Course Description

North Carolina State University has established this non-degree diploma series to give you, the facility maintenance management professional, the knowledge and skills you need to help your facility reach its goals. You will receive the Facilities Engineering Management (FEM) Diploma upon the successful completion of three, one-week courses totaling 96 contact hours of maintenance, electrical, mechanical, environmental, health and safety, construction, energy conservation, and management material. The weekly sessions, or equivalent hours, do not have to be taken in sequence, but you must complete all the requirements within a three-year period.

Upon the completion of the requirements, you will be expected to make a final presentation (15 minutes) on your special experiences in the field of facilities management. You will then be awarded a diploma from the Office of Professional Development at North Carolina State University.

FEM I areas of concentration include:

  • Facility management issues
  • Energy efficiencies
  • Quality in plant engineering
  • Construction and building systems
  • Facility energy efficiency and sustainability

Why You Should Attend

  • Set yourself above most of your peers leading to advancements in positions and earnings
  • Earn a diploma from a distinguished university
  • Join a select group of personnel in the facilities engineering field
  • Prove your knowledge and competence in your field
  • Enhance your knowledge of the facilities engineering management field
  • With or without a degree in engineering, gain exposure to current and emerging relevant aspects of facilities engineering
  • Provide the credential to your employer or prospective employer demonstrating that you have the in-depth knowledge to be a manager in a facility’s engineering department

Who Should Attend

The FEM Diploma Program is intended for managers of maintenance, maintenance supervisors, maintenance technicians with operations responsibilities, plant and facility engineers, maintenance planners and anyone who makes maintenance decisions regarding operations, repair or replacement.

Attend and You Will Receive

  • 3.2 CEUs/32 PDHs for the successful completion of the week
  • A comprehensive reference notebook you can use every day on the job
  • A tote bag to carry your class materials
  • Four networking luncheons and nine refreshment breaks
  • A certificate of completion

Attend and You Will Learn / Expected Outcome

Expected Outcomes

When you return to work you will be able to:

  • Assess your current hydronic systems
  • Find power quality solutions
  • Fine-tune HVAC operations and efficiencies
  • Practice alternate dispute resolution
  • Assess your chillers and cooling towers
  • Implement process energy analysis
  • Review with peers your building envelope analysis
  • Assess what you know about testing, balancing and building commissioning

Areas of Concentration

  •  Approaches to facility management
  • How to achieve quality in plant commissioning and operation
  • Facility process energy efficiency and sustainability
  • Chillers and cooling systems
  • Electrical systems

Choose from These Topics*

  •  Plant renovation: contract terms and conditions
  • Alternate dispute resolution: ways to stay out of court
  • HVAC operation and efficiency
  • Hydronic systems
  • Power-quality solutions
  • Chillers and cooling towers
  • Process-energy analysis
  • T&B building commissioning

* NOTE: The content of sessions may be occasionally adjusted in order to meet interests and needs.

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Facilities Engineering Management 1
M, T, W, Th
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dec 07, 2020 to Dec 10, 2020
8:00AM to 12:00PM
Dec 11, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Government Registration Fee non-credit $1,795.00
Registration Fee non-credit $1,995.00