ES 69A
Introduction to Facilities Management

Course Description

An introduction to the key concepts of Facility Management that range from the role the facility manager plays in the organization to the skill sets and competencies required to effectively perform the FM role. Building facilities are a company's second largest asset. It is important for facility managers to play a key role in supporting the company's largest asset -- the employees. The successful FM can help improve employee productivity and job satisfaction, ultimately leading to improved financial outcomes for the company and happier, healthier and productive work environments for employees.
(One or more facility management field trip may be required for this class).

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
48773 ES 69A 50Z ······· TBA-TBA William Roeder ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2024-05-06 to 2024-06-28.
E S -69A.-50Z: This is an online 8 week class, beginning on May 6, 2024 that does not have scheduled meetings. Students can log in anytime to do the required weekly course work. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at

Course Details

3 Units
  • Weekly Lecture Hours: 3
  • Weekly Lab Hours: 0
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading

Requisite and Advisory

ESL D272. and ESL D273., or ESL D472. and ESL D473., or eligibility for EWRT D001A or EWRT D01AH or ESL D005.
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