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Wednesday, September 18, 2024

Supervisory Training Program Unit 5: Improving Productivity & Managing Project Costs

Start Date: 9/9/2024 4:30 PM CDT
End Date: 9/18/2024 7:30 PM CDT

Venue Name: AGC of Greater Milwaukee

Location:
1243 N 10th Street
Suite 175
Milaukee, WI  United States  53205

Organization Name: AGC of Greater Milwaukee

Contact:
Kim Jalalian
Email: kjalalian@agc-gm.org
Phone: (414) 778-4100


This course covers understanding how project estimates are compiled, how to compare actual project costs with those estimated and how to control costs to meet the estimate.  This course also details how productivity is measured, how the supervisor plays a major role in increasing jobsite productivity and how a small increase in productivity can have a significant impact on the time and cost of a project.

Unit 5 explores:
 

• Construction estimates • Benchmarking construction productivity
• Who controls project costs • Improving productivity through pre-planning
• Reporting and analyzing actual costs • New skills for effective supervision
• Planning for cost control • Personnel management
• Labor cost variances • Equipment management for productivity improvement
• Working with project partners • Jobsite productivity, planning and scheduling
• Managing risk and loss potentials • Quantifying labor cost productivity
• Cost control strategies
• Project-cost evaluation
• Record keeping, control, changes, and defect analysis


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