Three LCE Experts to Address Change Management Topics at SMRP Conference

Speaker HeadshotsCHARLESTON, SC - September 24, 2013 - Three of Life Cycle Engineering's subject matter experts will share their expertise at the Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals’ (SMRP) annual conference.  

Bill Wilder, Director of the Life Cycle Institute, and Ron Leonard, Principal for Life Cycle Engineering, will present a pre-conference workshop entitled, “Changing Behavior to Produce Results: How to Mobilize and Motivate the People". In this workshop participants will create artifacts for a real-life change. They will participate in table group exercises, role plays and active listening exercises and will receive practical advice and tools for executing change management activities. The half-day workshop will take place on Monday, October 14th from 1pm-5pm.  

Bruce Wesner, Managing Principal for Life Cycle Engineering, will also present a session at the conference, “Solutions for Higher Turnover and the New Workforce". Wesner’s presentation will help managers address solutions to standardize operating procedures and maintenance processes. It will include change management strategies for transferring knowledge and data in order to create an operating culture better designed to thrive during higher turnover. The session will take place on Tuesday, October 15th from 2:45-3:45pm.

SMRP’s annual conference is a premier maintenance and reliability event in North America. The three-day conference includes renowned keynote speakers, 19 workshops, 50+ track sessions, and six plant tours.

The conference will take place October 14th-16th in Indianapolis, IN. Life Cycle Engineering will have a presence in the exhibit hall at Booth #704.


About Life Cycle Engineering

Life Cycle Engineering (LCE) provides consulting, engineering, applied 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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About the Reliability Consulting Group

LCE’s Reliability Consulting Group (RCG) provides consulting, services and education. Our team specializes in providing client-specific solutions that help organizations improve their operating performance. RCG’s 30 years of field experience has contributed greatly to the evolution of Reliability Excellence (Rx). Our Powered by Rx® approach creates reliability-centric standard practices for business processes, operational and maintenance work execution, asset reliability and organizational effectiveness. Our “diagnose before prescribing” philosophy results in providing optimal solutions to our clients’ needs, including holistic transformations based upon our Reliability Excellence Model, targeted reliability and asset management services necessary to resolve specific tactical issues that are limiting performance, and change management services vital to the success and sustainability of most initiatives. 

About the 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.
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