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POSTPONED-IFMA Houston Presents CFM Prep Course


April 28, 2020
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Lloyd's Register
1330 Enclave Pkwy #200
Houston, TX 77077

IFMA Houston is Excited to Offer A CFM Prep Course!

What will be covered during this course?

Summary of Course:

This course will include the following information:

  • 15-Minute Overview of each of the 11 Competencies (Total of 2 Hours & 45 Minutes)
  • Key Concepts Review - Critical Thinking, Systems Thinking, Roll-Up Methodology, and Strategies for Answering Questions


Who Should Register for this Course?

This course is geared towards those who are currently eligible to take the CFM Exam. Wondering if you are eligible? Visit the Eligibility Requirements FAQs to find out more. 

How much will this course cost?

The cost of the course will depend if you are an IFMA Houston member or not. 

Members: $100
Non-Members: $150

Questions about the course? 

Contact Scott Lang, CFM, IFMA Houston's Professional Development Committee Chair

Who will be the instructor for this CFM Prep Course, and what qualifies them to teach the course?

IFMA Houston could not have found a more qualified instructor for this course!

We are so excited to inform you that IFMA Houston's CFM Prep Course will be taught by:

Thomas "Tom" L. Mitchell, Jr., CFM, CFMJ, IFMA Fellow

With over 35 years of facility and asset management experience gained from serving in positions of increasing leadership responsibility within the government, commercial and not-for-profit industries, Tom is committed to advancing the performance of an organization's two most valuable assets - the workforce and the workplace - by providing solutions that increase individual competency, business sustainability, and organizational longevity.

Tom presently serves as senior vice president and chief operations officer for FM3IS Associates, L.L.C., where he oversees organizational strategic and market development activities, as well as directs corporate business operations for independent contracted consultants who specialize in the development and delivery of service offerings in the areas of facility portfolio performance, workforce capability development and organization functionality alignment. Tom was previously employed with the Fortune 500 strategy & technology consulting firm of Booz |Allen | Hamilton, where he provided facilities & asset management services that helped clients and colleagues develop vision, strategies and solutions that shaped, improved and optimized the built environment. Tom retired from U.S. Air Force active duty in the grade of Lieutenant Colonel, after serving twenty years as a civil engineer officer in a wide variety of positions, where he was responsible for leading people and/or managing programs that directed the development, acquisition, sustainment, and protection of facilities at military installations throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.  

Tom joined the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) in 1998 and served on the Global Board of Directors from 2005 to 2011, to include leading as board chairman from 2009-2010.  Tom was awarded the IFMA 2012 Chairman’s Citation, and bestowed the IFMA Fellow designation in 2013. 

Tom presently serves as chairman of Florida A&M University’s Facility Management Degree Program Academic Advisory Council, and as vice chair for Professional Certifications and Partnerships on the Society of American Military Engineer’s National Facility Asset Management Committee. He previously served as an elected director on the National Institute of Building Science Board of Directors, as well as an appointed member of the for the U.S. State Department Bureau of Overseas Building Operations’ Industry Advisory Group.

In addition to earning the Certified Facility Manager and Certified Facility Manager Japan designations, Tom’s credentials also include a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies, a Master of Arts in Management, and Master of Military Operational Arts and Science degrees, as well as a Master’s Level Certificate in Facility Management

Tom also strives to advance facility management (FM) knowledge-sharing and industry advocacy via magazine publications, internet radio interviews, and professional presentations at industry events around the globe.  His prior speaking engagements include: IFMA's World Workplace, the NFMT High Performance Building Conference, the US General Service Administration's Training Conference and Exposition, the Australian Facility Management Association's IDEACTION, the European Facility Management Conference, the Marché International des Professionnels d'Immobilier (MIPIM) Conference, Czech Republic Tyden FM Conference, the Slovak Association of Facility Management's DNI Conference, the Hanze University of Applied Science’s International Space Seminar, The Hague University of Applied Science’s Academy of FM Congress, and Malaysia’s National Facility Asset Management Conference and Expo.


$100.00 Member

$150.00 Guest