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Agenda:

Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Lunch (On your own):         12:00 - 1:00 pm

Afternoon Session:             1:00 - 4:30 pm


Producing Different Types of Cost Estimates

   Purposes of and methodologies for cost estimates
     • Design estimate
     • Bid estimate
     • Control estimate


Construction Estimating Resources and Processes

   Estimating team
   Estimating process
   Data resources
   CSI Masterformat


Estimating Labor, Equipment, Overhead and Profit

   Estimating labor costs
   Estimating for construction equipment costs
   Estimating overhead costs
   Estimating profit


Analyzing Risk, Managing Subcontractors, and Human Interaction
as part of the Estimating Process

   Estimators as risk identifiers and mitigators
   Soliciting, receiving, and reviewing subcontractor and vendor quotes
   How human nature impacts our work as estimators


Group Estimating Exercises

   Work together in teams to estimate the costs of different components of a single
   construction project; teams will perform quantity takeoffs and develop cost estimates
   for excavation, concrete footers, and masonry walls


Using Construction Estimating Software

   Review of industry-standard software for quantity takeoffs of one, two, and three
   dimensional units, PDF creation and manipulation, and spreadsheet based cost
   estimating templates

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors

Professional Engineers
     6.5 PDHs

Architects
     6.5 HSW Contact Hours
     6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units

Contractors
     Non-Credit Continuing Ed.


Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers and 6.5 HSW contact hours to architects in all states, except Florida architects. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education provider for North Carolina engineers.

This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Activities approved by the AIA qualify for North Carolina architects. Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved architect continuing education sponsor in New York.

This event offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors.

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.

Speakers:

Daniel Frondorf, CPE, CDT

 DG Frondorf and Associates LLC, Cincinnati

Mr. Frondorf owns and operates Cincinnati-based DG Frondorf and Associates LLC, a construction cost estimating consulting firm. He is a member of the Consulting Estimators Round Table (CERT), AACE, and the American Society of Professional Estimators (ASPE) and has 22 years of service as a construction estimator. He has presented several seminars on estimating practices and ethical bidding topics to trade associations and at industry events.

Mr. Frondorf is also a past instructor of construction estimating at the University of Cincinnati and has guest lectured there and at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College. He has also written several articles on estimating related topics in Estimating Today and Design Cost Data magazines.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $279.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $279.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $259.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.