ChatGPT GuideThis exclusive 75-page Guide has been assembled over the past four months to help those that deal with construction projects, from public and private owners, to those employed to design and build them, learn and understand ChatGPT.

The report includes 24 use cases that touch on the tasks you do every day, including correspondence and completing forms as well as business development, design, operations, bidding and procurement, project management and contract administration.

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Here's the Table of Contents.


 • Using ChatGPT
 • ChatGPT in Construction Project Applications
 • How to use this Guide
Personal Productivity and Communication
 • Simple Writing Tasks – Draft an Email, Job Description, Outline or Form
 • Draft an Email or Letter
 • Write a Job Description
 • Create an Outline for a Monthly Progress Report
 • Create a Form
Project Design and Development
 • Project Conception Report
 • Write a Contract
 • Find Information for a Building Permit
Bidding and Procurement
 • Compare Two Estimates
 • Locate Vendors
 • Supplier/Vendor Evaluation Table
Project Management and Contract Administration
 • Documents, Forms and Records
 • Ten Most Important Forms on a Construction Project
 • RFI Form
 • HTML Change Order Log
 • Resource-Loaded Critical Path Schedule
 • Jobsite Safety – Safety Management and Improvement
 • Jobsite Safety – 52 Toolbox Meetings
Operations and Training
 • How to create a schedule in Primavera P6 scheduling application
 • Instructions for importing activity lists into Primavera P6
 • How to read a job cost report
 • Introduction to the work of a soils survey crew
 • How to Create a Building Information Model
 • Write a Project Manual
 • How and why to write a Project Manual
Business Development and Marketing
 • Business development plans for converting office buildings to residential
 • An architect’s business development plan for getting work on office conversions
 • Communicating technical expertise
 • Create a proposal to design the lobby and retail spaces in an 20-story building
Summary and Conclusion
 • Recap
 • Going Beyond Interactive Use of ChatGPT
 • Conclusion: ChatGPT’s Future
 • Appendix 1.  Definitions for ChatGPT Use
 • Appendix 2.  Project Design and Development Explanations
 • Appendix 3.  Bidding and Procurement Explanations
 • Appendix 4.  102 Useful Records to Keep on a Construction Project