Singapore University of Social Sciences

Contract Administration

Contract Administration (BPM109)


BPM109 Contract Administration provides students an overview of the different types of contract such as the PSSCOC, SIA and REDAS contracts, where students will learn how to administer building, maintenance, servicing, operation and the refurbishment contracts. In addition, students will be equipped with knowledge of payment procedures, the variations, time extension and liquidated damages. Topics will also include final accounts, subcontracting and insurance, performance bond, key performance indicators, and the various indemnity clauses.

Level: 1
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: EVERY REGULAR SEMESTER


  • Forms of Contract - PSSCOC, SIA and REDAS contracts
  • Partnering, Parties Involved, Roles and Relationships, Rights, Duties/ Obligations of Parties
  • Communication
  • Quality Control
  • Completion
  • Delay, Extension of Time and Liquidated Damages
  • Subcontracting Procedure
  • Variations
  • Claims Management Procedures
  • Payment and Final Account Procedures
  • Security of Payment Act
  • Risk, Indemnity and Insurance

Learning Outcome

  • Discuss the legal principles of the contract provisions
  • Explain the roles and principles of contract provisions such as Instruction and Direction, Quality of Workmanship and Material, Exension of Time and Delay, Sub-contracting, Variation, Payment and Risk Management
  • Advise clearly and coherently on issues partaining to contract administration
  • Identify the uniqueness of the different forms of standard contracts
  • Discuss contract provisions
  • Calculate payment and compensation
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