Operational Excellence in the Process Industry

Course Info

Length: 1 Week

City: Kuala Lumpur

Type: In Classroom

Available Dates

Dates in Other Venues

  • Apr-29-2024


  • July-29-2024


  • Sep-30-2024


  • Dec-30-2024


Course Details

Course Outline

5 days course

Safety Systems and Risk Management


  • Safety first
  • Learning from failures
  • Analyzing near misses, incidents & accidents
  • Taxonomy of Theories
  • Risk assessment, Choice of case studies
  • Types of recommendations
Continuity of Operations – Plant Systems Reliability
  • Coping with risks
  • Defining reliability and resilience
  • Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) techniques
  • Fault Tree Analysis (FTA)
  • Reliability Blok Diagram (RBD)
  • Practical examples and case studies

Continuity of Operations – Plant Reliability:

  • Operational Risks
  • Vulnerability & Resilience Assessment
  • Reliability Improvement
  • Plant Asset Care
  • Developing the Right Maintenance Strategy
  • Agile Manufacturing

The Concept of Generic Lessons & Benchmarking


  • Attributes of the generic lessons
  • Best practice of learning from failures from different industries
  • Best practice can be learned from worst practice
  • The ten generic lessons and the three underpinning factors
  • What is benchmarking? History of benchmarking
  • Different methods of benchmarking and how they relate to each other
A Model of Learning and Unlearning Excellence
  • Adaptive organizational learning
  • Routine dynamics
  • The Decision-Making Grid (DMG) model
  • A framework for analyzing near-misses and failures
  • High severity with low frequency versus high severity with high frequency