What skillsets do facility managers have?

These are the 11 core competencies of facility management:

  • Occupancy and human factors
  • Operations and maintenance
  • Sustainability
  • Facility information and technology management
  • Risk management
  • Communication
  • Performance and quality
  • Leadership and strategy
  • Real estate
  • Project management
  • Finance and business

Learn more about the FM competencies

Even though FMs don’t always have similar titles, they share common roles within their respective organizations, including:

  • Building Operations
  • Security
  • Grounds Management
  • Planning
  • Sustainability
  • Project Management
  • Space Planning
  • Workplace Strategy
  • Real Estate Management

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