By the Numbers – Justifying Investment in Your Facility Program
Facility professionals face many struggles – doing more with less, hiring qualified personnel, soliciting funds to update aging systems, accommodating customers’ ever-changing needs, and the list goes on and on. Not to say money fixes everything, but for the above, it is at least a necessary component. As an all-too-often advertised cost center, facility departments have a difficult time selling and obtaining approval for investment. In this session, we will walk through examples and run some numbers that you can use to justify funding in your own organization. Come join us and learn how to advance your FM program!
1. Relay common facility department struggles
2. Justify value-driven versus cost-driven approach
3. Discuss methods for quantifying value FM delivers
4. Identify tools and steps needed to sell the value of facilities