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Master Cost Control And Construction Cost Estimating


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In this course, Construction Cost Estimating and Cost Control Students will work on a break-even analysis of construction tasks in a project.

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About this Course

This course introduces the types of cost estimation from the conceptual design phase through the more detailed design phase of a construction project. In addition, the course highlights the importance of controlling costs and how to monitor project cash flow.

Skills You Will Gain

  • Cash Flow
  • Cost
  • Cost Control
  • Cost Estimate

Syllabus

WEEK 1
1 hour to complete

Construction Cost Estimating and Cost Control Overview
Professor Odeh describes the course and provides an overview of what will be covered. Also covered is an introduction to Construction Cost Estimating and Cost Controls.

1 video (Total 11 min), 2 readings
1 hour to complete

Construction Cost Estimating and Cost Control: Understanding Design in the Construction Industry
Ian Taylor, project manager for Turner and Townsend, introduces the stages of design in a construction project.

1 video (Total 12 min)
1 hour to complete

Introduction to the Types of Cost Estimates
Professor Odeh describes the types of cost estimates in a construction project. Also covered in this module are the tools and methods used to create estimates.

3 videos (Total 30 min)
3 hours to complete

Construction Cost Estimating and Cost Control: Quantity Take-Off and Measurement
James Sneath, Associate Director of Cost Management for Turner and Townsend, and Ian Taylor, Project Manager for Turner and Townsend, discuss Quantity Take Off and Measurement. Estimating cut and fill costs is taught along with a detailed example of using cut and fill software. Also covered in this module is the topic of deep foundations, concrete foundations and structural steel, measurement, masonry, glass curtain wall, facade and wall finishes.

14 videos (Total 116 min)

WEEK 2
1 hour to complete

Construction Cost Estimating and Cost Control: Pricing
James Sneath, Associate Director of Cost Management for Turner and Townsend, discusses pricing, labor costs and equipment costs. Topics include, cost materials, formwork, reinforcing steel and concrete. The money component and productivity component is discussed in labor costs, as well as estimating equipment costs.

5 videos (Total 58 min)
1 hour to complete

Construction Cost Estimating and Cost Control: Building the Estimate
James Sneath, Associate Director of Cost Management at Turner and Townsend, Inc., illustrates how to build an estimate. Sneath does a deep dive into a schematic design project.

6 videos (Total 53 min)
1 hour to complete

Procurement
James Sneath, Associate Director of Cost Management for Turner and Townsend, discussed the procurement stage of a construction projects and they typical involvement of a cost manager or cost estimator.

2 videos (Total 20 min)
1 hour to complete

Post Contract and Cost Estimation within a Project
James Sneath, Associate Director of Cost Management for Turner and Townsend Construction, discusses post contract and cost estimation with a construction project. Also covered in this module are cost reporting, change orders and communication and meetings.

3 videos (Total 35 min)

WEEK 3
1 hour to complete

Construction Cost Control Methods
Professor Odeh introduces construction cost control and the work segments contained in a project.

2 videos (Total 20 min)
2 hours to complete

Construction Cost Estimating and Cost Control: Earned Value Method (EVM)
In this module, Professor Odeh goes deeper into the Earned Value Method of Cost Control.

5 videos (Total 57 min)
1 hour to complete

Close Out Period
Ian Taylor, Project Manager at Turner and Townsend, Inc., introduces cost management closeout and punch-list review.

2 videos (Total 19 min)
1 hour to complete

Cost Estimation in Practice
James Sneath, Associate Director of Cost Management at Turner and Townsend, Inc., talks about cost estimation in general practice. The unit starts with tips in cost estimating and cost management and ends with a discussion of the international roles of cost managers.

3 videos (Total 26 min)

WEEK 4                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2 hours to complete

Construction Cost Estimating and Cost Control: Project Cash Flow
Ben Miller, Project Manager at Gilbane Building Company, discusses contracts and cash flows. Revenues, expenses and how they impact projects as a whole will be covered.

12 videos (Total 107 min)
1 hour to complete

Technology Trends in Cost Estimating and Cost Control
Kevin Labrecque, Senior Vice President at Harper Limbach LLC discusses technology trends in cost estimating and cost control. Topics include 5D Estimating Systems (BIM), estimating software, technology workflows, and implementation.

5 videos (Total 65 min)

WEEK 5
1 hour to complete

Construction Cost Estimating and Cost Control: Program Cost Estimating
Christopher Toomey, Senior Vice President at AECOM Global Programs, discusses cost control for large programs.

3 videos (Total 26 min)
2 hours to complete

Construction Cost Estimating and Cost Control: Lean in Cost Control
Sam Spata, Owner of Method Lean, presents this module on Lean In Cost Control.

5 videos (Total 60 min)

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