Ensure STO Success through a disciplined approach
STOs are events that demand exceptional planning and execution. Well executed STOs offer organizations a competitive advantage, whereas poorly executed STOs can cost millions in lost revenue. Implementing KT STO gives your organization a proven and rigorous method for optimizing your shutdown performance.
- Improved safety performance
- Improved efficiency of contract resources
- On time start ups
- > 300% Improvement in production restart rates
- Increased work package/activity completion rates
- Broader organization understanding and engagement
- Collaboration improvement within the shutdown team
- Improved control resulting in increased learning for future STOs
This workshop works you through all phases of a shut, including definition, planning, implementation and restart. It will cover the acclaimed KT methods and skills that are essential to enhance and support your shutdown team while ensuring workforce safety. Clients that utilize KT STO achieve significant and sustainable improvements in shut outcomes, including a major boost in team morale.
Communication channels are established, objectives and boundaries for all activities are defined, the scope of the project is outlined including both decommissioning and restart activities, and initial resource planning is completed. This is the first opportunity to establish the broad reach of this event and ensure appropriate stakeholder involvement.
At the core of all successful shuts is precise understanding of tasks, accountability and timeline. At this phase, balanced metrics are developed and current business processes are aligned to support the STO.
The controlled process of instituting work packages includes communication, issue resolution, risk management, and finally return to operational status. Systems are put in place to carefully track progress and costs, ensuring all work is completed within specification, within timeline and on budget.
KT STO methodology is consistent with KT Project Management, which is supportive of the PMI®'s PMBOK® Guide.
Participants receive work to be completed prior to the work session helping to identify meaningful application topics to focus on during the workshop.
During the Workshop
During this three day work session, over 45 percent of the workshop concentrates on case studies and actual job applications. Participants receive individual attention to ensure mastery of key problem solving and decision making skills. Time is set aside for individual questions and concerns.
Kepner-Tregoe professionals are available to ensure application of STO following this workshop. Participants are invited to contact us with STO questions or concerns.
STO Workbooks are designed for learners to focus on the work session and avoid unnecessary note taking. All participants receive a Notes and Reference Manual and templates.
Who Should Attend
The methodology and workshop are appropriate for all personnel involved in shutdowns, turnarounds and outages - shutdown managers, planners, coordinators, contractors, team leaders, engineers, maintenance managers, tradespersons, safety personnel, finance managers and operations personnel. The comprehensive content will ensure value for participants at all levels of expertise.
Contact us to explore how this solution is a fit for you, your team, your organization.
We build capability
STO addresses the plant environment—its culture, systems, work procedures, and human resources. By identifying obstacles as well as opportunities, it promotes effective problem solving and decision-making. This approach often leads to restructuring the performance and interaction of people, machines, production processes, and management systems. By creating an environment of sustainable improvement, productivity and quality goals are easier to attain.
Our goal is to build true capability within your people and organization. This is not achieved by skill development alone. Adoption is the driver of results. That’s why we work with you to maximize the ROI from your “people investment” by:
- Clarifying your capability development objectives and how they tie to your business success
- Identifying areas of emphasis for development and how the new skills will be applied inside your business
- Helping you identify critical elements in your company’s performance environment that support or hinder the capability development process
- Pre- and post-skill development support and coaching to ensure we maximize the skills transfer from the “workshop room” into the real world
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S$2,000 per participant, S$1,700 for 3 or more
RM3,300 per participant, RM2,800 for 3 or more