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Construction Estimating & Bidding (3 Part Series)

Wed 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
3 sessions ending Wed, Jan 30

This workshop series is designed to apply and further develop your estimating skills. The 3-week series will help you create an accurate and competitive estimating process. The intent is to provide information that can be applied to increase the number of estimates you put out, as well as the quality, accuracy and competitiveness of your estimates. Throughout the course, you will be able to utilize what you lean by creating an estimate for a mock project .

January 14:  Pre-Estimate Planning and Quantity Take-off Part 1

  • Solicitation and Invitation to Bid
  • RFI's and RFP's
  • Locating information in construction documents
  • Your estimating notebook
  • Project breakout (work breakdown structure)
  • Your project and estimate schedules
  • Quantity take-off for gereral and material items

January 21: Quantity Take-off Part 2 and Pricing Your Take-off

  • Labor and equipment take-offs
  • Combining your take-off
  • Pricing materials, labor, and equipment

January 28: Overhead, Profit, Margins, and Markups and Preparing Your Estimate

  • Figuring costs and profits
  • Reviewing your bid documents
  • Pricing breakdown
  • Formatting your proposal
  • Checklist for completing required documents
  • Final bid package and submission

All class participants will receive a workbook and a flash drive with estimating spreadsheet tools valued at $100 plus exclusive website access to class materials and handouts.

11:00 am - 5:00 pm (lunch included)
Denver Metro SBDC
1445 Market St
Denver, CO 80202


Standard Registration - $175.00
DMCC Members - $125.00

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Fee: $ 175.00

Phone: 303-620-8076


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