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Contract Administration

Understanding the contractual process and its related risks in a construction & infrastructure project. This one-day contract administration course will provide a practical insight into up-to-date practices on construction/infrastructure contracts.

Date:
Wed 12 Sep 2018
Time:
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Venue:
RICS – 10 Anson Road, International Plaza, #27-16,, Singapore, 079903
CPD:
6 hours CPD

SG$650 + 7% GST

Overview

The impacts caused by poor contract administration directly affect business and can result in several losses and disputes. This requires knowledge and skills related to contract provisions application, the ability to set up appropriate office procedures and to keep accurate records commensurate for the scale and nature of the projects contract.

Topics on contractual requirements, best practice, modern methods of information management and guidance on post contract administration procedures will also be covered during the course.

Trainer with extensive experience will be sharing about the real-world case studies on building / infrastructure projects, giving participants the best practice and knowledge guidance on administrating construction contracts that they are working on. Participants will have the opportunity to practice the implementation of the topics discussed by completing a practical example on documentation.

Who should attend?

This course is recommended for professionals from construction and infrastructure industries, mainly:

  • Contract Administrators Quantity Surveyors (Main Contractor and Client Side)
  • Building Surveyors,
  • Project Management Surveyors,
  • Commercial Managers of construction companies,
  • Employers Agents,
  • Architects
  • APC candidates from Quantity surveying and Construction competencies

Learning objectives

After the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Recognise bad practice and demonstrate good practice
  • Appreciate the need for good record keeping
  • Avoid claims being barred and disputes by administering the contract professionally
  • Collect factual data to support monetary and time claims
  • Analyse and interpret the variation process from inception to valuation
  • Take early action to maintain control
  • Be aware of action to be taken a prescribed milestones and events
  • Understand various commercial processes

Course structure

  • Setting the scene: examples of infrastructure and building projects, risk and challenges involved
  • Contract administration: Related contractual parties and their obligations
  • Form of contract and maintenance
  • Contract document ambiguities – notices and time bars
  • Time related provisions in contracts – delay and extension of time
  • Contract price and adjustment
  • Administering the variation process
  • Claims delay – cause and effect
  • Interim and final payment claims
  • Record keeping and other requirements
  • Ethics

Meet the trainers

Chung Sheuan Seen, Regional Director (Delay Expert), Driver Trett Singapore

Chung has more than 17 years’ experience working on mega infrastructure engineering projects with a sound appreciation of such complex and large projects in the areas of project management specialising in time control (planning and programming) and on matters relating to preparation/evaluation of delays and disruptions (time aspect) and extension of time. He was also involved in headquarters planning function and senior management support, claim defence, performing cash-flows projections studies, logistics planning studies, manpower projection study project-wide as well as Project Master Programme development and planning.

Under various engagements, Chung has also been appointed the Lead Claim Consultant, with particular specialisation in Delay Forensics and Time related matters. Chung experience include being the assistant to Experts as well as being appointed the Delay/Cost Expert in arbitrations.

Chung has extensive buildings, commercial, rail and infrastructure projects experience in Malaysia and Singapore. The diverse range of specialty works Chung has been involved with in these capacities included hospitality (integrated resorts, hotels and serviced apartments), residential, malls, monorail, bored tunnelling, cut-and-cover tunnels, underground MRT (CD and non-CD) stations construction, DTSS pipe-jacked tunnels, SBG launching, MRT Depot, marine works, offshore (oil and gas) and power plants.

Koo Ming Li, Director (Delay Expert), Driver Trett Singapore

Koo has more than 12 years’ of working on heavy civil and infrastructure engineering projects with a sound appreciation of such complex and large projects in the areas of project control and management, specialising in time control (planning and programming) and on matters relating to preparation/evaluation of delays and disruptions (time aspect) and extension of time.

Under various engagements, Koo has also been appointed the Lead Claim Consultant, with particular specialisation in Delay Forensics and Time related matters. Koo’s experience include being appointed Delay Expert in High Court of Singapore, assistant to Experts in Arbitration and being appointed the Delay Expert in Adjudication, as well as preparing independent assessment reports for various time-related claims.

Koo has been involved in major infrastructure projects namely bridges, rail, expressways and roads in Singapore and Malaysia. He had also been involved in projects for large industrial facilities and infrastructure.

Price

  • RICS professional SG$650 + 7% GST
  • Non-RICS professional SG$850 + 7% GST
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SG$650 + 7% GST
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