FM502 - Facilities Management Short Course

Managing People and Budgets

Please be advised that we are not accepting new applications for the Managing People and Budgets short course.

We hope to make an exciting announcement about the future of this course in the coming months. Register your interest if you would like to know more.

This short course outlines Managing People and Budgets within Facilities Management, empowering the learner with the requisite confidence, skills and knowledge to meet these requirements within the workplace.


  • Course Fees
  • Duration
    Up to 6 months
  • Delivery
    Individual students (online)

A short course can be a great way to improve your skills quickly and improve your prospects when applying for a new job or promotion!

Managing your team and budgets can be quite a balancing act. Successful managing your team and budgets will help meet your organisation’s objectives for performance and financial management processes, so that set goals, dates, responsibilities and budgets are understood, met and followed up.

This short course has been developed by the Facility Management Association of Australia in conjunction with UNE Partnerships and industry Subject Matter Experts (SMEs).

It has been designed to meet the skills and knowledge required for facilities managers who lead, manage and maintain internal and external facility operation teams and services.

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Study at your own pace, anywhere at anytime

Expert trainers

Subject matter experts offering support during your online experience

Study Online

Access to our online community of students and trainers

Great Support

Support in balancing your work/life and study

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Graduate Outcomes

On successful completion of this short course, you will have the skills and knowledge to:

  • develop key result areas, key performance indicators and standards
  • engage in regular and timely coaching and feedback
  • plan financial management approaches
  • implement financial management approaches
  • monitor and control finances
  • review and evaluate financial management processes.

Future Job Outcomes

  • Team Leader
  • Finance Officer
  • Project Manager
  • Office Manager
  • HR Officer.


UNE Partnerships

  • The units in this short course form part of the Diploma of Facilities Management,* which students may chose to enrol in to further their career education. (* This course is not recognised under the Australian Qualification Framework).


Students upon successful completion of these two units in this short course will receive a Certificate of Completion.

People performance

Learn to manage the performance of staff who report to you directly. Apply your learnt skills and knowledge from this unit to meet the business objectives of your organisation, through developing and establishing key performance indicators, standards and measures and by using employee coaching and feedback mechanisms for performance management.

Budgets and financial plans

Learn to undertake financial management within a work team in an organisation. In this unit you will learn the skills and knowledge to plan and implement financial management approaches to meet the business objectives, support team members involved in financial operations, monitor and control finances, and review and evaluate effectiveness of financial management processes.

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We are one of Australia’s most progressive training organisations with the backing of Australia’s highest-rated online university – the University of New England. 

Our flexible courses will help you to develop the skills required by a rapidly evolving workplace.

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