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Project Planning and Cost Control

The Project Planning and Cost Control course is designed to provide participants with a general knowledge of the process of planning a project from the beginning to the end, utilizing ways and means of monitoring, saving and controlling costs.

Through a combination of in-class sessions, on-the-job assignments and case studies, trainees will learn the necessary theory and related practical applications required to achieve the program objectives.

Topics Covered

  • Understanding the impact and methodology of construction cost control
  • Project Planning in relation to costs, scheduling and control of projects
  • Minimizing and controlling costs on site
  • Project cost forecasting and accounting functions
  • The estimating process and its effect on project cost control
  • Communicating & assisting management re: cost methods and control
  • Gaining additional insight into the process of work and cost analysis
  • Cost reporting systems - new technology in monitoring costs and reports
  • Understanding the effect of improper field reporting on cost control
  • Maintaining and managing documents, materials, tools and equipment controls
  • Understanding the Contract process from bidding to project close-out


Merit Manitoba members $700.00 per person
Non members $850.00 per person

For more information, contact Merit Manitoba



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