Facilities Management

Course Description

Professional Diploma in Facilities Management is a comprehensive course that teaches an individual the relevant theories and practices in ensuring appropriate and well-maintained working environment. This aims to provide a better understanding about the requirements in maintaining and protecting the company’s assets by using industry’s best practices; and by developing effective maintenance management systems.

Target Attendees

Individuals who aspire to enter the facilities management profession
Professionals who are involved in facility management operations, building operations, maintenance operations, construction, or occupational safety.


Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Facilities Management

  • Course Description/Course Objectives
  • Overview of FM/Facilities Management defined
  • Benefits of Career change to FM
  • Scope of Facilities Management
  • Integrated Facilities Management
  • Facilities Management Tasks

Module 2: Operations and Maintenance

  • Operations in FM
  • Maintenance in FM
  • Managing Operations and Maintenance
  • Managing Occupant Services

Module 3: Project Management

  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Functions of Project Management
  • Basic Phase of Project Management
  • The Project Manager
  • Project Charter
  • Why Projects Fail
  • Project Scope Management

Module 4: Finance and Business Essentials

  • Objectives of Finance & Business in FM
  • Financial Management for FM
  • Procurement in FM
  • Business Continuity Management

Module 5: Sustainability in Facilities Management

  • Transportation Sustainability Strategies
  • Site Design and Management
  • Storm Water Management
  • Water Efficiency
  • Energy and Atmosphere
  • Indoor Environment Quality

Module 6: Leadership Strategy

  • Introduction to Business Strategy
  • Strategic Planning Tools
  • Strategic Management
  • Leadership Management