Cost Estimating in Building Construction Certificate

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Learn how to Effectively Estimate your Construction Projects!

Project success and contractor profitability commence with accurate estimates. The construction project estimator is one of the most important people in the contractor’s organization. In this innovative course, you will become acquainted with building construction, cost estimating, and hands-on experience in cost estimate preparation. Participants will receive a Pace University Certificate of Completion.

Program Topics

  • Determining the cost estimates in building construction
  • Building construction surveying from plan to speculation
  • Unit prices and Lump-sum estimates
  • Job sites and general overhead
  • Bidding procedures

Meet the Instructor

Joseph Macaluso

Joseph Macaluso is a Certified Cost Professional with over 25 years of experience estimating a large variety of construction projects in the public sector. He has worked for the New York City Transit Authority, NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation, NYC School Construction Authority, and Empire State Development Corporation. In addition to estimating he has also reviewed construction budgets, prepared construction schedules, negotiated change orders, worked in the contract administration, and the grant administration areas.

Joseph DeLauro

Joseph DeLauro has devoted his career to the planning, estimation and delivery of intricate, medium-to-large endeavors.  He is typically responsible for the coordinated efforts of clients, sponsors, architects, regulatory agencies, supply chain and delivery professionals in the controlled, composition of structures, properties and business strategies.  His strong background in engineering, program management, data management and sales/support enable him to proactively address issues, minimizing risk, timeline & cost disruption.  Joe is committed to continually evolving efficiencies through realistic best practices, including BIM 5D (i.e., Model-Based Construction Estimating.).