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2016 SMRP Body of Knowledge webinar series featuring Ramesh Gulati


Toronto – The SMRP Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Shared Interest Group (SIG) is launching its 2016 Body of Knowledge (BoK) webinar series later this month. The series will cover topics in the industry as they relate to the six pillars of the SMRP BoK. Each webinar will be hosted by Ramesh Gulati, CMRP, CMT, CAMA, who brings over 50 years in the maintenance and reliability profession as an expert in asset management. The first webinar will be held on April 20 at 1 p.m. EDT, and will run every month through October 2016.

Visit the SIG webpage for details.

April 20, 2016 at 1:00 pm Eastern – Pillar #1 Business & Management REGISTER HERE

This presentation describes the 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. 

May 18, 2016 at 1:00 pm Eastern – Pillar #2 Manufacturing Process Reliability – REGISTER HERE

This presentation relates maintenance and reliability activities to the manufacturing or production processes of the organization to ensure that maintenance and reliability activities improve the manufacturing or production process. 

June 15, 2016 at 1:00 pm Eastern – Pillar #3 Equipment Reliability – REGISTER HERE

This presentation describes two kinds of activities that apply to the equipment and processes for which 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. 

July 13, 2016 at 1:00 pm Eastern – Pillar #4 Organization & Leadership – REGISTER HERE

This presentation describes the processes for assuring that the maintenance and reliability staff is the most qualified and best assigned to achieve the maintenance and reliability organization goals.

September 14, 2016 at 1:00 pm Eastern – Pillar #5 Work Management  – REGISTER HERE

This presentation focuses on the skills used to get the maintenance and reliability work done. It includes planning and scheduling activities, quality assurance of maintenance activities, stores and inventory management. 

October 5, 2016 at 1:00 pm Eastern – Recap Session – REGISTER HERE

This presentation will provide a recap of all five pillars in SMRP’s Body of Knowledge. 

About the Presenter

Ramesh Gulati, CMRP, CMRT, CAMA, CRL, CRE, has over 50 years in the maintenance and reliability profession. Gulati is an expert in asset management, process improvement and change management, and he was awarded CMRP of the Year in 2014. Gulati is currently the Asset Management & Reliability Planning Manager at Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC). He supports in the development of effective maintenance plans and in implementing long-term reliability improvement initiatives for DoD’s $10B R&D facility.

Visit the SIG webpage for details.