Facility & Real Estate Management PT
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Maintenance Management

level of course unit

Fundamentals and advanced knowledge

Learning outcomes of course unit

Graduates are able to: - identify and apply principles of strategic and operative facility management. - analyze and assess different strategic and operative solutions. - draw up maintenance and service contracts.

prerequisites and co-requisites

Modules "Building technology" BAU, "Technical Building Services" TGA

course contents

- Institutional, organizational and technical issues related to operational management - Classification of building components: wear, environmental influence and lifespan as well as options for maintenance and upkeep - Knowledge of safety and security technology as well as of valid regulations and standards for health and safety protection at work - Technical contents of maintenance and service contracts - Cost-oriented and user-oriented maintenance strategies - Regulations and laws

recommended or required reading

- Rondeau, E. P.; et al.: Facility Management, Wiley New York, 2. Auflage, 2006 - Nävy, J.: Facility Management, Springer Heidelberg, 4. Auflage, 2006

assessment methods and criteria

Presentation, written examination

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, group work, presentation and discussion of tasks

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Andreas Preis,director of studies

year of study

3. Year of studies

recommended optional program components


course unit code


type of course unit

Compulsory subject

mode of delivery

20% web-based self-learning unit, 80% in class course (integrated lecture)

work placement(s)

Not applicable