Facilities Management

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Course Description

Facility managers must develop strategies to successfully carry out major initiatives by influencing the decisions and attitudes of others.  To be effective, facility managers must be  able to integrate people, places, process and technology to  align the facility portfolio with the entire organization's mission and available resources.  Innovation is required to move forward and management of staff and processes required to respond to the ever-changing requirements.

Why Should You Attend?

FMP Candidates - This is one of four courses required to earn your Facility Management Professional (FMP) credential from IFMA.  For more information on the FMP credential click here

CFM Candidates - This course is designed for Facility Management professionals seeking to enhance their skills in the specialty area of project management. To earn your Certified Facility Manager (CFM) credential, project management has been identified by IFMA as a core area of skills and knowledge necessary for a successful facility manager.  If you are seeking your CFM and require additional development in this area, you'll want to take this course.  For more information on the CFM credential click here.

Continuing Education

1.9 CEUs or 19 contact hours

Instructors

Day 1 Instructor: Ira A. Marcus, CFM, Sears Holdings
Day 2 Instructor: Ward Arntson, FMP, CFM, Vanguard Group

Classroom

Upcoming DatesLocationTimePriceEvent NumberRegister Online
11/3 - 11/4/2016 NIU Hoffman Estates 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. $875 - Regular
$850 - IFMA member/NIU alumni
#14743 Select

Online

Course Structure:  NIU's Online FMP courses are asynchronous programs designed for independent study.  Each course uses the IFMA FMP® course materials and includes a detailed study plan, audio-narrated slideshow presentations for each topic of study, discussion board activities, online quizzes and final course exam, and email and phone access to the NIU Instructor for individual consultations.   Each course is designed to be completed within a dedicated 3 week window.  This  course is delivered online using Blackboard and Adobe technologies.   Requirements for award of NIU certificate of completion include: Participation in all assigned activities noted in the course study plan and 75% or better score on all online quizzes and the final course exam.

DatesTimePriceEvent NumberRegister Online
3/1/17 - 4/1/17 Online $800 - Regular
$775 - IFMA member/NIU alumni
#15094 Submit

Fees include IFMA course materials, continental breakfast, lunch and break service. NIU will ship course materials to students 7-10 days prior to start of each class. Participants registering within 5 days of class start will need to pick up materials from the course instructor at the first class session.
Register up to two weeks prior to secure a seat

Register at least two weeks prior to start of course date to avoid $100 late registration charge. 

Registrants paying by check should fill out and send in the Mail/Fax Registration Form.


IL VETERANS AND IL NATIONAL GUARD GRANT PROGRAMS: This program is not eligible for funding under the IL Veterans and IL National Guard Grants. IVG and ING grants apply only to those programs assessing tuition and mandatory fees.  NIU Outreach is licensed to deliver this program by the sponsoring professional organization. The registration fee for this program is not based on tuition and fees and includes course materials, licensing fees, catering services, and instructional costs not covered by the IVG/ING grants.