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2019 CFM Exam Prep Workshop

April 02, 2020
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
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Sundt Construction Headquarters
2620 S. 55th St.
Tempe, AZ 85282


The Greater Phoenix Chapter of IFMA is pleased to announce a 2-day CFM Exam Preparation Workshop held at Sundt Construction Headquarters December 5 & 6, 2019.   Don’t miss this opportunity to increase your knowledge in preparation for the CFM exam or to enhance your knowledge of Facility Management Core Competencies.  The training class will be led by Patrick Okamura, IFMA Fellow, and highly recognized IFMA instructor. 

CFM Exam Prep Workshop

Review the overall methodology of the CFM Exam and practice applying FM knowledge and critical thinking skills in a competency-based exam through practice exam questions. Participants are expected to have the necessary knowledge of the 11 competencies tested on the CFM Exam. This workshop is focused on exam strategies and does not include knowledge-based instruction explicitly covering the competencies.

Participants will:

  • Learn how to use the tools that can lead to success on the CFM Exam.
  • Understand the overall concept of the exam and focus on the methodology of the exam.
  • Learn to apply critical thinking skills and discuss the rationales used.

Workshop Benefits:

  • Review the overall methodology of the exam and practice applying FM knowledge in a competency-based exam.
  • Practice applying critical thinking skills and discuss the rationales used in practice exam questions.
  • Review exam-taking skills and strategies may lead to success on the CFM Exam.
  • Learn from CFM instructors who have been trained to share their knowledge and valuable experience.

Patrick H. Okamura, CFM, SFP, FMP, CSS, CIAQM, REM, LEED AP BD+C, IFMA Fellow Patrick has been involved in the facility management profession for more than 34 years, and is currently a facility manager for CBRE Phoenix, Arizona. Patrick has been a certified IFMA instructor for over 10 years and has instructed IFMA courses throughout the US. Patrick is the current ESH Council President and a member of the International Credentials Commission and numerous IFMA committees, tasks forces and involvement groups.


$100.00 IFMA Phoenix Member

$100.00 Other IFMA Chapter Member

$150.00 Non-Member

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