Application info

Participant profile
We look for young maintenance professionals with at least an academic Bachelor’s degree in any technical subject, who have recently started their maintenance career and may have attended the WCM Summer School.

Each participant has to be working on at least one innovation project within their own maintenance organization, which they bring into the program. To get the most out of the program, the participants must be open to coaching – both from the providing and receiving end – and be willing to share experiences and knowledge. Of course, the organizers of the program can teach you a thing or two, but we’re sure you’ll be able to learn as least as much from each other.

Prior participation in the WCM Summer School is not needed but recommended. During the WCM Summer School, the focus is on developing domain knowledge and skills. In the Young WCM program, the focus is more on developing your maintenance innovation skills and professional network. So, they complement each other.

Application deadline
The deadline for application is the 1st of February, 2021 (deadline extended). If you want to participate, please fill in the Young WCM application form.

Program dates
The first (digital) intake interviews with the participants will be scheduled after selection in February (information follows). The 5 master classes are scheduled at:

Tuesday 9 March 2021
Tuesday 30 March 2021
Tuesday 11 May 2021
Tuesday 8 June 2021
Tuesday 6 July 2021

Program fee
For WCM members: €2250 (excl. VAT)*
For non-WCM members: €2500 (excl. VAT)
Defense participants: €2250 (excl. VAT)
PDEng/PhD students: €1500 (excl. VAT)

* Members of World Class Maintenance ane or earlier WCM Summer School participants receive a discount on the application fee (incorporated in the prices above).

Note: The fee includes the (virtual) conference costs.

Invoice and charging
The fee for the Young WCM program will be charged to you by invoice. The invoice will be sent after the intake meeting and has to be paid before the start of the program.

NB: 
1) It is only possible to apply for the whole program. If you are accepted, you will be informed by the Young WCM organization.
2) The organization has the right to cancel the Young WCM program if there are not enough applications. If the invoice is paid already, these costs will be repaid.

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