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Pre-recorded webinars

Recent findings from State Auditor General’s reports recommend Asset Management and Financial Planning & Reporting maturity levels need to improve.

We know many organisations operate fragmented systems with varying degrees of governance control and these findings highlight the need to improve Useful Life of Infrastructure estimates and step-up our Risk Management Planning skills.

The following pre-recorded webinars, presented by the renowned John Comrie and Allen Mapstone, shine a spotlight on how to increase the performance of any asset intensive organisations including Local Government.

 

Webinar Duration
  • 65 minutes
Webinars are valid until end of June

Description
  • What is meant by Useful Life?
  • Application and Review of Useful Life
  • Factors affecting Useful Life
  • Useful Life of Plant and Fleet explained
Learning Outcomes
  • CPD: 1 hr
  • Appreciate the importance of having a reliable estimate of useful life
  • Know how Useful Life is applied
Associated e-Books
  • Practice Note 12 – Useful Life of Infrastructure
Presenter
  • John Comrie
Price (ex GST)
  • $150/person per webinar
  • $450/person for all three webinars.

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Webinar Duration
  • 75 minutes
Webinars are valid until end of June

Description
  • Estimating Useful Life
  • Useful Life estimating methods
  • Verifying Useful Life estimates
  • Useful Life practice and reviews
  • Documenting the Useful Life review
Learning Outcomes
  • CPD: 1 hr
  • Appreciate the risk and service trade-offs when adjusting Useful Life
  • Foster a clear and consistent approach to estimating Useful Life
  • Calculate more reliable estimates of depreciation
Associated e-Books
  • Practice Note 12 – Useful Life of Infrastructure
Presenter
  • John Comrie
Price (ex GST)
  • $150/person per webinar
  • $450/person for all three webinars.

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Webinar Duration
  • 60 minutes
Webinars are valid until end of June

Description
  • What is Risk Management and why we should do it?
  • How Risk relates to the AM Planning process
  • Risks and critical infrastructure
  • Service and cost implications
  • Communicating risk and its importance
Learning Outcomes
  • CPD: 1 hr
  • Describe the role of risk management in the Asset Management Process
  • List the Steps in the Risk process
  • Explain the different types of risks that organisations measure and manage
  • Identify the link between Risk and the Asset Management or Risk Management Plan
  • Identify the appropriate risk governance within an organisation
Presenter
  • Allen Mapstone
Price (ex GST)
  • $150/person per webinar
  • $450/person for all three webinars.

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John-Comrie.png John Comrie
Director at JAC Comrie Pty Ltd

John is a former head of the South Australian Government’s Office for State/Local Government Relations and prior to that the Local Government Association of South Australia.

For the past 14 years he has consulted and conducted training courses nationally, focussing on local government financial sustainability issues.

He is a co-author of IPWEA’s Australian Infrastructure Financial Management Manual and written other guidelines material and conducted training courses for IPWEA to assist councils with financial sustainability and asset management.

Allen-Mapstone.jpg Allen Maptstone
Director Strategic Asset Management, IPWEA

Allen has an honours degree in civil engineering along with management qualifications.


Having spent close to 30 years’ experience in the government sector Allen has a broad range of experience including survey, design, construction and planning. Following the introduction of accrual accounting for infrastructure in Australia, Allen developed a keen interest in asset management planning, which became a full-time role from 2006.

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