Certificate in Corporate Real Estate and Facilities Management


200 Hours Formal CPD

Facilities management is the total management of all services that support the core business of an organisation. Good facilities management makes a huge difference to the efficiency and productivity of a company, its staff and even its clients.

Learning outcomes
  • Articulate and interpret the role of CRE and FM in the overall competitive strategy of the organisation in the context of when, where, what type and on what terms real estate services will be demanded
  • Critically consider the aims of the corporate real estate and facilities manager in managing the property of an organisation
  • Recognise and analyse the various factors that influence the choice of a property for the business to occupy and the nature of the tenure
  • Critically evaluate the issues in acquiring and disposing of operational property
  • Use whole life economics as the basis for informed decision-making in the property lifecycle
  • Demonstrate a critical understanding of the vital role that management of facilities has for improved sustainability performance
  • Recognise the impact of the workplace on organisational productivity
  • Critically evaluate the effectiveness of alternative workplace strategies in meeting the requirements of the changing world of work
  • Upcoming Dates

    Date Location Use Coins
    9 October 2018 - 10:00am
    12 February 2019 - 10:00am
    13 June 2019 - 10:00am
    Course information

    Using best business practice, a company’s operating costs can be reduced while its productivity is increased. It is the discipline that ensures all the different buildings and services of a company work as efficiently as possible.

    Course Benefits

    This course will enable you to recognise the factors that influence property choice, nature of tenure and acquisition and disposal of corporate real estate.

    This includes the cost implications of the property life cycle and the consideration of liabilities and legal issues. You will also be able to apply techniques to improve workplace productivity, sustainability, communication and the overall competitive strategy of an organisation.

    Who is this course for?

    This advanced course is ideal for professionals who have worked in the corporate and commercial real estate and facilities management sector for at least 2 years. It is suitable for property managers, asset managers, facilities managers, project managers and all those who want to improve the efficiency, effectiveness of the facilities that they manage.

    Course Content

    This course is made of up of 6 units delivered across a 6 month period. The technical units covered within this course are listed below:

    • Unit 1 – Strategic Corporate Real Estate and Facilities Management
    • Unit 2 – Corporate Real Estate Life Cycle
    • Unit 3 – The FM Life Cycle
    • Unit 4 – The Workplace
    • Unit 5 – Facilities Support Services

    For more information on the topics covered within each unit, please download the course guide.

    Purchasing Information

    You will be asked to complete payment in order to enrol onto this course. Enrolment is activated through completing the payment process by clicking the 'Add to Cart' button. There are usually multiple dates available so make sure to select the date you wish to attend.

    Please note:

    The start date is subject to change depending on number of attendees for this course and at the discretion of the RICS. If you select the wrong start date you must notify us within 14 days of purchase to move to the correct group. Any requests outside of this date are chargeable.

    Additional information

    Next available start date: 9 October 2018 - 10:00am

    Enrollment duration: 180 Days

    Languages: English

    Non-Member Price: $1345.00

    Member price: $1,195.00

    Detailed course guide

    Course Type: Distance Learning

    RICS CPD: 200 Hours