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NAHB BuilderBooks is hosting the webinar, “Estimating with Microsoft Excel,” which will take attendees through generating an estimating workbook in Microsoft Excel and show them how they can save time and avoid costly mistakes.
The webinar will be held from 2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, July 20. The webinar fee is $45 for NAHB members and $50 for non-members.
All participants will receive a complimentary copy of “Estimating with Microsoft Excel,” a $45 value, and one hour of continuing education credit for all NAHB professional designations.
The program will feature “Estimating with Microsoft Excel” author Jay Christofferson, a professor of construction management at Brigham Young University and licensed contractor who has built hundreds of custom and production homes.
During the webinar Christofferson will demonstrate:
- Three basic components of a computerized estimating system
- Essential functions in Microsoft Excel that will help attendees create more powerful and effective spreadsheet estimates
- Tips and shortcuts for automating spreadsheets that will can save time and money
To register, visit www.nahb.org/builderbookslive. Registrants will receive e-mail confirmations.
Submit Questions by July 13
Participants are encouraged to e-mail questions for discussion during the webinar to email@example.com by Tuesday, July 13.
For more information, e-mail Patricia Potts at NAHB, or call her at 800-368-5242 x8224.
“Estimating with Microsoft Excel Third Edition,” a book and companion CD by Jay Christofferson, a licensed general contractor, author and software developer, teaches builders and remodelers how to use the powerful features of Microsoft Excel to estimate more quickly and accurately and to customize the process to fit their needs.
Available at BuilderBooks.com, “Estimating with Microsoft Excel” explains how to master the estimating process and easily incorporate changes, such as project alterations or materials substitutions, without starting from scratch — and without sacrificing profits.
“Estimating with Microsoft Excel” includes formulas for calculating common materials and other project costs, including concrete, rebar, labor, permits and taxes.
The accompanying CD also contains sample Excel workbooks that address various stages of the estimating process and demonstrate Excel features that will help builders and remodelers automate their worksheets.
For more information or to order, click here, or call 800-223-2665.