civl6021 - construction contracts; construction claims...

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Postgraduate Curriculum _________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________ Department of Civil Engineering, THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG 1 Course Title: Infrastructure contracts management Course Code: CIVL6021 Lecturer(s): Dr. M.M. Kumaraswamy / Dr. P. Ekambaram / Mr. S. Humphrey Year: 2005-06 Level: M.Sc. Lecture Hours: 32.5 hours Tutorial Hours: Laboratory Hours: Examination Hours: 2 hours Other Hours: - Pre-requisite: Co-requisite: Course Objectives To provide an understanding of important principles and good practice in managing engineering contracts. Course Syllabus Calendar Entry Infrastructure project packaging; different types and forms of construction contracts; selection of consultants and contractors; management of the tender phase; management of design; administration of
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Unformatted text preview: construction contracts; construction claims management. Course Contents Project delivery systems 2.5 hours Different types and forms of contract 2.5 hours Selecting appropriate contractual systems 2.5 hours Selecting suitable consultants 2.5 hours Contractor and sub-contractor selection 2.5 hours Managing the design phase 2.5 hours Managing the tender phase 2.5 hours Administering construction contracts 5.0 hours Case studies of good practice 2.5 hours Partnering 2.5 hours Construction claims and their management 2.5 hours Trends in local and international practice 2.5 hours Textbook: References: To be decided before each course. Coursework: Assessment: Type Percentage of Total (%) Description Written examination 100% Open Book Coursework...
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