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Podcast 2015-02, the business side: sustaining a consultancy and adding knowledge to the FM community

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Clear, responsive, communications are essential in a consulting engagement, from exploration to conclusion. Teena Shouse goes straight to the specifics of defining, performing, charging, and billing for services: from making responsive proposals, to scope, deliverables, and billing practices.  But why is the client confident enough to issue an RFP to begin with? Michel Theriault shows […]

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Podcast 2015-01, consultant collaboration that serves the Client

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

FM, like other professions, employs specialized knowledge, skills, and experience. For the FM consultant engaged with a client project, partnering with other consultants can be essential, but how to develop, manage, and maintain this resource? Val Moreas and Stephen Ballesty focus on collaboration among consultants to optimize outcomes for the Client.  Learn more and listen […]

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Podcast 2014-01, the series kickoff, a wide ranging view of FM consulting for all FMs

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

This is an interactive, wide ranging, ten minute discussion for all FMs, presented in two parts. John Ringness and Markus Groll take the point of view of any facility manager in circumstances where a consultant may be of help. For the FM who has not used a consultant, or had an unhelpful experience with one, […]

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The IFMA FMCC Podcasts Program

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

  Announced by Markus Groll, Architect, Secretary + STAG Chair FMCC on April 15th, 2015 We proudly announce the completion of the 1st part of our podcast series which has been started in November 2014 with the first recording. All podcasts have been arranged and recorded by the leadership of the FMCC Podcast Coordinator David Reynolds, […]

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