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Woche
1
16 Minuten zum Abschließen

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.

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1 Video (Gesamt 11 min)
27 Minuten zum Abschließen

Understanding Design in the Construction Industry

Ian Taylor, project manager for Turner and Townsend, introduces the stages of design in a construction project.

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1 Video (Gesamt 12 min), 1 Quiz
1 praktische Übung
Understanding Design10m
3 Stunden zum Abschließen

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.

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3 Videos (Gesamt 30 min), 2 Quiz
3 Videos
Cost Indices10m
Cost-Capacity Factor11m
1 praktische Übung
Cost Estimates Quiz10m
2 Stunden zum Abschließen

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.

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14 Videos (Gesamt 116 min), 1 Quiz
14 Videos
Facade / Wall Finishes / Measurement Overview9m
Cut and Fill Process and Equipment5m
Cut and Fill Takeoff5m
Cut and Fill Software5m
Introduction to Deep Foundations8m
Concrete Foundation and Concrete Properties13m
Concrete Formwork6m
Concrete Takeoff: Parking Lot Example7m
Concrete Takeoff: Skyscraper Example9m
Quantifying rebar Walkthrough6m
History of Structural Steel10m
Steel Sections in Design9m
Structural Steel Takeoff Example9m
1 praktische Übung
Quantity Take-Off and Measurement14m
Woche
2
1 Stunde zum Abschließen

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. Money component and productivity component is discussed in labor costs, as well as estimating equipment costs.

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5 Videos (Gesamt 58 min), 1 Quiz
5 Videos
Concrete Material: Reinforcing Steel and Concrete4m
Money Component6m
Productivity Component and Examples13m
Estimating Equipment Costs12m
1 praktische Übung
Pricing18m
1 Stunde zum Abschließen

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.

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6 Videos (Gesamt 53 min), 1 Quiz
6 Videos
Design Estimate project8m
Schematic Design Estimate Demo9m
Schematic Design: A Deeper Dive4m
Building and Finalizing the Estimate9m
Checks and Due Diligence10m
1 praktische Übung
Building the Estimate8m
1 Stunde zum Abschließen

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.

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2 Videos (Gesamt 20 min), 1 Quiz
2 Videos
Bid Stage, Bid Returns and Levelling12m
1 praktische Übung
Procurement14m
1 Stunde zum Abschließen

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.

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3 Videos (Gesamt 35 min), 1 Quiz
3 Videos
Cost Reporting Examples13m
Change Orders and Communication7m
1 praktische Übung
Post-Contract Quiz12m
Woche
3
1 Stunde zum Abschließen

Construction Cost Control Methods

Professor Odeh introduces construction cost control and the work segments contained in a project.

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2 Videos (Gesamt 20 min), 1 Quiz
2 Videos
Defining Methods of Cost Control12m
1 praktische Übung
Cost Control10m
3 Stunden zum Abschließen

Earned Value Method (EVM)

In this module, Professor Odeh goes deeper into the Earned Value Method of Cost Control.

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5 Videos (Gesamt 57 min), 2 Quiz
5 Videos
EVM Parameters11m
Performance Examples11m
EVM Favorable Performance12m
Calculating EVM12m
1 praktische Übung
Earned Value Method10m
29 Minuten zum Abschließen

Close Out Period

Ian Taylor, Project Manager at Turner and Townsend, Inc., introduces cost management close out and punch-list review.

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2 Videos (Gesamt 19 min), 1 Quiz
2 Videos
Close Out Activities13m
1 praktische Übung
Close Out Period10m
1 Stunde zum Abschließen

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.

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3 Videos (Gesamt 26 min), 1 Quiz
3 Videos
Tips in Cost Estimating and Cost Management9m
Roles and Responsibilities of Cost Managers9m
1 praktische Übung
Cost Estimation10m
Woche
4
2 Stunden zum Abschließen

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.

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12 Videos (Gesamt 107 min), 1 Quiz
12 Videos
Accrual Method8m
Contractor Cash Flow6m
Charting Cash Flow3m
Calculating Billing7m
Payment Cycle6m
Payment Cycle Drivers5m
Payment Cycle Delays12m
Schedule of Value10m
Accelerating Revenue6m
Front Loading8m
Delaying Expenses15m
1 praktische Übung
Project Cash Flow14m
1 Stunde zum Abschließen

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.

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5 Videos (Gesamt 65 min)
5 Videos
Estimating Software in Action12m
Workflows15m
Implementation Perspective15m
Next Steps8m
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Top reviews from Construction Cost Estimating and Cost Control

von ASDec 16th 2017

I thoroughly enjoyed the detailed explanations provided by Professor Odeh and the professionals from Turner & Townsend. My most favourite part was the lectures of Sam Spata and Ben Miller.

von VGFeb 1st 2019

Very interesting course with substantial and important information and knowledge to get you familiar with cost estimating and cost control. Very practical and close to reality examples.

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Ibrahim Odeh, Ph.D., MBA

Instructor, Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Columbia University
Director of Research and Founder, Global Leaders in Construction Management

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