RSMeans Facilities Estimating using CostWorks CD

April 16-17, 2014 in Washington, DC view other dates & locations

Objective

This is not software training, it is training to use the software in real world situations. The instruction you receive will enable you to increase the accuracy of your estimates at a faster pace.

Approach

Learn how to find the line items you want, add the quantities, build a cost list and export the data for further use. Estimating, analyzing and performing what-if scenarios are all covered. Exporting the data and building useful reports is also included.

Who should attend. . .

Facilities' Managers, Plant Engineers, Architects, Contractors, Estimators, those responsible for checking estimates, Procurement Staff, Federal, State & Local government employees responsible for estimating or checking estimates

Some of what you will learn. . .

  • An overview of the estimating process
  • Learn how using the RSMeans data can save time and boost accuracy
  • Establishing the scope of work to ensure your estimate accounts for all known specs and variables
  • Learn when project costing makes sense and how to do it reliably
  • Recognize common estimating errors and how to avoid them
  • Learn how to minimize Change Orders, estimate them, and how to negotiate the revised cost
  • Understand how you save time by estimating project "assemblies"
  • Venue

    Crystal City Courtyard by Marriott Hotel
    2899 Jefferson Davis Highway
    Arlington, VA 22202
    703-549-3434

    Hotel discounts available - ask for details!

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    Included with Seminar

    A class workbook from RSMeans

    Instructors
    Robert Kuchta (read bio)
    Wayne J. Del Pico (read bio)
    David J. Lewek (read bio)
    Howard Chandler (read bio)
    Phillip R. Waier (read bio)