30 credits at level
To introduce the concept of Built Asset Management Practices.
To be able to evaluate user needs and plan resources strategically.
To gain awareness and utilise methods that improve the quality and efficiency of accommodation within the context of the organisation.
The ability to set up operational maintenance management system for commercial and housing portfolio.
The ability to transform operational information regarding the built assets into tactical and strategic concerns.
14. SYLLABUS CONTENT
THE ROLE OF THE FACILITIES MANAGER, ORGANISING FM, PLANNING AND MANAGING RESOURCES.
EVALUATION OF USER NEEDS, ANALYSIS AND PREPARATION OF STRATEGIC ISSUES.
Planning accommodation issues – space utilisation, property portfolio planning, maintenance and health and safety issues. Management theory, leadership, communication, change management, quality management.
CORPORATE LEADERSHIP IN REAL ESTATE MANAGEMENT
The property cycle and corporate real estate
User management in social housing
REFURBISHMENT, OBSOLESCENCE AND RENEWAL ECONOMICS
Crisis recovery planning in real estate
Risk management in property development
Maintenance policies of social and commercial landlords
Learning sessions will consist of lectures, with tutorial work and individual attention for students as appropriate.
Indicative Learning Hours:
Coursework Preparation 40
Self Study / guided reading 50
Group presentations / assessment 35
Application in the workplace 100
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||Demonstrate an understanding of FM practice||Identification of services that support the core function of the organisation|
|2.||Evaluate user needs and relate these to strategic facilities management||Distinguish between hard and soft FM services|
|3.||Understand the processes involved in the management of assets||Development of the business plan and service level agreement and other corporate planning issues|
|4.||Able to develop strategic real estate issues and identify key client’s criteria||Delivery of report on detailed client document for the development of a college campus|
|5.||Link facilities management to organisations’ business planning||Presentation by tutorial groups on specific aspects of facilities management, e.g. development of in-house catering bid|
|6.||Manage risks in the context of property management||Present a case study on refurbishment project|
|7.||The ability to set up operational maintenance management system for commercial and housing portfolio||Devise operational plan for estate works|
|8.||Develop a FM strategy to support the core service of the organization||Set out a strategic framework document integrating aspects of resources functions within the FM context that support the core service|
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
|Description||One assignment consisting of the collection of data to support a service delivery plan / business plan. that will test the student's ability to apply basic managerial concepts||One unseen three hour examination|
There are no prerequisites for this module.
No restrictions apply.
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Atkin, B. (2009) Total facilities management. 3rd Edition. Oxford : Blackwell Science
Barrett, P. and Baldry, D. (2003) Facilities management : towards better practice. 2nd ed. Oxford : Blackwell Science
Best, R., Langston, C. and De Valence, G. (2003) Workplace strategies and facilities management. Oxford : Butterworth Heinemann
BMI special report ; 298 (2001) Information guide for facilities management : a guide to information sources for building maintenance and facilities management London : BMI
Booty, F. (2009) Facilities management handbook. 3rd edition. London: Butterworth-Heinemann
Cotts, D.G., Roper, K and Payant, R (2009) The Facility Management Handbook
Langston, Craig A; Lauge-Kristensen, Rima (2002) Strategic management of built facilities. Oxford : Butterworth-Heinemann
Payne, Trevor (2000) Facilities management : a strategy for success. Oxford : Chandos
Smith, Nigel J; Merna, Tony; Jobling, Paul (2005) Managing risk in construction projects. 2nd edition. Oxford : Blackwell
British Institute of Facilities Management
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
|Host Subject Group:||Civil Engineering|
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