Singapore University of Social Sciences

Contract Administration (FEM109)


FEM109 Contract Administration provides students an overview of the difference 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 indicator, and the various indemnity clauses.

Level: 1
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every 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 Procedure
  • 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, Extension of Time and Delay, Sub‐contracting, Variation, Payment and Risk Management
  • Advise clearly and coherently on issues pertaining to contract administration
  • Identify the uniqueness of the different forms of standard contracts
  • Discuss contract provisions
  • Calulate payment and compensation
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