UW-Madison Announces Asset Management Courses

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Engineering Professional Development will offer two courses on asset management.


ISO 55000: The Future of Asset Management

Sept. 28-29, 2016, and May 24-25, 2017 - Madison, WI

ISO 55000 was developed to provide effective guidance for the implementation and/or improvement of asset management in any organization. It directly addresses the organizational requirements for asset management and provides a framework for managing the corresponding technical requirements. In this workshop taught by members of the standards developing committee, you will learn to interpret the standard in light of your own background and needs and gain insight from real world case studies with organizations currently working with the standard.

Citywide Asset Management: Implementing Integrated Asset Management at the Municipal Level

June 2-3, 2016, Sept. 26-27, 2016, and May 22-23, 2017 - Madison, WI

Drawing on case studies from the United States and Canada, this course describes a proven method for developing a unified asset management framework across municipal functions. This framework is built on mutually understood service levels, efficient asset data collection, standardized management procedures, and a comprehensive approach to investment issues, risk, and value. It supports defensible capital budgets, efficient operating plans and effective long range planning.

Advanced Asset Management Practices for Water and Wastewater Utilities

May 17-19, 2016 - Madison, WI

Water and wastewater treatment, collection, and distribution systems are aging quickly. In the United States alone, more than $600 billion of repairs, upgrades and replacements will be needed over the next 20 years. Learn how to prioritize and manage these critical water and wastewater assets wisely, and how to improve the long-term physical and financial health of your system. In this course, you'll learn to apply asset management principles, strategies, and state-of-the-art practices from across the United States. Case studies and examples will also be presented.