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Organization Commitment Critical For Asset Management Success.

Presenter: Marcia O'Connor
Present, Founder, AM FM Consulting Group Inc
Where is your company currently with your AM Plan Is your current environment an opportunity to move the AM agenda forward Our experience demonstrates that many organizations have several internal challenges and unable give priority and the resources to develop a robust AM plan. Understanding and aligning with the decision makers is critical for a successful AM plan. This is all about how to align your asset management plan with the strategic focus areas of your organization. The presenter will do a review of an organization landscape to identify the gaps and opportunities to show the alignment and value of dedicating funds and resources to your AM Plan. Timely to review the climate, the culture, team environment and communication channels of your company to ascertain successful buy-in. The presenter will also discuss the best ways to develop an integrated AM plan, acceptance strategy from all stakeholders and standard language for executive level to obtain organizational acceptance and sponsorship for your AM Plan.
About the Presenter:

I am a recognized educator, writer and a dynamic and accomplished expert in all aspects of asset, facility, property and construction management. I founded AM FM Consulting Group Inc. to provide innovative management consulting, professional development and career planning services in the private, public and non-for-profit sector.

In my 25+ years of experience in the industry, I have been accredited in pioneering the first Facilities Management Certificate Program at the University of Toronto, where I also lead the new Health Care Environmental Service Management course, Advanced FM Course as well as the Disaster Recovery for Building Professionals course. I have also been recognized by my peers and awarded “Facility Manager of Excellence” through the Toronto IFMA Chapter.

I am highly respected subject matter specialist with an intuitive ability to relate and interface strategically at all levels from day-to-day operations to senior executive level. With impressive credentials, relevant experience, and a wealth of energy and commitment, My goal inspire individuals and my team to strive at being the best they can be and to raise the bar in the profession.
My conference engagements have been with organizations such as PM Expo, Building Show, Schedule 2 Employer’s Group, Real Property Institute of Canada, OAHNSS, ONPHA, IHM, IFMA (Toronto and Chicago) Education Forum, OPS Accessibility Expo ad Facility Executive Director Council Conference, University of Guelph, OGRA.