Many organizations have embarked on asset management programs and struggle to implement best in class practices, find it difficult to sustain the new ways of working and find it difficult to demonstrate the return on the investment in AM. Success in Asset Management (AM) Development and Sustenance of the AM Program depends of effective Change Leadership throughout the program. It requires a focus on the following areas:1. Program and Steering Team Charters2. Comprehensive Business Case3. Comprehensive Project Management Plan4. An AM Framework and Policy that provides a clear vision for AM5. A Leading Change Plan (and an effective issue management process)6. Communications Plan7. Tracking and Reporting of BenefitsThis presentation will provide practical guidance to people who are embarking on an AM Program, in the throes of implementing one or trying to sustain the new way of working. Participants will hear abut real case studies where challenges in the areas listed above were successfully managed.
Roop Lutchman has over 33 years of combined management consulting and industry experience. Roop is a professional engineer, project management professional and a recognized industry expert in the management consulting area with specific focus in strategic Business Optimization, Knowledge & Information Management Solutions, Asset Management and Project Management. He is the author of three books on these subjects, published by DESTech Publishers: Computerized Work Management Systems for Utilities and Plant Operations (2003), Sustainable Asset Management (2006) and Creating and Managing Sustainable Organizations (2011). He is a member of WEF, AWWA, ASME, PMI and PEMAC.