The Functional Program: The Foundation of Every Successful Project

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 | 2pm EDT

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Description: 

The Functional Program is a set of documents intended to describe the essential objectives of a healthcare project.  There are many elements that are universal to a Functional Program such as the Room Allocation Table and a narrative, but a Functional Program can be customized to support the project goals with business plans, diagrams and adjacency studies, budgets or estimates and other vital information.  The Functional Program is the guide of any project, and its power is to provide the first chance to create viable fit plans, test budgets and financing, address code issues and fully engage, by building trust, the client and their colleagues. 

Want to learn more?  Join us for an in-depth presentation of options to approaching the need for and developing a functional program.

Learning objectives

  • Describe what the basic requirements are for the Functional Program
  • Understand basic points that might be required by an Authority Having Jurisdiction and what enhancements would be covered in a thorough Functional Program
  • Determine additional supportive information to customize a Functional Program to support a project
  • Advocate the benefits of preparing a thorough Functional Program and how this can help build a trusting relationship between the architectural team and the client.

 

 


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1.00 LU
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Instructors

  • John Kreidich

    AIA

    Retired Healthcare Architect / Construction Executive

    John Kreidich, now retired, from 2000-2018, the go-to resource for hospital‐related safety,...
  • Rebecca J. Lewis

    FAIA, FACHA, CID

    Principal, Director of Healthcare Design DSGW Architects

    A national expert in healthcare architecture, gerontology, codes and standards and guidelines for...