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Industrial Maintenance: Maintenance Management

Lifelong learning course. Face-to-face.


UPC School
This lifelong learning course is also part of the training track for the postgraduate course Maintenance of Equipment and Installations.
Shortly we will publish updated information about the new edition of this programme.


  • To provide maintenance technicians with comprehensive knowledge in industrial installations and techniques to be able to avoid breakdowns using proper testing and diagnostics.
  • To offer the means and knowledge needed to resolve breakdowns quickly and safely.



Industrial Maintenance: Maintenance Management
5 ECTS. 54 teaching hours.
  • Defining maintenance.
  • Maintenance methods.
  • Preventative, predictive and corrective maintenance.
  • Reliability, maintenance and availability of equipment and installations.
  • The influence of design on maintenance costs.
  • Improvement processes. Resolving problems. Real-life cases.
  • Technical management of maintenance. Efficiency. Real-life cases.
  • Financial management of maintenance. Analytical accounting. Innovation. Real-life cases.
  • Introduction to maintenance management. Maintenance program. Indicators (SLA i kpi's).
  • Dimensioning of equipment. Energy management.
  • A practical view of Computer Assisted Maintenance Management System (CAMMS). Operating project. Storage testing. Consumption.
  • Subcontracted maintenance.
  • Implanting a Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) system. The phases of implementation. The organisational changes involved. The results of effective implementation.
  • Autonomous maintenance.
  • Economic impact of maintenance and other production costs. The commissioning: The recommissioning. Practical examples. Advanced management of work orders.
  • Responsibility in the field of maintenance in its aspects: civil, criminal and administrative.
  • People Management:

          -Configuració d'equips idonis.
-Leading people
-The canvi in ​​the organització.

  • Case study: Influence of maintenance on the results of a multinational.

Management & Faculty

Academic management

  • Alabern Morera, Xavier
    Doctor Ingeniero Industrial por la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Ingeniero Industrial por la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Master en Administración y Dirección de Empresas por ESADE.

Teaching staff

  • Abad Baig, Ferran
  • Alcalá Gómez, Juan Gabriel
    Ingeniero Industrial por la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. En la actualidad trabaja en CELSA, Compañia Española de Laminación, S.L
  • Arqués Patón, Josep Lluis
    Doctor Ingeniero Industrial. Programa de Dirección General en IESE. Ha ocupado el cargo de Director de Tecnología y Gestión, Director de Tecnología y Mantenimiento y Director Técnico en FGC y asesor en Material Rodante y RAMOS en IDOM. Actualmente colabora como Experto Técnico a ENAC (Empresa Nacional de Acreditación) en temas de seguridad y tecnologías ferroviarias.
  • Blasco Chabert, Marc
    Simbioe Facility Management
  • Coduras Martínez, Oscar
    Licenciado en Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales por la Universidad de Barcelona en el año 1979. Doctor en Economía, Empresa y Finanzas por la Universidad Camilo José Cela en el año 2011. Actualmente es Director del Instituto de Formación Directiva de Barcelona (IFD)
  • Coll d'Arnaude, Alejandro
    Responsable de Ingenieria de Laboratoris Esteve
  • Faro Ruiz, David
    Ingeniero Técnico de Telecomunicaciones. Máster en Mantenimiento Industrial y Técnicas de Diagnóstico. Instructor certficado ISO 18436 por el Mobius Institute. Miembro de la Asociación Española del Mantenimiento (AEM) con responsabilidades en el Comité Ejecutivo, área de formación y secretario del Comité de Ingeniería Química y Proceso. Desde 2017 es CEO y Fundador de la compañía IntegraPdM que tiene como objetivo convertirse en una referencia como entidad de formación certificada e integración de técnicas y tecnologías predictivas.
  • Narbona Vicens, Sílvia
    Licenciada en Farmacia. Actualmente es Operating Department Director, rol que incluye la responsabilidad de producción, mantenimiento, calidad, validaciones y cualificaciones de una unidad productiva estratégica de la planta. Acumula una experiencia de más de 20 años en el entorno industrial del sector farmacéutico como responsable de diferentes áreas productivas, de mantenimiento, gestión de proyectos industriales y de excelencia operacional.
  • Ortí i Llop, Josep
    Industrial Technical Engineer at the UPC. GDP for IESE. Chairman of the committee of buildings of the AEM and member of the board of directors of the ACFM. He has accumulated an experience of more than 25 years in the Commissioning and Facility Management sector.
  • Torrell Martínez, Francesca
    Senior Telecommunications Engineer. Master's degree in Production Organisation and Engineering and Industrial plant Manager at (Engiplant). Consultant in Maintenance Management.
  • Trabalón Carricondo, Cristóbal
    Graduate in Industrial Engineering from the UPC. Graduate in Technical Industrial Engineering in Electricity and Mechanics from the UPC. Graduate in Law from the UOC. Arbitrator on the Technical Arbitration Tribunal of Catalonia (TATC). Accredited safety inspector of electrical installations and elevators. Head of legal engineering at TMB. Author of various books on maintenance, engineering and legal construction.

General information 2018-19 EDITION

Next course
October 2019
5 ECTS (54 teaching hours)
Tuesday  18:00 to 21:00Wednesday  18:00 to 21:00Thursday  18:00 to 21:00
Taught at
Campus UPC Terrassa - Edifici CITM
C/ de la Igualtat, 33
Telephone: (34) 93 707 31 32
Lifelong learning diploma issued by the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Issued pursuant to art. 34.1 of Organic Law 4/2007 of 12 April, amending Organic Law 6/2001 of 21 December, concerning Universities. To obtain this degree it is necessary to have an official. Otherwise, the Fundació Politècnica de Catalunya will only award them a a certificate of completion.

In the case of having a foreign degree check here.
Virtual Campus
The students on this Lifelong learning course will have access to the My_Tech_Space virtual campus, an effective work and communication platform for students, lecturers and course directors and coordinators. My_Tech_Space allows students to find background material for their classes, to work in teams, ask their lecturers questions, consult their marks, etc.
Employment service
Students can access job offers in their field of specialisation on the My_Tech_Space virtual campus. Applications made from this site will be treated confidentially. Hundreds of offers appear annually of the UPC School of Professional & Executive Development Employment service .The offers range from formal contracts to work placement agreements.
Registration fee
1.200 €
The registration fee must be paid before the beginning of this Lifelong learning course.
See the section Discounts, loans and financial aid for possibilities of advantageous financing conditions.

Applicants are given the option of making a voluntary €5 contribution when formalising their enrolment. As part of the UPC's 0.7% Campaign, this donation will go towards meeting charitable needs in developing countries.


Language of instruction
Catalan / Spanish

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