Following the conference, two half-day software training sessions will be available to Connections 2015 participants at a discounted rate. The courses will be offered at a training center in downtown Boston, within a short distance of the Seaport Boston Hotel.

Training Sessions: Intro to VFA.auditor and Intro to the Budgets Module
Date: Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Location: VFA Office Training Center | 99 Bedford Street, Boston, MA 02111
Limited seating: Only 12 spots available per session
Price: $300 per session (Attend both sessions for $600)

Space is limited. REGISTER TODAY!

Intro to VFA.auditor (9 AM – 12 Noon)

VFA.auditor is a patented cloud-based guided self-assessment solution that provides you with surveys to rapidly collect facility and building condition data. This introductory class will provide an overview of the VFA.auditor survey workflow; including the process of filling in and submitting a survey for review, the survey review and approval process, as well as reviewing the results of an approved VFA.auditor survey.

Topics include:

  • VFA.auditor Overview
  • Survey Basics
  • Conducting Your Survey
  • Responding to a Survey
  • Approving a Survey
  • Running VFA.auditor Reports

Intro to the Budgets Module (1 PM – 4 PM)

The VFA.facility Budgets Module includes tools that will allow organizations to develop a Ranking Strategy for prioritizing their capital needs, based up their unique organizational mission and goals. This introductory class will walk users through the process of how an organization might implement a Pairwise Comparison method of ranking VFA.facility Requirements to develop a customized Ranking Strategy and then demonstrate how this strategy can be applied to a list of Requirements in order to rank them in order of most to least mission critical.

Topics include:

  • VFA.facility Budget Module Overview
  • Identifying key data points within your Asset Data
  • Grouping and Ranking the Dimensions
  • Weighting the Dimensions
  • Applying a Ranking Strategy to your Budget
  • Analyzing the Ranked list of Requirements
  • Tagging the Ranking results to you Requirements

Questions: To enroll in a training session or for any questions, please contact Frank Alfaro at or 512.831.6896

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