Public Announcements

 

Two Weeks Left to Register for FMP Credential!

  You still have some time to register for IFMA Central Ohio's FMP class taking place this spring.

This is your chance to reserve your spot and prepare for the next step in your professional development.

IFMA's Facility Management Professional (FMP) designation is a knowledge-based credential for FM professionals and industry suppliers looking to increase their depth-of-knowledge in the core FM topics deemed critical by employers. By earning the FMP credential, you will improve your knowledge, enhance your skills, and gain immediate credibility with employers, clients, and peers. 

The FMP Credential provides a strong foundation of the core competencies of Facility Management. There are 4 modules that make up the FMP credential class: Leadership and Strategy, Finance and Business, Project Management and Maintenance and Operation. This class will be paced out over 4 months to give students an opportunity to focus on the class without getting to overwhelmed at work. 

Dates and times: Classes will most likely run from 8:30am – 4pm and will be hosted in a class room facility at Loeb Electric (1800 E. 5th Avenue in Columbus, Ohio).  Below are the dates for the courses:

  • March 28th- 29th- Leadership & Strategy
  • April 25th- 26th- Finance & Business                         
  • May 23rd- 24th- Project Management
  • June 27th- 28th- Operations & Maintenance  

 

Instructor: Becky Spohn, FMP, owner of Confidence Concepts, LLC. Becky is a leadership & team-building expert dedicated to helping organizations Build Confident Leaders & Cohesive Teams. She served 16-years as Facilities Manager (FM) of a historic mansion. She honed her FM skills on multimillion-dollar construction and renovation projects. Becky's fusion of real-life stories and her conversational techniques connect with her audience at an intimate, intense and individual level. Come and experience for yourself why her audiences rave about her edutaining (entertaining and educational) style.

Cost: The costs below include all course materials, online access and in class instruction for all four (4) modules.  Lunch and snacks will be provided and we’re also working on some fun group activities, as well.  Please note that upon completion of all four (4) assessments, students will also be required to pay IFMA International the FMP Application Fee of $140.

  • IFMA Central Ohio or IFMA Member: $2,200
  • Non IFMA member cost:  $2,511 (includes a one-year membership in IFMA and the IFMA Central Ohio chapter) 

 

Social activities: Since all work and no play makes for some boring learning, we're working on some 'fun' activities, all of which will be included in the cost of the course.  

Registration: Click on the following link FMP Credential Course Registration to register by January 31, 2019.  Please note that we need a minimum of ten (1) students in order to host this course and if we do not meet this requirement, the course will be cancelled and all registered students will receive a full refund. 

Thank you for your interest and we look forward to helping you to achieve your goal of obtaining your FMP credential.  If you have any questions, please contact Matt Butterworth (mbutterw2009@gmail.com or 614-537-2306).

 

 

 

IFMA Central Ohio to host first FMP Course offered in Ohio!

  IFMA Central Ohio is excited to announce that we will be hosting Ohio’s first IFMA FMP Credential Class in the spring of 2019.

This is your chance to get it on the calendar and prepare for the next step in your professional development.

IFMA's Facility Management Professional (FMP) designation is a knowledge-based credential for FM professionals and industry suppliers looking to increase their depth-of-knowledge in the core FM topics deemed critical by employers. By earning the FMP credential, you will improve your knowledge, enhance your skills, and gain immediate credibility with employers, clients, and peers. 

The FMP Credential provides a strong foundation of the core competencies of Facility Management. There are 4 modules that make up the FMP credential class: Leadership and Strategy, Finance and Business, Project Management and Maintenance and Operation. This class will be paced out over 4 months to give students an opportunity to focus on the class without getting to overwhelmed at work. 

While we're still ironing out all of the details, below is some of the pertinent information:

Dates and times: Classes will most likely run from 8:30am – 4pm and will be hosted in a class room facility at Loeb Electric (1800 E. 5th Avenue in Columbus, Ohio).  Below are the dates for the courses:

  • March 28th- 29th- Leadership & Strategy
  • April 25th- 26th- Finance & Business                         
  • May 23rd- 24th- Project Management
  • June 27th- 28th- Operations & Maintenance  

 

Cost: The costs below include all course materials, online access and in class instruction for all four (4) modules.  Lunch and snacks will be provided and we’re also working on some fun group activities, as well.  Please note that upon completion of all four (4) assessments, students will also be required to pay IFMA International the FMP Application Fee of $140.

  • IFMA Central Ohio or IFMA Member: $2,200
  • Non IFMA member cost:  $2,511 (includes a one-year membership in IFMA and the IFMA Central Ohio chapter) 

 

Registration: Registration is now open for this 2019 FMP course offering.  Check out the IFMA Central Ohio website at https://ifmacentralohio.org/meetinginfo.php?id=238&ts=1541829965. 

If you have any questions, please contact Matt Butterworth (mbutterw2009@gmail.com or 614-537-2306).