12/13/2021 - Scope of Work for Facilities Estimating

This virtual training will be valuable to anyone who is faced with the task of assessing the scope of work for estimating purposes on renovation- and maintenance-type projects at all stages of the design process. This practical training class addresses the vital importance of understanding the scope of projects to arrive at accurate cost estimating.

Seminar Details
12/13/21 to 12/15/21
Virtual | Class Time: 12 PM to 4 PM EST


  • Understand the complete estimating process
  • Review the process of construction cost estimating in a facilities renovation environment
  • Learn that final pricing is only as accurate as the understanding of the scope of the project
  • Review real-life projects, along with checklists, for respective divisions
  • Gain an overview of quantity takeoff and project pricing, with special focus on the process of scoping construction for accurate estimating
  • Learn to estimate like a contractor; build a project before you build the project!

What Will Be Covered

  • Discussions of site visits, plans/specs, record drawings of facilities and site-specific lists
  • Review types of scopes of work – AE scope, context scope and process scope
  • The estimating process and capturing project of scope of work
  • Consequences of poor scope of work
  • Assessing scope of work
  • Hands-on exercises which require scope, takeoff, pricing and writing an accurate basis of estimate
  • Impact of written scope of work on the estimator

Materials Included (delivered to attendee prior to class start date)

  • RSMeans data Estimating Handbook
  • Assessing Scope of Work for Facilities Estimating with RSMeans data Training Workbook
  • Commercial Renovation Costs with RSMeans data Cost Book

Who Should Attend

Corporate and government estimators, planners, architects, engineers, contractors, subcontractors and owners’ representatives


Continuing Education Credit Eligibility

Approved for Continuing Education Units by both the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education Services (AIA/CES) and the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE) International Certification Board Continuing Education Units:
AIA: 14 Learning Units
AACE: 12 hours, 1.2 CEU’s


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Availability Date Mar 29, 2021