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:

  • Pre-project planning
  • Contract pricing and equitable risk allocation
  • Cost estimation before and after project commencement
  • How to implement effective scheduling
  • Ways to benchmark and improve productivity.


  • Project Engineers
  • Contract Coordinators
  • Maintenance Supervisors
  • Packaging Supervisors
  • Instrumentation
  • Electrical Supervisors

Course Satisfaction Rating: 90%
Knowledge of Subject Matter Rating: 90%

To ensure the best outcome for your project, you need people who know what they’re doing—every step of the way. Our experienced construction consulting professionals provide effective leadership, sharp attention to detail, and a valued partnership you can count on throughout the life of your project.

Spire provides comprehensive construction consulting services. Our construction experts possess the engineering and construction experience to provide real-world, cost-effective solutions to the everyday challenges that owners, contractors, engineers, and architects face throughout the construction process. From the initial concept to project closeout, we assist our clients in facilitating and coordinating the construction process to mitigate complex problems.

Spire develops construction management teams based on each client’s specific needs and project requirements by providing effective project leadership in the following service areas:

Construction Advisory Consulting Services