Spring 2017 Seminar

Spring 2017 Seminar

Many police managers struggle with buildings that do not  accommodate today’s police functions. They are broken tools. Some get the rare opportunity for an improvement but then end up with disappointing results. Here is an opportunity for you to learn the strategies and techniques necessary to start and manage a successful building project. This seminar will help you learn valuable project management skills that will allow you to identify and participate in key decisions and guide your project’s success.

SEMINAR TOPICS

  • Key Planning Issues
  • The Building as a Policing Tool
  • Get Support For A Needs Assessment Study: Defining Adequacy
  • Build-In Growth Space / Planning For Long-Term Usefulness
  • Achieving Funding Support / Avoid An Under-Funded Project
  • Writing Goal-Oriented RFPs & Selecting an Architect
  • Achieve Facility Security While Welcoming The Public
  • Example Projects – What Others are Building
  • Developing A Floor Plan That Makes Police Work Easier
  • Architectural & Engineering Services – What To Expect
  • Renovation vs. New Construction
  • Controlling Your Costs
  • Evaluate Construction Management & Design-Build
  • Early Construction Cost Estimating and Budget Evaluation

 

WHY NOW?

IF YOU HAVE A BUILDING FACILITY NEED, NOW IS THE TIME TO PREPARE IN ORDER TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE CURRENT CONSTRUCTION MARKET!

Planning a new facility and reaching the contractor bid phase can take a year or longer. Now is the time to take advantage of this bidding climate! With millions of dollars at stake, you should understand this complex process. In 2 days you will gain the understanding to be an effective participant in the planning and construction of the most complex policing tool available.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This seminar is tailored for public safety personnel and city or county leadership interested in beginning and directing a successful project. The compact schedule accommodates busy managers.

PROGRAM FACULTY

Successful Facility Planning is taught by the Principals and senior staff

of, Police Facility Design Group (an architectural firm specializing exclusively in police facility design), and WSKF (an architectural firm with extensive experience in fire station planning). For more information please visit www.policearchitects.com.

SCHEDULE

The seminar begins with sign-in and breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 19th. The seminar concludes at noon on Friday, April 21rd.

TRAVEL AND LODGING

The Seminar will be held at Harrah’s Hotel & Casino in North Kansas City, Missouri. You can view the accommodations at www.harrahsnkc.com and can also view events and entertainment scheduled during the dates of your stay. To make your reservations, please phone Harrah’s central reservations at (800) 223-7277.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Tuition is $365 per attendee, payable to “Police Facility Design Group” via check or money order. Or pay online at policearchitects.com. Contact us to make arrangements for payment via purchase order.

Tuition covers all instruction, study material, breakfast and refreshments. Lodging and other meals are not included. Full refunds are allowed for cancellations up to seven calendar days prior to the seminar.