space management course- Property occupation/space cost is invariably the second-highest recurrent cost after staff costs for most organizations and represents a significant component of service delivery costs. Private sector organizations have responded by setting a limit on space allocated per headcount; the Ministry of Finance has likewise issued an Office Space Management Framework (OSMF) for all Ministries to adhere to.
While total space may meet specified norms/standards, it needs to be designed to ensure that space quality and the work environment supports work processes effectively thereby contributing to organisational efficiency and productivity. However, dynamic operating environments and technological advancements will continue to drive work process re-engineering and changing space needs. Workspace audits will need to be carried out regularly to assess space fit, optimise space and costs to achieve service excellence, viability and sustainability.
The course will provide knowledge on the impact of Office Space in Organisations and skills for effective Space Planning and Management through the following concepts and techniques: