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Construction Estimating & Bidding Boot Camp (3 Part Series)

Tue 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

This workshop series is designed to apply and further develop your estimating skills. The 6-part 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 .

March 8:  Pre-Estimate Planning

  • Solicitation and Invitation to Bid
  • RFI's and RFP's
  • Locating information in construction documents
  • Your estimating notebook

March 9:  Quantity Take-off Part 1

  • Project breakout (work breakdown structure)
  • Your project and estimate schedules
  • Quantity take-off for gereral and material items

March 15: Quantity Take-off Part 2 

  • Labor and equipment take-offs
  • Combining your take-off

March 16:  Pricing Your Take-off

  • Pricing materials, labor, and equipment

March 22:  Preparing Your Proposal for Presentation - Part 1 

  • Figuring costs and profits
  • Reviewing your bid documents
  • Pricing breakdown

March 23:  Preparing Your Proposal for Presentation - Part 2

  • Formatting your proposal
  • Checklist for completing required documents
  • Final bid package and submission
  • Follow up and debrief

Bonus: 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.

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 


Standard Registration - $175.00 (Regularly priced at $625)
DMCC Members - $125.00

Sponsored By:

Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce
CDOT & Connect2DOT

Fee: $ 175.00

Phone: 303-620-8076


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