TBA4176 - Property and Facilities Management, Advanced Course


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Work
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
work 33/100 1 semesters
work 67/100 1 semesters

Course content

The module gives specialization within the field of Property Management, Corporate Real Estate and Facility Management to give a foundation for good strategic planning and implementation of management, operation and maintenance of properties. Main topics are: Property and Corporate Real Estate Management, Facilities Management, roles and organization of tasks, Value oriented FM, strategic building portfolio management, sustainability and social aspects.

Learning outcome

The candidate should have knowledge of selected topics concerning Property, Real Estate and Facility Management. This includes:
- Understanding and application of relevant models, analytical tools and methods.
- Methods for condition and usability analysis, refurbishment, reconstruction, adaptation and development of buildings.
- Roles, responsibilities and organization.
- Legislation, regulations and standards.

The candidate is able to implement and lead processes for development and management of Real Estate and to choose and apply analysis methods and tools related to management, economy, maintenance, refurbishment and alteration of buildings.

General knowledge:
The candidate can:
- Understand the importance, values and challenges of the built environment to the society.
- Know the basic principles for sustainable preserving and development of existing buildings.
- Recognize the Property Manager’s role, responsibilities, and opportunities towards the owners, users and public authorities.
- Apply procedures, tools and methods in a way that promotes good property and facility management.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and exercises will be given in English. The learning model consists of lectures, dialogues and discussions, seminars, exercises, excursions or supervised self study. A project assignment will also be carried out, individually or in groups.

Further on evaluation

The course is assessed by two project assignments that counts 33% and 67 % each. The first assignment is a literature review of a selected topic and the other part is a problem based case study from practise.

Course materials

Will be given at the beginning of the semester. Some of the literature will be given in Norwegian.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
TBA4505 7.5 01.09.2010


Examination arrangement: Work

Term Statuskode Evaluation form Digital exam Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Autumn ORD work INSPERA 33/100
Autumn ORD work INSPERA 67/100
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date.
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