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Principles and Fundamentals of Asset and Facilities Management (SFC) 


With the high cost of inflation and the ever increasing demand for energy and other resources for the management of Built Environment, FM has become an important management disciplines for Asset owners and Developers to enhance the quality of service and value of their assets; as well as a strategic component for the success of its business organization. With globalized competitiveness in business operations, it is imperative for Building professionals, constructors and FM practitioners to appreciate and understand the scope of FM services, its roles and responsibilities, the implementation of FM services to achieve service excellence and to increase occupiers' productivity, and the measurability and benchmarking of FM service provision to serve as control of quality and road map. This will help turn built environment into assets that have the lowest Life Cycle Cost of operation over its entire economic life span through the provision of efficient and sustainable facilities solutions. 


This 1-day course aims to provide the particpants the knowledge of the Principles and Fundamentals of Facilities management for Built Environment, brief introduction of the importance of Sustainable FM for whole Life management of Assets, Performance measurement of the Building Performance and most important of all the future direction of FM practices. 


1. Facilities Management (FM) Fundamentals
FM Definition, Objectives and FM System
FM Organization, Personnel and Activities
Scope of FM Services
Operating Strategies and types of Maintenance Strategies
Benefits of FM
FM fault reporting System & Technology

2. Building Value Management (VM) and Value Added Services
Definition of VM
Generic Approach of VM & VM Tool
VM Operating procedures
Application in Practice
Disaster, Energy, Interior, Water and Environmental Management
Value Added Services in FM

3. Strategic FM
Background and Changing Business Agenda
Changing Trends in FM and the Driver for Change
FM Strategies and Roles of Facilities Manager
Strategic Enabler and Strategic Planning Model
FM Master Plan
Strategic Asset Management and Life Cycle perspective

4. Sustainable FM (SFM) in Brief
SFM Definition
Environmental Challenges
Carbon Footprint, Energy management, Alternative & renewable Energy
Sustainability Investing Strategies
Sustainable FM Strategies
Whole Life Cost Management and performance  


Dr Kang, Kok Hin

Kok Hin earned his 1st Class Honours Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from Monash University, Australia under the Public Service Commission scholarship. He obtained Post graduate Diplomas in Business Studies and Business Administration from UK, and also graduated with a Master of Engineering from NUS Engineering, followed by an MBA and a Doctor of Philosophy from NUS in Building Science.

Kok Hin is currently the President of the Institution of Facilities Management Singapore, and is also under the Chartered Engineers of UK & Australia, and a corporate member of IFMA, USA and BIFM, UK. Dr Kang has been in the property and estate management and maintenance consultancy services related industries for more than 30 years and possess in-depth knowledge about providing strategic and operational facility management services. After spending 8 years of engineering design and maintenance services with the then Public Works of Singapore, Kok Hin joined the Mandarin Singapore Group for another 9 years as its Director of Projects to help set up many hotels locally and overseas. When he was with Centrepoint Property Ltd subsequently, he was involved in property and facilities establishment, property maintenance and management services. Thereafter, he was posted to Bangalore, Southern India and was involved in the construction, lease and facilities management of a state-of-the-art Technopark.

Kok Hin is currently with a multinational engineering, architectural design & FM firm in Singapore and has helped them manage over 1,000 buildings in Singapore with a gross floor area of 9 million square metres, plus approximately 3 million square metres of gross floor area in China providing strategic, tactical and Operational Facilities Management, Education and also Training services to MNCs and government clients. He has been actively offering lectures in Project and Facilities Management subjects to varsities and training schools of Singapore over the past 5 years.

Who Should Attend

Building managers, Developers, FM companies, Building Service Engineers and contractors, Vendors.

Course supported for the new Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP) funding

Union members may enjoy up to $250 unfunded course fee support when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP. Conditions apply. Visit www.ntuc.org.sg for more information.  



21 January 2019 


9:00am to 5:00pm 


NTU@one-north campus, Executive Centre 

Closing Date:

7 January 2019 

Course Fee:

Standard: S$417.30  

NTU/NIE Alumni, Staff & Students: S$333.84  

Group (3 & Above): S$375.57

NTUC Member: S$375.57


Registration fees inclusive of:

  • Course materials

  • Light refreshments

  • Complimentary Lunch - applicable at NTU@one-north campus only

  • Prevailing GST

Online Registration

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Methods of Payment

1. Credit Card (Visa, American Express and Mastercard only)

2. Cheque made payable to Nanyang Technological University

3. Invoice to Company (for Company Sponsored Participants)

4. E-invoice (for Government Organizations)

5. Telegraphic Transfer or Bank Draft (Note: All related charges are to be borne by participant)

Cancellation & Refund Policy

A written notification to pace@ntu.edu.sg or fax to

6774 2911 before course closing date.

No cancellation charges (Full refund)



A written notification on or after course closing date.

No Refund

SkillsFuture Credit (if applicable):
- Participant to cancel their claim with WDA
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Replacement Policy

Given a 3 days notice before course commencement, companies may replace participants who have signed up for the course. Terms and conditions apply.


There is no replacement for participant utilising SkillsFuture Credit. Participant to cancel their SkillsFuture Credit claim with WDA.

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