Know About Your Trainer

Mr. Ahmed Kotb is a freelance expert facilitator/consultant/trainer and executive coach in delivering strategic courses and masterclasses at corporate level internationally. He is a very pragmatic trainer through his use of an integrated learning approach which is practical, actionable, life-relevant, competency based and results-oriented.

Mr. Ahmed Kotb is an Asset Management and Reliability Team Leader with more than 36 years of experience in Maintenance and Reliability, Maintenance Planning and Scheduling and Asset Management fields.

Who Should Attend This Training

Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional (CMRP) is ideal for:
  • Maintenance and Reliability Professionals at all levels
  • Experienced supervisors, planners, project engineers, operations managers, functional specialists, and those seeking to achieve the CMRP designation will also benefit from this course
  • Production/Operations Professionals
  • Senior Managers

What You Will Learn


CMRP Body of Knowledge (BOK) Pillars as Stated by SMRP Organization
  • Introduction about CMRP Certification
  • Pillar 1- Business & Management: This subject includes skills used to translate an organization’s business goals into appropriate maintenance and reliability goals that support and contribute to the organization’s business results.
  • Pillar 1 Goals
  • Pillar 1 Roadmap
  • Defining Terms
  • Asset
  • Maintenance
  • Maintainability
  • Reliability
  • Availability
  • Asset Management
  • Risk and Stakeholders
  • Business Management
  • 1.1 Create Strategic Direction and Plan for M&R Operation
  • 1.2 Administer Strategic Plan
  • 1.3 Measure Performance (select KPIs, Track and report)
  • 1.4 Manage Organizational Changes
  • 1.5 Communicate with stakeholders
  • Pillar 1 Summary and Metrics


This section includes maintenance and reliability activities to the manufacturing process of the organization to ensure that maintenance and reliability activities improve the manufacturing process
  • Pillar 2 – Manufacturing Process Reliability
  • 2.1. Understand the applicable processes
  • 2.2. Apply process improvement techniques
  • 2.3. Manage effects of Change to processes and equipment
  • 2.4. Maintain Processes in accordance with applicable standards and regulations
  • Pillar 2 Summary and Metrics


This subject area describes two kinds of activities that apply to the equipment and processes forwhich the maintenance and reliability professional is accountable. First are those activities used to assess the current capabilities of the equipment and processes in terms of their reliability, availability, maintainability, and criticality. Second are the activities used to select and apply the most appropriate maintenance practices, so that the equipment and processes continue to deliver their intended capabilities in the safest and most cost-effective manner
  • Pillar 3 – Equipment Reliability
  • 3.1. Reliability expectations
  • 3.2. Asset Health Tracking (Evaluate equipment reliability and identify improvement opportunities)
  • 3.3. Establish a strategic plan to assure reliability of existing equipment
  • 3.4. Establish a strategic plan to assure reliability of new equipment (Design for Reliability)
  • 3.5. Cost-justify selected plans for implementation
  • 3.6. Implement selected plans to assure equipment reliability
  • 3.7. Review reliability of equipment and adjust reliability strategy
  • Pillar 3 Summary and Metrics


This subject area includes processes for assuring that the maintenance and reliability staff is the most qualified and best assigned to achieve the maintenance and reliability organization goals.
  • Pillar 4 – Organization & Leadership
  • 4.1 Determine organizational requirements
  • 4.2 Analyze organizational capability
  • 4.3 Develop the organization structure
  • 4.4 Develop personnel
  • 4.5 Lead and manage people
  • Pillar 4 Summary and Metrics


This module focuses on the skills used to Establish Maintenance & Reliability Culture to get the maintenance and reliability work done. It includes planning and scheduling activities, quality assurance of maintenance activities, stores, and inventory management.
  • 5.1 Identify, validate, and approve work
  • 5.2 Prioritize work
  • 5.3 Plan Work
  • 5.4 Scheduling
  • 5.5 Work Execution
  • 5.6 Document work (Closing Work Orders)
  • 5.7 Analysis and Follow up
  • 5.8 Measure work management performance
  • 5.9 Plan and execute projects
  • 5.10 Use information technologies effectively
  • 5.11 Manage resources and materials
  • Pillar 5 Summary and Metrics
  • Separate Session: CMRP Certification Exam Question and Answer Examples