ICTD International Centre for Training and Development

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About the course

TPM originated in the Japanese manufacturing industry and was one of the principle reasons for the rise of the Japanese Automotive industry. It is based on the implementation of basic but important and logical methods using teamwork as a core discipline. This course looks closely at the advantages and disadvantages of TPM, with a focus on the practicalities of implementation. The focus will be on how to make TPM an effective and living tool. Delegates will cover the fundamentals thoroughly by practicing the key steps in workshop exercises. The process and benefits of TPM will be addressed in depth, as well as its pitfalls and requirements. Delegates will concentrate on understanding and managing this technique, defining how to bring the significant returns to the organizations which implement them, and how to avoid the problem areas.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, the delegates will be able to:

  • Learn and practice the fundamentals of TPM and understand the process of planning and implementing TPM
  • Identify the pitfalls of TPM and develop strategies to avoid them
  • Understand how to keep TPM fresh, effective and current and see how to integrate TPM with EAM/CMMS

Course Outline

### Day 1

  • Introduction – Why TPM
  • Core principles and practices of TPM

Day 2

  • Implementing TPM
  • TPM phases

Day 3

  • The key steps in developing and implementing TPM
  • Seven practical steps to get us going

Day 4

  • Typical TPM implementation problems – recognizing, resolving and avoiding them
  • Expected results

Day 5

  • Time frames
  • Putting together a persuasive case – measuring the costs and benefits

Course Methodology

A variety of methodologies will be used during the course that includes:

  • (30%) Based on Case Studies
  • (30%) Techniques
  • (30%) Role Play
  • (10%) Concepts
  • Pre-test and Post-test
  • Variety of Learning Methods
  • Lectures
  • Case Studies and Self Questionaires
  • Group Work
  • Discussion
  • Presentation

Who should attend

This course is intended for managers, supervisors, engineers, senior analysts, specialists and senior technicians involved in TPM implementation and practice. TPM teams typically include operations, maintenance, engineering and technical services, reliability, planning, QA, inspection, spares management, procurement and utilities.

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