Project management is a management strategy in enabling a project to complete on time, within budget, and meeting the required specification. Project management, though is a function of facilities management (FM), it is adopted as a proactive strategy in enabling FM as a value-add function and business advantage to organizations.
In facilities management, there are constant and never ending opportunities for us to continually improve on the physical workplace, the building systems, and support services. Yet, often, we are letting the opportunities to pass us by because we struggle much with our confidence in gaining the approvals from management and stakeholders.
Finance & Business Essentials, a module of International Facility Management Professional (IFMA) – Facility Management Professional (FMP) credential program.
FMS started the first 2014 FMP course on Finance and Business Essential, dated 15 & 16 January, in Singapore.
It is important that Facilities Managers to understand well about contract, especially on the aspect of specification. Many tend to mention that specification is often prepared as a standard “cut and paste” condition for FM. Well, unless the interpretation of success performance is the same, otherwise, the specification serves as a roadmap to achieve your FM expected success performance.
Facilities Management has an important role to enable a comfortable and conducive workplace, which is a basic contribution to organization’s performance and productivity.
Often, many students and practitioners ask this question. The fact that FM services are wide and varied, what services the FM should provide will depend on the needs of its organization.
FMS has been providing facilities management training and development programmes through assessing the following challenges for facilities management and its practitioners