Inspect a role in facilities management. Examine the value in ensuring building services meet people’s needs. Recognise the attributes of an effective facilities manager. Identify the range of responsibilities—from managing assets to refurbishment.
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- 01 Jun 2020
- 30 Nov 2020
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- research and analyse the key concepts of facilities management
- evaluate how facilities management links to the strategic management of facilities
- develop 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
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.
No special requirements
This subject examines 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.
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- Test (20%)
- Report (35%)
- Client Proposal (45%)
Textbooks are not required.
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