Who should attend
Anyone with an interest in building a career or advancing in the field of facility management.
About the course
Effectively Manage Residential and Commercial Facilities
Facility managers today play an important role in many organizations, where they contribute to overall goals such as reducing costs, improving productivity and pursuing sustainability. This three-course certificate program imparts comprehensive knowledge of operations, maintenance, budgeting and business-planning issues related to facility management. You’ll also learn about important safety, security and environmental factors in the field. Develop the skills that prepare you for certification by the International Facility Management Association (IFMA™).
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
- An official, competency-aligned curriculum developed by the IFMA™
- The key concepts of commercial facility management, including strategic planning and real-estate issues
- The latest sustainability trends, including alternative energy, LEED certification, green-building methods and technological innovations
- The design processes that enable coordination with architects, planners, engineers and contractors
- Techniques to manage staff and communicate with tenants
GET HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE
Complete a real-world project to add to your professional portfolio.
PREPARE FOR CERTIFICATION This program uses the Facility Management Learning System™ created by the International Facility Management Association. This curriculum covers the 11 competencies that make up the complete facility management body of knowledge as identified in the Global Job Task Analysis conducted by the IFMA™. Completing this coursework helps prepare you to earn IFMA™ certification.
If you already have your certification, you can earn up to 60 maintenance points that can be applied to retaining your credential by completing this program.
Robert Blakey is the senior manager of operations at CBRE for the Group Health Cooperative account. In this role, Blakey is responsible for engineering services, energy efficiency, sustainability and operational best practices for Group Health Cooperative, a 3,100,000 square-foot health maintenan...
Thirty plus years of progressive program and project management experience across the full spectrum of: research and development, facilities operations, capital project planning, contracting, budgeting, resource allocation, construction, employee development, team building, leadership and managem...
Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
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