Construction Cost Estimating Webinar Series
Introduction to Cost Estimating
Thursday, October 25, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM CDT
Classifications of estimates and respective project design stages
Direct and indirect costs
Project documents and significance for estimating
Blueprint reading skills (scales and projection of views)
Cost Components – A Closer Look at the Estimates
Thursday, October 25, 2018, 1:00 – 3:00 PM CDT
Concept of labor time and labor cost estimation
Breakdown of labor hourly wage rates (open shop vs. prevailing)
Material cost estimation
Equipment cost estimates (purchase, rentals and depreciation costs)
Overhead and profit
Bonding and insurance
Cost Estimate Organization and Examples
Friday, October 26, 2018, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM CDT
Cost summaries – an overview
Wood and plastics
Thermal and moisture protection
Doors and windows
Cost Estimating Topics
Friday, October 26, 2018, 1:30 – 3:00 PM CDT
Project scheduling and relationship with cost estimating
Technology utilization for estimating
The bidding process
Management of scope changes (addenda and change orders)
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7.0 HSW CE Hours
7.0 HSW LUs
Continuing Education Credit Information
These webinars offer professional engineers and architects continuing education credits in all states that allow interactive online learning, except Florida architects. Each webinar listing indicates the number of continuing education credits that are available. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York architects. Other states do not preapprove continuing education sponsors or courses. HalfMoon Education Inc. is approved by the American Institute of Architects as a continuing education provider (Sponsor No. J885). The Floodplain Mapping and Regulation webinars and the HEC-RAS webinars are approved by the Association of State Floodplain Mangers. See each listing for available CECs. Participation and knowledge retention will be verified for these webinars, certificates of completion will be provided, and LUs will be reported to the AIA/CES.
Ha Yeung (Henry) Yu P.E. P.Eng. PMP LEED Green Associate CTS
Ha Yeung (Henry) Yu Senior Cost Engineer at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Mr. Yu is a licensed professional engineer in New York State and the Provinces of Alberta and British Columbia, Canada. Mr Yu is a project management professional (PMP), a LEED green associate and an AVIXA certified technology Specialist. He possesses extensive experience in planning and management for diversified domain construction projects ranging from medium to large-scale industries, and he has an in-depth understanding of engineering design and construction management. He also provides on-call service as a FEMA substantial damage estimator.
Mr. Yu’s areas of expertise includes heavy civil construction, cost estimating, value engineering, project scheduling, feasibility studies, risk assessment, asset management and lifecycle cost analysis. He has conducted cost estimating training programs by invitation of the New York City Economic Development Corporation, and has been teaching the cost estimating and project management lectures for more ten years for the New York City Local 3 electricians, plumbers, carpenters and workers of other trades at the SUNY Empire State College and the Mechanics Institute of the General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen.