ESTIMATING CONFERENCE – PROJECT PROCUREMENT AND STRATEGIES
CEC is pleased to announce that it will once again offer the highly acclaimed Estimating Conference in Halifax, NS from October 11th to 13th. This will be the fifth offering. It is a unique conference focusing not on how to estimate but rather project procurement and strategies. Sessions covered will include deal breakers, project risk and go/no go strategies, putting together a proposal, what a General Contractor looks for in it’s selection process to name a few. The Conference is led by Jack Wilhelmi and Tim Wentz from MCA America with a special session held by Dan Leduc from Norton Rose Fulbright.
October 11-13, 2017
COMPUTERIZED MECHANICAL ESTIMATING COURSE
Location: Vaughan, ON
The Computerized Mechanical Estimating course is an introductory course that provides participants with an opportunity to acquire the skills and knowledge to estimate mechanical project costs using Trimble Accubid estimating and graphical takeoff solutions. Participants will learn to apply proven principles and methodologies of mechanical (piping) estimating in an instructor-led, hands-on approach. The topics covered focus on key tasks of proven estimating method such as; creating and applying estimate breakdowns, takeoffs of common systems and items, such as fixtures, equipment, drainage waste and vent, pressure and process piping. Participants will use Accubid Enterprise Estimating and LiveCount software tools during the course.
By the end of the course, participants will submit a bid along with their peers. The course is delivered over four consecutive days and blends face-to-face instruction with internet based instruction.