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Architecture, Environment & Housing Construction, Safety & Built Environment

Certificate in Smart Building Technologies
智能大廈科技證書

CEF Reimbursable Course

CEF Reimbursable Course

Course Code
HB041A
Application Code
1935-HB041A

Study mode
Part-time
Start Date
To be advised
Duration
9 months
Language
English, supplemented with Cantonese
Course Fee
Course Fee: $20,000 (Subject to review)
All fees are non-refundable.
How to Apply
Deadline on 11 Jun 2021 (Fri)
Enquiries
25088869
25086403

This programme aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills of contemporary smart building technologies. It enables students to effectively carry out the roles of managing smart buildings, hence increasing their job efficiency, improving the users’ quality of life and enhancing the core business productivity.
 

On completion of the programme, students should be able to:-

  1. outline the principal features of contemporary smart building technologies in meeting the market needs of property and facilities management 
  2. identify appropriate applications and practices of contemporary smart building technologies in different situations of property and facilities management 
  3. apply big data analytics to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of property and facilities management ; and
  4. explain the key success factors of adopting smart building technologies in property and facilities management.

Module 1: Contemporary technologies for smart buildings

Objectives

The module is intended to provide students with an understanding of contemporary smart building technologies and equip them with the knowledge and skills that are essential for property and facilities management.

Syllabus

  • Introduction to Smart Building Technologies
  • Intelligent building
  • Internet of Things (IoT) / Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)
  • Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in smart building technologies
  • Mobile applications in smart building technologies
  • Cloud applications in smart building technologies
  • Building management system (BMS)
    • Controller networks
    • Integration of all building services
    • Analytic interfaces
    • Daily operations
  • Middleware for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)
  • Benefits, costs and limitations of smart building technologies
  • Roles of property and facilities professionals in managing smart building technologies

 

Module 2: Novel applications of technologies for smart buildings

Objectives

This module is intended to develop students with the knowledge and skills of the novel applications and practices of smart building technologies for property and facilities management.

Syllabus

  • Overview of smart building technologies development relating to property and facilities management
  • Artificial intelligence (AI)
    • Predictive energy usage
    • Preventive building maintenance
  • Virtual Reality (VR)
    • Safety training
  • Blockchain
    • Power distribution
    • Lease agreement
  • Biometrics
    • Face recognition for access control
    • Visitors counting and management
  • Smart sensors for property and facilities management
  • Difficulties in adopting smart building technologies in property and facilities management

 

Module 3: Big data analytics for smart property management

Objectives

This module is intended to develop students’ knowledge and techniques of big data analytics, and apply such knowledge and techniques for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of property and facilities management.

Syllabus

  • Enterprise data management
  • Business intelligence
    • Querying
    • Interactive reporting
    • Ad-hoc analysis
    • Dashboards
  • Tools for big data analytics
    • Tableau
    • Business Objects
    • Qlik
    • Kepware
  • Decision making with big data
    • Managing in-house resources
    • Managing demands, e.g. people counting; digital labelling
    • Enhancing users’ convenience, e.g. smart elderly home; heating and cooling control
    • Building security, e.g. digital access control; electronic door lock; digital evidence; smart carpet
  • Developing operational guidelines of using big data analytics for property and facilities management

 

Module 4: Smart building technologies for specific purposes

Objectives

This module is intended to equip students with the knowledge, skills and techniques of using smart building technologies to enhance job efficiency in property and facilities management, improve the users’ quality of life and productivity of the core business.

Syllabus

  • Suitability of various smart building technologies in property and facilities management
  • System requirements, including network connectivity
  • Services automation
  • Smart energy management system
  • Club house management system
  • Visitors counting
    • A/C control
    • Lift car control
    • Visitor booking system
    • RFID member card control
  • Carpark management system
    • Electric vehicle charging management system
    • Car park guidance
    • Car finding with map
    • Car park booking
  • Central alarm management
  • Expertise and techniques required for managing smart buildings
  • Key success factors of adopting smart building technologies in property and facilities management

 

 

 

Application Code 1935-HB041A -

Days / Time
  • Tue, Thu, 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Modules

1

Contemporary technologies for smart buildings

2

Novel applications of technologies for smart buildings

3

Big data analytics for smart property management

4

Smart building technologies for specific purposes

 

Assessment

1. A minimium of 70% attendance

2. One Assignment (50%) 

3. A 2-hour written examination (50%)

 

Award

Upon completion of the programme, students will be awarded a Certificate in Smart Building Technologies within the HKU System through HKU SPACE.

Applicants shall have:

 

(a)

 

(i) gained in HKDSE Examination Level 2 in 3 subjects (including Chinese Language and English Language); or

 

(ii) gained in HKCEE Grade E in 3 subjects (including Chinese Language and English Language) * or

 

(iii) hold a certificate in the related area, such as property / facilities management, awarded by a recognized institution; or

 

(iv) equivalent qualifications.

 

AND

 

(b) 2 years of relevant work experience in property / facilities management.

 

*With effect from 2007, HKU SPACE recognizes Grade E previously awarded for Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) (Grade C in the case of English Language (Syllabus A)) at HKCEE as an acceptable alternative to Level 2 in these two subjects at HKCEE.

Application Fee

HK$150

Course Fee
  • Course Fee: $20,000 (Subject to review)
    All fees are non-refundable.
  • The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100
CEF Courses
Certificate in Smart Building Technologies
智能大廈科技證書
COURSE CODE 31C120504 FEES $20,000 ENQUIRY 2508-8869
Continuing Education Fund Continuing Education Fund
This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.

Certificate in Smart Building Technologies

  • This course is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level [3])

Application Form Application Form

Enrolment Method
Payment Method
1. Cash, EPS, WeChat Pay Or Alipay

Course fees can be paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay or Alipay at any HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres.

2. Cheque Or Bank draft

Course fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please specify the programme title(s) for application and the applicant’s name.. You may either:

  • bring the completed form(s), together with the appropriate course or application fees in the form of a cheque, and any required supporting documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres;
  • or mail the above documents to any of the HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres, specifying  “Course Application” on the envelope.  HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment sent by mail.
3. VISA/Mastercard

Applicants may also pay the course fee by VISA or Mastercard, including the “HKU SPACE Mastercard”, at any HKU SPACE enrolment centres. Holders of the HKU SPACE Mastercard can enjoy a 10-month interest-free instalment period for courses with a tuition fee worth a minimum of HK$2,000; however, the course applicant must also be the cardholder himself/herself. For enquiries, please contact our staff at any enrolment centres.

4. Online Payment

Online application / enrolment is offered for most open admission courses (course enrolled on first come, first served basis) and selected award-bearing programmes. Application fees and course fees of these programmes/courses can be settled by using "PPS by Internet" (not available via mobile phones), VISA or Mastercard. In addition to the aforesaid online payment channels, continuing students of award-bearing programmes, if their programmes offer online service, may also pay their course fees by Online WeChat Pay, Online Alipay and Faster Payment System (FPS). Please refer to Enrolment Methods - Online Enrolment  for details.

Notes

  • If the programme/course is starting within five working days, application by post is not recommended to avoid any delays. Applicants are advised to enrol in person at HKU SPACE Enrolement Centres and avoid making cheque payment under this circustance.
  • Fees paid are not refundable except under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment), subject to the School’s discretion. In exceptional cases where a refund is approved, fees paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay, Alipay, cheque or PPS (for online payment only) will normally be reimbursed by a cheque, and fees paid by credit card will normally be reimbursed to the payment cardholder's credit card account.
  • In addition to the published fees, there may be additional costs associated with individual programmes. Please refer to the relevant course brochures or direct any enquiries to the relevant programme team for details.
  • Fees and places on courses cannot be transferrable from one applicant to another. Once accepted onto a course, the student may not change to another course without approval from HKU SPACE. A processing fee of HK$120 will be levied on each approved transfer.
  • Receipts will be issued for fees paid but HKU SPACE will not be repsonsible for any loss of receipt sent by mail.
  • For payment certification, please submit a completed form, a sufficiently stamped and self-addressed envelope, and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to "HKU SPACE" to any of our enrolment centres.