Facility Planning and Design Management Course


The course covers the design development process from initial planning and needs assessment through final design documents and construction administration. It will enable participants to manage the design and planning process, including both the user and owner stakeholders and design team professionals.


5 Days


  • The course will be beneficial for those people new to Facility Management or for those managers who wish to advance their career.
  • Real estate professionals with formal property qualifications who want to refresh their knowledge or take courses that were unavailable when they were students
  • Professionals in associated industries such as architecture, planning, construction, engineering, law, accounting and finance to gain a deeper understanding of the property discipline
  • The general public

Advanced Level


Participants become familiar with: -

  • Basic characteristics and issues of strategic planning
  • Space planning and design
  • Project management
  • Building operations
  • Workplace change management
  • Real estate
  • Computer-aided facility management systems
  • Different approaches to sustainable facility design and issues in effectively managing and operating in a term project working with organizations that have implemented sustainable designs, policies, and practices.


  • Needs assessment
  • Designer team selection
  • Design contracts
  • Estimating and budgeting
  • Scheduling
  • Entitlements and approvals
  • Program development
  • Schematic through construction drawings
  • Life cycle cost analysis and value engineering
  • Construction procurement
  • Contract administration

Enroll for a Face-to-Face (In-Person) Class

Face-to-Face Registration By Location

We use the highest quality learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable as possible. Our face to face schedules allow you to choose any classroom course of your choice to be delivered at any venue of your choice - offering you the ultimate in convenience and value for money.

Virtual Trainer Led Schedules

We ensure your learning experience is top-notch by utilizing the finest learning facilities available. Our virtual classes offer you the flexibility to attend courses remotely from anywhere, providing unparalleled convenience and exceptional value for your investment. We understand that your comfort and convenience are paramount, which is why we bring the classroom experience directly to you, wherever you may be. With our virtual class schedules, you have the freedom to choose from a wide range of courses and attend them from the comfort of your own space.

Customize Attendance Dates

FAQs & Course Administration Details:

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location. For further inquiries, please contact us on Phone: +254 715 077 817 or Email: outreach@indepthresearch.org.
The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields. All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).
Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course. Send proof of payment to outreach@indepthresearch.org.
Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer. Email: outreach@indepthresearch.org Phone: +254 715 077 817.