One of our popular past training courses is coming back in 2018! The ICBA training department is pleased to add Project Planning & Cost Control to our Lower Mainland course calendar in February.

The course is designed to provide owners, managers, estimators, and field personnel with a general knowledge of the process of planning and controlling a project from beginning to end utilizing ways and means of monitoring, saving and controlling costs. Here’s what’s covered:

    • Understanding the impact and methodology of construction cost control.
    • Ways and means of minimizing and controlling costs on site.
  • Project cost forecasting and accounting functions on site.
  • Project planning and its purpose and effect on project cost control.
  • How to communicate & assist management re: cost methods and control.
  • Gain additional insight into the process of work and cost analysis.
  • Cost reporting systems – new technology in monitoring costs and reports.
  • Understanding the effect improper field reporting has on cost control. Maintaining and managing documents, material, tools and equipment.
  • Understanding the Contract process from bidding to project close-out.
  • Review of 100 companies and their methods in controlling & saving costs.

You’ll also earn Gold Seal Credits and Continued Professional Development Points from BC Housing. The two-day session starts February 20; register now here.

Interested in putting this course on privately for your employees? Email our training team at and they will handle all of the logistics for you.

You don’t have to be a member to take our training! Start planning your 2018 workshops now by checking out