Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-455-104 060482 Construction Productivity and Cost Management
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-455-104 CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTIVITY AND COST MANAGEMENT ...this course is intended to teach the skills necessary for effective control of construction costs at the job site. We will study construction cost and apply principles and practices associated with cost awareness and production control to each element of the project. Cost control begins with the estimate and then continues through work and cost analysis, production scheduling, reporting, production control and ends with project evaluation. (Prerequisite: 10-455-102 Planning and Scheduling; Corequisites: 10-455-103 Introduction to Construction Estimating)
Total Credits2
Prior Learning Assessments
Course Competencies
  1. Examine the construction process.
  2. Examine the construction estimating process.
  3. Examine project planning and scheduling.
  4. Determine who controls project costs.
  5. Examine reporting and analyzing actual costs.
  6. Examine cost control planning.
  7. Examine cost control strategies.
  8. Examine labor productivity and equipment management.
  9. Examine the cost impact of project partners.
  10. Examine post-project evaluations.