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Wednesday, April 06, 2016     
2 Day - CFM Exam Prep Workshop
Prep for IFMA’s Certified Facility Manager Examination

Date: Wednesday, April 06, 2016
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Time: 8:00:AM - 5:00:PM
Location: H&R Block Knowledge Center - Training Room D, One H&R Block Way, Kansas City, MO 64105.
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Cost: Member $100, , Member Late $150
Non-Member $495, , Non-Member Late $545

IFMA – CFM Exam Prep Workshop

April 6-7, 2016

Course Duration:  2 days, 8 am – 5 pm

Course Overview:

This Prep Workshop for IFMA’s CFM – Certified Facility Manager Examination is designed to assist facility professionals wanting to prepare for the competency-based examination on their road to certification.

The Workshop is organized around the following eleven areas of facility management (Core Competencies):  Communication, Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity, Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability, Finance and Business, Human Factors, Leadership and Strategy, Operations and Maintenance, Project Management, Quality, Real Estate and Property Management, and Technology.


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Instructor:  Teena Shouse, CFM, IFMA Fellow, Associate with FEA Facility Engineering Associates

Teena Shouse is Vice President of Corporate Services at FEA. She has over 29 years of experience in service related fields, predominately in Facility Management. Prior to FEA Teena was the Manager of Employee Services for the Sprint World HQ for 18 years. Teena creates and teaches Facility Management and Sustainability courses for IFMA and FEA and is a guest speaker at numerous North America and International conferences and universities.

From 2005-2007, she served as the Chairman of the IFMA Board of Directors. From October 2010 to January 2013 she held the position of Chair of the Global FM Board of Directors, a global federation of FM organizations based in Brussels, Belgium. At IFMA’s World Workplace in Denver 2015 Teena received the prestigious award of Distinguished Member for 2015.



Registration and More Information: Click here to see who is attending

Cost:  Includes Workshop Materials, continental breakfast, and lunch.

Registration:  Registration is limited to 25 and registration deadline is March 28.

      Earlybird Registration ($50 discount!) through midnight March 7th.

  • KC IFMA Member $100 ($150 after Mar 7)
          register as 'Member' by clicking 'RSVP/Register' above
  • IFMA Member (not KCIFMA member) $250 ($300 after Mar 7)
          register by clicking here
  • Non-IFMA Member $495 ($545 after Mar 7)
         register as 'Non-Member' by clicking 'RSVP/Register' above

By being part of the instructor-led workshop, KC IFMA Members attending will be offered the opportunity to purchase the FM Learning System at a discounted price of $595.

Scholarships may be available to KC Chapter Members if funding is not available through your employer or other resources. Application made be made online: Click here for the application.  (Under 'Eligibility', see 'Member Scholarship'.)

After completing this workshop, KC Chapter Members who feel they are ready to take the exam are offered the additional incentive of being reimbursed 50% of the exam fee if they registerwithin 90 days of the workshop.  Once they take the exam within the allotted time frame, pass or not, they may request the reimbursement.

Please contact Linda DeTienne at: ProfessionalDevelopment@kcifma.com with questions.


Parking Information:  Click here to download Map with instructions.

Location of Parking Garage:

Access points to the H&R Block Parking Garage are located at Walnut or Main between 13th and 14th Streets.
H&R Block front entrance faces 13th Street; 13th Street is one-way going west.

Visitor Parking Instructions:

Visitors wishing to park at H&R Block Center need to announce their arrival using the intercom at the parking garage entrance gate.  Security will raise the entrance gate.  The designated visitor parking spaces are clearly indicated and are located first upon entering the garage.  Use the cross-walk to access the elevators in the glass vestibule to come to the 1st floor lobby. 

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