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MM009 - Module 8: Capstone Course


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(Apr 25, 2018 to Jun 27, 2018) 4:30 PM-7:30 PM Wednesday - LIVE ONLINE and MOODLE; (Mountain Time Zone)

Delivery Method

NLC Live Online



Tuition (GST exempt): $895.00
Total Cost: $895.00


William (Bill) Thrasher

William (Bill) Thrasher is a Certified Engineering Technician registered with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists and a Maintenance Management Professional registered with the Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada (PEMAC). Bill is Past Vice President of PEMAC, and past Director on the MMP Education and Development Committee. Bill has been instructing the PEMAC Maintenance Management Professional certificate program at numerous community colleges throughout Canada for over 15 years. In 2014 Bill was awarded a PEMAC Life Time Membership Award in recognition of his outstanding service to the association and its members. Bill has over 35 years' experience in the maintenance and engineering fields in having held positions in quality control, design engineering, project management and for 15 years as Manager of Maintenance and Facility Services at Patheon Inc. Whitby Operations; a contract pharmaceutical manufacturer.

Available Anywhere: Apr 25, 2018 - Jun 27, 2018

Through the application of the key learning elements from the previous 7 MMP modules participants apply the principles, latest concepts and techniques to a final project. Working in small groups or teams, participants will select a project that will audit, assess and improve their current maintenance departments or develop a new maintenance strategy for their company or resolve a significant maintenance issue within their departments. There is also the option of developing a "Greenfield" maintenance strategy and program upon approval from the instructor.

Sessions are delivered LIVE ONLINE via internet conferencing - distance learning. Ten, 3 hour weekly evening sessions with a final presentation of project.

This course is approved for:

The "Achievement in Business Competencies" (Blue Seal) program through the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Department. For more information on the Blue Seal Program go to:

1.6 Continuing Education Unit Credits for Alberta Environment Water and Wastewater Operator Certification Program. For more information on the Certification Program including approved CEUs go to:

PEMAC is recognized by the Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals (SMRP) as an approved provider of continuing education and training aligned with key subject areas related to reliability and physical asset management.
Books Required
Students to use Textbooks from Modules 1 to 7

Workbook: MMP Module 8: Capstone Courseware, Version 10.00 (pdf available for student printing/reference in Moodle)

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Training on your terms and your schedule. We can offer any course to your workplace or community. Phone 780.849.8623 and talk with us about your training needs or email:


MUST HAVE: Modules 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7

Withdrawals and Refunds

 An administrative fee of $50 will be charged for all cancelled or transferred registrations.  There are no refunds for materials/shipping.  Less than 7 days before the module starts, a partial refund of 75% of the tuition fee is granted if the withdrawal of the registration is received: Module 1 - immediately after the 1st class. No refunds given after 1st class. Modules 2-8 - immediately after the 2nd class. No refunds given after 2nd class.


Northern Lakes College reserves the right to re-schedule or cancel a course that lacks sufficient registrations to provide a satisfactory learning atmosphere. In this event your registration fee will be refunded in full or applied to the re-scheduled course.

Fee payment

Fees are due at the time of registration. Northern Lakes College accepts cash, cheque, money order, debit, VISA, MasterCard, American Express. Invoicing to a company requires a Purchase Order (PO).


This course is delivered LIVE Online using Blackboard Collaborate for classes and using Moodle for student assignments, resources, quizzes/exams and more.

To learn more about Blackboard Collaborate and to experience using Blackboard Collaborate check out this guide:

To learn more about Moodle and to experience using Moodle check out this guide:

What you need:
• High speed internet
• Computer, laptop, tablet
• Speakers & microphone, preferably a headset. If you don't have a microphone you can still use the chat function to ask questions/make comments.
More information about NLC LIVE Online:
• All NLC LIVE Online Courses are on Mountain Time Zone (Canada).
• Most courses are recorded and the recordings are made available to participants after the course
• Course attendance verification or course certification is only granted for those who participate as individuals LIVE Online. If you take a course with a group OR you miss the class and view the recording, attendance verification and/or certification will not be granted (MMP modules are an exception for recordings, contact Continuing Education & Corporate Training for more information.)