Course Code: CPD0832/2022
GPM: General and Professional Matters
H&S: Health and Safety including Occupational Safety and Health
OTM: Environment, Information Technology, Quality and Other Technical Matters not directly related to a Trainee's own discipline
Course Name
Liability of Construction Professionals: How to Avoid Trouble
19 August 2022 (Fri)
9:30am – 5:00pm
Organized by
Mastermind Training Institute (Hong Kong) Limited
Live Webinar

Over the years, engineers have been facing challenges in different scope of liability such as design, job site inspection, safety and contract administration. This workshop aims to provide an understanding of the responsibility and liabilities of engineers, owners, and contractors, and advise ways for engineers to eliminate trouble upfront by using the right language and procedures in the contract and specification. With demonstration of real life examples and case laws, participants will also learn the actions to take during the design phase and construction phase which will help reduce and eliminate liability issues.

  • Liability of engineers
  • Design
  • Site inspection
  • Contract administration
  • Safety
  • Incomplete, ambiguous or incorrect design documents
  • Terms in construction contract and the true meaning
  • Contract administration
  • Site investigation
  • No damage for delay
  • Indemnification
  • Notice of claims
  • Differing site conditions
  • Purpose and common occurrences
  • Effect of site investigation clauses and disclaimers
  • Formal contract requirements
  • Change order for equitable adjustment
  • Ways to minimize differing site conditions claims
  • Characteristics of good documentation
  • Risk of not having good documentation
  • Dispute Resolution

Cantonese (course materials in English)


Please complete the online application form and send a crossed cheque payable to “Mastermind Training Institute (Hong Kong) Limited” and send it to Room 2109, 21/F, CC Wu Building, 302 – 308 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong


Email: or Tel: 2709 1038  

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