Construction Equipment's
Executive Institute

May 15-17, 2018 | Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O’Hare

Presented by Mike Vorster and CEMP (Construction Equipment Management Program)
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Two days of in-depth, dynamic presentations on how to successfully navigate the financial challenges of modern equipment management. Strategies that you can implement immediately. Good food. Cocktails. Networking. Smart ideas.

A Personal Invitation from Mike Vorster

On the Docket

  • Owning and Operating Costs
  • Equipment Cost Management
  • Measuring Reliability
  • The Importance of Utilization
  • Balancing Fleet Average Age, Equipment and the Financials
  • Strategic Maintenance Issues

Fee: $1,999

Fee includes tuition, materials, and meals. Lodging is separate. Please contact the hotel directly to make room arrangements.

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Below in yellow are materials from to be reviewed before the sessions. You can either read the articles or watch the corresponding videos.

Tuesday, May 15

1 pm - 2:30 pm

How do you organize the company to manage its equipment assets?

Please review: (Nov 2015 | Feb 2016) or (G/1 video | O/1 video)

3 pm - 4:30 pm
Owning and Operating costs

How do you define them? How do you use the similarities and differences to manage cost?

Please review: (Sep 2017) or (E/1 video)

6 pm - 9 pm
Dinner and round table discussion

Wednesday, May 16

7 am - 8 am
8 am - 10 am
The rate and cost management

How do you use your knowledge of cost to analyze variances in the equipment account?

Please review: (Jun 2016 | Oct 2016) or (O/2 video | E/2 video)

10:30 am - 12 noon
Economic life, tools and techniques

How do owning and operating costs combine in the economic life calculation?

Please review: May 2016 | May 2017

12 noon - 1 pm
1 pm - 2:30 pm
Managing life

How do you measure age and manage the average age of the fleet? Plan your Capex.

Please review: Jan 2017 | June 2017

3 pm - 4:30 pm
Strategic maintenance issues

Inspection and prevention is the first line of defense. How do you ensure it is done right?

Please review: (Mar 2015 | Jun 2015) or (M/2 video)

6 pm - 9 pm
Dinner and round table discussion

Thursday, May 17

7 am - 8 am
8 am - 9:30 am
Equipment and the financials

Understand the financials: how are they impacted by equipment transactions?

9:45 - 10:45 noon
Operational metrics

What operational metrics do you use to measure performance?

Please review: (Feb 2017 | Oct 2017) or (M/1 video)

11 am - 12 noon
Implementing the fundamentals

So, how are we going to implement the material we have covered? What are the basics?

Please review: Feb 2016

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