Education Session Information

Interactive, informative and enlightening, World Workplace educational sessions address existing and impending workplace challenges; increasing demands; forward-thinking management strategies; and innovative FM concepts and practices.

Educational program sponsored by:   Smart

Sessions are organized into FM core competencies, workplace strategies, solutions and research; and highlighted by learning labs (hot topics, skills, best practices) and Learning Levels (years of career experience).

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Learning Labs:

  • Leadership
  • Leading & Bleeding Edge
  • Management Skills
  • Performance


  • Operations & Maintenance: Building O&M, occupant services
  • Real Estate & Property Management: Real estate planning, acquisition, disposition
  • Human Factors: Healthy, safe environments, security, employee development
  • Environmental Stewardship & Sustainability: Sustainable management of built & natural environments
  • Project Management: Oversight & management of projects, contracts
  • Leadership & Strategy: Strategic planning & organization, leading facility functions & staff
  • Finance & Business: Strategic plans, budgets, financial analyses, procurement
  • Quality: Best practices, process improvements, audits, measurements
  • Communication: Plans & processes for internal & external stakeholders
  • Technology: FM technology, workplace management systems
  • Emergency Preparedness & Business Continuity: Emergency & risk management plans, procedures
  • Research
  • Workplace Strategies
  • FM Solutions: Sessions presented by IFMA Silver-level Corporate Sustaining Partners

Learning Levels:

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