Why FM as a Career?

FM is a growing field with a wide range of roles and challenges.

Successful managers come from the humanities, STEM, the social sciences, and other disciplines. They find common ground in helping to improve how people live and work in the built environment.

As a facilities manager, you don’t just do a job, you make an impact

Whatever your background and area of interest, you’ll have a chance to demonstrate leadership and creativity, inspiring teams to solve problems and improve the way people live and work. You’ll be at the forefront of sustainability and green technology, contributing to innovation and the future of our built environment.

FM is one of the best-kept secrets in the job market.

The field is booming, and it’s easy to get started. You can leverage a wide range of prior job experiences, plus there are credential programs that help you climb the ladder to top management positions.

It’s a wide-open field with a lot of opportunities.

Millions of FM jobs to be filled
Nearly 100% job placement for people with the right coursework
Secure jobs and good salaries
Broad range of skills
Continued training

You get to play with the latest tech.

FM uses advanced innovations in a wide range of services and technologies.
•Artificial intelligence / apps / analytics
•Robotics and smart buildings
•Solar, wind, and energy tech
•Electric transport and urban agriculture

Help save the world.

FM is at the focus of sustainability and positive trends in society and the environment.
•Energy conservation
•Clean air and water
•Health and wellness
•The future of work

Listen to the four reasons why facility management is a fantastic career

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