Essential Requirements for Time & Cost Claim

Navigating Disruption and Delay in Construction Projects: Claims, Counterclaims, and Resolution Strategies



There is always a tendency for construction project to be disrupted or delayed which may lead to dispute involving claims and counter claims relating to cost and time. Management and technical personnel need to understand and have a firm grasp of the issues involving the contracts, contractual rights & obligations, events occurring, information flow, records, construction programme and action necessary to maintain the right to pursue claims for time & cost which may be unnecessarily incurred arising from the disruption and delays.



This full day seminar is designed to give participants a broad overview, understanding and knowledge of the contractual and technical matters in respect of disruption or delay to a project. Participants shall be given an insight on an array of tools and skills to deal with the circumstances to prevent the risk from overwhelming the project wellbeing by way of justifying claim for compensations.


Target Audience

  • Commercial Managers (Construction Companies)

  • Quantity Surveyors (Sub-Contractor and Main Contractor)

  • Construction Managers

  • Project Managers

  • Site Managers

  • Site Supervisors

  • Company Director (Construction Related)


Course Outline

  • Understanding contractual provisions and obligations for time completion in public and private sector contracts

  • Identifying necessary information for fulfilling contractual obligations and avoiding pitfalls

  • Developing and keeping track of construction program with milestones and timelines

  • Notifying of delays and understanding conditions and time bars for claims and extension of time

  • Understanding difference between liquidated damages and prolongation cost

  • Maintaining efficient control and coordination to prevent problematic situations and delays

  • Recording information to counter allegations of delay and entitlement to claims

  • Understanding commercial processes for computing and claiming losses and expenses

  • Preparing claims and counterclaim notices and negotiating with the client

  • Resolving disputes through alternative dispute resolution if necessary


Learning Outcomes

  • Understanding the contractual obligations relating to disruption/delay in construction projects

  • Actions necessary in compliant to contractual requirements

  • Knowing the importance of formal notification

  • Preparation of document for notification

  • Keeping of records necessary for justification and evaluating of loss and expense

  • Analysis of disruption/ delays

  • Preparation and submission of claims for EOT and loss and expenses.


Course Fees (Incl GST)

SCAL member: $290.00

CIJC member: $356.40

Non-member: $356.40


Speaker's Profile

Jason Tay

Jason Tay has over 35 years of experience in the construction industry both in the public and private sectors and a large number of projects of which he was technically and directly involved in claims and other contentious issues, both in building and civil engineering projects. He is a honours graduate from UMIST and a Quantity Surveyor with Merit from the College of Estate Management (UK) and also holds a Master Degree in Project Management from the National University of Singapore. He is a Chartered Surveyor and a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors as well as a Chartered Construction Manager and a member of the Chartered Institute of Building (UK), and also a member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrator.


He has served as a Council Member at the Singapore Contractor Association for 6 years and in various Committees particularly in the Contracts and Practice Committee actively participating and contributing to contracts related seminar planned by the committee. Jason was also actively involved in in-house training for his technical staff while serving as an employee of a large construction firm and currently a practicing consultant in quantity surveying, claim & advisory expert, training and dispute resolution.

Course Duration

1.0 Day Course

  • Training Hours – 7.0 hours

Medium Of Instruction

  • English

Funding Information

This online learning is not eligible for funding.



PDU: 7 Units

CET: 7 Hours

CPAS: 7 Units


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Essential Requirements for Time & Cost Claim

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An e-Certificate of Attendance will be issued to participant who complete the course with 100% attendance. 



A notice of replacement / postponement together with the full particulars of the new participant (for replacement) must be given to us AT LEAST 3 working days before course commencement. A charge of S$50 (replacement) or S$100 (postponement) will be imposed on such changes. 



A notice of cancellation must be given at least 3 working days before commencement of the course and 50% of course fee will be charged /returned. If notice is given less than 3 working days before the first day of the course, there will be no refund/100% charged.


Special Class

Available upon request.


For more information, please contact Mr Law Jia Hao at 67939020 or email

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