Facilities Management

Course code ARBE4303Units 10Level 4000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Architecture and Built Environment

This course investigates the theory and practice of facilities management. Elements of strategic and operational facilities management will be discussed in the context of technology, cost, legal/contract, environmental and performance management.

Available in 2015

BCA SingaporeSemester 2
Callaghan CampusSemester 2
Distance Education - CallaghanSemester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesOn completion of this course students should be able to:
- Identify the evolving nature of facilities management functions and practice
- Relate facilities management functions and practice to the effectiveness of core and non-core operations of business organisations
- Develop strategic business directions and prepare strategic facilities management plans
- Prepare operational facilities management plans.
Content- Introduction to facilities management
- Strategic facilities management
- Operational facilities management
- Location and space management
- Building systems maintenance management
- Knowledge and information and communication technology management
- Contract management
- Cost management for facilities operations
- Change and culture management
- Performance management
Replacing Course(s)This replaces and makes amendments to the existing 20 credit course ARBE4322 Facilities Management Theory and Practice
TransitionARBE4322 Facilities Management Theory and Practices to ARBE4303 Facilities Management
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNot applicable
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
External Mode
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsProblem Based Learning
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
ReportsTwo reports focusing on facilities management practice, strategic facilities planning and operational facilities planning.
Contact HoursLecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for ARBE4303