ADVANCED COMMERCIAL ESTIMATING
Estimating is a vital part of your business and growth. Poor estimating practices, such as inaccurate quantity take-offs and unit pricing or deficient spreadsheet management could be the difference between making a profit or taking a loss.
This course is designed to assist students, who have basic estimating skills, to understand of all phases of the estimating process, from identifying bidding opportunities to transferring a successful bid to the project management team.
The class explores in detail several significant areas of importance, such as…
- A company’s estimating capabilities
- Identifying bid opportunities
- Evaluating potential project success
- Recognizing hidden costs in bid documents
In addition, students participate in a mock bid to demonstrate actual bid day procedures and conditions learned during the coursework.
This course builds on the Basic Commercial Estimating class and covers several key advanced processes and strategies.