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Valuation of Variation – Principles & Real Case Studies [SEP 2020]

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Room 3707-09, Hopewell Centre

183 Queen's Road East

Wanchai, HKI

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This training is postponed from 8 August to 19 September 2020.

About this Event

Date: Saturday, 19 September 2020

Time: 9:30am to 5:30pm 

CPD: 6 formal hours

Language: Cantonese (supplementary with English)

Venue: RICS Office, Suite 3707-09, 37/F Hopewell Centre, 183 Queen's Road East, Wanchai

 

Overview

 

 

Under the Standard Form of Building Contract 2005/2006 or the “Old Form” 1986, there are 3 “Golden Rules” for valuation of variation which we have to pay attention to in Private Sector, and the rules are:

 

  • Directly adopt the BQ/SoR’s rate
  • Pro-rata BQ/SoR’s rate
  • Fair rate.

 

In Public Sector, the approach of valuation of variation is similar, however, the rules are slightly different.

 

In this training course, our trainer will share with you some of the key step while doing variation (VO), such as:

 

  • When to directly use BQ/SoR rate?
  • When to use pro-rata?
  • When to use fair rate?
  • Final remarks and recommendations for adopting “pro-rata” and “fair rate” method

 

On completion of this training, you will understand the basic concept of valuation of variation under the Standard Form of Building Contract under Private Sector and Public Sector.

 

Agenda

 

  1. Principle of Valuation of Variation – Private vs Public Sector
  2. When to use BQ/SoR rate directly
  3. When to adopt pro-rata
  4. 2 case studies on pro-rata: its application, PQS view and detailed negotiation - Final settlement
  5. When to adopt fair rate
  6. Final remarks

 

Learning Objectives

 

  1. When to adopt which method for the valuation of variation
  2. When adopting pro-rata to the BQ/SoR – what should be noted
  3. When adopting fair rate – what should be noted
  4. Final remarks on both adopting pro-rata and fair rate

 

 

Who should attend

 

  • Quantity surveyor
  • Commercial manager
  • Project manager
  • Procurement professional
  • Bidder & estimator
  • Building surveyor 

 

 

Trainer

 

Ludwig, C Y HON FRICS

FHKIS, FCInstCES, FHKIArb, FCIArb, RPS[QS]Director of C Y Hon Consultants Ltd

 

Ludwig is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with more than 30 years working experience in the construction industries of Hong Kong, Macau, PRC, Singapore, Vietnam and Australia. During this period Ludwig has worked for private consultancy firms, public authority, developer, main contractor and sub-contractor firms.

 

Ludwig is an expert in costs and contracts, experienced in pre- and post-contract cost control procedures, and has particular experience in preparing and negotiating claims and disputes including extension of time and loss and expenses, mainly for building and civil engineering works. He has been appointed on many occasions to provide contractual advice and has prepared more than 40 EOT reports, expert reports and / or acted as expert witnesses in front of various courts.

 

Additionally, he has been involving in mediation and dispute avoidance / resolution since 2005. He has been appointed on 7 occasions as Mediator. He has been acting as the Dispute Resolution Advisor / Dispute Avoidance and Resolution Advisor between the Government and the Main Contractor for 7 occasions, and on the list of the HKIAC Arbitrator and HKIA/HKIS Arbitrator and registered as RICS (HK) Registered Expert Witness.

 

 

Enquiry

 

Mr Peter Au

Partnership Development Manager

 

Tel: +852 2116 9719

WhatsApp: +852 9779 0038

Email: pau@rics.org

Remarks

 

  • The organiser reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the training at its discretion.
  • No refund or cancellation will be accepted, but a substitute delegate is normally permitted. Please inform the organiser of your substitute delegate at least 5 days before the training.
  • If a typhoon signal no. 8 or above, or black rainstorm warning is in force at least 3 hours before the programme is scheduled to begin, the training will be postponed until further notice. Otherwise, it will continue as scheduled.
  • Registration will only be confirmed upon receipt of completed registration form and full payment.
  • Upon completion of this event, a CPD certificate will be granted. A payment receipt along with the CPD certificate will be sent to you by email with 10 business days after the training.
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Room 3707-09, Hopewell Centre

183 Queen's Road East

Wanchai, HKI

Hong Kong

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