Executive Masterclass in Contract Claims, Variations and Disputes for Built Environment

Course Date:
18 to 19 Nov 2021

Registration Period:
01 Sep 2021 to 04 Nov 2021

7 hours / 2 days

9:00am to 12:30pm

Mode of Training:
Facilitated Learning (Online Synchronous)

MS Teams

Course Introduction

This Executive Masterclass will deliver the following benefits:

• Better understanding of construction contracts and potential problems that can arise
• Deeper appreciation of main clauses that can cause problems, mitigate contractual risks and dispute management

Course Objective

This Executive Masterclass aims to equip participants with the knowledge and skills to better manage built environment contracts. Besides covering the rights and obligations of parties, contract provisions and handling disputes, participants will also be equipped with the tools to better safeguard their businesses from disputes arising from non-payment.

Course Outline

By the end of the course, learners will be able to:

• List legal issues which may arise from certain contract terms and clauses  (e.g. indemnities, insurance, payment, BGs, force majeure, LDs and termination)
• Describe what contractual requirements are in relation to claims
• Explain what are the obligations when assessing claims
• Apply extension of time from Contract 
• Apply what Security of Payment Act (SOPA) covers in payment claims
• Manage disputes over variations vs contract works and devise a plan to mitigate the disputes

Suitable for

Business owners, decision makers, managers involved in projects/contracts, procurement, disputes and resolution

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Participants should have basic English proficiency

Award / Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate

• Certificate of Performance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who pass the assessment and meet at least 75% attendance rate

Applicants/EligibilityTotal fees (incl. GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1$108.90
Singapore Citizens aged below 40$288.90
Singapore Permanent Residents$288.90
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents2$108.90
Full Course Fee$963.00
Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

1Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information of the scheme, click here. To view SP's list of similar funded courses, click here. Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.
2Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here

Funding Incentives

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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit
Terms and Conditions

*Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed.
You may register your interest, and would be notified if there is new run.

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at www.pace.sp.edu.sg
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy

c) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number. 

*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

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