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Complete the Facility Management Credential Program at Union County College

CRANFORD – Union County College will be offering a Facility Management Professional (FMP®) Credential Program by the International Facility Management Association beginning this month. If you are an early to mid-career facility management practitioner, currently transitioning into the profession, or are 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 15 week, 60 hour course include Operations and Maintenance, Project Management, Finance and Business, and Leadership and Strategy. The course will be offered on Tuesday evenings from March 7 to June 27 and will be held from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on the College’s Cranford campus. The cost of the course 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 additional information on this course and all Continuing Education offerings, please view the Spring 2017 Continuing Education catalog at www.ucc.edu/noncredit. To enroll online, go to http://ucc.edu/nonCredit/RegInf.aspx. One can also enroll by calling the Office of Continuing Education at (908) 709-7602 or by visiting the office on the Cranford campus, located at 1033 Springfield Avenue.

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