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Building the Foundation of Your Purchasing System

Jason French — Senior Consultant, SMA Consulting
May 15th at 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Room: Ballroom 3

Building the Foundation of Your Purchasing System

Purchasing & Estimating expert Jason French will review the four pillars of a world class purchasing system.  These foundational elements include specifications, scopes of work, the selection/option system and  the purchasing cost database.  From these elements you can develop a unit price measurement purchasing system - the ultimate type of system regardless of wether you buy turnkey or detailed take off of materials directly. 

What You Will Learn:

  • The single most important ingredient to success
  • The variance percentage metric of success that should be used by most homebuilders
  • How a unit pricing system can be used in turn key and bid based environments. 
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May 15-17, 2019