SMA P&E Workshop is a two-day, intense event taking in two tracks. On day one, every participant is involved in a detailed conversation about best purchasing practices in terms of specifications, base house vs. option inclusions, trade contract scopes of work, and material supply agreements. Also on day one, we delve into the best practice pre-construction process, the purchase order system, and setting up a purchasing database to allow for easier estimating and whole house ordering.
Agenda items include:
The three roles of the Purchasing & Estimating Department
Software comparisons for estimating & purchasing database maintenance
Implementing a Closed Loop Purchase Order system
The value and flow of the pre-construction process
Finding estimating errors before the job goes to the field
The accountability metrics of purchasing & estimating
Running an efficient P&E weekly update meeting
The top ten estimating errors and what to do about them
Estimating multi-family projects
Estimating land development projects
Scopes of work and & trade contract agreements
Negotiation training 101
Section two covers the purchasing professional’s skills of negotiation and the management savvy needed to set up and run a world class P&E department. Topics include training on leadership, personal and organizational time management skills, rebates and discounts and motivational systems for the P&E department.
This program is offered in Orlando. All workshops start at 8:30 AM each day and end at 3:00 PM on the last day of the program. SMA Inner Circle member price = $599 for first attendee.
Handout materials are provided via downloadable Dropbox folder or in a hard copy binder of an additional $25/binder fee.
6979 Kingspointe Parkway, Suite 11
Orlando, FL 32819