The Department of Development and Asset Management (DDAM) was established in line with the establishment of UPSI. DDAM was formerly known as the Department of Development and Maintenance Division. Its function is to establish the physical development and maintenance for the entire campus. On March 1st, 2002, the division was upgraded to the Department of Development and Asset Management.
The role of the DDAM is to impelent the University's physical and infrastructural development to support the teaching and learning process based on the mission and vision of the University, as follows:
- DDAM serves as a resource or advisor in technical aspects related to the physical development of the University.
- Addressing the planning and implementation of the projects involved in the 5-Year Malaysia Plan to be consistent with long-term plans of the University.
- Manage the planning and implementation of the infrastructure projects including maintenance for the entire university properties such as sewerage systems, drainage systems, water piping systems, landscaping, mechanical systems, electrical systems and telecommunication systems.
- Manage the planning and implementation of development and maintenance projects of all buildings, especially those involved in teaching and learning, such as lecture halls, laboratories and ICT systems.
- Monitor and oversea the development and maintenance projects starting form the briefing stage, followed by the implementation on the site, until to the end user.
- Managing the purchase and registration of properties.