Tools to Navigate the Changing Workforce in Maintenance and Operations

You probably know the saying “change is the only constant.” Well, that couldn’t be truer during this unique time in operations, where:

  • 50% of facility managers are expected to retire in the next 10 years
  • 80% of Americans agree there is a skills gap in the workforce

Add to that changes in technology and the fact that five generations are working together for the first time in history – and it can be difficult to navigate a path forward. But the consequences of not embracing these changes can impact your students, community, staff and more.

Amid all this change and uncertainty in your workforce and operations, there is opportunity. Opportunity to equip your team with what they need to grow to meet demands. Opportunity to harness tools and technology to make sure your team is prepared for the future. Opportunity to prove your impact and leave a lasting legacy.

Join our discussion on this topic to gain confidence and a toolset around:

  • Current statistics on the changing workforce and how it affects the world of education operations
  • Training and development opportunities to help equip you and your team for the future
  • Technology to help your team grow their skills and productivity
  • How other operations professionals are successfully navigating these changes

Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Time: 10 AM Pacific / Noon Central / 1 PM Eastern
Duration: 1 hour

About Our Speakers:

Stephen Parker, Consulting Group Manager at Dude Solutions
Stephen ParkerAs Consulting Group Manager for the Public Division at Dude Solutions, Stephen Parker serves clients by overseeing the implementation and consulting process. He scopes implementation services needed to help clients achieve success in as timely a manner as possible. Stephen has specialized in helping institutions efficiently navigate change management for more than a decade and enjoys bringing best practices to help clients do the best work of their lives.

Todd Hibbard, CMMS Administrator at Liberty University
Todd HibbardTodd has been with Liberty University’s Facilities Management division for over eight years and had 10+ years of building and college maintenance experience when he started at LU as a General Maintenance technician. For the last three years, Todd has developed and managed the CMMS program. He conducts user training, oversees development and implementation, and monitors daily operations and data analysis with the Dude Solutions CMMS platform.

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