Construction And Quantity Survey

Cash Flow Planning and Control in Construction Projects
INTRODUCTION

The aim of this module is to analyze and study the importance of cash flow planning in construction project and cost management. This module also analyses and studies the various techniques used to prepare cash flow and methods on how contractors can improve their cash flow during the implementation of construction projects.

COURSE OBJECTIVE

  • To understand the technique and methodology of cash flow for construction project.
  • To learn how to use and apply ‘S-Curve’ technique as atool to predict possible cash flow.
  • To develop cash flow planning using bar chart.
  • To study the impact of variations (contract and credit) to cash flow planning in construction.

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

  • Building contractors
  • Developers
  • Consultants
  • Bankers
  • All professionals
Financial Management and Planning in Construction Projects
INTRODUCTION

The aim of this module is to discuss in detail how to monitor and control the cost during the construction period. It will discuss the concept of financial management in construction in general, the technique of cost estimating and how to use this technique to plan, monitor and control the finance of the construction. The procedure of weekly and monthly cost monitoring, the implication of variations and sensitivity analysis are also discussed.

COURSE OBJECTIVE

  • To discuss the technique of cost control during pre and post contract construction.
  • To discuss the technique used for financial project planning in construction.
  • To discuss the importance of project cost estimating in the management of construction project financial.

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

  • Building contractors
  • Developers
  • Consultants
  • Bankers
  • All professionals
Urban Design Theory
INTRODUCTION

Urban design is one of the most important aspects of the environment that is related to architecture and planning. In the process of designing and planning, especially in urban areas, knowledge in theory related to urban design will help designers and planners make quick practical decision.

COURSE OBJECTIVE

The objectives of the course are to provide participants with:

  • Basic understanding of urban design.
  • Basic understanding of theory of urban design.
  • Basic knowledge of how theory will enhance practice.

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

  • Planners (local authorities and consultant),
  • Architects (government bodies and consultant)
  • Academician (architecture, planning and environmental designer)
  • Students (architecture and planning)
  • Politician and community leaders
  • Those interested in urban environment
Contract Management and Claims Procedure in Construction Project
INTRODUCTION

The aim of this module is to analyze and examine in depth various aspects of contract in construction project and the types of contract used. Work variations, claims procedure, contract disputes and the extension of time in construction will be explained and discussed. Clients/contractors rights as outlined in the forms of contract will also be covered in the discussion.

COURSE OBJECTIVE

  • The objectives of the course are to provide participants with the knowledge of:
  • The various forms of contract in construction
  • The clients/contractors right and responsibility according to the forms of contract
  • The management and administration of construction contract
  • Dealing with contract variations and claims in construction projec

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

  • Building contractors
  • Developers
  • Consultants
  • Bankers
  • All professionals
Construction Cost Project Estimation
INTRODUCTION

The aim of this module is to assist the participant to understand the main aspects in the process of preparing a systematic

approach in project cost estimation. This is very important to ensure that the tender submitted is competitive enough to win the project. This module also covers the right techniques of estimating so that cost budgeting can be prepared effectively as well as can be used in the construction project cost control.

COURSE OBJECTIVE

The objectives of the course are to provide participants with the knowledge of:

  • The main aspects in project cost estimating process.
  • The project cost estimating techniques.
  • The techniques of measuring quantities in construction.
  • The systematic project cost estimating.
  • Preparing the construction cost budgeting and project cost control

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

  • Building contractors
  • Developers/ Banker
  • Consultants
  • All professionals
Measurement Techniques and Cost Estimating in Building Works
INTRODUCTION

The aim of this module is to understand the main aspects involved in the process of preparing tender document for civilengineering projects. Participants will be exposed to measurement techniques, which cover several types of civil engineeringworks such as earthwork and roads, piling and bridges, sewerage and drainage based on the Civil Engineering StandardMethod of Measurement (CESMM3).

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To understand the systematic approaches in measuring the quantities of civil engineering work items.
  • To understand the philosophy of ‘Civil Engineering Standard Method of Measurement for Building Works’, third edition (CESMM3) in measuring quantities of earthwork, roads, piling, bridges, sewerage and drainage.
  • To prepare tender document for tendering purposes.

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

  • Building contractors
  • Developers
  • Consultants
  • Bankers
  • All professionals
The Implementation of Industrialized Building System (IBS) and Modular Coordination (MC) (Approved and Certified by CIDB-UTM)
COURSE OBJECTIVE

The objectives of the course are to provide participants with the knowledge of:

  • The application of IBS and MC in the global market.
  • The importance of MC in the context of IBS.
  • MC techniques and applications.

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

  • Engineers
  • Technical personnel from local authorities and private sectors
Quantity Surveying Profession and Services in The Construction Industry
INTRODUCTION

The aim of this module is to present the general scenario of the construction industry, and how the roles and functions of the quantity surveying profession can assist the industry in improving the cost management of project and resolve contractual  issues for the benefit of both clients and contractors. This module also explains the roles of quantity surveying from inception until the completion of project, from feasibility studies to the final account.

COURSE OBJECTIVE

The objectives of the course are to provide participants with the knowledge of:

  • Overview of the history, roles and functions of quantity surveying profession
  • The relationship between quantity surveyors and other professionals in the construction industry.
  • How quantity surveyors’ roles can be utilized to assist the client as well as contractors in managing and minimizing the construction cost, construction contract disputes and project cost control and monitoring.

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

  • Building contractors
  • Developers
  • Consultants
  • Bankers
  • All professionals
Measurement Techniques and Cost Estimating in Building Works
INTRODUCTION

The aim of this module is to understand the aspects involved in the process of preparing tender document. The participants will be exposed to measurement techniques, which cover all elements in a building based on the Standard Method of Measurement for Building Works (SMM).

COURSE OBJECTIVE

The objectives of the course are to provide participants with the knowledge to:

  • Understand the systematic approaches in measuring the quantities of building work items.
  • Understand the philosophy of ‘Standard Method of Measurement for Building Works’ (SMM) in measuring quantities of ‘substructure works’ and ‘superstructure works’.
  • Prepare ‘Bill of Quantities’ for tender purposes.

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

  • Building contractors
  • Developers
  • Consultants
  • Bankers
  • All professionals