Conceptual Design (CD)

Conceptual design is an early phase of the design process, during which the broad outlines of function and form of process and needed facility initial design are articulated. It includes the design of interactions, experiences, processes, and strategies where the project objectives are determined at this stage that facilitates taking the Final Investment Decision (FDI).

It involves an understanding of the product’s needs, Facility layout, Technology to use, systems to be procured, approximate investment for the project, and other deliverables that can support the investment decision. As an outcome of this study, the business owner will take the idea of how to plan and launch the project with facility design, products, assets, and processes needed.