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Effective Facilities and Property Management

Falconbury Ltd

Other Qualifications , Property Management

Course Description

Course overview All businesses are in property but amazingly only a few manage it efficiently. The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors stated that British industry is throwing away ?18 billion every year through inefficient control and use of its property assets. Local government, the NHS, the education sector and central government in the UK spends a staggering amount on facilities management and outsourced services. With so much investment at stake the management of an organisation's property asset's is a vital responsibility and should be approached in a professional and competent manner. Effective Facilities Management covers all aspects of facilities and property administration. It highlights best practice in the field: from budget and cost control, accommodation planning, acquisition, building works and condition surveys through dilapidations, health and safety and insurance to maintenance, outsourcing, privity of contract, rating, security, under-letting, VAT and zoning. It also covers the latest legislation covering energy consumption and reductions, waste and environmental issues. Benefits This course will: ENSURE you are fully aware of your and your organisation's environmental responsibilities - both ethically and legally SHOW you how to provide security for your property and the welfare of the organisation's employees DETAIL effective measures on budgeting, cost control and efficient record keeping FOCUS on the health and safety issues facing the modern facilities manager SHOW you how to plan and use the property you are responsible for effectively, efficiently and within budget SET OUT your rights and duties as a Landlord and highlight the pitfalls you need to be aware of UPDATE you all you need to know on the legal aspects of facilities management, including tenancy agreements, property acquisitions and types of contracts How does this distance learning programme work and what do you get? Eight modules, each requiring between 3 to 4 hours study to be completed as you choose The course and its modules start at any time to suit you Modules may be downloaded to study on your PC or to print hard copies. (You may also opt to receive them printed-and-bound from us.) Each module has self-assessment progress questions and model answers The course has an optional on-line multiple choice assessment at the end, with a certificate of completion being awarded Who will benefit from this course? Facilities managers and property managers HR managers with responsibility for the FM function with their organisation H&S managers Production and works managers Commercial property landlords Construction managers Company secretaries Professional advisers Owners and directors of companies without a specialist manager who nevertheless need to know where they stand and what they need to do Featuring - Online Final Assessment Upon completion of the course there is an OPTIONAL final assessment in the form of an online multiple-choice paper. Course modules MODULE 1: Acquisition of a property and types of contract Acquisition Valuation Freehold ownership Leasehold commitment Licence Guarantees Condition survey MODULE 2: Tenancy agreements - obligations and termination Tenancy agreements Use and user clause Reinstatement Variation of orders/lease Notice servicing Option to break Termination Lessee's Works Covenants MODULE 3: Landlord's rights and duties Landlord's rights and duties Rent review VAT on rent Service charge Underletting Upwards only rent review (UORR) Privity of contract MODULE 4: Making the most of your property - planning and use Accommodation planning Relocation Zoning Planning Building works Neighbours MODULE 5: Security and maintenance Access Security Electronic security Trespassers Terrorist precautions Maintenance Janitorial duties Repairs and decoration Dilapidations MODULE 6: Health and safety, homeworking and discrimination Health and safety First aid Fire precautions Notice boards Insurance and incidence reporting Chr

Course overview All businesses are in property but amazingly only a few manage it efficiently. The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors stated that British industry is throwing away ?18 billion every year through inefficient control and use of its property assets. Local government, the NHS, the education sector and central government in the UK spends a staggering amount on facilities management...

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