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

Types and Levels of Cost Estimates: Purposes and Objectives 

    Conceptual estimates
   Design estimates, contingencies, and escalation
   Bid estimates and the bid process
   Construction control estimates and change orders
   Design build vs. design-bid-build

Construction Estimating Resources and Processes

   Estimating team 
   Estimating process/quantity takeoff
   Data resources
   CSI MasterFormat/work breakdown structure/assemblies
   Cost/bid factors/construction economy

Estimating Labor, Equipment, Overhead and Profit

   Estimating labor costs
   Estimating construction equipment costs
   Estimating overhead costs 
   Estimating profit

Estimating Construction Materials and Services

   Earthwork and excavation 
   Pavements and other site work
   Concrete
   Wood
   Steel
   Masonry
   Thermal and moisture protection 
   Interior construction
   Finishes
   Equipment, furnishings, conveying systems, special construction

Estimating Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing

   Plumbing
   Mechanical/fire protection systems
   Electrical/communication systems

Value Engineering, Lifecycle Costing, and Estimating Software

   Estimating example
   Value engineeringLife-cycle costing
   Estimating software

Credits

Professionals Engineers
     6.5 PDHs

Architects
     6.5 HSW CEHs
     6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units

Interior Designers
     6.5 Alabama CEUs

Contractors
     Non-Credit Continuing Ed.

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open the public and offers 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers and 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to architects in all states. This course offers 6.5 HSW CEUs to interior designers in Alabama. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Alabama.

This seminar is registered with the American Institute of Architects for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education an approved Florida architect continuing education provider and is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York architects.

This program offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to Alabama construction contractors. It has not been submitted to any state contractor licensing entity for course approval.

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

Mike Keating PE

Mike Keating has been in the construction industry for over 29 years in various capacities including estimator/cost engineer, project manager, construction manager, director of construction, and A/E construction administrator to name a few. He has been involved in both commercial and residential construction projects both in the public and private sector with several individual projects exceeding $100 million in construction value. He currently works for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as a cost engineer and value engineering officer on large military, civil works, and inter-agency developments. In addition, he teaches a class in Construction Engineering as an adjunct instructor at the University of South Alabama, Department of Civil, Coastal, and Environmental Engineering.
Mr. Keating grew up in Omaha, Nebraska, and holds a bachelor of science degree in Construction Management from the University of Nebraska. In addition, he received his MBA degree from the University of West Florida in 2004. He is a licensed professional engineer (PE) in the State of Virginia and a certified general contractor (CGC) in the State of Florida, and he holds several other industry certifications including certified cost engineer (CCE), value management associate (VMA), certified professional estimator (CPE), and certified construction contract administrator (CCCA).

CD/Manual Price: $289.00

Currently, our self-study products DO NOT qualify for AIA, LACES, ASLA or CLARB credit.

HalfMoon will mail you these materials via USPS. Please allow 5 weeks from the date of purchase to receive your product. If the live seminar is in the future, please allow 5 weeks from the date of the live seminar.

The CD/Manual package includes an audio recording of a live seminar on CDs, along with a bound copy of the manual that was distributed at the seminar. The manual contains written materials prepared by the seminar speaker(s).

The CDs contain embedded number codes, which you are required to document and return to HalfMoon if you wish to obtain a certificate of completion for the program. The acceptance of self-administered continuing education activities vary widely between states and professions. Before undertaking any self-study effort, you should review the rules of your licensing/certifying entity.

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Before undertaking any on-demand effort, you should review the rules of your licensing/certifying entity. It’s your responsibility to determine whether or not this on-demand course meets your continuing education requirements.

You must take and pass a quiz in order to receive credit. You can take the quiz as many times as needed and there is no time limit on the quiz. Once the quiz is completed, you will be asked to download your certificate.

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Please contact HalfMoon Education if you have any questions during the process of taking this course. (715) 835-5900 or qchapman@halfmoonseminars.org