Tuesday, March 20 2018 8:01:06

CPD by Others
Code : 2018005B
Event Name : QSD PQSL Estimating Series 2018 (1) – Pre- Contract Cost Planning
CPD Code : Formal Events
Speaker : Sr Steven Tang
Steven started his career in the Cost Planning Department of Arcadis (legacy Langdon & Seah). Since then, he has been involved in the preparation of cost plans for a number of projects. Steven is a Council Member of HKIS QSD from 2010 to present. He led the working committee in the preparation of the Practice Notes for Pre-Contract Estimates and Cost Plans with the latest version published in October 2016. Steven is glad to share the basics of cost planning, lessons learnt from his real life projects and some key points for the APC candidates to note in answering APC questions.
Event Date : 05/02/2018
Event Time : 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Divisional PQSL Hour(s) : 1.5
Venue : Surveyors Learning Centre, Room 1207, 12/F, Wing On Centre, 111 Connaught Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Division : QSD
Closing Date : Please refer to "Remarks"
Fee : HK$120 for members, HK$200 for non-members (HK$30 walk-in surcharge on all prices listed)
Priority : Priority is given to QSD Associate Members and Probationers
Language : Cantonese supplemented by English
Details :

The purpose of the QSD PQSL 2018 is to help QSD probationers and Associate members to enrich the basic knowledge in quantity surveying practice and prepare for the APC examinations.  There shall be various series of PQSL events, namely Measurement, Procurement, Standard Form of Building Contract, Contract Administration and Specialization which cover various topics such as Measurement Techniques, Measurement of Building Works and Building Services Installations, Tendering, Report on Tenders, Variation and Post-Contract Cost Control, Payment Valuation and Final Accounts, Contractual Arrangement, Liquidated Damages and Extension of Time, Direct Loss and Expense Claims, Dispute Resolution, Liquidation and etc.


The coming events are:



CPD Code



13 Feb, 2018



QSD PQSL Contract Administration Series 2018 (1) – Liquidated & Ascertained Damages in Construction Contract

Sr Wilson Li

5 Feb, 2018


QSD PQSL Estimating Series 2018 (1) – Pre- Contract Cost Planning

Sr Steven Tang

26 Feb, 2018



QSD PQSL Contract Series 2018 (1) – Basic Understanding of Extension of Time and Direct Loss and/or Expenses Clauses in Standard Form of Building Contract

Sr Kenny Lui

14 Mar, 2018


QSD PQSL Contract Series 2018 (2) – New Engineering Contract (NEC3) – Pre-contract Practice

Sr H Y Wan

9 Apr, 2018


QSD PQSL Contract Administration Series 2018 (2) – Report on Tenders

Sr Ringo Lui

17 Apr, 2018


QSD PQSL Tendering Series 2018 (1) – Tendering Procedures

Sr T T Cheung, JP

22 Mar, 2018


QSD PQSL Cost Management Series 2018 (1) – Understanding of Building Services Installations for Quantity Surveyors

Sr Antony Man

25 Jun, 2018


QSD PQSL Contract Administration Series 2018 (3) – Payment Valuation and Final Account - From Contractor’s Perspective

Sr P F, Ponnie MA

26 Apr, 2018


QSD PQSL Contract Administration Series 2018 (4) – Shall We Talk : Battles between Quantities and Rates in Professional Practice

Sr Poleon Chan


21 Jun, 2018


QSD PQSL Estimating Series 2018 (2) How to Prepare a Preliminary Cost Plan for a New Building Development.

Sr Anderson Chan

7 May, 2018


QSD PQSL Specialization Series 2018 (1) – Basics of Value Management for Quantity Surveyor

Mr. Ricky Y.S. Wong


23 May, 2018


QSD PQSL Contract Administration Series 2018 (5) – Cost Control: An Overview from Contractor’s Perspective

Sr Alan K. H. Ho

29 May, 2018


QSD PQSL Contract Administration Series 2018 (5) – Substantial Completion : What? How? Implication?

Sr Jason Tang


11 Jun, 2018


QSD PQSL Contract Series 2018 (3) – New Engineering Contract (NEC3) – Post-contract Practice

Sr H Y Wan


Remark :



NOT Eligible for CPD Hours

This event is recognised as the Divisional PQSL event and it accounts for 1.5 PQSL hours. Whether the event could be regarded as the PQSL event for other Division’s APC scheme or not shall be determined by the APC candidate’s respective Division. This event does not account for CPD hours.