CostWorks CD Self-Paced Training Course

Designed for users at any level with its hands-on approach and focus on solving real-life estimating problems, this program has something to offer both new users and experienced RSMeans CostWorks CD estimators.

$299.00
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Objectives

Combining an in-depth look at RSMeans CostWorks CD functions and features with hands-on skill-building, this training will show you how -- with just a few clicks -- you can access current RSMeans costs, automatically adjust for your project locale, search, create cost lists, customize with your own data, export to other Windows applications . . .even create complete project estimates! This course is available for 45 days from the date of purchase.

Approach

Designed for users at any level with its hands-on approach and focus on solving real-life estimating problems, this program has something to offer both new users and experienced RSMeans CostWorks CD estimators. If you're new to RSMeans CostWorks CD, you'll come away with the skills you need to start using it for faster, better project estimating. Seasoned RSMeans CostWorks CD users will hone their skills, master techniques that can save time and boost accuracy, get up-to-speed with advanced functionalities, find answers to real-life questions and more. This course is available for 45 days from the date of purchase.

Here's just a sample of what you'll learn . . .

  • The advantages of estimating with RSMeans cost data: It's the industry standard.
  • RSMeans CostWorks CD basics: It's a quick overview of what you'll find on your RSMeans CostWorks CD. . .and how to use it in a typical work session.
  • Getting started: How the RSMeans CostWorks CD settings screen makes it easy to establish key settings including wage rate, MasterFormat, location factor...and more.
  • File management: What to put where...and how to find it when you need it.
  • Finding and using data: How it's arranged, how you can access it, how to search and navigate better and faster. Includes RSMeans CostWorks CD features that simplify and speed data access, such as title, menu and icon bars.
  • Assembling and organizing cost facts: It's easier when you know how to make best use of the CostList to queue selected line items.
  • How to slash estimating time - by searching by keyword...merging CostLists...and more.
  • You'll learn how easy it is to export your selected data to Excel for customization on your own.
  • The CostWorks Estimator, and how to make the most of this powerful feature to create project estimates and detailed cost reports...adjust material, labor and equipment costs...incorporate your own cost data....break down assemblies into their components...create report templates...and more.