3 Courses Required

This prestigious diploma program will provide you with hands-on, practical, cutting-edge maintenance and reliability management education in a unique three-module format.

  • Three comprehensive one-week modules leading to a diploma in Maintenance and Reliability Management
  • Choose between classes offered on the East Coast (Raleigh, NC) and on the West Coast (San Diego, CA)
  • Continue to develop your professional career at NC State University
  • Join hundreds of satisfied graduates from similar programs at NC State University
  • One of the few programs of its kind in the United States
  • Designed for working professionals
  • Can be completed in less than two years

Note: The weekly sessions do not have to be taken in sequence, but you must complete all the requirements within a three-year period starting from the first module you take. You will receive your diploma upon successful completion of three, one-week modules on maintenance, reliability, and engineering management.

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Graduates from the MRM II September 2019 class in Raleigh, NC



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NC State University, in partnership with Marshall Institute, offers you a three-week diploma program that will develop your maintenance and reliability knowledge and sharpen your leadership skills for today's increasingly competitive global marketplace. This program will expose you to real-world examples and will provide you with practical knowledge and skills applicable in your plant or facility. Earning this diploma will represent solid evidence of your successful completion of the course requirements and will illustrate your dedication to becoming more knowledgeable in the field of maintenance and reliability management.

To successfully graduate, each student must complete homework assignments for their second and third modules. Homework is not required for your first module. Students must also pass all three module exams, which will be administered at the end of each module. After successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a diploma from Marshall Institute and the Office of Professional Development at North Carolina State University. In addition, at the end of the final week, you will receive an opportunity to sit for the Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professional's certification (CMRP). NC State and Marshall Institute's training are not affiliated with the Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals or the CMRP exam.

Why You Should Attend

Today's modern process and manufacturing industries are complex and asset intensive, requiring them to be maintained in a manner that maximizes uptime while minimizing operational costs. In addition, plants and facilities must be maintained so that process safety and asset integrity are not compromised. Well trained maintenance and reliability professionals are needed to accomplish these objectives.

What Makes This Program Unique

  • Taught in a university environment dedicated to the continuing development of working professionals
  • Delivered by experienced maintenance and reliability professionals from Marshall Institute
  • Flexible course designed for the working professional

Who Should Attend

  • Operations vice presidents, managers
  • Production vice presidents, supervisors
  • Engineering vice presidents
  • Maintenance directors, managers, supervisors, engineers, superintendents, personnel
  • Reliability managers, engineers
  • Manufacturing managers
  • Storeroom managers
  • Continuous improvement managers
  • TPM coordinators
  • Plant engineers

Attend and You Will Receive

In addition to the diploma awarded for completion of the three-course module requirements, individuals satisfactorily completing each module will be eligible for four (4) CEUs. Professional Engineers are eligible to earn 40 PDHs.

Attend and You Will Learn

  • A comprehensive maintenance and reliability framework
  • Key elements of a world-class maintenance and reliability program
  • What it takes to become world-class
  • Fundamentals of change management
  • Implementation strategies
  • Developing a business strategy
  • Leadership principles for managers in operations, maintenance and engineering
  • Budgeting fundamentals
  • Integration of the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) and the work processes
  • Work preparation and planning
  • Scheduling maintenance activities
  • Long-, mid- and short-term schedules
  • Tools for identifying waste in work processes
  • Equipment criticality analysis and work prioritization
  • Measuring
  • The concept of risk as it relates to maintenance and reliability
  • Risk and reliability strategies for your plant or facility
  • Condition monitoring tools for complex machinery
  • Condition-based maintenance techniques
  • Maintenance strategy optimization techniques
  • Design for reliability and early equipment management concepts
  • Reliability statistics for managers

Take a look at our online brochure.

To register via mail or fax, please download the registration form.

Additional Information

Life after graduation - what's next?

After graduating you are invited to participate in the annual MRM Summit, a gathering of MRM graduates with the goals of advancing education, sharing best practices, solving real-world problems, and building a strong professional community.