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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

Teaching staff

  • Abad Baig, Fernando
  • 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 actualmente es asesor en Material Rodante y RAMS en IDOM.
  • Blasco Chabert, Marc
    Simbioe Facility Management
  • Cabaco Caballé, Ismael
    Licenciado en Máquinas Marinas por la UPC de Barcelona 1997. Oficial de Máquinas de segunda de la Marina Mercante Española por el Ministerio de Fomento 1997. Maquinista Naval en la Campañía Trasmediterránea hasta 1999. Responsable del departamento de servicios especializados en lubricación industrial en Lubritec, S.A. desde 1999. Técnico en Análisis de Peligros y Puntos Críticos de Control en la Industria Alimentaria HACCP otorgado por The Royal Institute of Public Health And Higiene en 2001. Diplomado en Lubricación de Clase Mundial Nivel 1 por Noria Corporation en 2009.
  • Coduras Martínez, Oscar
    Institut de Formació Directiva, S.C.P
  • Coll d'Arnaude, Alejandro
    Responsable de Ingenieria de Laboratoris Esteve
  • Faro Ruiz, David
    Asesor Manteniment
  • Narbona Vicens, Sílvia
    Responsable de Proyectos de Laboratoris Esteve
  • Ortí i Llop, Josep
  • 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
    Ingeniero Industrial y licenciado en Derecho. Experto en Derecho Industrial. Autor de diversas publicaciones de ingeniería legal.

General information 2017-18 EDITION

Next course
October 2018
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 or recognized university degree equivalent to a bachelor's degree or diploma. 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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