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1.0 CEU / 10 PDHs


Member $645 | Non-member $795


Nils J. Gransberg, Ph.D., AC, A.M.ASCE 

Purpose & background

This course teaches the fundamentals of pricing a typical lump sum contract, including development of direct and indirect costs, applying profit margins, and putting the estimate together to develop a responsive lump sum bid package.

Course benefits and learning outcomes

  • Learn basic principles of developing construction pricing for lump sum projects
  • Understand the principles of direct and indirect costs, as well as profit
  • Learn to mark-up costs to a lump sum bid price
  • Develop the ability to use a commercial pricing manual

Who should attend?

  • Construction project owners 
  • Design consultants
  • Construction contractors
  • Architects
  • Non-engineering construction professionals

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