Facility Management & Sustainability


Course Details

  • Location: Bellevue
  • Duration: 8 weeks
  • Times: Weekends
  • Cost : $1,330

Next Start Date:

January 11, 2020

This course is part of a certificate program. You can also take it without enrolling in the program.

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About this Course

In this course, you’ll be introduced to the practical concepts of environmental sustainability that relate to facility management and facility optimization. We'll examine the latest trends, innovations and best practices for reducing costs associated with facilities usage. You'll explore methods for researching key sustainability issues, such as LEED certification, environmentally sensitive selection and green-building trends.

This course includes the following competency areas that align with the International Facility Management Association (IFMA™): Sustainability, Leadership and Strategy, Quality and Technology.

What You’ll Learn

  • Sustainability strategies and management
  • Utility and energy management principles and techniques, including economic analysis of alternative energy investments
  • Quality management that uses Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and benchmarking
  • How to use cutting-edge technologies and design processes for more efficient project management, asset management and maintenance
  • Team management strategies and how they affect business results

Program Overview

This course is part of the Certificate in Facility Management.

Learning Format


Attend classes part time at one of our convenient locations in the Puget Sound region. You’ll engage face to face with your classmates and instructors as part of a highly interactive curriculum. Learn More »

Course Sessions


Meet your instructor

Robert Blakey

Senior Manager, Operations — Group Health Cooperative, CBRE


You'll earn 4 continuing education units (CEUs) for successfully completing this course. Learn more about noncredit courses.