CM014: Estimating

OVERVIEW

The Course addresses the latest knowledge in the fields of contracting and procurement. The aim of the Course is to deliver effective skills needed for understanding and practicing Quantity Surveying as a career in construction, real estate or facility management. It is envisaged that the course will be of interest and ideal for: Architects, Engineers, Quantity Surveyors, Lawyers and any individual involved in the procurement and/or management of the construction and related work.

COURSE CONTENT

The programme consists of thirteen modules,

Module 1: Principles of estimating.
Module 2: Estimation techniques and methods.
Module 3: Direct and indirect costs.
Module 4: Fixed and variable costs.Use of Expert judgment.
Module 5: Comparative or analogous estimation.
Module 6: Factor Estimating.
Module 7: Top-down estimating.
Module 8: Bottom-up estimating.
Module 9: Parametric model estimating.
Module 10: Lang method.
Module 11: Use and build historical data & site observations.
Module 12: Build company cost procedures.
Module 13: Case Studies.

COURSE LENGTH

There is no prescribed duration of the Course. However, Two hours per day study will normally complete the Course in 3 months. However, the duration is directly depend on the time spent and effort given to studies.

STUDY PROCESS INCLUDES

⦁ Slide presentations
⦁ Viewing Videos
⦁ Question & Answer sessions
⦁ Working assignments on real life problems
⦁ Case Studies,
⦁ Project Assignments
⦁ Test paper after each module
⦁ Study material
⦁ Text Books / Extracts
⦁ Discussion forum

COURSE ASSESSMENT

Course participants are assessed on their performance in the,
⦁ Questions & Tests in Modules-30%,
⦁ Case Studies-10%,
⦁ Assignments-10%,
⦁ Course Work-15%,
⦁ Reports & Essays-8%,
⦁ Discussion Forum-5%,
⦁ Innovative ideas-7%,
⦁ Final Examination-15%.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

⦁ English Pass in IGCSE, and IGCSE or similar with 6 subjects including a Pass in Mathematics and a qualification in construction, building technology, engineering or similar, or
⦁ 2 years experience in a construction activity, or
⦁ 1 year experience in a supervisory level in a construction or an engineering organization.

Shown above are the minimum requirements to follow this Course. However, a Bachelors Degree will be desirable to follow the course at ease. Those who have differing qualifications and experience shall write to, registrar@academed.org, for exemptions or clearing any doubts prior to applying.

WHO HAS ALREADY FOLLOWED THE COURSE

A diverse range of individuals have been benefited from the Course. Among them were;

⦁ Engineers,
⦁ Project Managers,
⦁ Construction Managers,
⦁ Quantity Surveyors,
⦁ Contract Managers,
⦁ Commercial Managers,
⦁ Supervisors
⦁ Employees in construction industry.

WHAT IS INCLUDED WITH THE PROGRAM

⦁ Presentations.
⦁ Course Notes.
⦁ Course Work.
⦁ Case Studies.
⦁ Assignments.
⦁ Exercises from the Industry.
⦁ Videos for visual knowledge (where applicable).
⦁ Tutorials & corrected Answers.
⦁ Tests.
⦁ Discussions with other participants.
⦁ Final Exam.
⦁ Guide for consultation & guidance.
⦁ Relevant Books on the Subject in PDF form.
⦁ Transcripts.
⦁ Program Certificate printed in elegant parchment paper.
⦁ Recommendation letters to employers.
⦁ Free consultation for subject related queries for one year.
⦁ Enrollment into Academate Scheme.
⦁ Free Membership to the Academ-ED Association of Estimators.
⦁ One year Free Subscription to ‘Estimator” Magazine.

CERTIFICATE ISSUED ON COMPLETION

Certificate in Estimating.

FEES & PAYMENT OPTIONS

This course has promotional discounts until July 31, 2021, for different payment options which are shown in Red below.

Registration Fee: $ 50.00.
Course Fee: $ 1,300.00 for thirteen modules.

Payment Options & the Course Fee for thirteen modules.

Option 1: Single Payment of $ 1,300.00, saving $ 100.00.
Pay discounted Fee of $ 600.00.

Option 2: Three installments of $ 450.00 each. Pay three discounted installments of $ 190.00 each.

Option 3: Module based thirteen payments of $ 120.00 each including extra modules. Pay discounted Fee of $ 60.00 per module.

NEXT STEPS

Step – 1: Proceed to the Application for enrolment to this course,

Step – 2: If you have already submitted your Application and have received our email confirming the acceptance to the program, please proceed to the payment by selecting the desired payment option from above.

Upon receiving the confirmation of your payment from the payment processor, you will receive an email with a link to your course and the password.