MRO Magazine

PEMAC, U of Sask host MMP info session in Saskatoon on Jan. 20


December 9, 2010
By PEM Magazine

PEMAC and the University of Saskatchewan invite maintenance professionals and asset managers to a meeting in Saskatoon on Jan. 20, 2011, to introduce the MMP (Maintenance Management Professional) education and certification program program for delivery through the Centre of Continuing and Distance Education.

PEMAC (Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada) president Brian Malloch and MMP program manager Cindy Snedden will lead the presentation.

This information session will provide an overview of the program and the eight modules required for certificate completion. The program, developed by PEMAC is currently delivered across Canada through many post-secondary institutes. The CCDE would like to partner with PEMAC to make this training available in Saskatchewan. Feedback from the information session will be used to gauge the interest and feasibility of the MMP certification being delivered in Saskatchewan by the University of Saskatchewan.

WHEN: Jan. 20, 2011
TIME: 8:00 to10:30 a.m. (includes breakfast)
LOCATION: South Dining Room, Park Town Hotel, Saskatoon


RSVP by Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011, to Jill Turner, program manager, at 306 966-1382 or by email at

PEMAC’s MMP program consists of eight modules and requires a 675 to 900-hour participant commitment. For program details, visit under MMP and then select "Course Training Standard." PEMAC is a national association providing global leadership in world class maintenance, reliability and physical asset management practices.

The MMP program is designed specifically for:

  • Personnel responsible for maintaining the physical assets of their businesses,
  • Personnel responsible for ensuring effective capacity, reliability, economic life cycle, safety and environmental compliancy,
  • Participants aspiring to maintenance and reliability management and supervisory positions,
  • Participants employed in maintenance management position requiring formal training, accreditation, professional and national recognition, and
  • Participants requiring focused training in a particular MPP module.