RSMeans Facilities Estimating using CostWorks CD

June 12-13, 2013 in San Francisco, CA view other dates & locations
This course qualifies for AIA contuining education credits!

Included with Seminar

A class workbook from RSMeans


This is not software training, it is training to use the software in real world situations. The instruction you receive will enable you to increase the accuracy of your estimates at a faster pace.


Learn how to find the line items you want, add the quantities, build a cost list and export the data for further use. Estimating, analyzing and performing what-if scenarios are all covered. Exporting the data and building useful reports is also included.

Who should attend. . .

Facilities' Managers, Plant Engineers, Architects, Contractors, Estimators, those responsible for checking estimates, Procurement Staff, Federal, State & Local government employees responsible for estimating or checking estimates

Some of what you will learn. . .

  • An overview of the estimating process
  • Learn how using the RSMeans data can save time and boost accuracy
  • Establishing the scope of work to ensure your estimate accounts for all known specs and variables
  • Learn when project costing makes sense and how to do it reliably
  • Recognize common estimating errors and how to avoid them
  • Learn how to minimize Change Orders, estimate them, and how to negotiate the revised cost
  • Understand how you save time by estimating project "assemblies"
  • Venue

    Holiday Inn Golden Gateway Hotel
    1500 Van Ness Ave
    San Francisco, CA 94109

    Hotel discounts available - ask for details!