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PLANNING
FACILITIES PLANNING
ASSIGNMENT #1
SEMESTER FALL-2010

PRESENTED TO: ------------- MR. MUSLIM LIGHTWALA

PREPARED BY: --------- MUHAMMAD MARAJ SIDDIQUI

(2009-3-08-9541)

INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Institute of Business &Management
Assignment 1

Course: Facilities PlanningSemester: Fall 2010
Submission: by December 11, 2010Total Marks: 15

1. Evaluate the facilities plan for your campus and list potential changes you would consider if you were asked to re-plan the campus. Why would you consider these? [Marks 5]

2. Develop a list of strategic issues that must be addressed in performing facilities planning for

a. An airport
b. A bank
c. A library
d. A soft drink bottler and distributor
e. An automobile dealership [Marks 5]

3. List down the benefits of using manufacturing cells. Which modern manufacturing approaches are usually employed in conjunction with manufacturing cells? [Marks 5]

Q 2.Develop a list of strategic issues that must be addressed in performing facilities planning for

a. An airport
b. A bank
c. A library
d. A soft drink bottler and distributor
e. An automobile dealership

STRATEGIC ISSUES IN PERFORMING FACILITIES PLANNING OF:

AN AIRPORT

Factors Influencing Terminal Configuration and Size
Terminal Sitting Considerations
Functional Relationships of Terminal Components
Alternative Terminal Building
Terminal Apron Gate
Estimating Aircraft Gate Positions
Employee skill levels for servicing airplanes between arrivals and departures and for maintaining airplanes Gate Parking Procedures
Aircraft Parking Systems
Apron Area Lighting
Gross Terminal Building Area Estimates
Space Allocations
Public Lobby Areas
Airline Ticket Counter/Offices
Outbound Baggage Facilities
Public Corridors
Security Inspection Stations
Departure Lounges
Baggage Claim Facilities
Passenger Flow Sequence
Seismic Safety
Airport Roads
Terminal Curb Areas
Public Parking Facilities
Employee and Tenant Parking
Public Transportation and Rental Car Areas
Access System Signs
Transit System Links and Automated People Mover (APM) Systems Environmental considerations

AUTOMOBILE DEALERSHIP

Showroom Location
Alternative facility
Parking lot for showroom vehicles
Extra space as per expansion point of view
Security control system
Interior and Decoration
Architecture
Lighting system
Getting an open point and building a new facility
Government aid and incentives for a new facility
New dealership franchises
New dealership facility

A LIBRARY

DBMS
Current space allocation for the book shelves
Relocation of current library building in case of increasing campus departments and space requirement. Extra building need required for expansion purposes
Extra staff requirements
Building maintenance
Seating arrangements
Employees’ skills and abilities for managing library affairs and students dealings Proper management of Books and library assets as per theft point of view. Security check-in and check-out system of library entrance and exit. Computer arrangements and periodic up gradation of computers. Magazine shelves.

Offices of the library faculty members.

A BANK

Online Asset Management system
Up to date Security system
Customer dealing and its management
Employee training for customer empowerment
Services management for promotions of customers
Location of bank.
Up gradation of existing location of bank
Counters and cabins to create a proper professional environment. Seating arrangements for customer wait point.
Proper lighting and cooling system of bank.
24/7Security guards availability.
ATM space and its separate arrangement.
Proper...
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