Webinars

Overview

RBI’s monthly webinars address and educate facility managers on the most-discussed topics from IFMA’s Engage member platform. See below for upcoming webinars planned in 2020. Attend live, register to receive the recording or download later from IFMA’s Knowledge Library. Most webinars conducted on Wednesdays at noon (CST).

IFMA’s Research and Benchmarking Institute (RBI) offers complimentary webinars to IFMA members. IFMA members will receive an exclusive promo code to apply which will waive the webinar fee during registration. To verify your membership status, enter your IFMA Member ID when prompted during the registration process.

Consider joining IFMA if you are not currently a member. IFMA membership is US $219, and you’ll gain access to all 12 upcoming RBI webinars, discounted pricing on all RBI products and so much more! Purchasing all 12 webinars is US $240. In addition to the savings, you’ll gain a network of peers from around the world and a community to help you face your daily challenges in facility management.

Is there a topic you want to learn more about? Tell us! Please share your ideas on future webinar topics so we can build the strongest series for you.

Note – RBI does not charge for Graduate Student webinars. Anyone can attend – at no charge. IFMA Members will receive communication highlighting promo code to be used in future webinars. Please read IFMA-RBI Marketing material to attain code. IFMA Members who have not received promo code, please contact nickalos.rocha@ifma.org

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Date Webinar
Thursday, Mar 11 FM Credentials & Training of the Future
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Wednesday, Mar 24 Best Practices in Janitorial Contracts and Services: Impacts from COVID-19
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Thursday, Mar 25 A Multi-Criteria Decision-Making (MCDM) Approach for Building Maintenance Strategy Selection using Choosing by Advantages (CBA) (Graduate Student Presentation)
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Wednesday, Mar 31 Roofs, Warranties, and Maintenance: What Every FM Should Know about Buying a New Roof
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Tuesday, Apr 6 Lessons Learned from COVID-19: A Look at Maintenance, Janitorial, and Workplace Practices
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Wednesday, Apr 7 The Use of 3D Scanning for Facilities Management (Graduate Student Presentation)
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Tuesday, April 13

10:00 am – 11: 00 am (CST)

The Identification and Elimination of Excessive Production in FM Cleaning Operations Within UK Shopping Centres (Graduate Student Presentation)
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Wednesday, Apr 14 Comparing COVID-19 Reopening Plans – What’s Worked and Lessons Learned
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Wednesday, Apr 28 Facility Management in Educational Institutions: Scoping, Procurement, and Project Management 101
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Thursday, May 6 Mechanical Systems and COVID-19: Preliminary Results from IFMA’s National Study
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Tuesday, May 11 FM Pay and Compensation Report #1: Salaries, Benefits, and Trends for Facility Managers
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Tuesday, May 12 FM Pay and Compensation Report #2: Global Trends on the FM Workforce
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Tuesday, May 18

(8:00 pm CST)

FM Operations & Maintenance Benchmarks: Asia
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Wednesday, May 19 Global Perspectives on Facilities Operations & Maintenance Benchmarking
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Monday, May 24 North America Q&A Session on benchmark report participation 2021
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Tuesday, Jun 8 A Facility Manager’s Guide to Distributive Energy Grids
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Thursday, Jun 10 Global Trends in Facility Management – A Look at the Next 10 Years
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Tuesday, Jun 15 FM Operations & Maintenance Benchmarks: North America
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Thursday, Jun 17 Smart Grids: What They Are and Why FM’s Should Care About Them
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Wednesday, Jun 23 Research-based Best Practices for Hiring an Architect
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Wednesday, Jul 14 FM Operations & Maintenance Benchmarks: Europe
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Wednesday, Jul 21 FM Operations & Maintenance Benchmarks: Middle East
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