Nigerian Seminars and Trainings

Search conferences, training, seminars, courses and workshops in Nigeria and around the world

business logo

Maintenance Contracting and Outsourcing

By: PetroKnowledge Training

United Arab Emirates

15 - 19 Jan, 2017  5 days

Follow Event

  

USD 4,500

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 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 PetroKnowledge course introduces participants to the skills and knowledge areas of Maintenance Contracts and Outsourcing of today, such as:

  • Understanding Outsourcing considerations
  • Contracting types, including Service Level Agreements
  • Key Performance Indicators to monitor performance
  • Developing contracts - the contracting cycle
  • Negotiating skills
  • Continuous improvement and performance management: how to evaluate the performance with all parties involved

Objectives

By the end of this training course, the delegates will:

  • Understand how to decide rationally what maintenance activities to outsource and what not
  • Learn the features, functions and benefits of lean maintenance contracts
  • Understand the different types of maintenance contracts (including Service Level Agreements) and when/how to apply them
  • Learn how to define service levels and monitor the contractor performance
  • Learn how to develop and negotiate a maintenance contract
  • Recognize the pitfalls
  • Understand how to evaluate the delivered performance of all parties involved
  • Learn how to implement maintenance contract management

Who Should Attend?

  • 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 and Outsourcing

Training Methodology

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

Daily Topics

Day One: Outsourcing Considerations

  • Introduction to program
  • Introduction delegates
  • Asset management
  • The business impact of maintenance
  • Considerations in outsourcing maintenance - what to outsource and what not?
  • Activity on asset matrix
  • Risks involved
  • Case study: Outsourcing maintenance activities

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
  • Interactive exercise and examples

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
  • Interactive exercise: review some existing contracts
  • Implementing contract management - how to make it work (performance management)
  • Periodic evaluation and 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
  • Interactive exercise and role play regarding negotiating

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
Dubai, U.A.E. Jan 15 - 19 Jan, 2017
USD 4,500.00
(Convert Currency)

0097125577389

Related Courses
Strategic Talent Management in the Oil and Gas Industry Strategic Talent Management in the Oil and Gas Industry

5 days, 08 - 12 May, 2017 

2017-05-08 12:05:00
United States of America (USA)

PetroKnowledge Training

Identifying, developing and retaining your talent have never been more important for the oil and gas industry with the ever changing economic market.  An organisations best and most valuable ...

Risk Management, Control and Compliance (Corporate Governance) Risk Management, Control and Compliance (Corporate Governance)

5 days, 22 - 26 May, 2017 

2017-05-22 12:05:00
United Kingdom

PetroKnowledge Training

Recent events in the world have brought the subject of risk into higher profile. Evaluating the range of available risk management techniques and choosing the most appropriate response in each case ...

Maintenance and Reliability Best Practices Maintenance and Reliability Best Practices

5 days, 09 - 13 Apr, 2017 

2017-04-09 12:04:00
United Arab Emirates

PetroKnowledge Training

Maintenance and Reliability Best Practices are critical for every successful individual and company. This training course delivers many practical and new Maintenance and Reliability Best Practices ...

Contract Management in Offshore and Marine, EPCIC and Shipyard Contract Management in Offshore and Marine, EPCIC and Shipyard

5 days, 07 - 11 May, 2017 

2017-05-07 12:05:00
United Arab Emirates

PetroKnowledge Training

For complex offshore and onshore projects, the preferred contract module used is the EPCIC (Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation and Commissioning) Contract.  Understanding the ...