We develop, implement and digitise applicable solutions, processes and applications for your perfect obsolescence, discontinuation, configuration, change, risk and life cycle management.

Obsolescence Management
22 - 23 Mar 2022 in Munich
Time schedule: 1. Day: 09:00 to 05:15 2. Day: 08:30 to 03:30
Costs: Price per person: € 1,290 plus VAT incl. conference documents, refreshments, 2 lunches, dinner and coffee breaks
Venue: NOVOTEL München City Hochstrasse 11 · 81669 Munich Phone: +49 (0) 89 66 10 7 -0 · Fax: -999 Email: Website:
Registration: By 18 February 2022
Overnight stay: Accommodation costs are not included. However, we have reserved a room contingent at the special event price. After the registration you will be contacted by us and we will gladly make the room reservation for you. Price per person incl. breakfast :  € 119,-
Target groups: Technical directors, managing directors, purchasing managers, technical managers, infrastructure managers, workshop managers, logistics and materials management managers, works council members and anyone interested in the subject.
Also bookable as in-house event!

Obsolescence Management – reactive I proactive I strategic

Do the lifecycles of your systems no longer match the lifecycles of required components and spare parts?


This seminar is intended to provide you with relevant knowledge on problem solving with Obsolescence Management. It introduces participants to the field of Obsolescence Management and supports those with prior knowledge to gain more detailed insights in this field.


This seminar is also a prerequisite for progression to certification as Obsolescence Manager “IIOM Associate Grade”.


This two-day seminar workshop examines and demonstrates the origins of obsolescence as well as how to counter the effects with comprehensive – reactive, proactive and strategic – Obsolescence Management.


In addition, the two days of the event leave plenty of room for a range of practical workshops and detailed analyses. Contractual aspects and legal framework conditions  will also be discussed.


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  • What does obsolescence mean?
  • Types and triggers of obsolescence, future outlook

Change and Discontinuation Management

  • Types/effects of Product Change (PCN) and Product Discontinuance Notices (PDN)
  • Information handling and digitisation of PCNs/PDNs

Obsolescence Management (OM)

  • Possibilities of comprehensive Obsolescence Management according to international standards
  • Differentiation between OM strategies and OM plans, as well as their contents

Reactive Obsolescence Management

  • Significance, areas of application and possible solutions
  • Workshop: Development of an interdisciplinary process flow

Proactive Obsolescence Management

  • Importance as well as costs and savings opportunities
  • Training in a robust OM risk analysis process

Obsolescence Management Tools

  • Automation of processes, evaluations and reports
  • Overview of support tools, software and databases

Strategic Obsolescence Management

  • OM as part of a company-wide strategy from development to after-sales service
  • Reduction of obsolescence throughout the complete product life cycle, e.g. in contracts

Seminar Wash-Up

  • Comparison of OM approaches and best practice examples
  • Q & A session
    Brief trainer impulses, exercises, individual and group work, discussion and exchange of experiences
  • MIB, Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. Björn Bartels, AMSYS GmbH

    Obsolescence Management

    After submitting the form you will receive an automatic confirmation of receipt of your registration. A few days later you will receive an official order confirmation

    Total Price 1.290,00€

    Conditions of participation: The participation fee for this event is inclusive of conference documents, lunches and pause drinks plus 19% VAT per person and is due upon receipt of the invoice. Upon receipt of your registration you will receive a confirmation. Cancellation (only in writing) is possible free of charge within 8 weeks before the start of the event; up to 4 weeks before the start of the event, half of the participation fee will be charged. In case of cancellation thereafter, the entire participation fee is due. We gladly accept a substitute participant without additional costs. The organizer reserves the right to cancel the conference if necessary. In this case, the amount already paid will be refunded. In case of cancellation by the organizer, the already incurred flight, travel and hotel costs are not reimbursed by the organizer.

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