Building and Facilities Maintenance

An Intensive 5-day Training Course

Building and Facilities Maintenance

Building and Facilities Maintenance

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25 - 29 Nov 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT

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Why Choose this Training Course?

Buildings and facilities like utility plants, power & water distribution networks, parking lots and landscaping become more and more complex and expensive. That is why building & facilities maintenance is big business nowadays. It is one of the largest budget expenses and therefore always a target for cost cutting operations. However, facilities are major assets too and support continuously to operational performance and the realization of the corporate strategy.

This Maintenance Management training course shows you how to apply best practices to organize and manage your buildings and facilities as a successful "business within a business". The goal is to operate and maintain the building and facilities in an effective and efficient way, in order to integrate function, people and place. This PetroKnowledge course is about finding the right balance between asset performance and costs and about the right balance between operating and maintaining the facilities in-house or contracting it out. As strategic or tactical building and facilities maintenance decisions are often bounded by financial consequences and valuation effects, building and facilities maintenance professionals involved in tactical management of buildings & facilities need to be able to understand and foresee the consequences of their decisions in a broad sense.

This training course will highlight:

  • The basic principles of asset management in a building & facilities maintenance environment
  • International standards on asset management (ISO 55000)
  • The implementation of good building and facilities maintenance and asset management practice
  • How to realize higher performance at lower cost within compliance
  • The ways to monitor the performance
  • Several ways of assessing the current state of your building and facilities maintenance and asset management processes and benchmark it with others
  • How to draw up an implementation plan

What are the Goals?

At the end of this training course, you will be able to:

  • Explain how building and facilities maintenance and asset management can contribute to the realization of the corporate strategy of your organization
  • Understand the content and value of ISO 55000 as the international standard on asset management
  • Apply good building and facilities maintenance and asset management practice, starting with foundations and building up to best practices that will deliver maximum business benefits
  • Assess the current state of building and facilities maintenance and asset management best practices
  • Set up an implementation plan for building and facilities maintenance and asset management best practices

Who is this Training Course for?

This training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals who wish to update themselves on building & facilities maintenance and asset management and how to implement it for the benefit of their organization.

This course will greatly benefit;

  • Building and Facilities Maintenance Professionals
  • Asset Management Professionals
  • Property & Facilities Management Professionals
  • IT & and Business Control Professionals

How will this Training Course be Presented?

This PetroKnowledge training course is composed in such a way that it can be held for all professionals involved in managing or implementing building and facilities maintenance and asset management processes. There will be a variance of lectures and practical exercises. Experiences from different areas will be discussed. There will be many opportunities for discussion and sharing experiences.

Daily Agenda

Day One: Introduction to Maintenance and Asset Management Strategy Framework
  • Maintenance & Asset Management as a business process
  • Asset management landscape model – The asset management system
  • Strategy framework
    • Line of sight
    • Asset management planning / strategic property management
    • Asset management policy, asset strategy (demand analysis / asset policy), asset management strategy, maintenance strategy
    • Maintenance & asset management objectives (goal setting)
    • (Strategic) Asset management plan & maintenance reference plan
    • Feedback & improvement
  • Asset management roles
Day Two: Risk Identification, Assessment & Management
  • Identification & assessment of risk in building & facilities maintenance
  • Risk management
    • Risk matrix
    • Risk register
    • Safety management system
    • Contingency planning
  • Stakeholder Analysis – Stakeholder Risks
  • Risk based maintenance concept for buildings and facilities
Day Three: Outsourcing and Contracting
  • What to outsource and what not
  • Choosing the right contractor
  • Contract types
  • The contracting cycle
  • Measuring the performance of the contractor
  • Vendor management
Day Four: Financial Aspects
  • Insight in financial management basics
    • Cashflow
    • Working capital
  • Budgeting principles
  • An introduction to Life Cycle Costing and Nett Present Value
  • Insight in funding of investments in buildings and facilities and the need for a long term investment & maintenance plans
  • Scenarios, sensitivity analysis
Day Five: Improvement
  • Continuous improvement
  • Maintenance & Asset management assessments
  • Certification audits
  • Benchmarking
  • Performance management


  • On successful completion of this Training Course / Online Training Course, a PetroKnowledge Certificate / E-Certificate will be awarded to the delegates.

In Association With

The Energy Training Centre

Our collaboration with The Energy Training Centre aims to provide the best training services and benefits for our valued clients.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
  • You may also get in touch with our Registration Team on
    +971 50 981 7386 | +971 2 557 7389 or send an email to

  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
  • Invoices will be sent via email/courier to the ID/name and address provided.
  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

Upon successful registration online, enrolment on the respective training course will be confirmed by Registration Team by e-mail along with the invoice and joining instruction.

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