The Real Estate Developer’s Association of Singapore (REDAS) Design and Build Conditions of Contract standard form is widely used in the private sector for design and build projects. The current edition includes an option module enabling the Employer to appoint his own design consultant to provide the architectural design.
Increasingly, managers in every functional area need to understand the basic principles of accounting and finance to improve the effectiveness of their operations and strategy. Financial data has to be analysed in order to make calculated business decisions. By empowering non-financial managers with a framework of essential financial terminology, concepts and applications taught in this programme, it would enable them to analyse and interpret commonly used financial information in making business decisions and working more effectively with the financial managers of their organizations.
This course gives an overview of the common causes of workplace accidents and the stake holders’ duties and responsibilities under the respective legislations and common law. Court case judgments are used to illustrate the requirements of the stakeholders. Practical control measures to avoid/minimise risks of workplace accidents are covered.
The Public Sector Standard Conditions of Contract (PSSCOC) was developed by the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) to enable a common contract form to be used in all public sector construction projects. Familiarity among users will reduce tendering efforts and promote greater efficiency in contract administration.
The PSSCOC for Construction Works was first published in 1995. It had undergone several reviews. The second and third editions were launched in July 1999 and January 2004 respectively. The fourth edition was launched in March 2005 to be in line with the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2004 which came into operation in April 2005. The current version is the PSSCOC for Construction Works (Seventh Edition Jul 2014).
This course will provide participants with the practical skills and knowledge required to communicate in writing effectively between departments and with other companies.
Participants will cover the importance of writing as a communication tool, the various principles and processes of writing, the overall appearance of the completed form of written communication. Also covered will be the presentation and structure of such areas as, letter writing, memo and email writing.