Not currently offered

Course handbook


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.


Not currently offered.

This Course was last offered in Semester 2 - 2016.

Replacing course(s)

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

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

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.


  • 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


This course replaces ARBE4322. If you have successfully completed ARBE4322 you cannot enrol in this course.

Assessment items

Written Assignment: FM Paper

Written Assignment: FM Service Proposal