Emergency Preparedness for Facility Managers (FM 0401)

E-mail: execinfo@gmu.edu

Phone: 703-993-2109

Fax: 703-993-2121

Examines Emergency Preparedness at both a macro and micro level, from planning for an emergency through recovering from disasters. Discusses how to design and establish a solid, effective disaster prevention and relief strategy for all types of facilities. Focuses on identifying types of emergencies and the resources needed to combat them; planning and organizing to respond to the emergencies; preparing and rehearsing emergency plans; training and finally, capturing valuable lessons from each event.
Students are awarded a Professional Certificate in Facility Management after the successful completion of 10 courses.

  • Participants at every career level with backgrounds in the fields of Engineering, Architecture, Buildings Operations and Maintenance, Property Management, Interior Design, Business Administration, or anyone with an interest in the field of Facility Management
  • Those seeking CFM or FMP designations administered by IFMA

In order to earn your Certificate of Attendance, you must attend 80% of the online sessions and complete all required assignments (as assigned by your instructor).

What some of our clients are saying:

"The Smithsonian Institution has used the George Mason Professional Certificate in Facility Management program for the past three years to educate our building managers throughout the Washington, DC area. The Smithsonian's mission is to provide world class facilities management services, and in order to accomplish this, we seek to only employee CFMs. This program is insuring we reach our goal."
-Nancy Bechtol, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

"Mason developed and delivered a 20-month Facility Management program for 23 of our present and future facilities leaders. The knowledge they gained and the coursework they experienced has been extremely valuable to their personal career growth and to the future success of the Department of Facilities and Transportation Services of Fairfax County Public Schools."
-Steve Vollmer, Fairfax County Public Schools, Fairfax, VA

"The technical, trade, and business information gained from this certificate program at George Mason University was immediately applicable in the workplace."
-Jim Morris, Lockheed Martin, Manassas, VA

"The best part of the Facility Management program at Mason, is the opportunity to interact with other facility managers. The discussions that we have had in class have given me insights, greatly increased by scope of knowledge, and even provided some 'Ah ha' moments of 'so that's how one takes care of that.' The combined expertise of the instructors and my classmates is what makes the program beneficial to my career development."
-Jean Callahan, Fairfax, VA

"Based on this program I have discovered the passion for my profession. I have found my professional direction."
-Erick Albarracin, FMP, Kaiser Permanente, Suitland, MD
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