Procert Canadian Course

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The internationally recognized benchmark: Fast-track your career with this interactive and engaging course


This initiative is delivered through the Municipal Asset Management Program,
which is delivered by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and funded by the Government of Canada.

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STARTS

9 September 2019

9 WEEKS

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Description

Dates

1 - Asset Management Concepts

Sep 9

2 - Risk Management

Sep 16

3 - Lifecycle Costs

Sep 23

4 - Levels of Service

Sep 30

5 - Credibility of Model Results

Oct 7

6 - Demand Management

Oct 14

7 - Credible Asset Management Plans

Oct 21


Assignment due date: Monday November 11

Live Q&A Sessions
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Recordings available where scheduled times not suitable


Enquiries
E: Shelley Funk
T: 1-800-923-7647



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This initiative is delivered through the Municipal Asset Management Program,
which is delivered by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and funded by the Government of Canada.

7 modules delivered by an online platform

  • Delivered by an online platform with weekly live Q&A, how-to videos, discussion forums and assignments
  • Coursework that will develop your draft asset management plan (one asset class)
  • Hands-on experience with tools and templates
  • Based on the International Infrastructure Management Manual (IIMM)
  • Aligns with ISO 55000 global AM standards

Course objectives

  • Master the key concepts of asset management planning
  • Learn how to compare asset lifecycle costs and planned budgets
  • Communicate the consequences, related to levels of service and risk, associated with a planned budget or long term financial plan
  • Explain the role of the asset management plan related to integrated planning, including long term financial plans, climate adaptation plans and strategic plans
  • Apply the IPWEA NAMS.PLUS industry tools and templates

Course outputs

  • Your IPWEA Professional Certificate in AM Planning (subject to assessment)
  • Draft asset management plan (one asset class)

Learning outcomes

  • Articulate the benefits of an asset management plan
  • Choose the applicable data for each of the three renewal planning methods
  • Collate, upload, edit and report on AM data
  • Interpret the AM figures, graphs and reports
  • Communicate service and risk consequences
  • Document customer and technical levels of service
  • Document risk register risk management plan
  • Develop demand management options and priorities for capital works
  • Prepare a draft asset management plan
  • Connect the AM plan expenditure projections to a long-term financial plan
  • Identify and document areas for improvement of the AM plan

Learning by Doing

Innovation requires action. That’s why this course will help you put into practice everything that you will learn. And you won’t just learn from video lectures – you will also get to participate in an engaging and collaborative classroom environment.


Online Program

This is a 100% online program, which gives you the flexibility to adapt your training to your professional and personal needs. You will be guided throughout the program by a personal learning facilitator who will help you with activities.

IPWEA uses the latest in platform Cahoot. Cahoot is a highly dynamic and innovative online educational environment that delivers world class learning experiences and outcomes to participants from around the world. In collaboration with inspirational global educators and organisations across the world, Cahoot delivers truly engaging and meaningful educational experiences.


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The course is targeted at those managing public infrastructure assets such as road and transport networks, water, sewer and drainage networks, parks and recreation facilities, community facilities and buildings and other community assets.

Therefore any professional with an interest in progressing their career in this rapidly evolving field, including:

  • senior management
  • asset managers
  • accountants / finance staff
  • technical officers
  • administrative staff
  • community planners
  • IT staff
  • staff service providers

CPD Points

12 hours (live videos) plus est 40 – 50 hours (additional coursework)
Successful completion 5.0 CEU points (EIC).


Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC) quality provider of continuing education units (CEU) to the engineering community.

Asset Management Certificate

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded an IPWEA Professional Certificate in Asset Management Planning.


What qualification is awarded for the IPWEA Professional Certificate in Asset Management Planning?

The IPWEA Professional Certificate in Asset Management Planning is a short course which is practitioner based and focussed. A professional certificate is awarded by IPWEA upon successful completion of the course. Successful candidates may use the postnominals: ProfCertAM if they choose to do so. E.g. J.Citizen ProfCertAM.

Cancellation

Candidates may cancel their enrolment at any time. Cancellations received seven (7) or more days before to commencement of the course will not incur any penalty. Cancellations received less than seven (7) days but prior to the commencement of the course will be required to pay 50% of the course fee. Cancellations received after the course has commenced will be required to pay 100% of the course fee.

Enrolment suspension and transfer

  1. Applications to suspend and transfer enrolment to the next course must be received by the course administrator before the start of Module 1.
  2. Applications for suspension and transfer received after commencement of Module 1 will incur a fee equal to 50% of the course registration fee to transfer to a future course.
  3. Candidates who have transferred enrolment to a Course must recommence on the next available course.
  4. Candidates who are granted an enrolment suspension and transfer will be provided access to all modules of the subsequent Course. Any of the work completed on the Course portal (Cahoot) during the initial enrolment will not be transferred to the subsequent Program portal.

Extensions

  1. Extensions to complete work/assignments which are due will only be given in the following circumstances:
    1. Illness or injury of the candidate or his/her immediate family where the candidate is one of the primary caregivers;
    2. Death or incapacity of a family member or close relative;
    3. Absence of the candidate’s manager, where the manager must sign-off any assignment;
    4. Abnormal or unanticipated work load resulting from entity restructures or severe natural weather events such as earthquakes, storms, floods.
  2. Only one extension of time to complete work/assignment will be granted per program.
  3. Requests for extension of time due to any inability to balance competing priorities (such as leaving course work to the last minute) will not be granted. The ability to learn to balance competing objectives is a core skill to be acquired as part of successfully completing the course.
  4. Unemployment, absence, relocation, secondment, changing employer – these are special circumstances and usually result in allowing the candidate either additional time to complete, or to suspend their course with the option of re-commencing at the same stage in the next available course. Such matters are considered on a case by case basis. Application should be made in writing to the course administrators.

Assignment submissions

  1. Assignments must be the participant’s own work. We acknowledge collaboration can occur within an entity. However, submissions must be the participant’s own work.
  2. Participants must follow the format of the Asset Plan as per the course. Assignments must be consistent with the course format and templates.

Privacy

Personal information will be handled in accordance with IPWEA’s privacy policy, available on IPWEA’s website.

Complimentary Resources

IIMM

IIMM ebook

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Levels of Service Practice Note 8 (ebook only)

Course #17 registrants will receive the eBook copy of the IIMM and Practice Note 8: Levels of Service complimentary as part of the FCM grant.



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