join the appropriate meeting at the appropriate time.
    • If you are using a microphone, please ensure that it is muted until such time as you need to ask a question.
    • The remote meeting connection will be open approximately 30 minutes before the start of the course. We encourage you to connect as early as possible in case you experience any unforeseen problems.

    Register

    Please Note: This event is being conducted entirely online. All attendees will connect and attend from their computer, one connection per purchase. For details please see our FAQ

    If you are unable to attend at the scheduled date and time, we make recordings available to all registrants for three business days after the event

    Event Standard RateAttendees

    CEUs

    Credits

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    EUCI has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).  In obtaining this accreditation, EUCI has demonstrated that it  complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of their Authorized Provider status, EUCI is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

    EUCI is authorized by IACET to offer 0.6 CEUs for this event.

    Requirements for Successful Completion of Program

    Participants must login each day, be in attendance for the entirety of the course.

    Instructional Methods

    PowerPoint presentations, open discussion, examples

    Who should attend the event

    Every role in the organization is impacted by the management system – from the Corporate suite to the frontline staff.  A good management system provides a clear line of sight through all levels of the organization. This course is therefore relevant to:

    • Directors
    • Managers
    • CAOs, CFOs, CTOs
    • Engineers
    • Supervisors
    • Superintendents
    • Planners
    • Schedulers
    • Analysts
    • Technicians
    • Operators

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