Student Learning Outcomes:
To create a learning situation whereby a student becomes one who can:
A. Perform manual quantity take-offs within accepted levels of accuracy for sample projects.
B. Perform quantity take-offs using a sample project on standardized forms to facilitate review.
C.Exercise judgment in estimating waste factors for materials, using standards on a sample project.
D. Address ethical dilemmas and safety concerns within the construction estimating process.
E. Create parametric and analogous estimates to use as order-of-magnitude project assessments.
F. Develop project bid packages utilizing on-screen take-off software and the cost databases to do the following.
G. Identify labor, material, and equipment and estimate costs for project packages.
H. Organize a project into work packages from electronic plans and specifications.
I. Analyze subcontract and material supplier quotes for work packages.
J. Exercise ethical judgment in bid compilation and assessment.
K. Identify safety concerns that affect project bids.
This course will be taught by Matt Ellis
Matt Ellis is an experienced construction professional with over 10 years in the industry. His project management portfolio exceeds $200 million with construction experience in heavy civil, infrastructure, high-voltage electrical, and vertical construction. Mr. Ellis holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Construction Management from Eastern Kentucky University. Mr. Ellis currently lives in Lexington, KY with his wife and two children.