SM 302 (A)

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SM 302 (A)
B. Flaherty
Announcements
Review
Chapters 4 & 5
Small-Group Project
Summary/Questions
Class Announcements
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Introduction/Questions/Comments
1st Facility Visit: Tentative September 26
(TH) @4:30 pm @ Waterford Community
Center/Civic Triangle Park (Meet at Community
Center, 24 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT)
Discuss Facility Project
Review of Chapters 4 & 5
Small Group Project
Group Facility Project
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Plan the type and location for your facility
(Research similar facilities which can give
you information on size requirements, costs,
and facility characteristics)
Review chapter 4 (Assessment) You need
to plan a needs assessment ( feasibility
study) for your facility and develop your initial
proposal
Group Facility Project
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Review chapter 5 (Planning) Pick your approach to
project planning. Review planning considerations.
Develop a project statement
Review chapter 6 (Design) Pay attention to site and
structure considerations
Review Chapter 7 (Funding) Decide on how you are
going to fund your project. Pick a construction option
Review Chapter 8 (Construction) Examine the
construction management section
REVIEW
Definitions
Sport Facility: An enclosed facility where sports are played (G.
Fried 2005).
Public Assembly Facility: Include sport facilities, plus other
entertainment or non-entertainment facilities where people
gather (G. Fried 05). Examples are school facilities, community
centers, arenas, stadiums, performing art facilities, convention
centers.
Management: Process of influencing people and resources to
achieve pre-determined goals.
Review
Basic Organizational Structure
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Mission Statement
Goals & Objectives
Organizational Chart
Review
Four Integral Parts of Administration:
Planning: Drives an organization to success. Can be
short term or long term; risk mgmt, budgeting
Organizing: Important in maximizing human and
physical resources; policies and procedures.
Directing: Supervisors guiding their employees so
they are successful in completing their jobs.
Controlling: Methods to monitor resources;
performance standards, evaluation system
Review
THE RESOURCES
Employees: Most important. Involves recruiting/hiring/training.
Money: Fiscal management; budget process, income/expenditure,
accounting.
Equipment/Facilities: Extensive element. Indoor/outdoor
Marketing
The business of creating interest. Reach the target audience so
product can be delivered.
The Four “P’s” Product Promotion Price Place.
Review
Facility Fundamentals
Natural Environments: Outdoor areas with some adjustments…. Ski
resorts, lakes, rivers, trails.
Man-Made Structures: Indoor, outdoor, or combination of both. Sport
stadiums, fitness centers, multi-purpose fields, parks.
Facility Management: Both an art and science. Involves the coordination
of employees in order to satisfy the goals of the organization.
Sustainability: The “green movement” Utilizing resources to lessen the
impact on the environment.
Code Compliance: Federal codes help to protect the welfare of
participants and employees. Some examples……American With
Disabilities Act, Equal Opportunity Act.
VIDEO
Fi tness_Studi o_mr.wmv
Chapter 4 Assessment
Assessment
Determine the need. Is it feasible to build a new
facility/renovate existing ??
 Needs Assessment; can be formal or informal
 Formal: Feasibility Study: Helps establish the
need. Is it viable?
Prospectus: Formal summary of project. Can
justify funding & attract investors
Consultants should be considered
Influencing Factors
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Safety: Critical to have a safe facility for both
users and staff. Minimizes risk. Adhere to
national standards
Satisfaction: Be aware of first impressions
Participation: “Carrying Capacity”, facilities
are designed to accommodate a certain
number of users. Difficult to estimate
Factors
Efficiency: Maximize revenue while
controlling expenses.
 Comparison: What is the competition doing?
 Modernization: Take advantage of
technology. It can improve overall service,
and prevent injuries
?? Examples ??
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Influencing Techniques
Use all the tools available to make your case
 Site Visits: Take users, staff, and decision makers to
the facility that needs renovated/ or for new
construction, visit model facilities
Personalizes the process and will build support
 Surveys: Internal/external. “Benchmark Survey”,
compare facilities
 Focus Groups: Form group to share thoughts; 5-12
with a facilitator. Vary the make-up
Influencing
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Comments/Suggestions: Collect from users
& staff. Valuable information. Keep record of
responses.
Petition: A formal statement signed by those
who want the same thing
History/Asset Mgmt: Know the facility history
as well as the condition its in
The Initial Proposal
Formal communication documenting the need
 WILL INCLUDE…. Title, recommendation,
introduction, rationale, justification, funding,
outcomes, summary
JUSTIFY AND MAKE YOUR CASE
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Chapter 5 Planning
Planning is essential for facility success.
The information gained in the
assessment stage become the details in
new construction or renovation
Planning Options
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Administrative Approach: Most of the project
is controlled by a few. Involving others not
critical.
Participative Approach: Involves many. Time
consuming, can be rewarding and build
support.
Planning Committee
Comprised of….
 Staff
 Administrators
 Consultants (specialists in design,
architecture, engineering)
 Maintenance Representatives (Those who
care for the facility. Often overlooked)
 Architects
Master Planning
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Serves as the basis of the needs of a facility
and sets priorities
5-15 years, logical planning approach
Update frequently
Planning Considerations
Planning is a compilation of information
and ideas.
 Site Analysis
 Assessment Information
 Structure (Conceptual Plan)
 Cost Projections (construction & operating)
 Area Impact
Development Options
Most projects will involve…..
 Repair
 Renovation
 Retrofitting
 New Construction
Project Statement
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Formal facility design stage
Objective
Trends
Comparison
Primary Space
Auxiliary Space
Service Needs
Space relationships
Environmental Impact
Equipment & Furniture
Small Group Project/Summary
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Risk Management Power Point Small Group
Project

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