Building & Construction Tech 314 - Construction Estimating

Ho-Sung Kim

TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM

UMass Amherst
John Olver Design Bldg Rm 162
Any successful building construction project relies on accurate and consistent cost estimates. This course provides students with the skills and background to perform construction estimating, bidding, and cost management. Lectures will cover quantity take-off from construction documents and estimate costs for material, labor, equipment, overhead, and profit. Students are required to prepare and submit a formal bid which details an estimate for a building construction project. Furthermore, students will also be introduced to leading construction estimating software utilized in the construction industry.

This course is restricted to Building and Construction Technology majors only. BCT 313 or 204 Please communicate with the instructor to review pre-requisite and eligibility criteria. Exceptions can be made.

Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.