Benchmarking Infrastructure Operations
A Training Course for Experienced Utility Professionals
August 2017 – specific dates to be confirmed soon
Gainesville, Florida, USA
Summary & Calendar
How can utilities be benchmarked for efficiency? Which types of comparisons are valid and which are invalid, possibly leading to significant errors? This advanced infrastructure course answers these questions and more, as participants (experienced utility professionals) analyze the benefits, best practices, and pitfalls of benchmarking utilities. Join us!
Upon completion, you will be able to:
- Understand why benchmarking is essential for improving the performance of infrastructure organizations
- Analyze the implications of partial, limited, or incorrect information
- Assess how information on trends in key performance indictors helps decision-makers
- Understand how model specification and data outliers affect performance comparisons
- Identify the strengths and limitations of alternative quantitative methodologies and how to communicate results
Course Fee is US $3,900.
The fee includes:
- Program tuition
- Hotel accommodations for five (5) nights (arrival Sunday, departure Friday)
- Meals (Monday-Thursday) breakfast, refreshment breaks, lunches, and 3 dinners
- Reading and classroom material
- Welcome Reception, Sunday
If you’re interested in attending both the Energy Pricing and Benchmarking Infrastructure Operations courses, the fee is US $8,600.
Course fee includes: Program tuition, hotel accommodations for twelve (12) nights (arrival Sunday, departure Friday), welcome reception both Sundays, most meals Monday – Friday (breakfast, lunch, refreshment breaks and 7 dinners), reading and classroom material, and electronic platform device. No meals are included over the weekend.