Online Learning Experience

Imagine an online classroom that takes you to learn at your own pace, allowing more choices with your learning opportunities. The Cement Institute is dedicated to providing the most dynamic and engaging programs available, as our enhanced online experience demonstrates an interactive and hands-on knowledge applicable directly to your plant.


Start Date: May 27, 2024



This Course is scheduled to be available on the following date(s):


A 2-week modular course is designed to give the course attendee a solid understanding of KPIs for the cement industry.

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) represent a necessary part of any business aiming for success. Organizations use KPIs to measure, monitor, and manage performance; they allow employers and employees to envision what needs to be done to improve their organization. This course will identify, understand, and work effectively through well-developed problem-solving methods to optimize plant performance and results.

Managing and learning require continuously measuring plant performance and operations. If an organization wants to understand where their improvement opportunities, how competitive, verifiable, and efficient they are, it is recommended that they analyze their operating performance.


Learning Outcomes

Who is this course for?

This course is designed to provide operational and plant personnel with the knowledge and applied skills in cement plant KPIs.

Individual responsibility is vital for reaching usable technical conclusions and presenting their results to obtain a course certificate.


Learning Path

Topic 1: Plant Safety

Topic 2: An emphasis on special Hazards During the Cement Production Phases

Topic 3: The Plant’s Management Team


Topic 1: Production Management

Topic 2: Maintenance Management

Topic 3: Quality Management

Topic 4: Health Safety and Environmental Management


Topic 1: Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)

Topic 2: Key Performance Indicators exercise

Topic 3: Calculation of production costs and operating profit

Topic 4: Calculation of production costs exercise

Topic 5: Inventory and spare parts management

Topic 6: Cement Plant Benchmark



A unique combination of theoretical and practical skills throughout this course will be learned, which will help you develop and execute the concepts and technical knowledge acquired in the daily operation and maintenance activities. The following downloadable materials are part of the course to enhance and facilitate the participants’ learning experiences.

Participant manual: Include the key concepts, definitions, and activities presented in this course.

Work section book: Provide learning activities and hands-on practice – case study and exercises. Solutions are included after each training is completed. Certification is achieved by completing a satisfactory level of exercises, quizzes, and final exams for each module.

The course is conducted online, allowing students flexibility (within two weeks) to complete all modules. Students should expect to spend more than 10 hours per week and some additional time for private reading/study. A computer with Internet access (broadband recommended) and email will be required.

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