ABC Western Pennsylvania Chapter


This course is designed to explain and distinguish different project delivery methods and construction procurement methods with an emphasis on the role of the estimator. Students will develop skills in the proper use of early estimates, conceptual estimates, and detailed estimates in different methods. This course will also highlight key techniques for the Estimator to provide optimal efficiencies to the process that protect the financial wellbeing of project.


The Callidus Group will provide content, facilitate discussions, in-class activities, and offer practical applications for each topic. In addition, handouts, case studies, guest speakers, and follow-up reading will be provided to support the learning process. Sessions will focus on content discussions, group exercises, and application of learning to individual situations.

The Callidus Group facilitators are all trained and certified facilitators for the Kauffman Foundation of Kansas City and completed the NCCER Instructor Certification Training Program. Each facilitator has over 40 years of real-world experience in both large and smaller organizations, and all have performed supervisory, management and leadership roles in a variety of business environments. In addition, they have facilitated a variety of adult educational programs for major organizations in Western PA.

If you must cancel for any reason, please contact us immediately. Cancellations received less than seven days of the start of class cannot be refunded; substitutions are permitted.


  • April 18: 1:00 – 5:00 pm
  • December 3: 1:00 – 5:00 pm


ABC Western PA and Virtual Classroom


ABC Member Cost: $350.00