[New] "Professional Practice in Construction Management" Training Course Series 1 – Construction Contract Administration

"Professional Practice in Construction Management" Training Course Series

Series 1 – Construction Contract Administration


Organized by
Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers

Supported by
The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS)


Course Brief and Objectives:
The objectives of the Construction Management Training Course are providing platforms and opportunities for HKICM members in enhancement of their practical knowledge as well as keeping them abreast with the prevailing managerial skills and relevant statutory requirements in all essential elements of construction management. In this connection, we are proud to have engaged experienced practitioners as our guest speakers of the following intensified training module in that they would enlighten the participants with their expertise in a professional and practical approach.

Course Series 1-1: Construction Contract Administration - 1
Date & Time : 9 May 2019 (Thursday) from 19:00 to 21:00
Main Contents


Valuation of Variations
In this talk, the speaker will cover the following under the Contract:-
  1. What are valuation and variation under the Contract?
  2. How to deal with discrepancy found in the Contract documents?
  3. Architect’s written instructions and oral instructions requiring a Variation.
  4. Architect’s authority to issue instructions requiring a Variation.
  5. Contractor’s obligation to comply with and right to object a Variation.
  6. Valuation rules.
  7. How to deal with errors in Bills of Quantities & Schedule of Quantities and Rates
  8. Direct loss and/expense due to an Architect’s instruction requiring a Variation.
  9. Notice of claims for additional payment.
  10. Payment for variations.
  11. Determination by Contractor due to Employer’s failure to pay
  12. Settlement of disputes in relation to a Variation
Course Series 1-2: Construction Contract Administration - 2
Date & Time : 23 May 2019 (Thursday) from 19:00 to 21:00
Main Contents


Practice, Application and Case Study on Valuation of Variations

In the first part of this talk, the speaker will hold a short revision session on Valuation of Variations.

In the second part of this talk, the speaker will hold an open forum with the attendees for discussing some practical examples on Valuation of Variations. It is intended to let attendees to apply what they have learnt and share their views and experiences through case study.
Room UR11, CityU SCOPE Admiralty Learning Centre
8/F United Centre, 95 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong



Director of Paul Wong and Associates Ltd., and Grand Harvest Construction Co. Ltd.

Paul is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers. He is the Honorary Treasurer of the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors, and the Past Chairman of the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (Quantity Surveying Division). He has been working in the construction industry for consultants and contractors for over 30 years with extensive experience in construction contract administration. 
Medium of Instruction : Cantonese supplemented with English
Class Size : 60 persons (Maximum)
Course Fee
HKICM / HKIS Member - HK$250 for each individual session.
Non-member  - HK$300 for each individual session.
CPD Credit
2 CPD hours will be credited and a CPD certificate will be issued to any participant who has attended each individual session.

Please refer to the 
registration form or on-line registration (confirmation e-mail will be sent to successful registrants)
*Payment shall be made payable to “Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers, Limited” and sent by mail together with the Registration Form to 
The Secretariat Office, Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers, 
Room801-2, On Lok Yuen Building, 25 Des Voeux Road Central, Hong Kong
*Deadline for registraion: 2 May 2019 (Thursday)

For enquiries, please contact HKICM Secretariat Office at Tel: (852) 2523 2081 or e-mail:

HKICM Secretariat

11 March 2019