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Asset Management Masterclass

Wednesday | 26 October & 2 November 2022 | 10:00am – 2:30pm AEDT | Online

Training Overview

Enhancing the Delivery and Management of Infrastructure

The Asset Management Masterclass, 2-day training has been specifically designed for public sector professionals working in infrastructure, asset maintenance, building, development, place making and cities.

Through an innovative mix of lecture-style presentations, interactive group exercises and expert feedback, participants will gain theoretical knowledge and practical strategies to better manage their agency’s asset portfolio with smart management systems.

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Learning  Outcomes

Develop multidisciplinary teams – deliver holistic assets by combining technical, strategic and regulatory expertise in collaborative teams

Improve engineering capabilities – leverage Artificial Intelligence and Digital Engineering technologies to anticipate disruptions, forecast costs and enhance infrastructural design

Maintain, operate & upgrade assets – use Digital Twins and predictive analytics to allocate resources, upgrade data sets and manage project budgets

Meet Your Facilitator

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John Hardwick
Executive Director,
Asset Management,
Transport for NSW

John is the Executive Director of the Asset Management Branch at Transport for NSW and is responsible for leading and enabling transport service outcomes for customers and communities through effective whole of life asset management.

He was previously the Executive Director, Sydney Division for the former Roads and Maritime Services where he lead the division’s first Strategic Asset Management Plan and the implementation of full battery electric vehicles into Sydney division’s passenger fleet.

John has a background of over 30 years in asset management within the electricity and transport industries, is a passionate leader of organisational improvement in asset and operational risk management and has implemented world class asset management strategies and systems to manage risk and provide value for customers and communities.

John is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and serves as a board member for numerous global and Australian asset management organisations and co-authored the book Living Asset Management. In 2018 John was awarded the MESA medal by the Asset Management Council. The MESA Medal is awarded to an individual who has personally contributed at the highest level to the advancement of the science and/or practice of asset management.

Key Sessions

Day 1Day 2

Module One – Fundamentals

An Introduction to Asset Management

Best Practice in Asset Management

Breakout Activity: Analyse your agency’s asset management activities

Module Two – Managing Growth and Realising Value

Building Digital Capabilities

Maximising Infrastructure Investment by Adding Value to Assets

Breakout Activity: Brainstorm on value-adding agency’s infrastructure portfolio

Module Three – Application & Evaluation

Group Project: Map your Future Infrastructure Portfolio

Group Project: Tackling Deficits with Digital

Project Presentation: Pitch, Share, Evaluation & Feedback

Gain Implementable Strategies

Analyse existing systems of asset management to identify pain points and areas of improvement

Discover how to tackle deficits through strategic digital transformation

Add value to your infrastructure portfolio through the fit-for-purpose refurbishment and
renewal of existing assets

Your Registration

Extra Early Bird Price

8 Passes Available


per person + GST

Early Bird

8 Passes Available


per person + GST

Standard Price

8 Passes Available


per person + GST