UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN (UCT)

Facilities Management online short course

Course starts 6 November 2017

Course information

Registration Closes:
31 October 2017
Course Starts:
6 November 2017
Length:
8 weeks online
Effort:
7 - 10 hours
Price:
ZAR R12,900Options Available
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Course Information

Registration Closes:
31 October 2017
Course Starts:
6 November 2017
Length:
8 weeks online
Effort:
7 - 10 hours
Price:
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Introduction

The facilities management industry is booming, and is expected to grow by 7% every year.*

Why?

Businesses want to achieve their primary objectives. They need facilities managers to provide an environment and supportive service that enables this. The integrated role a manager plays in the workspace is critical to the success of a company.

This course is an invaluable investment for those who wish to move up to a managerial position or make themselves more marketable to potential employers.

Source

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What will set you apart

Implement Facilities Management in both strategic and operational business matters by learning to:

  • Analyse an organisation’s strategy to ensure alignment with facilities management best practice
  • Propose updates to an organisation’s facilities management policies and processes in line with industry standards and relevant legislation
  • Recommend strategies for balancing maintenance, operations, and upgrades to the working environment
  • Investigate the importance of careful project and people management in supporting successful operations

Course curriculum

Become a facilities management expert and give yourself a set of marketable and transferrable skills. With a personalised and supported framework, you’ll study in your own time, guided by industry experts and a dedicated support team. Here’s what you’ll cover:

 

 

  • Orientation module: Welcome to your Online Campus
  • Course Module 1: Facilities management in context
  • Course Module 2: Leadership and strategy
  • Course Module 3: Policies and processes: communication and implementation
  • Course Module 4: Maintenance, life cycles and budgeting
  • Course Module 5: Managing projects and stakeholders
  • Course Module 6: Tendering and contract management
  • Course Module 7: Compliance and occupational health and safety
  • Course Module 8: Technology, systems and processes for business continuity

Earn a certificate from the University of Cape Town (UCT)

On completion of this course you earn a certificate from a top-tier university as powerful proof of your new competencies and use it to set yourself apart from the rest and get recognised in the job market.

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Your teaching team

At GetSmarter, we improve lives through better education. One of the ways that we achieve this is by bringing rich industry context to an academic environment through our expert facilitation and engagement. We work with university faculty and industry experts to provide a practical, industry lens on the world's leading university subjects.

Readiness test

This Readiness Test will help you assess your preparedness for this course by asking you a few quick questions relating to time management, technological requirements, your expectations, and the subject matter level - to help you confirm that this online course is the right fit for you.

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When do I start?

Our next available short course starts 6 November 2017.

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