IS FM A CAREER FOR ME?
Consider facility management if you are interested in the following:
Working closely with others
Providing a safe and desirable workplace for everyone
Striving to make working environments more efficient and sustainable
100% JOB PLACEMENT
There is a 100% job placement for FM graduates. Now that's impressive.
Over 100 countries offer FM opportunities. The world isn't going to manage itself.
WHAT DO FACILITY MANAGERS DO?
Facility managers operate any building where people work or gather. These buildings can include office buildings, laboratories, schools, universities, factories, museums, airports, churches and hotels.
Some facility managers are generalists. Others focus on one of the following specializations:
Building Operations - Keeping buildings maintained and the mechanical systems running so that occupants are comfortable and safe.
Security - Overseeing building access and security.
Grounds Management - Keeping landscaping healthy and attractive.
Sustainability - Managing smart use of energy and natural resources for the good of the environment.
Planning - Creating strategic facility plans for future growth.
Project Management - Overseeing construction projects for new buildings and renovations.
Space Planning - Designing furniture layouts and managing office space.
Workplace Strategy - Leading the use of workspace and technology so that employees can work effectively both as individuals and in groups.
Real Estate Management - Negotiating purchase and leasing of land and buildings.
A LITTLE BIT ABOUT FM
FACES OF FM
A sneak peek at the different roles FM has to offer
HALEY, THE MASTERMIND
Haley is an FM graduate from Cornell University. Watch how her interest in Disney World got her involved in the world of Facility Management!
JAMES, THE TRAVELER
James got his graduate degree from Pratt Institute, and has been able to travel the world thanks to his career in FM. Learn more about how he got started!
NATHAN, THE PRACTICALIST
Nathan got into FM for all the practical reasons. Check out how he learned that Facility Management was the right career for him.
SUSAN, THE DESIGNER/PSYCHIATRIST
Susan started out in interior design, but quickly found herself intrigued by the psychology that goes behind facility management. Hear what she has to say about FM!
ANIF, THE PROVIDER
Anif is passionate about helping others. With FM, Anif can provide people with safe working environments that contribute to saving lives.
“The secret of getting ahead is getting started”
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