Municipal Asset Management Webinar Series
Join us for a 4-part series, as we embark on a journey to unravel the intricacies of infrastructure asset management. Learn about the methods and language of asset management and leave empowered to leverage the benefits of a whole-system approach that incorporates climate change considerations.
Click the links for each session below to register as space is limited! Registration is free.
Audience: Whether you are new to the field and looking to understand the basics, or an experienced practitioner seeking advanced strategies, this series will provide valuable insights, practical tips, and real-world case studies applicable to professionals at all levels of expertise within infrastructure asset management. The content, tools, and templates are designed to support municipalities of all sizes.
Session 1: Asset Hierarchy & Data Gaps (January 18, 2024)
What data do you need? How does it need to be organized? Once it has been gathered, what can it do, and how can the gaps be filled to enhance decision-making? Join us in discussing asset data and how to optimize your asset hierarchies for improved operational efficiency. Leave equipped with actionable strategies to identify and address data gaps and leverage data to inform decision-making that fosters a more resilient and sustainable approach to infrastructure management.
Tip sheet: Session 1 – Asset Hierarchy & Data Gaps
Session 2: Levels of Service (January 25, 2024)
Unlock enhanced strategic planning by joining us to explore levels of service and related industry best practices. This session will help enable participants to implement effective strategies that enhance the overall performance and reliability of their infrastructure assets while meeting desired levels of service, facilitating a deeper understanding of the needs – and commitments – we make to our communities around sustainable service delivery.
Tip sheet: Session 2 – Levels of Service
Overview: Session 2 – Levels of Service
Session 3: Risk Assessment (February 1, 2024)
Risk is the effect of uncertainty on your objectives – and risk management is the response to that uncertainty. Join us as we explore strategies to identify, evaluate and mitigate the evolving risks faced by our infrastructure assets. Learn the language and the methodologies of risk management and leverage the powerful communication too, that a comprehensive risk management system can be, for communicating your infrastructure needs and prioritizing your decisions.
Tip sheet: Session 3 – Risk Assessment
Overview: Session 3 – Asset Risk Management
Session 4: Financial Strategy/Lifecycle Costing (February 8, 2024)
The implications of our asset decisions are long lasting. The goal of this webinar is to equip participants with the knowledge and tools to develop effective financial strategies for sustainable service delivery throughout their infrastructure assets’ lifecycle. By delving into lifecycle costing methodologies and financial planning techniques, participants will be empowered to make informed decisions that optimize budget, funding, and resource allocation for long-term infrastructure sustainability.
Toolkit: Session 4 – Financial Model Template
Overview: Session 4 – Financial Strategy
Delivery partners: For the past five years AMO, as part of its administration of the CCBF, has engaged AMONTario in its delivery of asset management training to municipal staff across Ontario. This webinar series will share the tools and templates, lessons learned and best practices from industry experts, trainers, and municipalities who have participated in the past training sessions.
This initiative is offered through the Municipal Asset Management Program, which is delivered by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and funded by the Government of Canada.