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About

The Construction Cost Estimating and Cost Control course offered by Coursera in partnership with Columbia University introduces the types of cost estimation from the conceptual design phase through the more detailed design phase of a construction project.  

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Overview

In addition, the Construction Cost Estimating and Cost Control course offered by Coursera in partnership with Columbia University highlights the importance of controlling costs and how to monitor project cash flow. Students will work on a break-even analysis of construction tasks in a project.

Skills you will gain

  • Cash Flow
  • Cost
  • Cost Control
  • Cost Estimate

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Construction Cost Estimating and Cost Control Overview
  • Understanding Design in the Construction Industry
  • Introduction to the Types of Cost Estimates
  • Quantity Take-Off and Measurement
  • Pricing
  • Building the Estimate
  • Procurement
  • Post Contract and Cost Estimation within a Project
  • Construction Cost Control Methods
  • Earned Value Method (EVM)
  • Close Out Period
  • Cost Estimation in Practice
  • Project Cash Flow
  • Technology Trends in Cost Estimating and Cost Control
  • Program Cost Estimating
  • Lean in Cost Control
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Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 35 days

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online
  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Beginner Level

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
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    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 35 days.
  • National

    Free
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    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 35 days.

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Funding

Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved.

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