Higher education, K-12, and government FMs have seen their workloads expand and an increase in regulations they are expected to know to manage public and private campus environments and to care for public servants at work. Training for facilities that serve education environments includes broad concern for safety and how to plan for bursts of work in the summer season when attendance decreases. There’s a body of knowledge to be mastered for government FMs and their focus on energy management and real estate conservation.
If you have opinions on your level of training and that of your staff, now is the time to share your opinions in the 2023 FM Training survey! Facility management professionals and employers are encouraged to complete the survey by Friday, March 4th. All survey participants will receive a complimentary Pro Level registration to NFMT Baltimore, March 21-23.
Each year, the Professional Facility Management Institute (ProFMI) and its partners ask facility managers from around the world to share their opinions on FM training and credentials. Results are shared publicly to help FM professionals and employers give priority to and justify their training investments.
The 2022 FM Training Outlook Survey provided valuable insights in four categories: building and retaining the FM workforce, the value of FM training, addressing the FM skills gap and the importance of FM credentials and qualifications. For example, did you know that FM managers say their team’s top training needs in 2022 were compliance & standards, leadership skills, and emergency management? Read the full report now.