Essentials of Facilities Management Training

Facilities Management

Course Info

Duration: 1 Week

Type: In Classroom

Available Dates

Venue

  • Sep-27-2021

    Madrid

  • Oct-04-2021

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Oct-04-2021

    London

  • Oct-10-2021

    Dubai

  • Oct-11-2021

    Istanbul

  • Oct-18-2021

    Paris

  • Oct-18-2021

    Geneva

  • Oct-25-2021

    Madrid

  • Nov-08-2021

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Nov-08-2021

    London

  • Nov-14-2021

    Dubai

  • Nov-15-2021

    Istanbul

  • Nov-22-2021

    Paris

  • Nov-22-2021

    Geneva

  • Nov-29-2021

    Madrid

  • Dec-06-2021

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Dec-06-2021

    London

  • Dec-12-2021

    Dubai

  • Dec-13-2021

    Istanbul

  • Dec-20-2021

    Paris

  • Dec-20-2021

    Geneva

  • Dec-27-2021

    Madrid

  • Jan-03-2022

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Jan-03-2022

    London

  • Jan-09-2022

    Dubai

  • Jan-10-2022

    Istanbul

  • Jan-17-2022

    Paris

  • Jan-17-2022

    Geneva

  • Jan-24-2022

    Madrid

  • Feb-07-2022

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Feb-07-2022

    London

  • Feb-13-2022

    Dubai

  • Feb-14-2022

    Istanbul

  • Feb-21-2022

    Paris

  • Feb-21-2022

    Geneva

  • Feb-28-2022

    Madrid

  • Mar-07-2022

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Mar-07-2022

    London

  • Mar-13-2022

    Dubai

  • Mar-14-2022

    Istanbul

  • Mar-21-2022

    Paris

  • Mar-21-2022

    Geneva

  • Mar-28-2022

    Madrid

  • Apr-04-2022

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Apr-04-2022

    London

  • Apr-10-2022

    Dubai

  • Apr-11-2022

    Istanbul

  • Apr-18-2022

    Paris

  • Apr-18-2022

    Geneva

  • Apr-25-2022

    Madrid

Course Details

Course Outline

5 days course

 
Introduction to Facilities Management  Essentials 

 

  • What is Facilities Management (FM)? – ‘the facilities umbrella’
  • Defining FM within an organisation.
  • The 8 key roles of FM.
  • FM – overhead or profit centre?
  • The strategic importance of managing facilities.
  • Developing an FM plan and team.

 

Establishing control of support services

 

  • Recognising and reviewing support service requirements.
  • Profiling current service levels and costs.
  • Reviewing contracted services.
  • Outsourcing v in-sourcing.
  • Contract ‘bundling’ and ‘aggregation’.
  • Determining and implementing a contract strategy.

 

Focusing on the customer

 

  • Comprehending customer business needs and objectives.
  • Engaging the customer.
  • Customer service strategy.
  • Developing a customer action plan.
  • The pursuit of excellence.

 

Managing the budget

 

  • Harnessing cost data.
  • Identify spending patterns.
  • Building up the budget plan.
  • Defending the plan
  • Control mechanisms and reports.
  • How to maximise the budget.

 

Comprehending service contracts

 

  • What is a contract and why do we need them?
  • Tender terms.
  • Objectives and understanding what the contractor wants.
  • Contract structure explained.
  • Terms and conditions.
  • Specifications – output v input.
  • Schedules of tender.
  • Supplier ‘own’ contracts – common traps!

 

Controlling the tender process

 

  • Why tender?
  • Tender timetable.
  • Roles and responsibilities.
  • Tender stages.
  • Tender board interview techniques.
  • Negotiation techniques.
  • Award and debriefing.
  • TUPE issues.

 

Mobilisation of service contracts

 

  • Managing change.
  • Implementation programme.
  • Briefings and site familiarisation.
  • Lines of communication.
  • Procedures and manuals.
  • Handover arrangements.

 

In-contract management

 

  • Review and revise contract strategy objectives.
  • Building successful contract management relationships.
  • Monitoring process step by step.
  • Service level agreements and KPIs demystified.
  • Reports that inform and managing contract meetings.
  • Contract review process and dealing with contract variations.
  • How to handle disputes and contract termination.
  • Planning and preparing for re-tendering.
  • Practical tips on managing support services.

 

Compliance and risk management
 
  • What legislation and who is accountable?
  • Developing a safety policy.
  • Managing safety.
  • How to carry out a risk assessment.
  • Permits to work.
  • Practical guidelines to handling emergencies.
  • Business continuity – FM’s role.

 

Managing a project (eg, a relocation)

 

  • How to get started – plan, brief, consult.
  • Understanding the building – structure, design constraints.
  • Space – cost, open plan, storage, restaurant, nursery, gym.
  • Moving people – the issues and how to avoid the pain.
  • Removal contracts – the pitfalls.
  • Managing a ‘happy’ move.
  • Settling in or ‘Happy ever after’!

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