Facilities Planning Courses

To see selected course outlines, please click on the course number. If no outline is available, or you would like more information, please contact Lee Hales by telephone or E-mail. Also, be sure to see our Public Training Schedule for dates, locations, and sponsors of our up-coming public workshops.

No. Topic # of Days
1-FPTM Facilities Planning for Top Managers 1
1-LRPIF Introduction to Long-Range Planning of Industrial Facilities 1
5-LRPIF Long-Range/Strategic Planning of Industrial Facilities 5
2-SPIF Systematic Planning of Industrial Facilities (SPIF) 2
3-PER Plant Expansion and Rearrangement 3
2-SMSP Systematic Master Site Planning 2

About Our Facilities Planning Courses

Facilities planning decisions have lasting consequences. Process equipment and machinery often remain in use for 10 to 20 years; buildings and utilities for 30 to 50 years. Basing such decisions on two- to five-year snapshots of requirements is grossly inadequate.

Many owners and top managers realize that industrial facilities are generally their largest and most permanent investments, and they recognize the profit potential in sound planning. To achieve this potential, we have developed the world’s leading training courses on industrial facilities planning. These courses will help you answer the following important questions:

  •  What is the capacity of our present site and facilities?
  • How much business will they support?
  • How much longer can we go without additional space or real estate?
  • What physical changes are needed to support future plans and growth?
  • What is the ideal arrangement of our site and floor space?
  • What would improvements be worth?

Our workshops teach proven, systematic methods of short- and long-range planning — tools you will need to successfully plan and justify major expansions, new sites, moves and consolidations. Broad coverage includes real estate issues, site planning and building configuration, in addition to overall facilities layout.

Ideal for business managers, facilities planners, and project teams, these courses also provide the context for our more-specific programs in layout and space planning, material handling, and operations improvement.