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Management of Change, a.k.a MOC

William N. Weaver, P.E. and John C. Huang, Ph.D., P.E.

Course Outline

The course contains an introduction to the concept of Management of Change with information on which regulatory bodies are involved. The reasons for and benefits of the MOC process are included. Specific problems are presented in the material and questions to show the depth and breadth of the MOCprocesses.

Included are guidelines indicating when and how to use the MOC process along with the method of selecting the individuals essential to the process. Sample MOC forms are attached for use as a guide to creating facility forms. Specific instructions are provided to guide the engineer on how the change under consideration impacts individual facility departments.

This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of the course materials.

Learning Objective

The student should add the following to his experience base from this course:

Intended Audience

The course is directed at engineers and managers responsible for implementation of the Management of Change process

Benefits to Attendee

The intended audience will receive the following benefits from this course material.

An understanding and appreciation for the MOC process
An understanding of how to select who should be involved in the MOC process
An understanding of the influence of regulatory bodies on the MOC process
Information on when and in what depth an MOC is essential
An understanding of the concept of “replacement in kind”

Course Introduction

This course material is designed to introduce the engineer to the benefits and processes behind the Management of Change process. The material is supported by examples in the body and questions and the necessary MOC documentation is presented for modification to match specific facilities. Additional cautions are presented to keep the process on track and help control the cost of change.

Course Content

The course content is in the following PDF files:

Management of Change, a.k.a MOC

Attachment A

Attachment B

You need to open or download above documents to study this course.

Course Summary

Completion of this material will provide the engineer with sufficient information to establish the processes necessary to developing the MOC process for his / her facility. The material is presented with examples and supporting documentation.


Once you finish studying the above course content, you need to take a quiz to obtain the PDH credits.

DISCLAIMER: The materials contained in the online course are not intended as a representation or warranty on the part of PDH Center or any other person/organization named herein. The materials are for general information only. They are not a substitute for competent professional advice. Application of this information to a specific project should be reviewed by a registered architect and/or professional engineer/surveyor. Anyone making use of the information set forth herein does so at their own risk and assumes any and all resulting liability arising therefrom.