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Subject details

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.
    • 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

      • Discussion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
      • Web links
    • Online materials

      • Resources and Links
      • Printable format materials
      • Online Assessment


Note: Level 4 subjects normally assume a moderate level of prior knowledge in the area, eg from completing all Level 3 subjects or relevant experience.

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.

  • Case Study (35%)
  • Client proposal (45%)
  • 2 Online tests (20%)

Textbooks are not required.

Related degrees

undergraduate CUR-CME-DEG-2018

Bachelor of Applied Science Construction Management

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