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Subject details

  • Topics
    • Facilities Managers
    • Strategic Facilities Management
    • Strategic Planning and Facilities Management
    • Service Provider Options
    • Facilities Performance
    • Managing Assets
    • Space Utilisation
    • Safety and Security
    • Constructing New Assets
    • Building Maintenance
    • Building Refurbishment
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
      • Web links
    • Online Materials
      • Resources and Links
      • Printable format materials
      • Online Assessment

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. identify the key concepts of facilities management
  2. evaluate how facilities management links to the strategic management of facilities
  3. select appropriate facilities management techniques to manage a project.
  • Assignment 1 - Case Study (35%)
  • Assignment 2 - Client proposal (45%)
  • Assignment 3 - 2 Online tests (20%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

No eligibility requirements

Special requirements

No special requirements

An examination of the scope and importance of facilities management. The history and common terms and attributes of a facilities manager are explored so that students gain the understanding, knowledge and skills necessary to effectively perform the role of a facilities manager.

Please Note:  If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.

Find out more about the Academic Integrity module.

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