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Presenter: David L. Gehringer, LEED® AP

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Cherry Hill, NJ

Holiday Inn Philadelphia - Cherry Hill
2175 WEST MARLTON PIKE
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
Phone: 856-663-5300

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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 CPC Credits/PDHs

Architects
     6.5 HSW Continuing Ed. Hours
     6.5 AIA LU|HSW

Contractors
     Non-Credit Continuing Ed.


Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers up to 6.5 CPC credits/PDHs to professional engineers and 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to architects in all states. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education provider for New Jersey engineers (Approval No. 24GP00000700).

This event has been approved by the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System for 6.5 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Courses approved by the AIA/CES qualify for New Jersey architects. Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES. Visit www.halfmoonseminars.org for complete AIA/CES information under this course listing.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers and architects.

This seminar offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to contractors; it has not been approved in any state that has a contractor continuing education requirement.

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:

David L. Gehringer, LEED® AP

Principal, CORE Construction Services, Inc.

Mr. Gehringer has over 35 years of commercial preconstruction and scheduling experience. He is a member of American Society of Professional Estimators, the Society of Civil Engineers, and the Delaware Valley Green Building Council. He recently served as vice president of CERT, the Consulting Estimators Round Table. Throughout his career, he has worked for some of the largest construction management firms in the United States, and has led estimating teams to develop estimates for complex projects, some in excess of $400M. He has managed estimating efforts for projects throughout the US, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Currently, he is directly involved with all aspects of the projects that his firm manages. He has been instrumental in contributing to some of the regions’ highest profile construction projects and is widely respected by the design and construction industry for his unwavering dedication.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $289.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $289.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $269.00

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

AIA Info:

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES (cesupport@aia.org or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: Construction Cost Estimating

Delivery Method: Live

Course Description: This 6.5 hour live lecture presentation covers the different types of cost estimates, construction estimating resources and processes, estimating labor, equipment, overhead and profit, risk analysis, managing subcontractors, and using construction estimating software.

Learning Objectives: 

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to identify and utilize construction cost estimating resources and processes, and they will be able to explain the role of the estimator as an identifier and mitigator of risk.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to work as a member of a cost estimating group to estimate different components of a construction project.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to distinguish between different kinds of construction cost estimates, (design, bid, and control) and be able to explain which type is best for the project owner and project.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to apply processes and strategies to estimate costs for labor, equipment, overhead, and profit, and they will be able to identify and assess industry-standard software to assist in estimating costs.

LUs: 6.5                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with construction cost processes. 

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 08/15/2021

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to doug@halfmoonseminars.org or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.