Professional Training

Essentials of Facilities Management Training

London Premier Centre, In London (+7 locations)
Length
5 days
Price
3,750 - 4,600 GBP excl. VAT
Next course start
29 July, 2024 (+41 start dates)
Course delivery
Classroom
Length
5 days
Price
3,750 - 4,600 GBP excl. VAT
Next course start
29 July, 2024 (+41 start dates)
Course delivery
Classroom
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Course description

As the facilities management function continues to evolve, so do the range of responsibilities and the methods employed to deliver services. In this interactive course, participants are engaged with thought-provoking exercises and discussions to build solid skills, real-world insight and valuable know-how to handle the facility management job with confidence.

Essentials of Facilities Management Training course covers the entire facility management range providing expert solutions and the latest best practices used in the profession. Your facilitator confronts head-on the real-world problems encountered on the ground. Everyone leaves the program with new skills to deal with people and manage change. The course helps participants recognize and confront the implications of their actions in a "safe" environment.

Upcoming start dates

Choose between 41 start dates

29 July, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Amsterdam

5 August, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Istanbul

5 August, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Kuala Lumpur

12 August, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Paris

12 August, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Singapore

19 August, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Barcelona

19 August, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Dubai

26 August, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Amsterdam

26 August, 2024

  • Classroom
  • London

2 September, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Istanbul

2 September, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Kuala Lumpur

9 September, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Paris

9 September, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Singapore

16 September, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Barcelona

16 September, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Dubai

23 September, 2024

  • Classroom
  • London

30 September, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Amsterdam

7 October, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Istanbul

7 October, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Kuala Lumpur

14 October, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Paris

14 October, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Singapore

21 October, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Barcelona

21 October, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Dubai

28 October, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Amsterdam

28 October, 2024

  • Classroom
  • London

4 November, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Istanbul

4 November, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Kuala Lumpur

11 November, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Paris

11 November, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Singapore

18 November, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Barcelona

18 November, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Dubai

25 November, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Amsterdam

25 November, 2024

  • Classroom
  • London

2 December, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Istanbul

2 December, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Kuala Lumpur

9 December, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Paris

9 December, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Singapore

16 December, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Barcelona

16 December, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Dubai

23 December, 2024

  • Classroom
  • London

30 December, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Amsterdam

Suitability - Who should attend?

Essentials of Facilities Management Training course, is ideal for :

  •  Facility managers, office managers, building owners, contract administration professionals and anyone interested in facilities management.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

At the end of Essentials Of Facilities Management  Training course ,  participants will be able to :

  • Understand the role and contribution of the FM Function.
  • Be able to define and manage key Facilities Management Portfolios and Asset types.
  • Ensure compliance both in terms of quality and adherence to legal standards.
  • Develop a practical perspective on contemporary work practices in your field.
  • Implement an Action Plan at your workplace using the knowledge and skills acquired through the course.
  • A Complete view of the role and responsibilities of the FM function
  • Practical advice and guidance on selection and management of suppliers
  • Greater awareness of health and safety compliance issues, risk management and business continuity

Training Course Content

Day 1

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.

Day 2

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.

Day 3

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.

Day 4

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.

Day 5

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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