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Performance Management in Production


The workshop is designed to develop theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the area of performance monitoring and assessment by means of key performance indicators (KPIs) in the international manufacturing and process industries. The role and objectives of KPI management will be presented and put in context with other management systems.

Using case studies, the practical implementation of the requirements via automation and IT systems will be jointly elaborated and discussed. The focus will be on the selection of KPIs and repositories, business intelligence tools for data consolidation and role-based management dashboards for visualization and decision-making.

Target group

Plant and production managers, IT managers, senior work preparation, production and packaging staff, performance and KPI management specialists, staff responsible for quality and/or process management


Experience with industrial business and production processes, basic knowledge of automation and IT solutions for process control and data consolidation

Course outline / Topics

Part 1: Introduction into performance management

  • History and evolution
  • Definition of work area: scope and contents
  • Delimitation and comparison with other management disciplines
  • Core functions: integration and dynamics
  • Codes and Standards: VDMA 66412 / ISO / DIS 22400

Part 2: KPI management systems  

  • Input for KPI systems and Big Data
  • KPI characteristics and repositories
  • Output of KPI systems: dashboards and reporting solutions

Part 3: Case study

  • Selection and definition of key performance indicators

Part 4: Automation and IT solutions for performance management

  • Manual and automated data input
  • IT systems for KPI acquisition, aggregation and visualization
  • Asset management and plant control via automated KPI decision-making processes

Part 5: Case study 2 – Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)

  • IT solution for production performance management to ISO / DIS 22400


Performance Management


SpiraTec Inhouse

Type of training





1-2 days

Course fee

Price on request