Education Sessions 

Education is the cornerstone of IFMA’s World Workplace. Each session is hand-selected by a committee of knowledgeable practitioners, partners and IFMA staff to ensure the value and relevance of the content presented.

View sessions for Thursday, Sept 18. and Friday, Sept. 19 »

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NEW! Session Learning Labs

To assist you in customizing an educational experience that meets your professional needs and interests, sessions will be organized into four new Learning Labs:

  • Leadership: Focuses on C-suite conversations, needs and expectations.
  • Leading & Bleeding Edge: Highlights visionary FM concepts and practices.
  • Management Skills: Focuses on soft skills for those who want to perfect their management style.
  • Performance: Highlights best practices from world-class organizations and individuals.

Sessions will also be organized into 14 sub-categories that reflect facility management competencies, coupled with FM solutions and research:

  • Operations & Maintenance
  • Finance and Business
  • Real Estate & Property Management
  • Human Factors
  • Environmental Stewardship & Sustainability
  • Project Management
  • Leadership & Strategy
  • Quality
  • Communication
  • Technology
  • Emergency Preparedness & Business Continuity
  • Workplace
  • Academic & Research
  • FM Solutions

Sessions are also classified by Learning Levels that represent career experience:

  • 100 Level: Geared toward new or emerging facility professionals with less than two years of experience.
  • 200 Level: Geared toward facility professionals with two to five years of experience. Ideal for credentialed or aspiring FMPs, CFMs and SFPs.
  • 300 Level: Geared toward facility professionals with more than five years of experience. Ideal for credentialed or aspiring FMPs, CFMs and SFPs.