Subject Area: Basic Training in Spare Parts Management
Also suitable for those with experience who want to refresh or confirm their expertise.
Our Basic Training is a self-paced course that teaches the core know-how required to manage spare parts inventory.
This course provides the fundamental know-how for people who are engaged in spare parts inventory management on a day-to-day basis.
- Storeroom & Warehouse Personnel
- Spare Parts Management
- Supply Chain
Companies experience problems with their spare parts inventory because they unwittingly assume that ‘the standard’ inventory management tools and techniques apply equally to this type of inventory.
They do not.
This error of thinking is most common with people who are new to spare parts management or who have not undertaken specialist spare parts management training.
Without understanding this and the implications companies continue to experience:
- Excessive obsolete inventory
- Poor parts availability
- Additional equipment downtime
These issues can be overcome once specific requirements and methodologies are understood.
The Basic Training Course teaches simple, effective, step-by-step strategies and tools to help you make better decisions and generate improvements in spare parts management.
Our content is:
- ‘Real world’, not theoretical or based on pointless statistical analysis.
- Specifically applicable to MRO and spare parts inventory, not generic supply chain management.
- Immediately usable – simple, clear, and useful.
Because this course teaches the very basics of managing spare parts inventory.
And without that insight companies will continue to experience problems.
By completing this course participants will understand the fundamentals of spare parts management, be able to identify critical spare parts and how to manage them, and how to set holding levels that are responsive to both the demand requirements and supply constraints – without confusing formulas.
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If you are involved in spare parts and materials for operations and maintenance you would be mad not to take advantage of this resource.
Spare Parts Management Specialist in Oil & Gas
The Basic Training Course is focused on MRO and spare parts inventory – unlike most inventory management courses. Once you understand why this matters you are halfway to solving your problems.
The course is:
- 100% online
- Available on-demand 24/7
- Includes 4 lessons
- Enables you to work through the content in ‘bite-sized’ chunks
- Because our online training has no fixed time or place, you don’t need to wait until an event starts, or take the risk that you can’t attend at that time
- You just get started. It is as simple as that.
The training is provided in four lessons that are released sequentially – users cannot progress to the next lesson until they complete the current lesson.
The lessons address the four issues that are fundamental to spare parts inventory management:
- Identifying what to stock
- Deciding how many to stock
- Identifying and implementing best practice
- Minimizing disposal and obsolescence
Our ‘planning horizon’, 7 questions, and identifying critical inventory approaches make it clear what you should, and should not, hold in your inventory.
Using a simple, clear, and immediately useable approach anyone can determine the right holding level in just a few minutes.
Through extensive research we have identified the 7 best practices that make a real difference to your results.
With both ‘first-time-buy’ and ‘end-of-life’ management we show you how to avoid getting stuck with inventory you don’t want or need
Each student has 3 months to complete the training.
This course also includes a 24-page workbook that:
- Guides the user through the lessons
- Includes places for notes and action planning
- Contains all the course exercises
Successful completion of the course quiz results in recognition of your learning through awarding of the Basic Training Certificate.
- The quiz includes 24 multi-choice questions.
- A ‘pass’ result is 20 questions correct.
A key feature of SparePartsKnowHow is our online training support.
- This is clearly different to most training where time limitations mean you have little access to the trainer and their support.
- Everyone who joins SparePartsKnowHow.com gets access to ask any questions they have relating to our content and the application of that content.
- Tell us what problem you are trying to solve, and we will direct you to the right content.
How much more could you contribute to your company’s success if you just had that extra insight into spare parts management?”
For those who are unsure whether to join the Basic Training or another level we offer our ‘peace of mind’ option.
If, after joining the Basic Training, you decide to upgrade to our Advanced Course or Pro Level, you can do that at any time during your Basic Training access.
When upgrading you then get 12 months of higher level access from the date of the upgrade.
This means that if you decide to upgrade after, say 2 months, you then get 12 months of higher level access.
The upgrade investment will be a flat rate equal to the difference between the Basic Level and your chosen level investments. Just contact us to request an upgrade.
Course content is unlocked and available immediately.
This course is delivered on a lesson-by-lesson basis. Once you complete one lesson the next level is instantly available.
You get access for 3 months – allowing you plenty of time to complete the training.
Please note: SparePartsKnowHow.com principally addresses inventory management for MRO and spare parts held for maintenance and operations support.
Basic Training Course investment: US$347.00 for 3 months access.
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