SAPOA Gauteng Facilities Management Programme

Date(s) - 11 Mar '19 - 13 Mar '19


The FMP is an intensive three day course structured to serve all built environment practitioners offered in collaboration with Higher Education Institutions (HEI). It is aimed at people in first and middle management positions. This course is structured to enhance innovative thinking and entrepreneurship. It is not recipe based, but strongly focused on innovation and career development. We learn people to think! Private sector practitioners as well as the public sector have substantially benefited from this course over the years. More than 1 200 delegates, including persons from other countries, have attended this course, many of whom have been launched onto a lucrative FM career path.

Structure and contents:

The FMP has been structured to provide delegates with a thorough understanding of facilities management and the application thereof in practice. The course distinguishes between asset management, property management, facilities management, maintenance management and equip delegates with a knowledge base suitable for structuring and executing a facilities management strategy.

The following are the main topics dealt with:

  • Facilities management defined.
  • Body of knowledge/competencies.
  • Structure of the built environment.
  • General and Strategic management, Business plans.
  • Space creation and management.
  • Administration, information and communication technology.
  • Building information modelling and facilities management computerisation.
  • Asset and property management; Financial management.
  • The client, service level agreements and (post) occupancy management.
  • Bench marking and performance management.
  • Services: Outsourcing/in-house provision.
  • Condition assessment and maintenance budgeting: Maintenance management; Pest control.
  • Intelligent, energy efficient and green buildings; Passive environmental control.
  • Facilities management legal environment: Law of contracts; Dispute resolution; Lease agreement; Leasing of space; Delict and the facilities manager.
  • Marketing and public relations.
  • Human resources.
  • Communication.
  • Occupational health and safety.
  • Risk management.
  • Regulatory environment.
  • Facilities manager as project manager.
  • Total quality management.
  • Public private partnerships.
  • Facilities management quo vadis: Education, innovation and research.

Register here: SAPOA Gauteng Facilities Management Programme