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Introduction
APC / ATC
CPD-HKIS
CPD by Others
 
Code : 2012093
Event Name : A Review of Cost Management Methods in Managing Engineering Projects and Some Empirical Findings
CPD Code : Formal Events
Speaker : Dr. Ellen Lau is a fellow member of HKIS and RICS. She was firstly educated as a quantity surveyor with a first degree in Quantity Surveying. She practiced with consultant quantity surveying firms and an international contractor before she started her academic career. She presently teaches quantity surveying related subjects in City University of Hong Kong, and conducts research in management, procurement, and surveying, and is also involved in different international actives.
Event Date : 25/10/2012
Event Time : 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
CPD Hour(s) : 1.5
Venue : Surveyors Learning Centre, Suite 811, 8/F., Jardine House, Central, Hong Kong
Division : QSD
Closing Date : 11/10/2012
Fee : HK $120 for members; HK $150 for non-members (HK $20 walk in surcharge for all pricings listed)
Priority : QSD Members; First come first served
Details :

In a building contract, the major role of quantity surveyors in cost management generally covers cost planning, value management, feasibility studies, lifecycle costing, cost benefit analysis, tendering, valuation and cost estimation. It has been observed that these cost management activities may have been carried out differently from the planning aspect, the legal aspect and the cost aspect in engineering projects. In attempting to look at the nature of the project, the contractual arrangement, the methodological approach of the estimate, the components of the contract sum, the cost modeling methods and the cost control methods, Dr. Lau is going to offer some empirical findings to share with those who are in particular working in this area.