WJ3 What are the challenges for facilities management?

15:45 - 16:30

This session debates the challenges for FMs; ways in which FM Utopia may not work in reality. It seeks to answer the question – how do we get to good practice?

  • What is the role of FMs today – what’s reasonable & realistic?
  • How has the role and expectations of FMs developed?
  • Understanding the need to get the supply chain properly engaged and skilled
  • What skillsets do we require FMs to have? Does the industry have the right level of training? What is the role of British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM)?
  • Project portfolio management (PPM) requirements, i.e. current best practice vs manufacturers’ requirements




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