Course detail: TECH2050 - Online Certificate in Managing Maintenance for Buildings and Facilities

Great business starts with a well-maintained building. When all elements are structured well, and facilities run efficiently, businesses are more successful, employees are more productive, and customers are happier. But behind every efficient facility is a network of behind-the-scenes tasks overseen by an expert manager.

This program is designed for those who manage buildings and facilities of many kinds, such as airports, government buildings, office buildings, factory buildings, apartment complexes (large- and small-scale), hotels, hospitals, shopping malls, sports and entertainment venues, and other large facilities.


  • The scope of responsibilities for the facility manager
  • Structuring a cost-saving project
  • Determining what changes are needed, and where
  • Understanding contracts
  • Making a preliminary estimate of housekeeping costs and time
  • Stabilizing or cutting costs
  • Setting up and getting the most out of a Work Order system
  • Setting up a PM (Preventive Maintenance) system
  • Samples of actual PM task lists
  • Lean Maintenance for buildings
  • Motivational tips and tricks
  • Legal liabilities of materials purchases
  • Interviewing and selecting contractors
  • Estimating the amount of custodial work
  • Conducting craft training
  • Increasing efficiency for small jobs

Who Should Enroll?

This course is designed for facility managers, maintenance managers, building managers, architects, property management company employees, property managers, supervisors, non-maintenance directors accountable for maintenance, leads, maintenance support people and people who are in training for these positions.

You can enroll and start at any time. You can take up to six months to complete the course at your own pace, even if you finish after July 1, 2018

 Session Detail:  PT18160O
Schedule: You can enroll and start at any time. You can take up to six months to complete the course at your own pace, even if you finish after July 1, 2018
Times: 12:00am - 12:00pm
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Price: Registration : $1295.00
No refunds will be granted for this class once the student has accessed the Blackboard class site. A full refund of registration fees, less a $30 administrative fee, will be approved if requested in writing at prior to accessing the course. Requests must be made within 60 days of payment.

Name Additional Resources
Joel Levitt
Joel Levitt
Biography: Joel Levitt is a leading trainer of maintenance professionals. He has conducted over 500 training sessions for more than 15,000 maintenance leaders from 3,000 organizations in more than 20 countries. Since 1980 he has been the president of Springfield Resources, a management consulting firm that services clients of all sizes on a wide range of maintenance issues.
Joel has 25 years of experience in many facets of maintenance including as a source equipment inspector, electrician and field service technician, and in process control design, maritime operations and property management. Prior to that, he worked for a CMMS vendor and as an owner/manager in manufacturing.
Joel is a frequent speaker at maintenance and engineering conferences and has written 10 popular maintenance management texts. He has served on the safety board of ANSI and on the executive committee of the Miquon School. Joel is a member of AFE and the Vice President of the Philadelphia chapter.
Joel Levitt

Facility Detail
Self-paced Online Training
Enroll and start at any time

Cancellation Policy
A refund less a $30.00 cancellation fee will be assessed for all cancellations made in writing prior to 0 days before the start of the event. After that time, no refunds will be made.