Upcoming BOMI Class Offerings

FALL SMT/SMA/FMA COURSES

Fundamentals of Facilities Management – (FMA)

Start Date:  Mon., September 24th Seven weeks total

Test Date: Schedule through off site testing facility.

Class Time: Mondays - 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Cost: $975 Members / $1,075 Non-members

Location: Town Square Tower, 445 Minnesota Street, Conf. Center off of Lobby skyway

Successful facilities managers must have business savvy supported by a broad scope of technical knowledge. This course provides the base from which to build a career in facilities management. You will learn how to structure and manage operations and maintenance programs, and how to manage personnel effectively to control workload. You will gain an understanding of the importance of facilities management to business organizations and operations, while also learning strategies for internal marketing.

Key topic areas:

principles of information management  investment, cost controls, and budgeting strategies  operating levels of facilities activities  outsourcing principles benefits of leasing vs. ownership


 

Boilers, Heating Systems and Applied Mathematics – SMT

Start Date:  Wed., September 26th Seven weeks total

Test Date: Schedule through off site testing facility.

Class Time: Wednesdays - 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Cost: $855 Members/ $955 Non-members

Location:  Town Square Tower, 445 Minnesota Street, Conf. Center off of Lobby skyway

Building technicians need to understand the inner workings of boilers, burners, controls, fittings, valves, and pumps, as well as how they connect and interrelate. This course will teach you how to operate and maintain steam, hot water, warm air, and radiant heating systems. You will also learn the principles of mathematics that are essential to operating these building systems.

Key topic areas:

heating systems operations  mechanical components of heating systems  heating sources  thermodynamics  steam and hydronic heating  humidification basic mathematics needed to operate heating systems