Real estate 711

Module code EWS 711
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

An introduction to facilities management including the following: management of different types of facilities and portfolios of assets. Principles of outsourcing and the outsourcing decision. Contractual relationships in facilities- and asset management; management of building operations; operation of building operating systems; building maintenance and repairs; cleaning services; cost control and financial reporting. The service level agreement. Office facility planning: determining workplace area standards; specifying common facilities; programming short- and long-terms office space needs; maintaining the office space inventory; and space allocation to individuals and user-groups. Strategic property/asset management. Relocation, maintenance management and life cycle costing; energy management, environmental issues. Outsourcing.

Module credits 12.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Construction Economics
Period of presentation Semester 1

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