Construction Estimates I

Course Number: 
CPM 2010
Semester: 
Fall
Subject: 
Construction (CPM)
Credits 
3.00

This course introduces the estimating principles and procedures used to determine detailed cost estimates for construction bidding purposes. Both residential and light commercial applications are addressed. Included are: organizing the estimate; methods of pricing labor, materials and equipment; direct and indirect overhead costs; units of measure; computer spreadsheets; and profit. An introduction to contracts and types of bids is provided. Familiarization with computer estimating software applications is included.

2 hours of lecture, 3 hours of lab per week