Excel is a powerful spreadsheet tool used in construction estimating to track all of the research and calculations that go into completing an accurate estimate. It is required in the Construction Estimating course at BYU-Idaho. Similar programs like Google Sheets and Numbers on Mac OS are unacceptable alternatives.
Guide for Learning to Use Excel
BUS 115, a Business Applications course offered through BYU-Idaho, offers a free resource to learn how to complete basic Excel functions and tasks. Use it as a reference as you complete your Construction Estimating coursework.
Excel in Practice