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2017-2018 Academic Catalog: Course Descriptions - Facilities Management (CPCE)

CPFM 2000 INTRODUCTION TO FACILITY MANAGEMENT
This course examines the scope of the professional facilities manager's responsibilities. The Facility Manager's role in relation to an organization's strategic plan is stressed. Provides a solid understanding of the fundamental concepts in Facilities Management and why a broad understanding of the responsibilities of the profession is valuable to facility managers and all professionals.  Students will apply concepts needed to successfully organize, monitor, communicate and develop a good Facilities Management program.  Guest speakers, case studies and field trips will be used to help further illustrate Facilities Management topics. (3 credits)

CPFM 3200 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. (3 credits)
Prerequisites: Junior status or enrollment in the Professional Certificate in Facilities Management

CPFM 4100 FACILITY ASSESSMENT AND FORECASTING
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 building performance assessment. (3 credits)
Prerequisites: Enrollment in Professional Certificate in Facilities Management

CPFM 4200 ENERGY AND 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. (3 credits)
Prerequisites: Enrollment in the Professional Certificate in Facilities Management

CPFM 4600 PRINCIPLES OF REAL ESTATE AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Students study real estate concepts pertinent to facility management. Topic include real estate financial management, site selection, RE master planning, leasing, purchase vs. lease, property management and highest and best use analysis. (3 credits)
Prerequisites: CPFM4100