CCC: Center Construction & Renovation Outline

At some point in their career, many briefing professionals are tasked with managing or otherwise coordinating a construction project. This course explains how to prepare for the project, define requirements and budget, assemble the team, and write an RFP and/or an RFQ. It also explains the design and construction process, and how to bring the project to a successful conclusion.
Who Should Attend
Any briefing professional who may be, or who is currently, involved in a center construction or renovation project.
Course Outline

  • The Big Picture – Define, Organize, Fund
    o      Define your project: goals, requirements, challenges, limitations, etc.
    o      Organize: Define internal and external team roles. RFP and RFQ – what they are, how to write them, what to emphasize, what to expect. Team organization.
    o      Working with your facilities and/or real estate teams – know what to expect and how to respond.
    o      Funding: How much do you need? How do you get it?
  • Execute: The design and construction process – what to expect: who does what and in what order; what are the deliverables?
    o      Architectural Design and engineering
    o      Messaging
    o      Technology
    o      Furniture
  • Moving in: installing and testing equipment and software; installing furniture.
  • Post-occupancy follow up: What’s missing? What would you like to change? What if something breaks or doesn’t function properly? Setting up a plan to handle revisions and glitches.
Course Deliverables
  • Sample RFQ and RFP, project schedule, budget, team organization chart, list of project phases, sample construction documents, glossary of terms
  • ABPM Core Competency Course (CCC) Credit