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Why FM Leaders Need a Voice in The Vice Chancellor’s Office

What strategic value does your Facilities Management organisation bring to your University?

While most universities and colleges will say that their employees and students are most valuable resource; infrastructure (real estate and facilities), in fact, make up the most significant portion of institutional costs – asset wise. Thus, for the Facilities Management organisation, the key challenge is to build a functional bridge between the built and human environments that allow their institutions to operate at peak efficiency, garnering the best of both worlds without compromising the ability of University to meet stakeholder objectives. In this way, Facilities Management can contribute to a new world of competition in higher education by providing the physical infrastructure necessary that will continue win students, faculty and more importantly – funding. (more…)