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Complete the Facility Management Credential Program at Union County College

CRANFORD – Union County College will be offering IFMA’s Facility Management Professional (FMP®) Credential Program beginning October 13.  If you are an early to mid-career facility management practitioner, currently transitioning into the profession, or are a practitioner in a related industry such as an architect, designer or safety engineer, this program will help you improve your knowledge, enhance your skills, and gain immediate credibility with employers, clients, and peers.

The topics covered in this 60-hour course include Operations and Maintenance, Project Management, Finance and Business, and Leadership and Strategy. The course will be offered on Friday and Saturday, October 13 and 14, October 27 and 28, November 10 and 11, and December 1 and 2 from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm on the College’s Elizabeth Campus. The cost of the program is $2,395 which includes all course materials and online assessments. To earn the FMP® credential, students must pass each of the four FMP® final assessments with a score of 75% or higher. Each student must also submit an FMP application and pay an application fee (information at www.ifma.org) to IFMA to validate your credential.

For more information on this credential, please view the Continuing Education brochure online at www.ucc.edu/continuing-education/current-catalog. To enroll online through Instant Enrollment, go to http://www.ucc.edu/instantenrollment. One can also enroll by calling the Office of Continuing Education at (908) 709-7600 option #3 or by visiting the office on the Cranford campus. The College’s Elizabeth campus is located at 40 West Jersey Street.

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