The Manager’s Toolbox Series consists of six core subject areas required to succeed in industry operations and maintenance from a managerial perspective: Green Sustainability, Maintenance Management, Organization-Based Maintenance Systems, Personal Effectiveness, Quality and Process Improvement, and Workforce Training. This series consists of 36 modules, ranging from 15 to 30 minutes in length.


Green Sustainability

The Green Sustainability subject area focuses on the information necessary for green building as well as the environmental and cost benefits.


Maintenance Management

The Maintenance Management subject area gives an overview of maintenance as well as focusing on parts maintenance, maintenance programs and preventative maintenance.


Organization-Based Maintenance

The Organization-Based Maintenance subject area focuses on the importance of maintenance through all areas of industry, including physical assets, employee education regarding maintenance, and workplace environments.


Personal Effectiveness

The Personal Effectiveness subject area focuses on the skills necessary for optimal employee performance, including coaching, delegation, communication, group decision making, project management and finance.


Quality Process and Improvement

The Quality Process and Improvement subject area focuses specifically on all phases of the six sigma process improvement project. It also covers company strategies for success, quality management, statistical process controls and the lean manufacturing process.


Workforce Training

The Workforce Training subject area focuses on creating an effective workplace through training. It covers various training methods as well as the ADDIE model.