First Year Students

"Thank you for the wonderful experience, it was truly more than I had expected. The journey was great and I’m excited to share my experience and encourage other departments to send staff."

 Ken Roberts, Acting Superintendent, Facility Maintenance
City of Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation & Marine


Welcome to the first of five curriculum years! Maintenance Management School offers practical and innovative education for professional management and maintenance operations personnel.

Click here to register online.

Your first year in our program, you will learn from our Regents:

  • How to develop a quantitative system to identify needed resources for maintenance
  • How to create a solid and complete maintenance budget for decision makers
  • How to provide service level options to meet budget constraints for decision makers and the general public
  • Teamwork
  • Advancement skills

After completion of the first year program you’ll have a “toolbox” of skills and techniques to increase efficiency, productivity and performance that will help you keep pace with changing societal and organizational trends.

Example First Year Classes

  • Developing a Maintenance Management System 
  • Asset Inventory 
  • Plan Reading and Time Standards 
  • Personnel Budgets and Labor Costs 
  • Team Building 
  • Issues and Opportunities in Park Maintenance Management 
  • Living in a Fishbowl 
  • Becoming World Class 
  • Sensitivity & Diversity 
  • Interviewing 
  • Branding Yourself for Success

Click here and request a sample daily agenda for First Year

Note*- Institute programs and faculty are accurate as of the date of publication. CPRS reserves the right to change sessions and speakers as necessary. Handouts in the resource binder are the owner of the presenter and permission must be received to duplicate.