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Managing Maintenance Shutdowns & Outages @ Abu Dhabi


Managing Maintenance Shutdowns & Outages @ Abu Dhabi
Managing Maintenance Shutdowns & Outages @ Abu Dhabi
27 October 2013 - 28 October 2013
5 Star Hotel - To Be Announced (Abu Dhabi) - Abu Dhabi
In House Training , Management , Plant and Engineers


Joel Levitt - World's Top Maintenance Expert & Author of 9 Books

Joel Levitt

Having trained over 15,000 maintenance leaders from 3000 organizations in 21 countries in over 500 sessions, Joel is the world's leading maintenance trainer with hands-on experience in a numerous industrial fields. A true professional with 25 years of experience in the maintenance industry, Joel has not only published 9 books, but he has also written 6 popular maintenance management texts and chapters of 2 additional reference books. A frequent speaker at maintenance and engineering conferences, this high caliber trainer has also published countless of articles on maintenance. Now is the chance for you to have a dynamic experience with a truly skilled professional!

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“The trainer is very knowledgeable and has a great experience. Main strengths were networking and workshops communication on ideas.”
Jamal Al Khamis - Superintendent, Shutdown Planning, SABIC (Saudi Arabia)

“One of the best trainings I have attended. The trainer is very good. Sharing experience with other participants from other organizations was very useful. Very good organization and professional stuff!!!”
Hany Salem Mahmoud – TA Planner, Borouge (UAE)

“Joel is a very good trainer. I found very interesting and useful interaction with other people. Kexxel is well organized Group.”
Saad Al- Buhason – Superintendent Maintenance, SABIC SADAF (Saudi Arabia)

“I found this course excellent. Meeting people from different areas of work was very beneficial. Good presentation. Good event organizer!”
Jose Mathews – Production Supervisor, Rakgas (UAE)

“Joel proved to be very knowledgeable on the subject and passed on the course content very efficiently. Actually this was one of the best training actions I have been involved in the last 5 years. The approach to the content of the course was highly effective. This was first training I had from Kexxel …Experience was positive!!!”
Luis Miguel Santos – Engineering Manager, Qatar Aluminium (Qatar)

“The trainer was excellent. I appreciate very good organization and event management done by Kexxel.”
Adel H. Al Malak –Planner 1 Shutdown, Saudi Iron & Steel Company (Saudi Arabia)

“The trainer is good in importing and teaching skills. The whole course was very useful. As for the Kexxel, I appreciate them for providing this type of event, and hope to join more events in the future.”
Belal Jabreel Ata- Turnaround Engineer, Satorp (Saudi Arabia)

“The trainer has an authority on the subject of maintenance planning, providing feasible solutions and other issues. The most useful was diverse participation which facilitated exchanged practices.”
Babu Veetil – Operations Planning Team Leader, Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (UAE)

“This was greatly interactive and informative course. I loved debate about the practical ideas and its implementable. This was the opportunity for all to share the experience and interrelate among each other. Moreover, Kexxel Group shows as a very professional and capable event organizer.”
Daniele Pfeffer - COO, Gulf Precast Concrete Co. LLC

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Program Agenda:

Day 1:

Session 1:
Inputs Into The Shutdown
Session 2: Shutdown Phases
Session 3: Scope of Work - Planning Section

Day 2:

Session 1: Project Management Techniques
Session 2: Shutdown Essentials
Session 3: Execution of The Shutdown
Session 4: Master Schedule
Conclusion & Wrap up

The final session reviews the topics that have been covered over the last two days, with time for questions and discussions

Why you should attend:

Our promise for this program is that you will have a new and deeper understanding of how to effectively manage large maintenance jobs such as power plant outages, refinery refits, etc. With this understanding will be the increased ability to plan for and manage such projects. You will save money and time on your next shutdown. Course includes specific checklists, procedures and strategies that will improve your current shutdown planning and execution. The course also includes examples to demonstrate the major points.

What You Will Learn By The End Of This Course:

Giant checklist of issues to consider before the shutdown
When and how to say no to added work
Using Gantt, CPM and PERT charts
What documents to save and how to organize them
Break major jobs into activities
Set up your shutdown team for smooth functioning
Where to look for help on estimates
Find out what shifts & structures to use and how much they really cost
Specific safety risks to your workers
Controlling a shutdown
Project management software to assist the process
What to do if a shutdown gets into trouble
• Calculating the critical paths (even if you don’t have software)
Which work orders and tasks come first
Evaluate the effectiveness of your current shutdown
Where to find some great Internet-based resources
Effectively budget your next shutdown, turnaround or outage
Managing risk on any project
Learn from your mistakes and institutionalize the lessons learned

Who should attend?

• Maintenance managers
• Engineers
• Planners
• Schedulers
• Reliability Professionals
• Operations Managers
• Plant Managers
• Material Coordinators

Some Of The Clients Joel Has Worked With Are:

- Sarawak Shell Berhad
- Carigali Hess Operating Company
- Murphy Sarawak Oil
- Sarawak Energy
- Petronas Terengannu
- Talisman Malaysia Limited
- Sabah Shell Petroleum Ltd Co
- Reckitt Benckiser (Malaysia)
- Nokia, Uk
- Coca Cola, Uk
- Nestle, Uk
- College of Petroleum, USA
- British Airports Authority, UK

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