Introduction Of Facilities Management

After completing this, learners will be able to:

  • Describe the definition and functions of facility management
  • Explain how important managing a facility is to an organization.
  • Explain the role of facility management in the organization.
  • Identify a variety of roles and responsibilities of those working in the facility management profession.
  • Identify the 11 major competency areas that comprise the field.
  • Able to recognize how FM professionals work with these different competency areas as they carry out their duties.
  • Be Identify some of the challenges encountered while carrying out the FM role in different types of organizations and regions.

 

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DEFINITION OF FACILITIES MANAGEMENT

Facilities management is a profession that encompasses multiple disciplines to ensure functionality of the built environment by integrating people, place, process and technology.

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