Education

Advanced Seminars Curriculum

Please see Schedule for further information on dates and locations. Sessions and topics are as follows:


ADVANCED SEMINARS 1: Advanced Mechanical and Tiers

TimeSession
9:00 a.m. Session 1: Introduction
10:00 a.m. Session 2: Loads and Capacities
11:00 a.m. Session 3: Specialized Cooling Technologies and Configurations
12:00 p.m. Luncheon
1:00 p.m. Session 4: Tier IV Considerations
2:00 p.m. Session 5: Ancillary Mechanical Systems
3:00 p.m. Session 6: Phasing and Multi-Tier Considerations;
4:00 p.m. Review and Discussion; Complete Evaluation


ADVANCED SEMINARS 2: Advanced Principles in Critical Facility Management

TimeSession
9:30 a.m. Session 1: Introduction
10:30 a.m. Session 2: Advanced Portfolio Operations Strategy
11:30 a.m. Exercise 1
12:00 p.m. Luncheon
1:00 p.m. Session 3: Portfolio Governance
2:00 p.m. Exercise 2
2:30 p.m. Session 4: Training, Change Management, and Capacity Management at the Portfolio Level
4:00 p.m. Exercise 3
4:30 p.m. Review and Discussion; Complete Evaluation


ADVANCED SEMINARS 3: Advanced Electrical & Tiers

TimeSession
9:00 a.m. Session 1: Loads & Capacities
10:00 a.m. Session 2: On-site Power Generation & Storage
11:00 a.m. Session 3: Uninterruptable Power
12:00 p.m. Luncheon
1:00 p.m. Session 4: Tier IV Considerations
2:30 p.m. Session 5: Control Systems
3:00 p.m. Session 6: Other Electrical Considerations
4:00 p.m. Review and Discussion; Complete Evaluation


ADVANCED SEMINARS 4: Advanced Principles in Data Center Cost Management

TimeSession
9:00 a.m. Session 1: Introduction / Basic Concepts of Efficient IT
10:00 a.m. Session 2: Opportunity Cost of Doing Nothing
11:00 a.m. Session 3: Cost as the Efficiency Driver / IT Chargeback
12:00 p.m. Luncheon
1:00 p.m. Session 4: KPIs as Cost Efficiency Drivers
2:30 p.m. Session 5: Leadership, Culture & Sustainability and their Impact on IT Cost Efficiency
3:00 p.m. Session 6: Integrated Monitoring (DCIM) and IT Cost Efficiency
4:00 p.m. Review and Discussion; Complete Evaluation