Core Module Information
Module title: Facilities Management 1

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: BSV11112
Module leader: Andrew Smith
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Built Environment


Description of module content:

Facilities Management : An introduction and overview
Facilities Management Skills
Property as a facility - space management
Introduction to Quality Management for the Facilities Manager.
GIS (Geographic Information Systems) as a tool in Facilities Management.
Support Services for Facilities Management.
Strategies for improving Facilities Management implementation in organisations.
Introduction to Information and Communications Technology

Learning Outcomes for module:

On completion of this module you will be able to:
LO1) explain the history and growth of facilities management as a specialisation within the property and construction sector.
LO2) assess and recommend appropriate facilities management solutions of benefit to an organisation.
LO3) apply a range of specialist techniques in planning the facilities management function in an organisation.
LO4) analyse client requirements, corporate real estate management, maintenance management, procurement and tendering, project financial control, supplier management, environmental management, GIS and health & safety.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, BLENDED, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: BLENDED
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 36
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
Report 40 1-3 9 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 4000
Report 60 1-4 13 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 4000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

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