The facilities management industry is expected to grow by 7% every year, as businesses recognise the need for facilities management professionals to provide a supportive service that enables business success.1
But in order to achieve and fulfil the integrated role required from a facilities manager, you need to upskill with the right facilities management course.
This online facilities management course is an invaluable investment if you wish to move up to a managerial position in facilities management, and if you hope to make yourself more marketable to potential facilities management employers.
This facility management course will strengthen you in both strategic and operational business matters by teaching you 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 management backed by the confidence this online facilities management course provides
Give yourself a set of marketable and transferrable skills with this online facilities management course. With a personalised and supported framework, you’ll study this facilities manager course 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 university1 as powerful proof of your new competencies and use it to set yourself apart from the rest and get recognised in the job market. 1Top Universities
Disclaimer: The visual representation of the certificate here serves as an exemplar, and may be subject to change at the discretion of the University.
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.
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When do I start?
Our next available short course starts 2 March 2020.
You can either pay your tuition fees in full before the course starts, or you may opt for a two-part payment plan for courses nine weeks and shorter. For courses ten weeks or longer, there is a three-part payment plan available. To find out more on payment options please visit our Payment and Financing page.
GetSmarter's learning model is designed to help you, as a working professional, improve your skills without compromising on work and family responsibilities. The course work is broken up into weekly, manageable bite-sized modules, with incremental deadlines, designed to help you pace yourself over the duration of the course and allow you the legroom to work when it suits you best.
At the beginning of each week you'll be presented with all the lectures, notes and assignments necessary for completion. You also have access to your Success Manager who will help you set goals and track key milestones, manage your time, and field any administrative requests you might have.
The Online Campus will be your virtual classroom for the duration of your course. Through its easy-to-use interface you'll have access to a diverse variety of course content formats, including: interactive video lectures, module notes, practice quizzes, Prezis, assignment briefs, and additional web resources.
On the Online Campus, you'll also be able to ask questions and interact with your fellow students and Head Tutor through the Online Campus discussion forums. If you're experiencing tech issues or need advice from your personal Success Manager, you can use the Online Campus to get in touch.