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Contract Administration

This one-day course will provide practical insight into up-to-date practices on construction and infrastructure contracts. Contractual requirements, best practice, modern methods of information management, and guidance on post-contract administration procedures will also be covered.

Tue 7 May 2019
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Centennial Business Suites, Axiata Tower Level 31, 9 Jalan Stesen Sentral 5, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, Malaysia, 50470
6 hours CPD


The impact caused by poor contract administration directly affects a business and can result in losses and disputes. Avoidance of this requires the ability to setup appropriate office procedures and to keep accurate records commensurate with the scale and nature of a project's contract.

The course's trainer has extensive experience will share real-world case studies on building and infrastructure projects, and give participants knowledge and guidance on administrating construction contracts.

Learning objectives

  • Recognise bad practice and demonstrate good practice.
  • Appreciate the need for good record keeping.
  • Avoid claims being barred and disputes by administering contracts 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.
  • Understand various commercial processes.

Course structure

  • Setting the scene: Examples of infrastructure and building projects, and the risks 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.

Who should attend?

  • 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

Meet the trainer

Chung Sheuan Seen

Regional Director (Delay Expert), Driver Trett Singapore

Chung has more than 17 years' experience working on mega infrastructure engineering projects. He has a sound appreciation for complex and large projects in the areas of project management, specialising in time control (planning and programming), and on matters relating to the preparation/evaluation of delays and disruptions (time aspect) and extension of time.

Under various engagements, Chung has been appointed as Lead Claim Consultant, with specialisations in delay forensics and time-related matters. Chung's experience includes being the assistant to experts and being appointed as a delay/cost expert in arbitrations.


  • RICS professional MYR550
  • Non-RICS professional MYR700
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  • Mastercard