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Construction Estimating

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February 19, 2019
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1 hour 30 minutes
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Importance of "Mathematical Intuition" for Cost Estimators
Introduction to Cost Estimating
  • Definitions: Quantity Estimating/Surveying, Cost Estimating, Cost Engineering, Cost Control, Cost Management
  • Types of Estimates and Their Uses
  • Types of Construction Contracts and the Impact on the Cost Estimate
  • Total Project Cost to an Owner
  • To Bid or Not to Bid; Factors Impacting the Decision to Bid
  • Direct Versus Indirect Cost
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and the CSI MasterFormat
  • Schedule of Values
  • Construction Cost Estimating as It Relates to Project Scheduling and Project Control
Estimating Indirect Cost
  • Bonds and Insurance
  • Estimating General and Job/Project Overhead
  • Estimating Profit and Contingency
  • Estimating Inflation/Escalation
  • Allocating Indirect Costs
Construction Cost Estimating
  • Estimating Labor and Equipment
  • Materials Estimating
  • Tips on Quantity Take Offs
  • Cost Estimating Database/Sources of Pricing
Cost Control
  • The Baseline Budget
  • Progress Payments
  • Change Orders
Approximate Estimates
A Quick Look at Rsmeans Online Estimating
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