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Start Date : 3 Nov,2024
End Date   : 7 Nov,2024
Duration    : 5 Days
Price            : $ 2,190 (SAR 8,212.50)



Planning and managing shutdowns, turnarounds and outages in the process plant environment is a complex and demanding function. If turnarounds are not properly planned, managed and controlled, companies run the risk of serious budget overruns, costly schedule delays and negative impacts on customers. 

This training course, includes the core techniques of quality planning critical path scheduling, resource optimisation and the earned value method of progress and cost control. Applying these techniques in an integrated manner together with work breakdown structures, milestone planning and contractor management will produce the outcomes that the organisation needs to ensure the sustain its business going forward. 


Course Objectives: 

At the end of this course, participant will be able to: 

  • Enhance the company’s turnaround management capabilities, and to ensure a team approach in the planning and execution of plant shutdowns and turnarounds 

  • Provide a comprehensive understanding of effective turnaround management techniques and implementation 

  • Create awareness of planning methods and an integrated organisational approach in the execution of successful turnarounds 

  • Incorporate latest developments in turnaround planning and management techniques and emerging industry trends 

  • Develop an action plan to improve their own turnaround management techniques 

  • Have a much clearer understanding of their own and every other team member role in ensuring a successful turnaround 


    Course Content: 

    1- Introduction to Shutdowns, Turnarounds and Outages 

    • Introduction and overview of the phases 

    • The impact of STOs on business performance and costs 

    • The team, roles and responsibilities matrix 

    • The STO steering committee and other essential roles 

    • Risk management 


    2- Planning and Preparation 

    • Define and justify the need 

    • Identify the sources and types of work 

    • Define and develop the scope of work 

    • Work planning for efficiency 

    • Work quality planning for effectiveness 

    • Work estimating for scheduling and budgeting 


    3- Scheduling and Resourcing 

    • Work breakdown structures 

    • Introduction to scheduling 

    • Critical path scheduling 

    • Resource scheduling and optimisation 

    • Schedule and resource optimisation practical 

    • Work packaging 


    4- Execution and Control 

    • Cost budget and control 

    • Health, safety and environmental control 

    • Work quality control 

    • Execution control 

    • Progress tracking and schedule control 


    5- Commissioning, Close-out and Review 

    • S-curves, earned value and performance indicators 

    • Contract and contractor management 

    • Commissioning and start-up 

    • Close-out reporting and review 


    Targeted Audience: 

    • Turnaround Managers 

    • Planners & Schedulers 

    • Reliability Engineers 

    • Maintenance Managers &d Supervisors 

    • Project Managers & Engineers 

    • Operations Managers & Supervisors  

    Strategies to Optimize Shutdowns, Turnarounds and Outages

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