FMP 2 - Finance & Business
FMP 2 - Finance & Business
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Facility managers manage/oversee high-value assets that represent significant financial investment in technology, buildings, structures, interiors, exteriors and grounds. Since facility managers are typically responsible for the oversight, operation and maintenance of the buildings and grounds, as well as oversight of various service contracts, understanding the basics of finance and business is critical.
Who should become an FMP?
FMA’s Facility Management Professional (FMP) designation is a knowledge-based credential that will help to accelerate an FM's transition into the profession and demonstrate a proven comprehension of the foundations of facility management. It is ideal for:
Facility management practitioners looking to increase their depth-of-knowledge in the foundational FM topics deemed critical by employers.
Individuals who are transitioning into the FM profession.
Related-industry practitioners such as architects, designers and safety engineers.
Facility-related product and service providers.
Students entering the profession from colleges, universities, certificate or technical programs.
LEED professionals seeking continuing education hours.
How do I achieve my FMP credential?
Enroll in all four courses.
Participate in your classes.
Read the study materials and ask questions.
Complete all four exams with passing scores.
Submit your FMP application (with application fee) to IFMA to validate your FMP credential.
What do I learn in this course?
Facility managers manage/oversee high-value assets that represent significant financial investment in technology, buildings, structures, interiors, exteriors and grounds. Since facility managers are typically responsible for the oversight, operation and maintenance of the buildings and grounds, as well as overseeing of various service contracts, understanding the basics of finance and business is critical.
Who is teaching?
Donna Lewis, Property/Facilities Management & Building Operations
Donna has been in Facilities and Property management for a number of years. She is an innovative, resourceful, diligent, results-driven professional with expertise in commercial and public facilities and property management. Focused skill set includes construction and project management, space planning and all aspects of leasing and lease negotiations. Well-honed influential, interpersonal, communication, strong customer service, negotiation and consultative skills. Experienced in the corporate and private sectors, unionized and government regulated environments. She is currently with the CBE where she is managing a portfolio of 37 public schools. Area project build of 3 new schools, on-going upgrades and modernizations of existing schools; buildings ranging from 100 years old to newly built. Demonstrated experience in facilities, building management systems, maintenance and operations. Solid understanding of building codes, HVAC, electrical and life safety systems. Vendor selection, Service Level Agreements and contracts.
Recently served on the IFMA Board of Directors, Calgary Chapter; Education Director. Key accomplishments included; broadening community awareness of the IFMA organization, fund development and sourcing new educational partnerships. Also served as a Director on the board of the Calgary Women's Emergency Shelter for 10 years.
What is the schedule?
The courses run 8:30 - 4:30 on Thursday, January 17, 2019, and Friday, January 18, 2019. There will be a break for a provided lunch each day.
On Thursday, January 17, 2019, you are also invited to join us on a tour of a local facility for free! This is a great opportunity for you to reach out and introduce yourself to other FMs. Participation is optional, but an incredible opportunity!
What is included?
Instruction on the materials required to pass the Finance & Business FMP exam.
The course materials for the Finance & Business course for you to keep.
Lunch on Thursday and Friday.
Coffee, water, and tea are provided throughout the day.
A complimentary registration to an IFMA Calgary Chapter facility tour, being held on Thursday, January 17, 2019, from 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm. More details as they are decided upon.
Where is the course being held?
McCrum’s Office Furnishings
5310 1 St SW
Calgary, AB T2H 0C8