Successful facilities managers must have business savvy supported by a broad scope of technical knowledge. This course provides the base from which to build a career in facilities management. You will learn how to structure and manage operations and maintenance programs, and how to manage personnel effectively to control workload. You will gain an understanding of the importance of facilities management to business organizations and operations, while also learning strategies for internal marketing.
Key topic areas: principles of information management • investment, cost controls, and budgeting strategies • operating levels of facilities activities • outsourcing principles • benefits of leasing vs. ownership
Applies to: FMC certificate and FMA® designation