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  • Start Date: 27 Jun 2012
  • End Date: 27 Jun 2012
  • Venue:
    CIBSE
    222 Balham High Road
    London
    SW12 9BS
  • Rates:
    • CIBSE members rate £ 316.60 (£ 263.83 ex. VAT)
    • Non members rate £ 337.02 (£ 280.85 ex. VAT)

A832 Introduction to Facilities Management

Key Areas

This course will cover:

  • Facilities management activities
  • Management skills
  • Developing an FM strategy
  • Stages involved in implementing FM
  • Identifying service need
  • Preparing FM contracts, terms and conditions
  • Selecting contractors
  • Managing FM contracts
  • Effect of legislation on FM

Course Content

An excellent course for those involved with Facilities Management and the operation and maintenance of buildings and services.  Topics include:-

  • Facilities Management Activities
  • Management Skills
  • Implementing Facilities Management
  • Identifying Service Need
  • Selecting Service Levels
  • Facilities Management Contracts
  • Contract Terms and Conditions
  • Selection of Contractors
  • Managing the Contract
  • Risks in Buildings
  • Typical Maintenance Requirements
  • Effect of Design on Maintenance

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course delegates should achieve:

  • An understanding of the role of the Facilities Manager
  • Identification of the skill required by a facilities Manager
  • Ability to implement an FM operation
  • An awareness of FM contracts and production of bespoke contracts
  • The ability to conduct FM benchmarking exercises
  • Greater confidence in dealing with FM staff and contractors

Who Should Attend

This intensive one-day course is aimed at staff working in an FM environment as well as existing facilities managers. The course provides a clear overview of the background to facilities management and the skills involved in achieving a successful facilities management operation.

Course timings

Registration and coffee will be at 09.30
Course will start at 10.00 and finish at 17.00

Trainer - Peter Chapman CEng. FIMechE, FIHEEM, FSOE, FIPlantE, MCIM.

Peter is an independent engineering management consultant with more than 30 years experience in building services and facilities management. His client base includes major government and national utilities, hospitals, universities, hotels, museums, leisure and sports complexes. He also conducts nation-wide commercial management training, and is a visiting lecturer at Brunel University.