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Construction project management series: Loss and expense

When a construction project is delayed or disrupted or disputed, it is crucial for the proposed management of a construction project to understand the loss and expenses incurred from such events.

Tue 8 May 2018
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (RISM) Building, Bangunan Juruukur, 64-66, Jalan 52/4, 46200 Petaling, Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
6 hours CPD
MYR550 + 6% GST


This one-day foundation course will enable you to deal with loss and expense procedure when managing construction projects. The course emphasises practical instruction and its real-world application.

This course will be of use to commercial managers of construction companies, quantity surveyors (main contractor and client-side, project managers, employers agents, contracts administrators and architects.

Course structure

  • Introduction to loss and expense and the procedures.
  • Causes of loss and expense.
  • Parties obligations relating to the subject.
  • Architect/contract administrator’s obligations regarding ascertainment.
  • Content of contractor’s notices.
  • Methods and calculating head office overheads.
  • Good record keeping and summary.

Learning objectives

After this programme, you will be able to:

  • Ascertain loss and expense.
  • Prepare/deal with a contractor’s loss and expense notice.
  • Advice the various parties relating to this subject on their obligations.
  • Keep records to assist in loss and expense ascertainment.

Meet the trainer

George Wall, Managing Director of Asgard Project Solutions

George Wall advises clients internationally on dispute resolution, project and pogramme delivery, project turnaround, contractual and commercial risks and due diligence.

He has over 20 years' of experience with a particular focus on heavy infrastructure, oil and gas, mining and buildings throughout Asia, the Middle East, Europe and Africa. George has a technical background and significant ongoing practical experience of both domestic and major international projects. This includes working with both employers and contractors on the efficient planning and management of multibillion dollar multi-disciplinary projects from inception through to final completion.

George has extensive experience of the development and review of delay claims, assessment of project progress, programmes and supporting documentation to establish the extent of delays, disruption, and acceleration. George has been responsible for a number of international and domestic appointments on major construction projects as an expert advisor and Expert Witness; including  the giving  of oral evidence.


  • RICS professionals MYR550 + 6% GST
  • Non-RICS professionals MYR700 + 6% GST
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MYR550 + 6% GST
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