AGC San Diego Construction Education & Safety Training Catalog 2015 July-December 2015 - Page 21

AGC San Diego Education & Safety Training Catalog July - December 2015 CONSTRUCTION EDUCATION 20 OCT DESIGN BUILD – LESSONS WE ARE LEARNING The Design-Build project delivery method is strong and growing. Alternative project delivery methods including Design-Build, Lean-Project Delivery and Integrated-Project Delivery, have captured the attention of both public and private project owners. This full-day open-forum captures the trajectory of these trending alternative methods and compiles the lessons learned from Owners, Designers, Design Build firms, and the subcontracting community. Learning Objectives / Outcomes • See where opportunities still exist • Be exposed to lessons learned from various perspectives • Know how important collaboration has become to the models • Know how hybrid delivery solutions are the ‘now reality’ • Know mistakes to avoid and what to embrace to ensure success Date: October 20 Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm AGC Member: $225 AGC Journeyman: $0 Non Member: $300 Instructor: Paul Stout, Power Summit 13 OCT ESTIMATING BASICS Get a jump start on understanding the basics of construction estimating. This workshop exposes participants to the necessary basic components of construction estimating through the use of dynamic, fast-paced instruction and hands-on segments designed to illustrate the entire estimating and bidding process. It is great for first time Estimators, Estimating Assistants, and anyone responsible for pricing and negotiating change orders. Learning Objectives / Outcomes • Be familiar with various methods of pricing work • Be able to identify the basic components of every effective estimating system • Know what to look for in spreadsheets and other tools of the trade • Be able to develop work breakdown structures and how to “feed” bid items • Understand and be able to calculate overhead and profit • Recognize challenges of bidding in the public sector • Know the importance of building and using reliable cost data • Explore strategies for gaining and maintaining a competitive edge Target Audience: Any construction personnel requiring basic commercial construction estimating, knowledge and skills. Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm AGC Member: $225 AGC Journeyman: $0 Non Member: $300 Instructor: Paul Stout The Associated General Contractors of America, San Diego Chapter, Inc. Building Your Quality of Life 19