This Online program consists of four courses and is designed for individuals who currently work within the Facility Management profession and desire to broaden their understanding of Facility Management. Individuals with job titles and responsibilities such as facility manager, building manager/supervisor, building owner, facility planner and support staff, architect, architectural technician, designer, furniture industry designer, and facility management services consultant, will benefit from these courses.
The FM Certificate Online program provides a convenient way for busy, working professionals to earn their certificate. Classroom work is done at the student's convenience and links professional faculty and students from around the world.
Courses within the FM Certificate Online program help prepare you for successful completion of the International Facility Management Association's (IFMA) Certified Facility Management exam. This credential sets the industry standard ensuring professional excellence and recognition.
In addition all courses qualify for IFMA CFM maintenance points. CFM's must demonstrate a continued commitment to growth and excellence by earning a required number of maintenance points in at least two of the following categories: continuing education, practice, professional involvement, or development of the profession.
Certificate Program Degree Requirements
FMAN 321 - Principles of Facility Management (3 credits)
FMAN 322 - Project Management (3 credits)
FMAN 331 - Facility Programming and the Design Process (3 credits)
FMAN 451 - Planning and Budgeting for Operations (3 credits)
To obtain the certificate, you must successfully complete all four courses. Enrollment priority will be given to those individuals who intend to complete all courses.
Certificate Program Admittance Requirements
"Architectural Technology and Facility Management programs provided me with the necessary skills to be successful in my chosen career. Courses and assignments challenged me to think critically about a problem or task, make informed decisions, and work in an efficient manner; all of which are skills that employer’s desire."
NATHAN VEENEMAN, AlUMNUS
AAS IN ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY, CLASS OF 2007, BS IN FACILITY MANAGEMENT, CLASS OF 2009, FACILITY MANAGER, GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY, GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN.