Sedalia, Missouri – Jan. 14, 2021 – State Fair Community College’s The LearningForce will offer Essentials of Facility Management, a 13-week, hybrid workforce training course (on-ground and online) 3:30-6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays from March 3 through May 26. Enrollment closes Feb. 12. Class size is limited, so early enrollment is recommended. On-ground training sessions will be held in various locations.
Facility management professionals are valuable to companies and organizations because they ensure that physical spaces and systems provide functionality, comfort, safety, and efficiency for its occupants. This course prepares individuals with the essential skills and information needed to take their career to the next level.
“Buildings are becoming ‘smart’ through new building and energy management technologies,” said Michael Rogg, Technical Education and Workforce Innovation dean. “It’s vital facility operations personnel stay current with these evolving technologies to identify and create efficiencies in operation of buildings and facilities.”
The training covers core elements such as operations and maintenance, building systems, application of facility management technology, and implications of health and safety. Leadership and management skills and tools for working with employees, contractors and customers will be included.
Upon successful completion of the course, participants will compete in a peer and facility management challenge and earn an International Facility Management Association and SFCC The LearningForce Certificate of Completion.
The cost is $1,995 per person. Missouri One Start grant funds may be applicable to cover the cost of the course.
The LearningForce offers a diverse schedule of noncredit continuing education courses for business and industry, professional development and personal enrichment.