Facilities Planning Management (CMFM)

CMFM2300  SPACE PLANNING  

Students follow the process of design, problem solving, and building construction management as it relates to the use of interior space. Students will develop comprehensive projects involving issues pertaining to space planning, regulatory codes, building systems, material use and construction methods as related to Facilities Management. Prerequisite: CONM1500 (4 credits) summer

CMFM2400  PROPERTY MANAGEMENT  

This course will focus on how to develop programs for future space needs, determine how much space is required, and how to find new space and negotiate leases with owners and brokers. The interface with property managers plays a crucial role in this process. Students will visit sites in order to select the correct location in which to house all or part of an organization. (3 credits) spring

CMFM3000  FACILITY SPACE UTILIZATION & MANAGEMENT  

This course focuses on space utilization and management by studying comprehensive facilities projects. Lectures and lab assignments will emphasize issues and guidelines that are often employed to manage space requirements over time. Prerequisite: Junior status (4 credits)

CMFM3200  PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR FACILITY MANAGERS  

Students study methods, concepts and procedures of FM project management. Topics include team development, scheduling, budgeting/estimating, contract administration, purchasing, relocations, and move management. (4 credits) spring

CMFM3300  BUILDING OPERATIONS  

Students examine how facilities, building operations, and maintenance organizations are managed. Topics covered include scheduling, equipment evaluation, training and long range planning. Students will explore how the interdependent mechanical systems in a facility work together and how all the elements of an efficient facility work in tandem for maximum effective value to the organization. (3 credits) fall

CMFM3800  SPECIAL TOPICS IN FACILITY MANAGEMENT  

Presents topics that are not covered by existing courses and are likely to change from semester to semester. Refer to the Class Schedule for a specific semester for details of offerings for the semester. (1 - 4 credits)

CMFM4100  FACILITY ASSESSMENT & FORECAST  

This course emphasizes the strategic role required of the facilities manager in providing information for corporate managers and executives for facility forecasting. Topics include corporate real estate, attorney and developer interface, operating budgets and capital expenditures, and build performance assessment. (4 credits) fall

CMFM4200  ENERGY & SUSTAINABILITY  

Students examine how facilities, building operations, and maintenance organizations are managed to understand energy creation, delivery and consumption. Topics include sources, forms, and methods used to assess and manage energy use in buildings. This course also provides a solid understanding of the fundamental concepts in sustainable practices. Students will apply concepts needed to successfully organize, monitor, communicate and develop a good sustainability program. Prerequisite: CONM1000 (4 credits) summer

CMFM4600  PRINCIPLES OF REAL ESTATE FOR FACILITY MANAGERS  

This course is designed to enable the student to understand the functioning of the competitive corporate real estate market. It covers real estate concepts pertinent to facilities management. Prerequisite: CMFM4100 (3 credits) summer

CMFM5500  CAPSTONE PROJECT IN FACILITY MANAGEMENT  

Students will select their own project with the approval of the faculty for development through the semester. Students are encouraged to select an area of investigation that is a specialization within CMFM that most interests them. Project will be supported by written original investigation and submitted periodically during development for review by the faculty. Prerequisite: All CMFM or FMGT required courses, except CMFM4600 , must be successfully completed prior to enrollment in this course (4 credits) summer