Difference between “construction cost estimating’ and “construction cost control’?

  1. What is the difference between “construction cost estimating’ and “construction cost control’?
  2. Briefly describe at what phase(s) do we need to estimate the construction cost and who will be

responsible for preparing this estimate.

  1. List five specific types of each of the “direct” and “indirect” cost items in construction.
  2. Describe in your own words the process of construction cost control.
  3. What is the difference between “planning” and ‘scheduling’?
  4. What is a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)? Why is it needed?
  5. Briefly describe the steps needed to plan a construction project.
  6. How do we shorten the duration of a construction project, when needed?
  7. List and briefty describe the data that need to be collected to keep a construction schedule updated.