144 - Just Gimme a Number!

Tuesday, September 26
2:35 PM–3:50 PM

Location: Room 222

Days: Tuesday, 26 September
Track: Planning, Design, and Maintenance
Session Type: Education Session
NRPA Three Pillars: Health & Wellness

City leaders are constantly saying “All I need is a number” when discussing a capital project, which causes staff to focus on just that — a number. In almost every case, a quick answer is not the correct number. In this session, examples and case studies prove working from the wrong number creates fiscal problems, project delays and failed projects. Learn how to obtain the correct number with the right team and a good process to ensure you begin with the end in mind — and the correct number!

CEU Credits: 0.1

Learning Outcomes:
Develop a successful process focusing on program, concept, & cost estimates.
Put together the right team to determine the correct budget for a large capital project such as a recreation center.
Communicate effectively with decision makers and the community to garner support for the project.

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