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University of South Australia
An online postgraduate unit offered by the University of South Australia and Open Universities Australia, Facilities and Asset Performance provides an advanced understanding of theories and methodologies of facilities and asset performance management. You will explore a complex body of knowledge including recent developments in the field and how they apply to professional practice.
You will be expected to investigate and analyse complex theories, concepts and problems relating to Facilities and Asset Performance and learn how to apply them in practice. You will also explore and evaluate a range of propositions and methodologies with a view to catering them to a variety of difference audiences. Critical reflection on aspects of theory and practice also plays a crucial role in this unit.
To be eligible for this unit, you must have completed the following mandatory prerequisites:
Project Risk Management
Project Control Methods
Project Leadership & Teams In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into the following course:
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
In this Facilities and Asset Performance unit, the topics you will study include:
As a core unit of the Masters Degree in Project Management (Assets and Facilities), this unit helps to prepare you for a range of highly skilled job roles in facilities and asset management environments. The skills you will be expected to develop on this unit are drawn from essential features of modern business practice, including leadership, corporate ethics, international focus, critical thinking and effective group work.
You will learn how to develop a given project from inception to commission, prepare appropriate plans, documentation and monitoring techniques and meet your objectives within time, cost and quality parameters. On completion of the unit you will have developed tools to apply effective management techniques throughout the full life cycle of a project.
Many graduates of this course go on to take leading project management roles in a range of areas, from the business world to public services and education. Others use this course to bolster their existing knowledge base and further their careers in a field or organisation in which they're already established.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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