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Plant and Production Management

Explore the key technical and non-technical competencies required of a plant/production manager.

9 hours

Members: £1,425 + VAT
Non-members: £1,425 + VAT

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Plant and Production Management


£1,425.00 Plus vat
Non Members:
£1,425.00 Plus vat


Explore the key technical and non-technical competencies required of a plant/production manager.

This online course explores the key technical and non-technical competencies required of a plant/production manager. It blends theory and practical exercises and is applicable for practitioners working in all industry sectors.  

Teaching will be delivered via three live sessions (approx. three hours in length each). Modules will be delivered via Microsoft Teams. If you don't already have this installed, you can join as a guest in order to access the training. We'll share information about how to do this after you've registered.

An e-certificate will be issued at the end of the course to confirm attendance and CPD hours logged. Please note that you must attend all modules to receive the certificate.
This is a course run by IChemE (The Institution of Chemical Engineers). For more information or to book your place please contact

Who should attend?

Anyone working in a plant/production manager role, regardless of industry sector, particularly those new to the role or with limited experience of it.

How will I benefit?

By the end of this course you will understand how to:

  • more effectively manage, communicate with, and motivate direct reports
  • source relevant regulatory information 
  • implement a Management of Change system within your plant
  • motivate and engage others in a change management programme 
  • improve your project management skills 
  • better optimise your processes 
  • more effectively contribute to your company’s new product development work 
  • know what to look for and ask to be satisfied that your plant is functioning safely
Contributes 9 CPD hours

Key topics

  • Managing people in a plant environment 
  • Communication skills 
  • Regulatory compliance 
  • Change management and management of change 
  • Production management and monitoring 
  • Project management – the fundamentals  
  • Process optimisation 
  • New product development 
  • Process safety – how can you be satisfied that a plant is functioning safely? 

Mapped against UK- SPEC competencies: E, D and C

  1. Professional commitment - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: ‘Demonstrate a personal commitment to professional standards, recognising obligations to society, the profession and the environment’
  2. Communication and inter-personal skills - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: 'Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills’
  3. Responsibility, management or leadership - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: 'Provide Technical and commercial leadership’

Meet our trainers

These trainers regularly teach Plant and Production Management.

  • Andrew Hudson

    Andrew Hudson

    Andrew is a Chartered Chemical Engineer who has specialised in the last 20 years in safety and environmental management.

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At a glance

  • Duration:
    9 hours
  • CPD Hours:
  • UK-Spec:
    E, D, C

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