About this course:
Get started learning about construction estimating!
Are you looking to start your career in construction estimating? Are you looking to start a construction company or a home improvement company and need to learn more about the estimating process? Construction and home improvement contractors must have skilled estimators in order to be successful.
Construction estimating is an essential function that every successful construction and home improvement company masters. Every successful project that a construction company takes on begins with a great estimate. Projects that start with great cost estimates have a much better chance of being successful.
According to the United States Bureau of Labor and Statistics the demand for skilled cost estimators is projected to increase by 9% from 2014 to 2024. This is faster than the average increase of 7%. The 2015 median pay for cost estimators is $60,390 per year. Construction estimators represent a large part of the cost estimating profession.
Construction Estimating 101: Introduction to Construction Estimating provides a foundation for those interested in learning more about this important function. Construction estimators quantify specific details related to construction projects and develop cost estimates based on those quantities.
It makes sense that if the success of your construction company is based on good construction estimating processes that you should start out by learning the basics. This course provides an introduction to the construction estimating process.
When you purchase this course you will receive the Construct-Ed Estimating Rate Worksheet.
Chris has 20+ years of experience in the industry. He's served as President and CEI of multiple construction companies, and is passionate about helping others develop their skills. He's educated in business coaching and leadership, and was awarded an MBA in Global Leadership from Delaware Valley College, and has studied Leadership Training for Executives at Bell Leadership Institute.