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102 revisiones
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Hours to complete

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Sugerido: 7 hours/week...
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Habilidades que obtendrás

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Programa Especializado
100% online

100% online

Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.
Fechas límite flexibles

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.
Nivel principiante

Nivel principiante

Hours to complete

Aprox. 25 horas para completar

Sugerido: 7 hours/week...
Available languages

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English)...

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
1
Hours to complete
26 minutos para completar

Construction Cost Estimating and Cost Control Overview

Professor Odeh describes the course and provides an overview of what will be covered. Also covered is an introduction to Construction Cost Estimating and Cost Controls. ...
Reading
1 video (Total: 11 min), 1 reading
Reading1 lectura
Course Survey10m
Hours to complete
27 minutos para completar

Understanding Design in the Construction Industry

Ian Taylor, project manager for Turner and Townsend, introduces the stages of design in a construction project. ...
Reading
1 video (Total: 12 min), 1 quiz
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Understanding Design10m
Hours to complete
3 horas para completar

Introduction to the Types of Cost Estimates

Professor Odeh describes the types of cost estimates in a construction project. Also covered in this module are the tools and methods used to create estimates. ...
Reading
3 videos (Total: 30 min), 2 quizzes
Video3 videos
Cost Indices10m
Cost-Capacity Factor11m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Cost Estimates Quiz10m
Hours to complete
2 horas para completar

Quantity Take-Off and Measurement

James Sneath, Associate Director of Cost Management for Turner and Townsend, and Ian Taylor, Project Manager for Turner and Townsend, discuss Quantity Take Off and Measurement. Estimating cut and fill costs is taught along with a detailed example of using cut and fill software. Also covered in this module is the topic of deep foundations, concrete foundations and structural steel, measurement, masonry, glass curtain wall, facade and wall finishes....
Reading
14 videos (Total: 116 min), 1 quiz
Video14 videos
Facade / Wall Finishes / Measurement Overview9m
Cut and Fill Process and Equipment5m
Cut and Fill Takeoff5m
Cut and Fill Software5m
Introduction to Deep Foundations8m
Concrete Foundation and Concrete Properties13m
Concrete Formwork6m
Concrete Takeoff: Parking Lot Example7m
Concrete Takeoff: Skyscraper Example9m
Quantifying rebar Walkthrough6m
History of Structural Steel10m
Steel Sections in Design9m
Structural Steel Takeoff Example9m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Quantity Take-Off and Measurement14m
Semana
2
Hours to complete
1 hora para completar

Pricing

James Sneath, Associate Director of Cost Management for Turner and Townsend, discusses pricing, labor costs and equipment costs. Topics include, cost materials, formwork, reinforcing steel and concrete. Money component and productivity component is discussed in labor costs, as well as estimating equipment costs....
Reading
5 videos (Total: 58 min), 1 quiz
Video5 videos
Concrete Material: Reinforcing Steel and Concrete4m
Money Component6m
Productivity Component and Examples13m
Estimating Equipment Costs12m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Pricing18m
Hours to complete
1 hora para completar

Building the Estimate

James Sneath, Associate Director of Cost Management at Turner and Townsend, Inc., illustrates how to build an estimate. Sneath does a deep dive into a schematic design project. ...
Reading
6 videos (Total: 53 min), 1 quiz
Video6 videos
Design Estimate project8m
Schematic Design Estimate Demo9m
Schematic Design: A Deeper Dive4m
Building and Finalizing the Estimate9m
Checks and Due Diligence10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Building the Estimate8m
Hours to complete
1 hora para completar

Procurement

James Sneath, Associate Director of Cost Management for Turner and Townsend, discussed the procurement stage of a construction projects and they typical involvement of a cost manager or cost estimator. ...
Reading
2 videos (Total: 20 min), 1 quiz
Video2 videos
Bid Stage, Bid Returns and Levelling12m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Procurement14m
Hours to complete
1 hora para completar

Post Contract and Cost Estimation within a Project

James Sneath, Associate Director of Cost Management for Turner and Townsend Construction, discusses post contract and cost estimation with a construction project. Also covered in this module are cost reporting, change orders and communication and meetings....
Reading
3 videos (Total: 35 min), 1 quiz
Video3 videos
Cost Reporting Examples13m
Change Orders and Communication7m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Post-Contract Quiz12m
Semana
3
Hours to complete
1 hora para completar

Construction Cost Control Methods

Professor Odeh introduces construction cost control and the work segments contained in a project. ...
Reading
2 videos (Total: 20 min), 1 quiz
Video2 videos
Defining Methods of Cost Control12m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Cost Control10m
Hours to complete
3 horas para completar

Earned Value Method (EVM)

In this module, Professor Odeh goes deeper into the Earned Value Method of Cost Control. ...
Reading
5 videos (Total: 57 min), 2 quizzes
Video5 videos
EVM Parameters11m
Performance Examples11m
EVM Favorable Performance12m
Calculating EVM12m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Earned Value Method10m
Hours to complete
29 minutos para completar

Close Out Period

Ian Taylor, Project Manager at Turner and Townsend, Inc., introduces cost management close out and punch-list review. ...
Reading
2 videos (Total: 19 min), 1 quiz
Video2 videos
Close Out Activities13m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Close Out Period10m
Hours to complete
1 hora para completar

Cost Estimation in Practice

James Sneath, Associate Director of Cost Management at Turner and Townsend, Inc., talks about cost estimation in general practice. The unit starts with tips in cost estimating and cost management and ends with a discussion of the international roles of cost managers. ...
Reading
3 videos (Total: 26 min), 1 quiz
Video3 videos
Tips in Cost Estimating and Cost Management9m
Roles and Responsibilities of Cost Managers9m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Cost Estimation10m
Semana
4
Hours to complete
2 horas para completar

Project Cash Flow

Ben Miller, Project Manager at Gilbane Building Company, discusses contracts and cash flows. Revenues, expenses and how they impact projects as a whole will be covered....
Reading
12 videos (Total: 107 min), 1 quiz
Video12 videos
Accrual Method8m
Contractor Cash Flow6m
Charting Cash Flow3m
Calculating Billing7m
Payment Cycle6m
Payment Cycle Drivers5m
Payment Cycle Delays12m
Schedule of Value10m
Accelerating Revenue6m
Front Loading8m
Delaying Expenses15m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Project Cash Flow14m
Hours to complete
1 hora para completar

Technology Trends in Cost Estimating and Cost Control

Kevin Labrecque, Senior Vice President at Harper Limbach LLC discusses technology trends in cost estimating and cost control. Topics include 5D Estimating Systems (BIM), estimating software, technology workflows, and implementation....
Reading
5 videos (Total: 65 min)
Video5 videos
Estimating Software in Action12m
Workflows15m
Implementation Perspective15m
Next Steps8m
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Career direction

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comenzó una nueva carrera después de completar estos cursos
Career Benefit

83%

consiguió un beneficio tangible en su carrera profesional gracias a este curso

Principales revisiones

por ASDec 16th 2017

I thoroughly enjoyed the detailed explanations provided by Professor Odeh and the professionals from Turner & Townsend. My most favourite part was the lectures of Sam Spata and Ben Miller.

por SPJun 25th 2018

If you are having an civil engineering background or from the Management background you must right away take this course it was reall helpfu to widen my knowledge.

Instructor

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Ibrahim Odeh, Ph.D., MBA

Instructor, Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Columbia University
Director of Research and Founder, Global Leaders in Construction Management

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Acerca del programa especializado Construction Management

Construction Management is the planning, coordinating, and building of a project from conception to completion. This specialization is intended for Construction industry professionals, engineers, and architects looking to advance their careers. Students interested in learning about construction project management would also benefit from this specialization....
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