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General Administration Core
101 Understanding Management Skills Through the MBTI
104 Managing Staff Relationships 
104 Managing Staff Relationships - Supplemental 1 
104 Managing Staff Relationships - Supplemental 2
105 Emerging Technologies and the 21st Century Campus 
106 Communication Skills for Managers
110 Managing Ethically 
110 Managing Ethically - Supplemental 1
110 Managing Ethically - Supplemental 2
111 Financing Facilities in Higher Education
112 Strategic Planning
118 Business Culture of Higher Education 

Operations & Maintenance Core
201 Maintenance Management
202 Maintenance & Operations of Building System
202 Maintenance & Operations of Building System - Supplemental 1
203 Grounds Maintenance Programs
204 Custodial Services 
205 Environmental Health & Safety Programs
206 Contracting for Maintenance Services
207 Comprehensive Capital Asset Management - Part A
207 Comprehensive Capital Asset Management - Part B

Energy & Utilities Core
300 Energy & Utilities Partnerships (NOTE: There will be no handouts for this session.)
301 Risk Management
302 Energy & Utilities Terms #1 - #3 (NOTE: There will be no handouts for this session.)
303 Energy & Utilities Case Study #1- #3
304 Water (NOTE: Handouts will be made available in class.)
305 Drainage (NOTE: Handouts will be made available in class.)
306 Electric Production & Distribution
308 Data Applications
309 Data Distributions
311 Energy Management
312 Heating Production
313 Heating Distribution 
314 Fuels 
315 Business of Utilities
316 Cooling Production
317 Cooling Distribution 
318 Master Planning

Planning, Design & Construction Core
401 Project Costs & Investments
402 Facilities Master Planning
403 Space Planning & Programming
405 Design Project Management 
405 Design Project Management - Supplemental 1
407 Project Time Management
408 Construction Contract Administration
409 Construction Project Management
409 Construction Project Management Workbook 

Advanced Planning, Design & Construction Core
401 Project Costs & Investments
402 Facilities Master Planning
403 Space Planning & Programming
405 Design Project Management
405 Design Project Management - Supplemental 1
407 Project Time Management
408 Construction Contract Administration
409 Construction Project Management
409 Construction Project Management Workbook 

Elective Offerings
510 Personal Enrichment - Preparing for Career Advancement in Facilities (NOTE: There will be no handouts for this session.)
513 Maintaining Historical Properties
515 Business Communications
516 Leadership and Management Skills
517 Tearing Down Organizational Walls
518 The Manager as Coach
518 The Manager as Coach - Supplemental
520 Project Management
521 APPA 101 & Credentialing
524 Creating a Learning Environment in Facilities
528 Campus Safety and Security
529 Emergency Preparedness
531 Customer Relations - Pending Release From Faculty as of 9/1/2017
532 Preventative/Predictive Maintenance Systems 
534 O&M Staffing Guidelines
541 Managing In-House Construction Services
544 Principles of Interior Design
545 Designing for Maintainability
546 Design Standards
547 New & Emerging Products/Materials for Building Design
548 Facilities Design for Future Technologies
549 Big Data's Impact on Facilities & Operations
552 Challenging Personnel: What to Do?
554 Thought Leaders - Pending Release From Faculty as of 9/1/2017
558 Metrics, Informatics & Performance 
559 Sustainable O&M Practices - Pending Release From Faculty as of 9/1/2017
561 Introduction to Blueprint Reading
562 Planning the Campus Environment - Pending Release From Faculty as of 9/1/2017
563 Balancing Project. Scope, Budget and Schedule
572 Calculate Energy Usage & Savings
573 Disaster Prep & Business Continuity for Tele and IT
573 Disaster Prep & Business Continuity for Tele and IT - Supplemental
579 Experience Exchange: Getting The Most Out Of Your Maintenance Management System (NOTE: There will be no handouts for this session.)  
580 Public Speaking and Making Presentations
594 Integrated Pest Management - Pending Release From Faculty as of 9/1/2017
595 Site Selection for Wind and Solar
596 Building Commissioning
598 Programming and Planning Facilities Support Space
600 The Legal and Ethical Aspects of Purchasing
601 How to Negotiate With Anyone
602 Central Control & Monitoring
603: Panel Discussion: Emerging Trends in Operations & Maintenance (NOTE: There will be no handouts for this session.)
604 Chillers and Refrigerants
605: Panel Discussion – EU Hot Topics (NOTE: There will be no handouts for this session.)