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Emergency Preparedness for Facility Managers

Overview

In support of the health and safety of our students and university community, all Mason Professional Education courses are being delivered in virtual formats now through May 2021. We are fully operational and courses will begin on their scheduled start date. Register today!

Thank you for your interest in this course. The course is currently available for groups of 10 or more. Please contact Lee Bennett at 703-993-4805 for details. If you are interested in individual enrollment, please complete a Course Inquiry so that we may promptly notify you when enrollment opens.

This course examines emergency preparedness at both a macro and micro level, from planning for an emergency to disaster recovery. Students will learn how emergency preparedness can create a more resilient organization. This course focuses on building systems and providing basic information on the following topics:

  • Emergency generators 
  • Elevators and escalators 
  • Fire protection and hazardous materials 
  • Indoor air quality 
  • Weather preparedness and natural disasters 
  • Infectious disease 
  • Physical security 
  • Lockout-tagout 
  • Water disruption 
  • Terrorism 

Additional areas of discussion include:

  • Roles and responsibilities 
  • Factors and strategies for mitigation 
  • Damage assessment 
  • Comprehensive training programs 
  • Planned drills, exercises and table tops 
  • The importance of command, control
  • Communications
  • The value of lessons learned 
  • The National Incident Management System

Requirements

In order to earn your Certificate of Attendance, you must attend 80% of the online sessions and complete all required assignments (as assigned by your instructor).

Designed For

  • Participants at every career level with backgrounds in the fields of Engineering, Architecture, Buildings Operations and Maintenance, Property Management, Interior Design, Business Administration, or anyone with an interest in the field of Facility Management.
  • Those seeking CFM or FMP designations administered by IFMA or those looking to address the core competencies of the Federal Building Personnel Training Act (FBPTA).
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