2017 Essentials of Facilities Management Training Seminar

Core Competencies: Facilities Management, Fiscal Management, Management, Planning
May 22 – May 25, 2017
Colorado State University, Fort Collins

Program Description

Aspiring union directors and senior professionals new to facilities responsibilities will benefit from this foundational program. Through back-of-house tours, instructional presentations, and immersive case studies, participants will gain an overview of how facilities can be successfully managed. They will also grow their network beyond ACUI to include attendees from APPA who manage other campus environments.




Learning Outcomes

 Participants will benefit from:

  • Meeting other facilities managers with similar challenges and potential solutions
  • Gaining ideas about how to maximize facilities budgets and human resources
  • Learning the basics about common facility equipment, technical standards, and maintenance processes
  • Seeing some of the new technology being introduced in the industry

Tentative Schedule

Monday, May 22
Morning FEMA ICS 200 Training (optional) 
5–6 p.m.  Registration 
6 p.m.  Welcome and Dinner 
Tuesday, May 23
8–9 a.m.  Registration & Information 
9–10:15 a.m. General Session
10:15–10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m.–Noon Tour
Noon–1:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15–2:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
2:30–2:45 p.m. Break
2:45–4 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
4–4:15 p.m. Break
4:15–5:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
Wednesday, May 24
9–10:15 a.m. General Session
10:15–10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Tour
12:30–1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30–2:45 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
2:45–3 p.m. Break
3–4:15 p.m. Roundtable Discussions
4:15–4:30 p.m. Break
4:30–5:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
Thursday, May 25
9–10:15 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
10:15–10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m.–Noon Closing Session



    Updated Feb. 9, 2017