Course: Maintenance Management

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Course title Maintenance Management
Course code KPE/MUP
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Šírová Eva, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Lectures (topics): 1. Maintenance management and organisation. 2. Economy and maintenance performance evaluation. 3. Quality management in maintenance. 4. Occupational safety and health (OPH) in maintenance. 5. Operational reliability of machines and equipment. 6. Risk management in maintenance. 7. Technical diagnostics. 8. Machinery maintenance. 9. Computer support for maintenance management. 10. Asset management. 11. An excursion to a maintenance department in a selected manufacturing enterprise. 12. Lecture by an expert. Seminars (topics): Solving model situations and case studies, practical training and feedback.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Seminár, E-learning, Students' portfolio
  • Contacts hours - 56 hours per semester
  • Preparation for exam - 40 hours per semester
  • Semestral paper - 20 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report) - 5 hours per semester
  • Home preparation for classes - 30 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The subject describes maintenance as an interdisciplinary process in which technical, technological, managerial, economic, and administrative activities are combined. Students will get acquainted with the issues of company maintenance (strategies, management, working with people, technical information, norms, legal measures, equipment, external capacities, financial resources, software, etc.). Maintenance management will be introduced as an important process for increasing competitiveness and excellence in asset management.


Assessment methods and criteria
Written exam, Oral presentation of self-study

Credit: active attendance at seminars, presentation of a seminar work. Exam: Written exam
Recommended literature
  • časopis Úspěch - Produktivita a inovace v souvislostech.
  • ČSN EN 13306: Údržba - terminologie údržby.. Praha: Úřad pro technickou normalizaci, metrologii a státní zkušebnictví, 2011.
  • GRENČÍK, J. Manažérstvo údržby: Synergia teórie a praxe.. Košice: Beki design, 2013. ISBN 978-80-8952-203-3.
  • LEGÁT, V. Management a inženýrství údržby.. Praha: Professional Publishing, 2013. ISBN 978-80-7431-119-2.
  • TOMEK, G. a V. VÁVROVÁ. Integrované řízení výroby.. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2014. ISBN 978-80-247-4486-5.

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