The ability to effectively prepare for a project is vital to your success. Project preparation consists of multiple processes that work together and, when performed effectively, increase your efficiency and profitability, improve client satisfaction and enhance team and vendor relationships. Come away with the knowledge and skills to perform two of the critical processes in project preparation: estimating costs and creating the schedule to complete the project.
Participants in this course will be able to:
- Illustrate how estimating and scheduling work together to effectively set up the project.
- Identify the fundamentals of estimating to identify the costs (not the selling price).
- Use spreadsheets and packaged estimating systems.
- Identify the fundamentals of scheduling.
- Illustrate the schedule as a key communication tool.
Course Length: 6 hours
NAHB Continuing Education: 6 hours toward CAPS, CGA, CGB, CGR, GMB, GMR, CGP, CSP, Master CGP, Master CSP, CMP and MIRM
Required for NAHB Designations: CGB, CGR
Elective for NAHB Designations: CGA
AIA: 6 AIA/CES LU
The National Association of Home Builders is a Registered Provider with The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education Systems. Credit earned on completion of this event will be reported to CES Records for AIA members by the Provider. Certificates of Completion for non-AIA members are available upon request.
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After you have participated in all three live sessions, you must take a timed, one-hour skills check by April 25 and earn a score of 70% or higher to receive course credit. If you do not pass, you have one opportunity to retake it. Once you have passed the skills check and completed the course evaluation, you can print out your certificate of completion.
Cancellation and Refund Policy: Registration is open until 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) on Monday, April 3. Cancellations will also be accepted until 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) on Monday, April 3. After that date, a $50 cancellation fee will be charged per cancellation. Cancellation requests must be submitted via email to Sheila Coble at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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