Core Module Information
Module title: Facilities Management

SCQF level: 08:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: BSV08119
Module leader: Andrew Smith
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Built Environment


Description of module content:

Role, scope and influence of facilities management; FM definitions; FM policy and strategy; corporate environment; the changing face of work and adding value through FM; space management; quality and performance management; environmental management and sustainability; workplace productivity; innovation; collaborative approaches to service delivery.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Develop an overview of the role of the facilities manager with a view to participation in corporate activity at strategic, tactical and operational levels.
LO2: Analyse the role of the facilities manager in order to develop strategies and policies which ensure effective management of facilities.
LO3: Apply relevant management, quality, customer service and compliance approaches to the management of facilities.
LO4: Critically appraise facilities management culture, current practice attitudes and development of productive working environments.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Andrew Smith
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 24
Face To Face Tutorial 12
Independent Learning Guided independent study 164
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Essay 50 1,2,4 8 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 2000
Report 50 2,3 13 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 2000
Component 1 subtotal: 50
Component 2 subtotal: 50
Module subtotal: 100

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