The Skills Guide for Facility Managers details 10 must-have traits for those new to the industry
This peer-to-peer networking session will cover best practices for working with young facility professionals
The university's success has even caught the eye of East Lansing officials.
The department and the city's public works recently combined efforts to improve daily operations and reduce expenses. The departments saved a combined $40,000 through their efforts. Most of the initiatives have included canceling contracts with outside vendors and working together on projects.
Some of the projects during the past year include:
Future projects could include building more efficient routes for mowing and snow-removal operations, improving turf-maintenance operations, and cleaning sewers on roads adjacent to campus.
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