Planning and Management of Buildings

Planning and Management of Buildings
| Cost: $350 (Member) $400 (Non-Member)  | REGISTER

Dates: May 13- June 23, 2018

Instructor: John Moorman

Times: This will be an online, asynchronous course.

Course Description:
To help the student in the context of their own library building learn how to develop and plan maintenance of their facility, determine capital needs and budgets, and plan, understand the elements and steps of, and evaluate a construction project. Upon completion the student will be able to determine the ongoing maintenance needs of their library; list short, mid-term and long term goals for a facility development plan; develop a capital development budget; describe key components to a library building program; describe the roles of key players in a building project; explain the steps and components of planning and construction processes for renovated or new facilities; explain how to determine technology planning needs and building requirements; list and explain life and safety issues in building operations; and describe post-occupancy evaluation procedures.

Technology Requirements: Reliable Internet connection; Java-enabled web browser; PDF Reader; IBM Compatible PC with at least 400 MB RAM with Windows XP/7 or above or Macintosh with OS8 or above; 128 MB RAM; sound card with speakers and/or earphones; color monitor with at least 800×600 resolution. Contact: Pamela Akins,