Finally, a course for Facility Managers that addresses the challenges,
difficulties, and dilemmas of this demanding position!
In this 2 day workshop, prepare to roll up your sleeves and dig in as you
master techniques, tools, and new strategies designed to make your job that much
easier. We'll cover tough questions on a variety of facility management "hot
buttons" - OSHA requirements, safety issues, risk/security plans, and more.
We'll introduce you to time management tools that will help you get a handle on
your day-to-day priorities.
You'll learn how other facility managers at top organizations solve problems,
deal with crises, and handle complaints. You'll learn how to put a plan for
emergencies in place (remember the East Coast blackout in 2003?). And, you'll
discover how to decrease your stress levels as you run your facility more
efficiently - without killing yourself by putting in longer hours!
This course is based on "best practices" from top facilities managers
around the country.
Hundreds of hours of research, study, planning,
and fine-tuning go into the production of each of our seminars. This one is no
exception. Our course developers have looked at facility management in
organizations across the country and analyzed their processes, systems, and
approaches. This workshop reflects the latest findings and best practices in
facility management today and addresses the up-to-the-minute issues that make
this field so difficult to stay on top of.
You'll get tips, tools, and strategies that are proven to work in real-world
situations as you learn from case studies and other facility managers'
experiences. This course is comprehensive, in-depth, and packed with
need-to-know information you can use the very next day you return to your
office. Don't miss your chance to attend!
Learn from experts who know the business...
seminar leaders chosen for their speaking ability and communication skills
alone, our speakers are proven experts in their fields.
This means that your instructor has experience in facilities management and
can share his or her knowledge and real life skills with you. Lively
discussion, fascinating case studies, experiential activities, and more are all
part of the process, and your trainer is skilled at using the latest adult
learning techniques to ensure your grasp the most difficult concepts with
Get on board for 2 intensive days of hands-on, in-depth, need-it-now
information - no boring lectures here!
Your role as Facility
- Discover the
characteristics of a successful facilities manager and learn ways to adopt them
as your own
- Learn how
facility management affects the mission of a business
- How to sharpen the leadership skills
that are critical to your job as a facility manager
- Learn to apply the principles of ethical
leadership to your position
your facility strategies internally - how to get the rest of your organization
on board with your goals
Facilities Management "nuts
outsourcing should be used and when it is best to use in-house services
- Become familiar with the
different types of service organizations and learn to choose providers
- HVAC, security, grounds,
cleaning, power, and lighting - what you need to know to provide exceptional
service in each of these critical areas
- "Attractive nuisances" - You'd
be surprised at how many are on your facility's grounds right now!
basic strategies for forecasting future space needs for your organization
Create a comfortable and
efficient work environment for your facility's users
- When space is
at a premium, how to "create" more space, manage it, and keep employees
space-standards, sketch, analytical, and comparison methods of determining
conventional office space standards
- How to make sure you are
meeting or exceeding shared space requirements
- Facility management technology
to help you in both day-to-day and long-term operations
- Developing a facility management database containing organization and
Improving your facility
operations, maintenance, and performance
- How to put an effective hazardous waste program into place at your
- OSHA compliance - rules and regulations facility managers must be aware
- Discover the 5 essential elements for an effective disaster recovery plan
- Assess your facility's risk: Learn how to react immediately to a variety
- Emergency procedures and drills your facility users must become familiar