Facilities Management

Description

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.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 2 - 2015

BCA Singapore

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Distance Education - Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Identify the evolving nature of facilities management functions and practice.

2. Relate facilities management functions and practice to the effectiveness of core and non-core operations of business organisations.

3. Develop strategic business directions and prepare strategic facilities management plans.

4. 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 course replaces the following course(s): ARBE4322. Students who have successfully completed ARBE4322 are not eligible to enrol in ARBE4303.

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: FM Paper

Written Assignment: FM Service Proposal

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Distance learning students will receive equivalent instruction through online or other distance education strategies.

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term