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3/26/24 - Advanced Cost Estimating

This advanced training covers the estimating process, mark-ups for pricing a project, and estimating as it relates to project management. This seminar addresses the vital importance of understanding project scope to arrive at accurate costs. Attendees will participate in practical exercises to strengthen their skills.

Seminar Details
3/26/24 to 3/28/24
Virtual | Class Time: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST

A Sample of What You’ll Learn

  • 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!
  • Discuss site visits, plans/specs, facilities drawings, and other site-specific considerations for project managers.
  • Review types of scope of work—AE scope, context scope, and process scope.
  • Understand the consequences of poor scope of work.

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

  • RSMeans Estimating Handbook
  • Commercial Renovation Costs with RSMeans Data
  • Advanced Cost Estimating with RSMeans Data

Who Should Attend

Corporate and government estimators, planners, architects, engineers, contractors, subcontractors, owners’ representatives, and anyone tasked with budget estimating and the bidding of facilities renovation projects.


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