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Facilities management is one of the fastest growing professions in the UK. Facilities managers are responsible for many of the buildings and services which support businesses and other types of organisation.

Whether you are just starting out in facilities management or are responsible for managing the facilities for numerous sites, the BIFM has something for everyone. Find out more by following the links below.

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Ismena Clout, BIFM’s immediate past chairman and well-known and respected figure in facilities management, passed away today. Clout had been fighting an on-going battle with secondary breast cancer which led her to step down three months early in her role as Chairman of the Institute in April.
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IT initiatives should be a collaborative effort between commercial and operational people working closely with IT professionals

Information technology is a fast-paced discipline that is often mystical to the layman. This means that non-IT people find it hard to maximise their use of IT systems and data; relying on IT staff to direct technology’s contribution to your business.

This course will demystify the technological jargon and techniques through explaining all aspects of IT from the core data upon which a business relies through to delivering meaningful management and operational information. It will also look at different types of systems delivery techniques, including Cloud and Mobile and review their pros and cons within an FM and legislative context.

Information & Knowledge Management for FMs – 7-8 October, Central London call BIFM Training on +44 (0)20 7404 4440 or click here for further information

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