- Washington, DC
- Apr 17 2019
- 1 Day
- Crystal City Courtyard by Marriott Hotel
2899 Jefferson Davis Hwy Arlington, VA 22202
- Room Reservation:
Combining an in-depth look at RSMeans Online functions and features with hands-on skill-building, this seminar will show you how—with just a few clicks—you can access current RSMeans costs, automatically adjust for your project locale, search through the RSMeans data, create estimates, customize with your own data, generate reports, and export to spreadsheet applications.
Due to its hands-on approach, this online seminar has something to offer both new users and experienced estimators. If you’re new to RSMeans Online, you’ll come away with the skills you need to start using it for faster, better project estimating. Seasoned RSMeans Online users will hone their skills, master techniques that can save time and boost accuracy, and get up-to-speed with advanced functionalities.
Who Should Attend
All new or experienced users of RSMeans Online, including architects, engineers, contractors, and facility managers, as well as anyone who assembles cost estimates or budgets.
A Sample of What You’ll Learn
•The basics of RSMeans data: unit costs, assembly costs, and square foot models
•Getting started, setting up, and managing your account, including your user profile and password
•Utilizing the Search Cost Data reference tool to view the data you’ve purchased
•Defining your estimate and search preferences to save time—from data types, titles, and wages to labor ratesand locations
•Best practices for how to search the RSMeans database by CSI number, keyword, or search tree
•How to make the most of RSMeans reference materials and online tools—the reference database, the city costindexes, the RSMeans construction dictionary, labor rates, and online help
•How to generate reports, export estimates to MS Excel, share, collaborate, and more
•Managing made simple, from adding and updating user accounts to setting up subscriptions
•Customization tools to integrate your cost data, create custom cost lines, and edit labor and equipment rates
•Computer with high speed Internet access and a compatible Web browser.
For more information, please call 877-620-6245 or visit www.rsmeans.com/seminars.