Construction Projects: Pre-Contract Cost Management
70 Hours Formal CPDShow Dates
Learn new strategies and take a fresh approach to pre-contract estimates, by gaining a solid grounding on the principles of pre-contract cost management. Our course will enable you to increase your offering to clients by teaching you the in-demand methodologies.
Our Pre-Contract course covers procurement and tendering, negotiation and risk, supply chain and value management best practice. Particular focus will be on developing your abilities to deliver strategic procurement advice, identify risks and implement mitigation management processes, and evaluate factors affecting construction costs in order to achieve value for money. You will also learn how to analyse benchmarking techniques and historical cost data sets in order to evaluate predicted cost accuracy.
Our course will will provide case studies on large scale projects for you to work through alongside instruction from subject matter experts. Each scenario will simulate a real project experience and will form a major part of the discussions, assessment and analysis.
By giving you a solid grounding in the principles of cost management pre contract, this course will help you to make strategic decisions, work on higher value projects and act as a client liaison.
Module 0: Introduction
Module 1: Strategic Procurement and Advisory
Module 2: Risk Management and Planning
Module 3: Supply Chain and Value Management
Module 4: Review & Reflect
For more information on the topics covered within each module, please see the detailed course guide link contained in the Additional Information area
Who is this course for?
Quantity Surveyors and estimators with at least 5 years’ experience, who want advance specialist knowledge in pre contract stages of estimating to progress their career advancement.