Elective Courses Synopsis
Briefs of courses available for facilities management elective
Procurement Strategies for Facilities Management
This course focuses on a procurement strategies for facilities management. This course includes mainly on the selection strategies of the bidder best able to deliver the services required by a client over a defined term, at a price that is acceptable to the client, with optimal commercial and legal terms acceptable to both parties. For a successful procurement process in the long term, careful planning needs to be undertaken before going to the market, including developing good objectives concerning what the client wishes to achieve and a clear description of the services to be procured.
Facilities Management Services
This course focuses on facilities management services. Facilities management services can mean a great deal to the finances of maintenance and engineering departments. Close working relations and clear communication with customers would help identifying maintenance problems more quickly, keeping labor and material costs lower. Facilities management services also can help identifying opportunities for greater efficiency, whether related to energy or work processes. An efficient customer service delivery can enhance image and reputation of an organization for business continuity and future planning.
Asset and Facilities Management
This course focuses on good practice of asset and facilities management strategy to optimise operational performance, minimise whole life costs and support an organisation’s corporate goals. Active managing asset is essential for the efficient and sustainable operation of any organisation. The key principle is to intervene in repair and maintenance activities at strategic level in order to maintain the performance and extend life of asset and facilities. Proactive asset and facilities management strategy provides a holistic view of what the organisation owns or leases, its condition, location and when it will next be maintained or replaced. This simplifies the budget planning process for repair and maintenance works and enables effective Planned Maintenance implementation as well as reducing backlog liabilities.