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Construction Cost Estimates

Bijan Ghayour, PE

This 3-hour course is intended to establish uniform guidance to describe methods, procedures, and formats for the preparation of construction cost estimates for civil and military projects. Guidance is also provided for the preparation of estimates for project/construction contract modifications.

This course addresses all phases of construction cost estimating from early planning and budgeting stages all the way to construction completion and contract modifications.

This course describes methods and procedures for planning the work, productivity adjustments, contingencies, cost escalations, forward pricing, environmental considerations, overtime, and contractor’s overhead and profit.

This course is intended for contractors, owners, facilities managers, architects and engineers involved in the preparation or review of construction cost estimates for civil and military projects.

The course materials are based entirely on the Unified States Department of the Defense, United Facilities Criteria (UFC), UFC-3-700-02A, Construction Cost Estimates.

This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of course materials.

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