Reliability Excellence for Managers


Advance your career and improve your organization’s performance by leading a transformational change around reliability and asset management. Build a business case, learn the impacts of leadership and culture on an initiative, and build a plan to strengthen and stabilize the improvements. Consider sitting for the CMRP exam following Session Three.


For a detailed description of the program and what is included in each section, download the RxM Brochure here.

To improve the performance of any operation, you have to build a culture that enables the people, processes, and technology to achieve great results. We call this “smart culture.”

Organizations that recognize the value of a smart culture are seeking leaders to help them achieve it. Reliability Excellence for Managers (RxM) prepares you to be that leader. Create a “smart culture” that enables your people, processes, and technology improvements towards excellence.

Many Fortune 500 companies have adopted LCE’s Reliability Excellence approach for reliability and asset management. Over the past decade, thousands of people from hundreds of organizations have completed RxM.

By creating a smart culture of reliability you can:

  • Increase equipment availability
  • Stabilize processes
  • Reduce waste
  • Improve overall equipment effectiveness (OEE)
  • Lower maintenance cost
  • Reduce spare parts inventory


The RxM Experience
RxM will prepare you with strategies and tools to achieve these attributes through:

  • Detailed implementation guide that includes change management tools, sponsor attributes, coaching strategies, and metrics
  • Reliability process maps and tools
  • Responsibility charts and job descriptions
  • eLearning and an online repository of institutional knowledge
  • Through three 3-day classroom sessions and practical application over nine months

RxM offers the opportunity to interact with your peers and an Rx facilitator/coach as you share knowledge, discuss obstacles, and seek feedback on your reliability journey.

You will build a business case for Reliability Excellence. You will learn how leadership and culture impact a change initiative, and how to become a change agent to help keep your organization reliable, agile, and competitive. You will discover the business processes associated with world-class performance and build a plan to strengthen and stabilize the change for reliability. Between sessions you will transform classroom concepts into business results by completing on-the-job application assignments.


RxM Content and LCEsmartr Playbook
RxM’s content is aligned with industry standards and governance, including ISO 55000, GFMAM Asset Management Landscape, and the SMRP Body of Knowledge.

RxM includes an Educational license to LCEsmartr Playbook, LCE’s online reliability and maintenance system. Throughout the course, the playbook’s Implementation Guide tools and resources will be used to apply a proven process for achieving a smart culture.

For a self-paced tour of the Playbook, Click Here

RxM is designed and developed by a team of respected thought leaders and authors in reliability and maintenance. The development team members hold the most highly recognized credentials in reliability, maintenance, learning, and project management. Credentials include CMRP, CRL, CRE, CPIM, IAM, PMP, and CPLP.


When You Complete RxM
Participants receive a certificate of completion. Many past RxM participants have also achieved their Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP) certification by sitting for the exam following completion of RxM.


Download and Share the Course Brochure Here:

Reliability Excellence for Managers Brochure

Additional information

Additional Information

Each course includes a comprehensive active learning manual, morning and afternoon refreshments, lunch, and the use of a fully equipped e-business center. Class hours are 8:30am to 4:30pm Tuesday through Thursday. Virtual course hours run from 11am-5pm EST. All students completing a class at the Life Cycle Institute will receive a certificate of completion awarding 8.4 CEUs.

Your training needs are unique. Unique needs may require on-site training, tailored for your environment, at a time convenient for you. For more information please contact the Life Cycle Institute Team at

Course Locations

Life Cycle Institute – Charleston
4360 Corporate Road
Charleston, SC 29405
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The Ohio State University College of Engineering
356A Bevis Hall
1080 Carmack Road
Columbus, OH 43210
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Clemson University
Center for Corporate Learning
One N. Main Street
Greenville, SC 29601
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The University of Kansas
Edwards Campus
Regnier Hall, 12610 Quivira Road
Overland Park, KS 66213
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Washington State University – Everett
915 N. Broadway
Everett, WA 98201
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Student Feedback

The facilitator's wealth of practical experience reinforced many concepts that are inherently difficult to visualize. Kudos to the facilitator! He is an excellent trainer! Brian Buzard, Maintenance Excellence Manager, Central Arizona Project The Reliability Excellence for Managers course was very stimulating. In fact, it is the best course I've ever attended! The course materials were excellent and the facilitator was well prepared. He used outstanding instructional techniques and is truly a subject matter expert. Tim Osborne, Maintenance/Reliability Planner, Rhodia, Inc. The materials were excellent with great flow and great worksheets that allowed students to understand the principles and philosophy. The facilitator really pulled it all together. He is very knowledgeable about the big picture and presents it in a clear, concise and easy to follow way. David Thompson, Engineering and Maintenance Manager, Alcoa Mt. Holly The fourth session of Life Cycle Institute's RxM course brought everything together for me. I am now able to visualize our Reliability Excellence journey. JIvan Begovic, Swagelok

Course Brochure

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