This program is offered by University of Cenral Nicaragua in collaboration with International Institute of Management and Technology Studies (IIMTS) in the U.A.E
Facility management (or facilities management) is an integrated multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary field devoted to the coordination of space, infrastructure, people and organization, often associated with the administration of office blocks, arenas, schools, convention centers, shopping complexes, hospitals, hotels, etc. However, FM facilitates on a much wider range of activities than just business services and these are referred to as non-core functions. Many of these are outlined below but they do vary from one business sector to another.
Facility management has become highly competitive, subject to continuous innovation and development, under pressure to reduce costs and to add value to the core business of the client organisation where possible.
The FM sector acts as an umbrella, horizontally oriented market. It currently represents about 5% of global GDP It relates to the human resources, real estate and information technology functions of an enterprise has increased dramatically.
The discipline of facility management and the role of facility managers in particular are evolving to the extent that many managers have to operate at two levels: strategic-tactical and operational. In the former case, clients, customers and end-users need to be informed about the potential impact of their decisions on the provision of space, services, cost and business risk. In the latter, it is the role of a facility manager to ensure corporate and regulatory compliance plus the proper operation of all aspects of a building to create an optimal, safe and cost effective environment for the occupants to function.
This is accomplished by managing the following activities:
- Health and safety
- Fire safety
- Maintenance, testing and inspection
- Commercial property management
- Business continuity planning
- Space allocation and changes
There are a total of fourteen modules taught in a span on 4 semesters each with a duration of 30 hours. They are :
- Business Communication
- Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Management
- Marketing Management
- Information Systems Management
- Project Management
- Economics & General Management
- Fundamentals of Facility Management
- Legal Compliance
- Aspects of Architecture & Construction Technology
- Paper X Facility Management: Strategic–Tactical–Operative
- Facility Services & Management of Facility Services
- Industrial Training
- Presentation / Seminar
About International Institute of Management & Technology Studies (IIMTS)
IIMTS serves the society by providing world-class educational opportunities to one and all.IIMTS is both the promoter of innovation and the protector of tradition. In an increasingly uncertain and volatile world it is both:
- A dynamic change-agent creating new knowledge, molding new skills and shaping new social identities.
- A technology oriented institution.
International Institute of Management and Technology Studies recognizes the key role knowledge will play in social and economic development in the new millennium.They recognizes the key role knowledge will play in social and economic development in the new millennium.
IIMTS puts students at the heart of it's enterprise. It is committed to offering them a wide array of academic programs consistent with a rigorous approach to higher education, through the development of a flexible but coherent modular system.
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To develop radical ideas and expert knowledge on which future society will depend while celebrating a liberal academic culture.
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