Projects Contracts and Management for the Water Industry Professionals

Projects Contracts and Management for the Water Industry Professionals

Date: 25 - 27 April 2022
Time: 9.00am - 1.00pm
Venue: Zoom Virtual Training

Singapore Water Association will be organising a 3-day (AM) Project Contracts and Management for Water Industry Professionals on 26-28 August 2020. This programme is supported by Employment and Employability Institute Pte Ltd (“e2i”).



The course objective is to help you make water and utilities projects successful. We aim to give you insights into contracting, practical knowledge and skillsets as takeaways to apply in your strategies or projects. We will cover all aspects of contracting on major utilities projects from contract development including bid negotiation, through contract execution issues, and into project completion including claim and dispute settlement. The content applies to all discipline sectors, and all organisations from client, consultants, D&B main contractor and subcontractor.

Learning Outcomes

  • Appreciation of cost/ time outcomes on an international major project. Overruns causes
  • Risk allocation principles. Appreciation of contract strategy options
  • Manging time, extensions of time and delay analysis methods
  • Essentials of contract administration to minimise “value leakage”, reduce claims and keep project on track
  • Knowing the fundamentals of contract law and key PSSCOC terms
  • Improve your knowledge of dispute resolution practices

Course Outline

1. Overview and Context
a. Introductions
b. Singapore Public Sector and Water Projects
c. Project challenges
d. Learning outcomes
e. Introducing case study

2. Project Development
a. Procurement to Completion – an overview
b. Contract types and structure
c. Risk management before the works even begin
d. Retention and financial management

3. Contract Fundamentals
a. Checklist of the most important contractual provisions on all Projects
b. Contractual entitlements
c. Breach, Damages and Causation

4. Project Delivery and Contract Administration
a. Risk allocation
b. Notices and Contract Admin Tools
c. Project Records

5. Planning and Project Programmes
a. Programmes – an introduction
b. Extensions of time and liquidated damages
c. Administration regimes

6. Delay
a. Managing suspensions, acceleration and other issues
b. Interim claims
c. Delay analysis

7. Defects and Other Major Risks
a. Design and defects
b. Ground conditions
c. Other Risks

8. Managing Claims and Disputes
a. Negotiation and Mediation
b. Arbitration v Litigation
c. Security of Payments

Course Fees:

Course Fees

SWA Member


Full Fees

SGD 1,100.00

SGD 1,210.00

E2i course fee subsidy

SGD 180.00

SGD 180.00

Special Online Discount

SGD  100.00

SGD  100.00

Nett course fee

SGD 820.00

SGD 930.00

Award of Certificate & PDUs:

  • Certificate of Completion will be issued to participants who meet 75% attendance requirement.
  • This course is qualified for 12 PDUs by PEB.

How to Register:

Participants are advised to make payment for the Full Fees before the course commences to ensure that your registration is confirmed and accepted.

To register for this course, please complete the online registration form by 12 August 2020. Registration will be on a first-come first served basis (This course is limited to 20 participants).

Should there be any further information or assistance required, please feel free to email