UC San Diego Extension’s Professional Certificate in Facilities Management offers a comprehensive curriculum designed to equip you with the knowledge, skills and tools necessary to make effective and sustainable facilities management decisions that reduce costs while enhancing your organization’s facility and services. Learn strategies and techniques in all nine areas of competency recognized by the International Facilities Management Association (IFMA), from management and finance to communications and technology. Explore hot topics and current issues in the industry, including sustainability, productivity and environmental economics. Gain insights and tips from experts in the field that you can immediately apply at work.
UC San Diego Extension’s electives in sustainability help facility managers identify ways to use resources more efficiently and create healthy work spaces that increase productivity. You will learn practical energy management solutions, current approaches to recycling and waste management, and life cycle costing strategies that improve sustainability.
|Course Title||Course Number||Units||FA||WI||SP||SU|
|Required Courses (Complete all three courses.)|
|Principles of Facilities Management||O||L|
|Planning & Project Management for Facilities Managers||U||L|
|Real Estate Property Management||X||X||U||X|
|Elective Courses (Complete at least 15 units, including six units of Facilities Management electives.)|
|Facilities Management Electives|
|Building Systems & Technology||L|
|Corporate Properties & Real Property Assets||L|
|Emergency Preparedness, Environmental and Human Factors in Facilities Management||O||L|
|Facilities Operations & Maintenance||L||X|
|Sustainable Facility Design & Space Planning||L||L|
|HVAC Systems Design|
|Introduction to Sustainability||O||X||O||X|
|Environmental Economics: Evaluating the Impact of Sustainable Practices||X||O||X||O|
|Clean Energy - Clean Tech||X|
|Business Communication Skills||L||M||L||L|
|Business Law for Managers||M||M||M||O|
|Managing for Maximum Performance||U||O,U||U||O,U|
|Financial Accounting for Non-Accountants||L,O||L,O||L,O||L,O|
|L=La Jolla M=Mission Valley O=Online U=University City X=Location TBA|
Certificate registration is required to complete the program. Candidates are encouraged to register in the certificate program as early as possible to take advantage of program benefits. See Certificate FAQs for more information.
|Certificate Section ID:||100487||Add to Cart|
|Contact:||Business, Professional & Legal Programs, (858) 534-8139|
The Facilities Management program includes 11 required units and your choice of 15 elective units. Principles of Facilities Management (BUSA-40063) is strongly recommended as a perquisite to other facilities and sustainability courses. The program can be completed in two years, taking one course per quarter.
For more information please visit: extension.ucsd.edu/facilities
The Professional Certificate in Facilities Management includes courses that address all nine competency areas recognized by the IFMA.
Jolie Cartier, CFM
Executive Director, Facilities Management
California Western School of Law
James A. Forcier
Director, Facilities Management, Planning & Design
UC San Diego Extension
Bob Gilleskie, PE
LightPoint Consulting Services
Roz Guthrie, CFM
Director, Corporate Facilities
Frederick J. Krishon, PE, RCE
Facility Engineering Associates, P.C.
Blasker Professor and Chair
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, UCSD
Bob Wiley, Senior
Associate Director, Facilities
David L. Wilken, PE, CFM
Wilken and Associates