Asset Management Leadership and Culture 101

Asset Management Leadership and Culture 101

Asset Management Leadership and Culture 101


Course Summary:

This course presents key information on the enabling role that leadership and workplace culture plays when implementing changes to improve the asset management capability of an organisation.

Intended Audience:

  • Individuals who wish to gain the knowledge to become a Certified Associate in Asset Management (CAAM)
  • Individuals who wish to improve the asset management capability of their organisation
  • Senior decision makers who wish to understand their role in improving asset management in their organisation

Course Objectives:

  • Gain an understanding of the affect that leadership and culture has on asset management capability
  • Gain an awareness of the different types of asset management cultures and their characteristics
  • Gain an awareness of how to change an organisational asset management culture
  • Gain an awareness of how ISO 55001 certification relates to asset management culture


  1. Course Objectives

    This Leadership and Culture Course 101 has three key objectives: 1. To help you understand the value of an appropriate leadership style and workplace culture; 2. To help you understand that from time to time you may need to change your organisations leadership style; and 3. To help you appreciate the steps that go into changing that leadership style.
  2. The Role of Asset Management

    Before you can create a good and effective culture you first need to have a good understanding of what the role of asset management has within and organisation.
  3. The Value of Asset Management

    Knowing the value and worth of Asset Management is important when being a leader in your organisation and creating a good workplace culture. Effective Asset Management requires people in the organisation to be supported by documented processes and procedures, and then to feel empowered to make the decisions that need to be made, and take action when necessary.
  4. The Asset Management System Model

    In this video we introduce you to the Asset Management System Model to help you get a better understanding of the Asset Management processes and the environment that needs to support those decision making processes.
  5. Asset Management System

    Effective Asset Management requires leadership and an appropriate workplace culture to achieve the necessary level of control in the organisation. In this video Peter introduces three different levels of control and outlines how each different level is affected by the management system and culture of an organisation.
  6. Leadership

    This video gives a brief overview of the role of supporting leadership style and workplace culture.
  7. Asset Management Cultures

    This video will help you to understand what kind of leadership style and culture is appropriate for your organisation and highlight some key attributes of each of those styles of leadership and culture.
  8. The Value of a supportive Asset Management Culture

    This video explains the value of a supportive Asset Management Culture by identifying the key attributes of four common types of organisational culture that can be used to describe most organisations.
  9. Interdependent Culture in Asset Management

    This video explores the four different levels of control, by focussing on how the requirements of the ISO 55001 Standard can impact on the four levels of control and the organisational culture.
  10. Kotter's Eight Step Change Model Pt. 1

    This video explores how to change the Asset Management Culture in your organisation and emphasises important areas that need to be considered as they will affect the success of that change program.
  11. Kotter's Eight Step Change Model Pt. 2

    In this video Peter summarises the final elements of Kotter's eight step change model.
  12. Conclusion

    This video provides a brief conclusion to the short course on Asset Management Leadership and Culture.