Life Cycle Institute Introduces MRO Storeroom Management Online Training and Toolkit

CHARLESTON, SC – July 9, 2019Life Cycle Engineering (LCE) announced the launch of eMRO, an MRO Storeroom Management eLearning course and toolkit, through its education entity, Life Cycle Institute.

Implementing MRO Storeroom Management best practices is one of the fastest ways for asset-intensive plants and facilities to improve operating performance. Having the right replacement parts and supplies available in the right place at the right time reduces the risk of downtime and excessive material costs. 

eMRO combines MRO standards and decades of best-practice benchmarking into a performance-driven, self-paced online solution to manage storerooms in a way that meets the needs of operations, optimizes inventory and reduces carrying costs.

This toolkit of best practices for storeroom and inventory management includes more than 40 templates and job aids like an MRO program assessment and maturity model, storeroom improvement roadmap, ABC classification guidelines, inventory cycle count procedure, critical spares decision-making criteria, team charter example, score card example, metrics list, case studies, action plans and 15 process overviews that span the buy, store, use and dispose phases from new item set-up, to storeroom receiving, to inventory stocking and obsolete inventory identification.

eMRO eLearning was designed by certified learning professionals who are also maintenance and reliability professionals (CMRP, CRL), and developed by a team of eLearning specialists using eLearning cutting-edge best practices and approaches. Like its eLearning predecessors, eMPS and eRCM, this course makes it easy for organizations to:

  • Reach geographically dispersed teams
  • Offer just-in-time and rapid onboarding training
  • Achieve a consistent, enterprise-wide work management vocabulary and knowledge baseline

“Managing a storeroom is a balancing act. Storeroom managers must have the materials available to support reliability and availability while minimizing inventory investment,” said Bill Wilder, Life Cycle Institute Director. “This eLearning course is so much more than online slides and lectures – it’s an expertly designed toolkit that will help people learn and apply the skills they need to ensure the right parts are in the right place at the right time.”

About Life Cycle Institute

The Life Cycle Institute helps individuals and organizations learn and adapt to their changing environment by building knowledge, skills talent and engagement. The Institute’s team of learning, leadership and change management professionals integrates the art and science of learning and change to change behavior to produce desired results.

As the first U. S. Authorized Training Provider for Prosci, the world leader in change management best practices and research, the Institute combines LCE's wealth of thought leadership experience and process improvement expertise with one of the most widely used approaches for managing the people side of change. The Institute applies adult learning methods that minimize lecture and emphasize hands-on learning. Classes are led by facilitators who actively practice what they teach. The methodologies taught within the various course curricula are practical applications with proven track records – proven through actual activities carried out regularly by LCE professionals.

About Life Cycle Engineering

Life Cycle Engineering provides consulting, engineering, information technology and education solutions that deliver lasting results for private industry, the Department of Defense and other government organizations. The quality, expertise and dedication of our employees enable Life Cycle Engineering to serve as a trusted resource that helps people and organizations to achieve their full potential. Founded in 1976, LCE is headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina with offices across North America and experience around the globe.

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