Facility Management (FM) Certificate Program
The Facility Management (FM) Certificate provides an in-depth, structured program that focuses on the application of best practices for a high-performance FM organization. The FM Certificate takes a project focused, real world approach that adds immediate value and allows participants to earn their certificate as they work. For those seeking to advance their career and their organization, the FM Certificate offers the structure to learn from IFMA Certified Instructors with 85+ years of combined experience and earn a certification from a world-class university.
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Module and Content:
The content and materials of the FM Certificate program focus on the following knowledge areas:
- Operations + Maintenance
- Leadership + Strategy
- Facilities Project Management
- Emergency Preparedness
- Real Estate + Property Management
- Sustainability + Energy Management
- Quality Improvement for Organizations
- Finance + Business
- Organizational Change Management
The following online tools and materials will be provided to help participants throughout the program:
Instructor-led videos for each topic
Each video captures advanced FM knowledge and expertise from IFMA Certified Instructors. These topics include building systems, maintenance planning and scheduling, leadership strategies, financial planning and management of FM organizations, real estate strategies for FM, project management delivery and methods, energy management, organizational change management, technology for FMs and quality improvement for organizations.
The certificate provides participants with structured projects that help develop a portfolio of working tools and experience with applying best practices to their organization.
We provide a comprehensive packet that includes all of the best handbooks that FM’s should have on their bookshelf, including the Facility Manager’s Maintenance Handbook, the Energy Management Handbook, the Facility Manager’s Guide to Information Technology and many more.
1-1 guidance from experts
Our mentors work regularly with participants to align the program content to their day to day operations, work collaboratively and get immediate answers to their questions.
Tutorial support videos
Over 1 hour of videos are provided to support and help you to be successful in using the technologies and software to take these courses
- Building Systems
- Maintenance Strategies, Planning and Scheduling
- Predictive and Preventative Maintenance
- Optimal outsourcing methods including procurement and performance management of vendors
- FM Technology Integration & Security
- Energy Management
- Building Controls and Automations
- Leadership, Management & Strategic Thinking
- Leadership, Management and Strategic Thinking
- Identification, Prioritization, and Minimization of Risk
- Understanding and Continuously Measuring Value
- Change Management
- Aligning Resources
- Using Best Practices
- Project Management Techniques and Applications
- Life Cycle Cost Analysis
- Evaluating Real Estate Condition
- Property Acquisition, Leasing and Disposition
- Real Estate Planning and Space Utilization
- Property Management
- Planning, Management and Support of an Emergency Preparedness Program/ Plan
- Health and Safety
Who this certificate is designed for:
This course was designed for working professionals or those looking to enter the Facility Management profession, who are looking for an in-depth understanding of Facilities Management and professional recognition from a world-class university, without the time or financial limitations of a traditional degree program.
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