Cost and Project Management Seminar
Spire provided a 4-day training seminar to Simplot’s construction cost professionals seeking a better understanding of today’s complex construction cost management process. The course provided an overview of construction cost management and identified common contract-related pricing issues and considerations, cost development, project planning techniques, schedule development, and productivity. As a result of the course, attendees learned the fundamentals necessary to implement a successful cost program and acquired an understanding of proven techniques and methods globally recognized as industry best practices to successfully plan and execute cost-efficient projects. The training course focused on the following training topics preproject planning; contract pricing and equitable risk allocation; cost estimation before and after project commencement; how to implement effective scheduling; and ways to benchmark and improve productivity.