Training Opportunities

FM:S Training

Virtual training sessions are available for the FM:S system, the university’s space management software. The sessions provide training for FM:S, including how to record employee location, review floor plans for accurate data and run reports. Anyone who uses the FM:S system to find space, room and floor plan information or request new space is encouraged to take one of the following training courses listed below.

New User Virtual Training      

This training is an A to Z guide to FM:S, the university’s space management software. The course is geared towards new FM:S users with no previous experience or users who need a quick refresher. Contact Sandy Schaffer at seharvey@purdue.edu to sign up.        
  • Thursday, June 6, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
  • Wednesday, July 10, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, Aug. 13, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Move Management Training  

This training provides an exciting new quick and easy way in FM:S to move individuals from one office to another, add a new individual to a room, or remove an individual from a room. Contact Jennifer Riehle at riehle0@purdue.edu to sign up. 
  • Thursday, June 13, 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, July 17, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, July 30, 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Mass Upload Process Training  

This training will demonstrate how to verify the space in buildings is accurately captured. This includes the timeline for each building to be reviewed, process documentation to support the review, and spreadsheet formats used to record the information. Contact Wil Degen-Stout at wdegenst@purdue.edu or Peter Khlebnikov at pkhlebni@purdue.edu to sign up.
  • Monday, June 10, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
  • Monday, June 10, 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 24, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, July 24, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.   
  • Wednesday, Aug. 21, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.   
  • Wednesday, Aug. 21, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

An updated, comprehensive FM:S User Guide is available. Individuals are encouraged to review this document in advance of the training and come prepared with questions.

Additional resources, including training documents and videos, are available on the Space Guidelines and Resources page.

Questions about the training opportunities may be directed to occupancyplanning@purdue.edu.