28 Apr 2022

Managing facilities of any kind could be overwhelming as there are several factors to keep in focus. From equipmentmaintenance to planned and unplanned works, sourcing and keeping the right personnel to demonstrating value to management; the job of a Facility Manager includes a wide scope of activities. Balancing these requires great skill that not all FM professionals have quite mastere...

25 Mar 2022

Going online to search for how to do something is the first thing that comes to your mind when you are in dire need of information about anything. From wondering why your puppy’s eye is red to how to go about budgeting or calculating a customer’s lifetime value, online platforms are the new citadels of learning. In professional spaces, this is also the trend as well. Accountants, Facili...

15 Oct 2021

The year 2020 paved the way to an era of transformational change in the facility management profession. The work of facility managers has evolved from simply managing facilities to creating, implementing, and maintaining organizational and strategic value in facilities; thanks to technology. From solutions that make jobs more fulfilling to innovations that improve personal life to increa...

08 Sep 2021

Whether in Accounting, Medicine, Real Estate or any other profession, people rely on facilities every day to get tasks done without even realizing it. Buildings provide a safe space for families to live and for employees to work. HVAC systems make sure that the inhabitants of a building are comfortable.   Having a good knowledge of how to manage these facilities will help companies an...

04 Aug 2021

Olu’s Facilities Management business was booming and his smile keeps getting wider with each visit to the bank. Still, he had a pounding headache at least twice a week just from trying to locate the right information about the different properties that he was managing. Even though his business is booming, the daily processes have become more complicated as documentation is done manually....

16 Nov 2020

Facilities management is a wide-ranging industry that’s always in demand. So long as shelter remains a basic need of man and businesses, FM will always be relevant – notwithstanding the growth of remote working. What is inevitable is that FM is changing and will continue to change as the dynamics of Real Estate for living, working, and playing change. To therefore continue to be re...

09 Nov 2020

As with most other professions, Facilities Management has also evolved with the new world, occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Across the globe, the repercussions of the health crisis stand as proof of the severity of the pandemic on lives, living, and corporate existence. What are the trends that have emerged since the new normal? How have they impacted FM as a profession and as a ...

02 Sep 2020

As part of our efforts to support the growth of the Facilities Management Profession in Nigeria, Alpha Mead Training Centre (AMTC) wishes to announce that it has added two virtual courses to its bouquet of FM Training courses. The new courses are; Space Consolidation, Transitioning & Planning Post Covid-19 and Techniques for Moving from Paper-based FM records to Computerised Maint...

24 Jul 2020

Facilities Management sits at the center of the workplace, particularly now that the world is experiencing unprecedented health, economic and financial challenges. The past few months have seen the gradual reopening of most economies, and by extension the workplaces, amidst very strict safety and health protocol. The return to the workplace is interestingly throwing a new shade of ...

17 Jun 2020

It is no longer news that the COVID-19 pandemic has compelled many organizations to adjust their ways of working. The adjustment did not just impact business operations, it also impacted employees’ way of life, workplace management, and indeed, the corporate culture of most organizations. As the gradual and phased opening of economies around the world continues, organizations have now...