The course is held remotely through ZOOM in Kaisa Airos' personal room:
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
- the potential added value of professional corporate real estate management
- decision making and real estate planning
- workplace and space planning
- digitalisation and sustainability in real estate
After the course, students should:
- understand the supportive role of facility and property management (FM&PM) in the core operations of different organisations
- be familiar with FM&PM strategies, needs and solutions
- be able to apply the theoretical knowledge and concepts in practice - in other words to recognise, analyse and solve typical FM&PM challenges and opportunities
The planned schedule for the course
3.11. 10-12 Orientation and teaming with disc (Flinga)https://flinga.fi/s/FRMW924
5.11. Independent working with the Assignment 1 - Interview with a FM professional
10.11. 10-12 What are FM and PM and how are they placed in the map of Real Estate Business? http://www.tsk.fi/tiedostot/pdf/Kiinteistoliiketoiminnan_sanasto2.pdf
12.11. Independent working with the Assignment 2 - FMs' role as a supportive service
17.11. 10-12 User centric approach and usability. Dr. Suvi Nenonen, Helsinki University
19.11. 10-12 Literature group with Assignment 3 - User centric approach and usability
Tuesday 23.11 11-12 Kaisas' voluntary portfolio clinic: https://laurea.zoom.us/j/3483858684
24.11. 10-12 Strategic FM, sustainability and decision making
26.11. Independent Literature with Assignment 4 - Decision making and strategic FM
1.12. 10-12 Workplace Management - Dr. Peggie Rothe, Chief of research & insight in Leesman.
3.12. Independent working with Assignment 5 - workplace strategies activity based work
Independent working with Assignment 6 - AI in built environment
8.12. 10-12 Future of FM and final presentations in teams.
10.12. 10-12 Spatial Planning, MA Virve Penttilä. Assignment 7 - Spatial Concept
Virves' lecture was not recorded for privacy reasons
Monday 13.12 12-13 Kaisas' voluntary portfolio clinic https://laurea.zoom.us/j/3483858684
21.12 The Final portfolio return
Teacher in charge: Anahita Rashidfarokhi
Teacher: Kaisa Airo firstname.lastname@example.org
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Danivska V & Appel-Meulenbroek, R (Eds.) (2021) A Handbook of Theories on Designing Alignment Between People and the Office Environment
Altman, M. (Ed) (2015) Real-World Decision Making: an Encyclopedia of Behavioral Economics : An Encyclopedia of Behavioral Economics, edited by Morris Altman, ABC-CLIO, LLC. ProQuest Ebook Central: https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/laurea/detail.action?docID=2067792.
Atkin B, Brooks, A. (Ed.) (2009) Total facilities management, 3rd edition, Wiley-Blackwell
Dewulf G, Krumm P & de Jonge H (2000) Successful Corporate Real Estate Strategies, Department of Real Estate & Project Management, Delft University of Technology. (4 books available in the library)
Altman, M. (Ed) (2015) Real-World Decision Making: an Encyclopedia of Behavioral Economics : An Encyclopedia of Behavioral Economics, edited by Morris Altman, ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2015. ProQuest Ebook Central, https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/laurea/detail.action?docID=2067792.
Redlein, A. (Ed.) (2020). Modern Facility and Workplace Management. Processes, Implementation and Digitalisation, Springer. Available: https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-030-35314-8
Sankari, I (2019). Co-working space as workplace - Characteristics and user experience. Doctoral dissertation. Available: https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/36047
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Emerald Journals: Facilities, ISSN 0263-2772. Property Management, ISSN 0263-7472.