Essential Facility Management

An Intensive 5-day Training Course

Essential Facility Management

  • Format: Classroom
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Language: English
  • Accredited: CPE, KHDA Certified training courses
Essential Facility Management


Date Venue Fee CPE Credit
Date: 22-26 Jul 2024
Venue: Manama
Fee: US $5,950
CPE Credit: 30
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Date: 27-31 Oct 2024
Venue: Dubai
Fee: US $5,950
CPE Credit: 30
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The client is an important organization and responsible for establishing, creating and managing industrial and infrastructural assets and facilities in several locations.

One of the new facilities to be managed are some Residential Compounds. These compounds have been engineered by the client’s project organization. To be able to manage these new compounds effectively, there is e need to apply Essential Facility Management Principles.


Provide best practices, tools and a practical approach for taking Essential Facility Management regarding the Residential Compound to a higher level:

  • Understand the basic elements of facilities management
  • Assess the current state of the delegates’ facilities management process, more specifically regarding the Residential Compound
  • Learn what best practices are available and best suitable for implementation in the delegates’ organization
  • Recognize the need of a proper operational & maintenance control center
  • Understand how to draw up a (preventive) maintenance concept, based on risk
  • Develop strategies to decide when and what to contract out
  • Understand the different contract types and how to apply them
  • To learn how to monitor performance and results
  • To understand how a benchmark study can help in improving the process
  • To be able to share experience and knowledge with others


This EuroMaTech Essential Facility Management training course is recommended for employees who will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of the facilities (buildings, production facilities, utilities, power and water distribution networks, landscaping, etc.).

Further, anyone who is interested in updating themselves on the basic elements, best practices and implementation aspects of facilities management would benefit from attending this course.

To be able to bring in and exchange facts regarding the specific functional specifications and demands of the Residential Compounds, it is very important that besides the new employees responsible for the future management also some representatives of the project organization, which designed the compounds, take part at the course.

Training methodology

This Essential Facility Management training course will be conducted along workshop principles with formal lectures, case studies, group discussion and interactive practical exercises. There will be many opportunities for discussion and sharing experiences.


Facilities like buildings, utility plants, power & water distribution networks, production plants, parking lots and landscaping become more and more flexible, complex and expensive. That is why Facility Management is big business nowadays. It is one of the largest budget expenses and therefore one of the major sources of cost savings. However not at all costs, because facilities are a major asset too.

This Essential Facility Management training course shows you how to apply the Best Practices to organize and manage a facilities department as a successful “business within a business”. The goal is to operate and maintain the facilities, specifically a Residential Compound, in an effective and efficient way, in order to integrate function, people and place. The Essential Facility Management training course is about finding the right balance between asset performance (functionality, availability, reliability, safety) and costs, about the right balance between operating and maintaining the facilities in-house or contracting it out.

Day 1 - An Overview of Facilities Management
  • The Facilities Management process in general
  • Facilities Management as “a business within a business”
  • Focus on the Residential Compound as a business
  • Facilities phases
  • Facilities planning
  • Facilities realization
  • Facilities operations & maintenance
  • Relations between Facilities Management and Asset Management
  • Facilities Management Roles, present situation Residential Compound
Day 2 - The Basic Elements of Facilities Management
  • Types of planning
  • Strategic & annual planning principles, Life Cycle Costing principles
  • Budgeting principles, present situation Residential Compound
  • Disaster recovery plans
  • Maintenance concepts
  • Work planning & control, KPI’s regarding the workflow, reflection on present situation
  • Information management
Day 3 - Preventive Maintenance & Maintenance Strategy
  • Understanding risk
  • Risk Based Maintenance - the methodology
  • Seven steps in developing an effective and risk-based maintenance strategy
  • Defining maintenance tasks
  • Case study, if possible focusing on a real time life example within a Residential Compound
  • Typical inspection & maintenance tasks for utilities
Day 4 - Outsourcing and Contracting
  • What to outsource and what not
  • Choosing the right contractor
  • How to manage this
  • Contract types
  • The contracting cycle
  • Service level agreements
Day 5 - Performance Monitoring & Benchmarking
  • Continuous improvement
  • Target setting as a starting point
  • Monitoring performance: develop and use Key Performance Indicators
  • The Facilities Management Balanced Scorecard
  • Assessments, audits and benchmarking; practical exercise on auditing
  • Wrap-up

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    Taught by our team of highly qualified trainers, our KHDA approved training courses will provide you with an enriching learning experience and practical knowledge that will help you future-proof your career and support professional development within your organisation.

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