Conceptual Estimating

April 19, 2019
Honolulu, HI

Conceptual Estimating

CANCELLED – Conceptual Estimating

Due to low enrollment, DBIA’s Conceptual Estimating workshop, scheduled for April 19, 2019 in Honolulu, HI has been cancelled.

You may either:

Please let us know of your decision by Friday, April 19 or we will automatically issue a full refund. DBIA sincerely apologizes for the cancellation and any inconvenience this may cause.



One of the hallmarks of design-build project delivery is early knowledge of costs. This course introduces the fundamentals of conceptual estimating and how to go about assessing risk and calculating costs before design is complete. (6 CEUs)

At the end of the course students will be able to:

  • Describe the role of the estimator in design-build
  • Describe the various influences affecting building costs
  • Describe the various types of estimates
  • Describe how estimates are organized using standard estimating formats
  • Explain how to use an estimating manual
  • Describe how unit prices are developed
  • Explain the fundamental concepts of value engineering
  • Explain how to manage and control costs throughout the design process
  • Describe the various checks and balances needed to ensure the reliability of the estimate


Owner Member: $275
Owner Non-member: $375
Practitioner Member: $375
Practitioner Non-Member: $675

Federal Schedule

Schedule: April 19, 2019

Location: Honolulu, HI

Venue: Nordic PCL


1099 Alakea St,
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 541-9101

Format: In-Person