Sustainable FM: A Practitioners Guide to Greening your Facility
1.5 CEUs | 15 CFM Maintenance Points
Sustainability in the workplace is no longer an optional trend—it is becoming a mandatory practice for facility managers worldwide. Many global, financial and environmental factors are contributing to the ultimate need for a complete shift to sustainability in the FM industry.
The new course, “Sustainable FM: A Practitioner’s Guide to Greening Your Facility,” is now the most in-demand session offered by IFMA’s education department. This valuable program will assist facility managers lead sustainability efforts and take practical actions to justify programs.
Introduction and self assessment
Sustainability assessment of organization and facility management department
Metrics, reporting and green claims
Greening your facility management operations
Greening your physical activities
Greening your physical activities (continued)
Engaging upper management
Leading sustainable change
Analyzing the sustainability team
Choosing your entry point
Creating the action plan
Post-course self assessment
Course Schedule:March 30-31, 2009 Vancouver, B.C., Canada
May 14-15, 2009 Charlotte, N.C., USA
Speaker: Kit Tuveson, CFM, IFMA Fellow
Kit Tuveson is president of Tuveson & Associates LLC, a facility management consultancy company. His 36-year Hewlett-Packard career included responsible positions in process engineering, manufacturing line management, facility management and environmental health and safety. Tuveson has managed facility teams, global program managers, cross functional teams and has served as global director facility operations and also global director of environmental health and safety.
He is a graduate of Stanford University with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and a master’s degree in industrial engineering. He served IFMA as board chairman (1997-1998). Tuveson has developed a new California State University Sacramento Certificate Program on Greening Your Business and Sustainable FM.
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