Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


After the course the students understand the importance and strategic support role of facility and property management to the core operations of different organisations. The students are familiar with the theoretical concepts and able to apply their new knowledge in practice. They can describe, analyse and solve typical issues of real estate as resources to the extent of constructing facility and property management solutions in a given setting and developing appropriate criteria for action.

Credits: 6

Schedule: 26.10.2022 - 05.12.2022

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Heidi Falkenbach

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

Responsible teacher: Heidi Falkenbach,

General questions should be addressed in the course forum, for other questions, you can email Heidi.

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CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    The course introduces students to facility and property management as a strategic support function for the core operations of an organisation. The main topics covered are the real estate needs and strategies of different organisations, service provision in the field, the costs and sustainability issues of space use, and the potential added value of professional corporate real estate management.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Lectures and assignments (preliminary and subject to change). The assessment methods and criteria will be defined in course syllabus.

  • applies in this implementation


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    160 hours (6 cr) of lectures and independent work. The workload per activity type will be presented in the course syllabus.

  • applies in this implementation

    Lectures, independent reading, preparing for exam, exam. Total 160h.


Study Material
  • applies in this implementation

    Per Anker Jensen: Facilities management for students and practitioners (2008) and other reading materials as assigned by the lecturer.

Substitutes for Courses
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    11 Sustainable Cities and Communities


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Autumn II
    2023-2024 Autumn II

    Enrollment :

    Registration for the course will take place on Sisu (