Archives for March 2017

Real Estate Short Course: Reviewing the Role of Waqf Properties Today

General Information:

After 200 years of neglect, recent local and international organisations including UN agencies and Muslim Governments have taken interest in the development of waqf institution to make them achieve their maximum potentials. Waqf institutions are now motivated and concerned individuals are dedicating to contribute to the development and enhancement of these properties. Offering this short seminar is one of the efforts for the above purpose. It will introduce the participants to the special characteristics of waqf properties, suggest the appropriate methods of management for waqf properties so that their value is enhanced and put to the best use. Attention will be paid to income generating properties for the purpose of maximizing income which can assist greatly in the positive development of the ummah. The seminar is highly recommended for administrators of waqf properties, property managers interested in waqf property management, student’s intent on specialisation and anyone who have interest in waqf properties for the purpose of use and enjoyment or donating their properties for causes they intend to contribute.

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Facilities Management Short Course : POST OCCUPANCY EVALUATION

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This course introduces Post Occupancy Evaluation (POE), a formal evaluation of a building performance by means of social science-based tools of interviews, surveys, focus groups, systematic observation and behavioral mapping for achieving continuous performance improvement throughout the building’s operational life. The benefits of POE are tremendous, particularly for continuously improving building performance throughout its life cycle.

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Kursus Pendek: Tukar Syarat Tanah Pertanian Kepada Guna Tanah Lain

Maklumat Umum:

Pembangunan harta tanah pada masa ini menjadi satu keperluan  sama ada di bandar  atau pekan kecil di seluruh Malaysia. Faktor seperti kepadatan penduduk, permintaan terhadap perumahan, permintaan terhadap tapak pembangunan industri dan ekonomi negara mendorong kegunaan tanah pertanian ditukar guna kepada tanah guna lain yang lebih memenuhi keperluan semasa dan menguntungkan. Tanah pertanian pada masa dahulu diusahakan untuk memenuhi keperluan bekalan makanan seisi rumah. Namun begitu, bekalan makanan negara pada masa ini boleh didapati dari negara luar yang jauh lebih murah berbanding dengan yang dihasilkan di dalam negeri. Walau bagaimanapun, pihak yang berkepentingan di Malaysia perlu merancang strategi bagi kepentingan bekalan makanan negara dalam konteks food security demi kelangsungan hidup masyarakat. Oleh itu, kursus ini bertujuan bagi menerangkan dan memberi pendedahan terhadap tukar syarat tanah pertanian kepada guna tanah lain serta implikasinya kepada kelestarian sumber.

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The Life Cycle Costing Analysis for Facilities Management: Technical Approach

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Life Cycle Costing Analysis (LCCA) is an economic assessment of an item, or facility over its life, expressed in terms of equivalent cost, using baseline identical to those used for initial cost. In facilities management, future costs will often match or exceed the initial cost of procurement. Owners are rcognizing the relationship between costs and looking for ways to reduce total life cycle cost without adding undue burdens to initial procurement. Thus, LCCA is used to compare various options by identifying and assessing economic impacts over the life of each option.

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