In this ARE 5.0 Construction and Evaluation Exam Prep course you will learn about the topics covered in the ARE 5.0 CE exam division. A complete and comprehensive curriculum, this course will touch on each of the NCARB objectives for the ARE 5.0 Construction and Evaluation Exam.
Instructor Mike Newman will discuss issues related to bidding and negotiation processes, support of the construction process, and evaluation of completed projects.
When you are done with this course, you will have a thorough understanding of the content covered in the ARE 5.0 Construction and Evaluation Exam including construction contract execution, construction support services, payment request processing, and project closeout.
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And since know that's likely to be coming, that's why that whole question about the bid package becomes so important, because we know we're gonna want to know more information, we know we're gonna need to be able to find ways that we can bring those prices down, so we're trying to foresee what the issues are, we're trying to understand the idea that the plywood isn't gonna be available, or it's gonna be super expensive, or that concrete just isn't a material that's used much in that area, therefore the labor costs are much, much higher than they would be for, say, steel. Whatever that climate of information, or whatever that situation is around the time and the locale and the region, you're trying to bring all that information together in some wave, kind of a communication system, and that communication system is going to include the bid system, like how we want people to give us information back, but it's also going to be part of the review system, the analysis system. We're gonna have ways that we take this information and really sort of put it together in some form so that we can than give it to the people that need to be able to see, typically the owner, we're gonna be able to have a system for how we're analyzing all of this information.
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ARE 5.0 Construction & Evaluation Exam Prep
Author: Mike Newman