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Facility Management - Courses, Colleges and Careers

The term "facility management" refers to a discipline that combines technology, operation, location, and people to ensure the proper functioning of built environments (such as malls, schools, and shopping malls). It is often associated with school, office, and hospital administration. Because of the fad, facility management is becoming increasingly common in India. Facility management courses will help you enhance the efficiency of your facilities while also increasing your value as a business partner or professional who makes decisions.


The 4 major domains covered by the course are:

  • Operations and Maintenance

  • Project Management

  • Finance and Business

  • Leadership and Strategy

The International Facilities Management Organization also provides three internationally recognised certificates to support Facility Management practitioners with a range of tasks.

  • Facility Management Professional credential - for FM professionals and industry suppliers who want to increase their knowledge on core topics.

  • Sustainability Facility Professional - for those seeking higher sustainable performance of their facilities

  • Certified Facility Manager - for experienced professionals requiring high FM skill and education.

Career Scope

After completing the course, a qualified student depending on his technical background at times can become either,

  1. Assistant Property Manager

  2. Building or Facility Manager

  3. Building or Facility Engineer

  4. Construction Manager

  5. Energy Manager

  6. Environmental Services Manager

  7. Maintenance Manager

  8. Maintenance Engineer

  9. Operations Manager

  10. Project Manager

  11. Safety or Security Manager

  12. Space Planner

Top Colleges/Institutes for Facility Management

Institutes can offer classroom, distance or online courses in Facility Management and the ones offering a course in Facility Management are,

No. College/Institute

1 International Facility Management Association (IFMA)

2 Kohinoor School of Facility Management

3 International Facility Management Institute

4 Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)


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