Trends and Developments in Facilities Management

Trends and Developments in Facilities Management (6 ECTS)

MQF Level 5

Date – TBC
Duration – 30 hours
Accredited – Yes
Price – Price (Local/EU) – Euro 500 / (Non-EU) – Euro 600

Module Description

This module allows learners to gain understanding of the developments and the emerging trends in facilities management, such as workplace strategies, Internet of Things, integration of values in services, and outsourcing of facilities management amongst other trends.


Entry Requirements

Students should be at least 18 years+ and in possession of a minimum MQF Level 5 Undergraduate Diploma in Facilities Management


Be in possession of one of the following:

  • (a) Grade 5 in English (Matsec Certificate)
  • IELTs 6.0
  • Or an equivalent qualification.



This course is targeted at:

  • individuals aspiring to work as a facility and operation managers
  • individuals who wish to advance their education and gain in depth knowledge and skills related to facilities management.
  • individuals already working in the field related to facilities management and would like to obtain qualification in this sector. 


Learning Outcomes

At the end of the module/unit the learner will have acquired the responsibility and autonomy to:

  • Monitor the trends and changes occuring in facilities management in different organisations and sectors 
  • Ensure the implementation of new and innovative tools and techniques in facilities management 
  • Carry out the provision of services using information technology and other innovative tools and software available for facilities management 
  • Create and implement strategies to overcome challenges posed by emerging trends and innovations in FM

At the end of the module/unit the learner will have acquired the following skills: 

  • Discuss in detail how an increasing trends of outsourcing of facilities management has emerged with examples
  • Evaluate and discuss how facilities management impacts the increasing trends of workplace strategy and the changing demands of employees 
  • Use information technology to automate facilities management services in line with the increasing trends of the ‘IoT’ (internet of things)
  • Apply corporate social responsibility within facilities management practices



This module shall be assessed through the use of an assignment whereby learners are asked to answer a question, not exceeding 1500 – 2000 words (100%). Learners must obtain a minimum of 50% of the total mark in order to successfully pass from the module. In the case that learners do not pass on the first try, learners can re-sit the assessment. In the case of recurring failure, learners shall be asked to re-do the module.



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