An Interactive 5-Day Training Course

Root Cause Analysis Solving Problems by Eliminating Causes

Root Cause Analysis Solving Problems by Eliminating Causes

Course Overview

This Root Cause Analysis training course will enable delegates to remain abreast of the latest researched trends, techniques and strategies to improve the condition and performance of their operational process. This hands-on intervention will equip you with the necessary basic knowledge and skills to optimize the function, daily running, and maintenance of the five main aspects of the process.

Delegates will be exposed to and learn the core competencies required for successful problem solving and solution implementation of an effective operations process against the background of the current global economic downturn. They will complete several in-course assignments, which will enhance their problem solving skills and which will serve as an action plan for improvement. Setting the correct priorities and doing the right thing, makes all the difference to your performance.

This training course will highlight:

  • Terminologies - 112 Tools and Techniques for RCFA
  • A modern holistic approach to understanding the operational process
  • Process Maturity Indexing, Planning and Protocols
  • Exact performance measurement and performance management modeling
  • More than one hundred “Human Factors” as a Source of Error

Training Objectives

By the end of this training course, participants will: 

  • Gain a broad understanding and appreciation of the core functional aspects of how to perform an effective Root Cause and Failure Analysis
  • Be able to review the six standard maintenance improvement tactics and their selection technique to ensure reliable process plant & equipment
  • Learn how to develop a comprehensive operational process resource and support system analysis
  • Understand the principles of an operational audit, develop your own process standard
  • Gain insight and understanding into the unique leadership and motivation principles required for technical process operation and management

Training Methodology

The training course methodology is interactive with group exercises and is suitable for all employees involved in maintenance and operations management. The pace and level of the program is customized to the understanding of the delegates. Ongoing back-up and support is available after the program on request to the supplier, and the program is also available for in-house presentation as well as for “Competency Transfer” via a site license.

Who should Attend?

This training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Engineering and Technical Managers and Supervisors from any industry
  • Maintenance Planners and Coordinators
  • Operations and Manufacturing Managers and Supervisors
  • Foremen and Team leaders
  • Plant Engineers and Process System Managers
  • Section Engineers and Planners


Training Outline

: RCA vs RCFA – Review of Principles
  • Problem identification and definition of problems
  • Defining your Operational Process
  • Terminologies in current use: Integration, Agility, Deviation from Standard
  • What is World Class Operations?
  • Three knowledge types
  • 20 Baseline aspects to consider with RCA as Prime Causes
  • Generic Performance Measurement Model of a complex issue – 6 levels
  • Single Task performance measurement
  • The 10 point Planning Standard and the role of the Planning Department
  • On successful completion of this training course, GLOMACS Certificate will be awarded to the delegates
  • Continuing Professional Education credits (CPE) : In accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsor, one CPE credit is granted per 50 minutes of attendance

GLOMACS is registered with NASBA as a sponsor of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. NASBA have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

All Training Seminars delivered by GLOMACS by default are eligible for CPE Credit.

Providers and Associations

Oxford Management Centre
Oxford Management Centre

A GLOMACS - Oxford Management Centre collaboration aimed at providing the best training services and benefits to our valued clients.


Our collaboration with Petroknowledge aims to provide the best training services and benefits for our valued clients

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