Estimating Workshops for Remodelers, Home Improvement Contractors and Trades

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Shawn McCadden and The Contractor Coaching Partnership Inc present a NEW ESTIMATING WORKSHOP for residential remodelers, home improvement contractors and trades. 

 ***This class has is approved for 4 MA CSL Continuing Education Credits. Coordinator Shawn McCadden, CSL-CD-0078 Course # CS-7809***

 *Class Requirements*

Attendees will be required to bring their own laptop computer to the class. Your computer must have Microsoft Excel 2007 or a more recent version. You must be able to work with the Microsoft Excel software loaded on your computer. Please note that this is NOT an excel training seminar. We will provide electrical connections for your computer.
We will provide you with a residential excel estimating template and show you how to use it in the class estimating sample projects.

Topics covered in the Estimating Workshop

  • Calculating markup
  • Determining your labor burden for employees
  • Productive time vs non-productive time
  • Using the critical path method as a guide to estimating your projects
  • Using your estimating template to generate the scope of work
  • Properly identifying and placing direct and indirect costs
  • Commonly overlooked costs and making sure they are in your estimate
  • Marking up materials
  • Marking up subcontract labor and materials
  • and much more...