Professional Development

This is where professionals will learn about the latest certification programs from IFMA, BOMI Institute, BOMA International, and other associations affiliated with the facility management field.



Professional Development: Solving The Mysteries Of The RFP

Three experts share the secret of resolving confusion over architectural and engineering expectations.

Professional Development: Who’s In Charge Here?

With tech integration on the rise, operations becomes a game of diplomacy, according to Columnist Brian Koch.

FM Frequency: Great Suppliers Can Be Excellent Business Partners

FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane feels it's possible to gain significant advantages from outsourcing relationships.

Professional Development: Aren’t All Structural Engineers The Same?

This Q&A in team building basics with William Sherman and Jay Stressel goes from the bottom to the top.

Professional Development: Unplanned Purchasing Behaviors

Columnist Laura Brown puts a new twist on the old joke, "how many people does it take to buy a light bulb?"

Professional Development Reducing Liability Through Strategic Management

Guest Contributor David Bender illustrates how an overview of insurance policies may thwart trouble during downtimes.

Professional Development: Reduce Change Orders To Add Resources

Columnist R. Don Hensley explains how Quality Management Plans can help minimize expensive changes. From the Ap-ril 2006 issue.

Special Report: The TFM Show Preview

The most prestigious and comprehensive facility management event returns to Chicago.

Professional Development: Image Enhancement Services

Contributor Mike O'Dea feels it is possible to repair damage in order to maintain image and avoid replacement costs.

FM Frequency: Skilled Labor—A New Recipe?

The increasing shortage of qualified facility management staffers has FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane a little concerned.

Professional Development: How To Hire A Design Firm

Contributor Jeffrey Weil explains the right amount of effort in the selection process can make or break a design project.

FM Frequency: Balancing Act

For FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane, 2006 begins with more advice on keeping your building pressure right where it belongs.

Professional Development: The Benefits Of Integration

Contributor Mike DeNamur explains how the removal of crossed signals may ease communications problems.

Flu Infection Control Tips

What should your workplace do to prepare for a possible flu pandemic? Keep informed, develop a plan, and implement public health programs are some...

Professional Development: Purchasing Habits And Costs

Guest Contributor Laura Brown illustrates how decisions regarding supplier selection can dictate potential savings.

FM Frequency: What It Really Means

Ever wonder what job placement ads are really saying when they describe a job? FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane cuts through the jargon and gets the real answers.

Professional Development: Checkup And Tune-Up

Guest Columnist Michael Redding investigates how to develop a facilities management strategy for the long haul.

Professional Development: IFMA’s Strategic Management Planning Process

Guest Columnist Don Young shares new approaches that may help facility managers reach higher levels of achievement.

Professional Development: Project Cost Saving Strategies

Guest Contributor Carl Haines says certain approaches may make it easier to keep construction affordable.

Professional Development: Combining Facility And Project Management

Contributor John Bodrozic shares communal software approaches that keep fms on top of construction projects.
Facilities Management Challenges, Budget Cuts

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Data-Driven Workplace

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In this free video webinar, we dive into recent research around collaboration, productivity and the role of the office, and share how workplace data can inform facility decisions.

[VIDEO] Job Order Contracting: Accelerating the Projects that Matter

This proven single-solicitation process accelerates project delivery while satisfying local bidding requirements. Learn all about Gordian’s JOC solutions .