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In order to maximize the learning environment, this course is limited to 25 participants.

Participants will recieve a download link to the presentation prior to the course.  Participants may download the presentation for viewing on a laptop or other personal device during the course.

Questions?  1-800-994-2622 or email COAA

Cost Management

March 27, 2019 - 7:30am - 5:00pm ET

Breakfast and Lunch provided


Brody Building, Michigan State University
241 W. Brody Road

2nd Floor

East Lansing, MI 48825

Registration Fees - 1 day course


NON-MEMBER $795.00

Course Instructors:

Terry Cook, University of Maryland, Baltimore, County

Mike Kenig, Holder Construction
David Zapotek, Corgan Associates

Course Description

Learn both best practices in the development of the project budget and strategies for maintaining the budget. Discover methods for designing to the budget, defining and managing contingencies, value management, use of allowances and alternates, change order management, and the financial close out of the project.

Learning Objectives

1.     Learn how an Owner establishes the appropriate project budget.

2.     Strategies to maintain the budget throughout the life of the project.

3.     Methods to get the best value for the owner’s funding.

4.     Strategies to consider with owner-furnished and non-construction items.

5.     Understand the differences in GMP versus lump sum price evaluations.

6.     Best practices to manage contingencies, change orders and the financial close out of the project.

Course Outline