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FIMS New User Training Class Registration Information

The FIMS support contractor provides two day user training classes for the FIMS system.  The next scheduled classes in the field will be held in September 2014.  There will be significant focus on the latest FIMS enhancements/guidance which includes the new FIMS software platform.

Objectives for the training are:

bulletIntroduce participants to the capabilities of FIMS
bulletDiscussions about how FIMS serves as the Department's corporate facilities database
bulletReview of any FIMS related guidance from Headquarters including the FRPC elements
bulletDiscussion on the FIMS Data Validation Process
bulletSustainability and Cool Roofs
bulletAnticipated Asset Information Module (AAIM)
bulletLaboratory Operations Board (LOB) Enhancements
bulletIdentifying and Correcting Data Anomalies
bulletReview of DOE corporate measures such as ACI and FCI
bulletLearn to navigate efficiently through the system
bulletAdd real property information as part of extensive hands-on exercises
bulletReview of the FIMS data elements and requirements
bulletReview of all of the latest enhancements
bulletReview FIMS archive capabilities and discuss the "banking" concept for square footage
bulletReplacement Plant Value calculations
bulletDevelop ad-hoc queries using techniques available through FIMS and Microsoft Access

The class consist of lecture/demonstration and hands-on exercise providing participants an opportunity to explore all of the major system functions.  Each person attending the training will receive 1 copy of the FIMS Training Manual. 

The following general and administrative information is provided for those individuals interested in attending the training class.

bulletTraining Dates

September 16-17, 2014
September 18-19, 2014

bulletClass Duration

The training class will consist of 2 full days of instruction between the hours of 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.  Travel arrangements should be made accordingly.

bulletTraining Site

U.S. Department of Energy
Nevada Field Office
232 Energy Way
North Las Vegas, NV 89030
Room 6402 in the C-1 Bldg

Directions to the Training Site
From Las Vegas Blvd, proceed to I-15 North.  Take the Lake Mead - West exit.  At the first traffic light, turn right onto Lossee Rd.  Once on Lossee Rd at the 2nd traffic light, turn left onto Energy Way.  Follow Energy Way to the stop sign.  Turn right into the parking lot.  The C-1 building is adjacent to the parking lot.  Once you enter the building, go straight down the hall.  Room 6402 is on the left.

VERY IMPORTANT: Please be sure to bring your DOE badge with you.  You will need to show this at the guard gate before you can enter the parking lot.


bulletRegistration

Names of attendees will be accepted by telephone or E-mail.  If you wish to register, please E-mail Mark Gordy (mark.gordy@hq.doe.gov) or Gayle Smith (gayle.smith@hq.doe.gov).  Include in your email the site you represent, phone number, and what type of badge you possess.  You may also contact the FIMS Hotline at 301-337-6019 if you wish to register by phone.
 
bulletAccommodations

A listing of hotels located in the Las Vegas strip area can be located on the web at www.vegas.com or www.lasvegas.com.  You can also obtain a listing of hotels that are close to the training facility by performing a Google search.

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The FIMS Data Validation training schedule is posted on the Data Validation page.

 

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