Certificate in Corporate Real Estate and Facilities Management

1099.00 GBP

200.0 Hours Formal CPD

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Facilities management is the total management of all services that support the core business of an organisation. Good facilities management makes a huge difference to the efficiency and productivity of a company, its staff and even its clients.

Learning outcomes

  • Articulate and interpret the role of CRE and FM in the overall competitive strategy of the organisation in the context of when, where, what type and on what terms real estate services will be demanded
  • Critically consider the aims of the corporate real estate and facilities manager in managing the property of an organisation
  • Recognise and analyse the various factors that influence the choice of a property for the business to occupy and the nature of the tenure
  • Critically evaluate the issues in acquiring and disposing of operational property
  • Use whole life economics as the basis for informed decision-making in the property lifecycle
  • Demonstrate a critical understanding of the vital role that management of facilities has for improved sustainability performance
  • Recognise the impact of the workplace on organisational productivity
  • Critically evaluate the effectiveness of alternative workplace strategies in meeting the requirements of the changing world of work
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    Course information

    Course Overview

    Facilities Managers can influence how a company’s operating costs can be reduced while its productivity is increased. It is essential to ensure that all the different buildings and services of a company work as efficiently as possible. Facilities management is the total management of all services that support the core business of an organisation, and good facilities management makes a huge difference to the efficiency and productivity of a company, its staff and even its clients. 

    Our course will equip you to recognise the factors that influence property choice, nature of tenure and acquisition and disposal of corporate real estate. This includes the cost implications of the property life cycle and the consideration of liabilities and legal issues. You will also be able to apply the techniques you learn to improve workplace productivity, sustainability, communication and the overall competitive strategy of an organisation.

    Course Benefits

    • Enhanced knowledge of the role that CRE&FM plays in supporting organisational productivity and hence profitability.
    • Apply the methodologies available for ensuring organisational efficiency and effectiveness in terms of cost, process and performance
    • Appreciate of how Corporate Real Estate & Facilities Management needs to change to meet the challenges posed by IT convergence, sustainability, new methods of working and increased regulation.
    • Understand the broad spectrum of services encompassed by CRE&FM and how getting it wrong in one area can have unexpected implications elsewhere.

    Course Content

    This course is made of up of 6 units delivered across a 6 month period. The technical units covered within this course are listed below:

    • Unit 1 – Strategic Corporate Real Estate and Facilities Management
    • Unit 2 – Corporate Real Estate Life Cycle
    • Unit 3 – The FM Life Cycle
    • Unit 4 – The Workplace
    • Unit 5 – Facilities Support Services
    • Unit 6 - Management Information Systems

    For more information on the topics covered within each unit, please see the detailed course guide link contained in the Additional Information area


    Who is this course for?

    This course is ideal for professionals who have worked in the corporate and commercial real estate and facilities management sector for at least 2 years.It is suitable for property managers, asset managers, facilities managers, project managers, accommodation managers and all those who want to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the corporate real estate facilities management services that they are responsible for providing and managing.

    Please be aware that this is a professional training course, aimed to give you the practical knowledge need to succeed in your career. It is not an accreditation and does not lead directly to membership of RICS, or to becoming a registered surveyor. If you are interested in becoming RICS qualified, please check out this page.


    Further Guidance

    +44 (0) 24 768 685 84

    Additional information

    Next available start date: 13 June 2019 - 10:00am

    Enrollment duration: 180 Days

    Languages: English

    Category: Property

    Price: 1099.00 GBP

    Member price: 915.00 GBP

    Detailed course guide

    Course Type: Distance Learning