10 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: This module introduces the fundamentals of asset management, including monitoring and maintaining valuable physical and infrastructure assets, ranging from buildings to intellectual property, human resources, material and financial assets. The scope of asset management is highlighted through practical examples. Methodologies to provide cost effective operation at the required level of service are applied through a range of case-studies including systematic processes to deploy, operate, maintain, upgrade, and dispose of assets in a cost-effective and responsible manner.

Restrictions on availability: Foundation Degree, BEng, Higher Apprenticeship, Degree Apprenticeship students in relevant employment

Staff Contact: SMITH DAVID
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Problem solving, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre):

Teaching timetable


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Teaching methods and assessment displayed on this page are indicative for 2021-22. Students will be informed by the academic department of any changes made necessary by the ongoing pandemic.

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