MS Excel for Construction


The ability to produce cost estimates efficiently and accurately is a critical step in many construction career paths and is a high-demand skill throughout the construction industry. Computer software has become a popular tool for estimating and Microsoft Excel is the most widely used option. In this one- day course learn how to produce your estimates more quickly and accurately by harnessing the power of Microsoft Excel.


This one-day workshop covers:
  • Use Excel formulas for typical construction estimating tasks
  • Create takeoff sheets for use as templates
  • Learn handy shortcuts to streamline estimating
  • Link information in worksheets and workbooks
  • Accurately calculate profit, overhead, markups, and taxes
  • Generate graphs to visually display work product
  • Use features such as VLOOKUP and HLOOKUP
  • Create Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts to quickly analyze and visualiz einformation
  • Explore formulas such as COUNTIF and SUMIF
Who should attend?

This course is for anyone who uses or is considering using Microsoft Excel for construction estimating. Whether you’re a novice or experienced Excel user, you’ll get practice using basic and extended features of Excel for a variety of typical estimating tasks. This course is for Contractors and Sub-Contractors in all segments of the construction industry.


Gold Seal Credits: 1

Event Details

Event Starts Oct 13, 2020 8:00 am
Event Ends Oct 13, 2020 4:00 am
Capacity 6
Registration & Cancellation Deadline Oct 7, 2020 4:00 pm
Individual Price $300 Members, $350 Non-Members
Speaker Phil Perry
Number Hours 7
Location Online