University of Guelph 1997-98 Undergraduate Calendar

Course Description

54-313 Facilities Management F(2-2)

Emphasizes what the aspiring manager needs to know about the operation of the physical plant in the hospitality service industries. Advocates a systems approach to the management of the maintenance, engineering and housekeeping functions. Topics include: customer expectations, amenities, planning and design considerations, selection of materials and equipment, maintenance planning and procedures, standards of performance, energy management, life-cycle costing, environmental concerns, facilities for the handicapped, life safety and security, equipment leasing, contract maintenance, and on-premise laundries.

Prerequisites: 20 course credits.
Course Profile

1998-99 Undergraduate Calendar
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