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Devan Nair Institute for Employment & Employability

80 Jurong East Street 21
#04-08, Singapore 609607
Tel: (65) 6563 4166
Fax: (65) 6563 4156
Email: enquiry@recc.com.sg

Executive Training Courses

3rd Run 1-DAY TRAINING COURSE

LAW OF TORT IN FACILITIES MANAGEMENT

COURSE OBJECTIVES

The course will provide knowledge and understanding of the Principles of Tort Law in a Real Estate and Facilities Management work setting and implications on parties managing and executing the work.

COURSE PROGRAMME (9.00 am – 6.00 pm)

  • Tort Law: Backdrop
    • Contract vs. Tort Law
    • Duties of Parties
    • Implications for Real Estate & Facilities Management Work & Parties Involved
  • Principles of Tort Law
    • Definition of  a Tort
    • Breach of a Tort & Harm Caused
    • Monetary Compensation for Harm Caused
  • Tort of Negligence
    • Concept of Negligence
    • Requirements to Establish Claim in Negligence
    • Defences to Claim in Negligence
    • Professional Negligence Overview
  • Land-Related Tort
    • Nuisance
      -  Public & Private Nuisance
      -  Private Nuisance: Unreasonable Interference with Enjoyment of Land
      -  Who Can Be Sued & Who Can Sue
      -  Defences & Remedies 
    • Trespass to Land
      -  Definition of Land
      -  What Constitutes a Trespass
      -  Defences & Remedies
    • Negligence & Occupier’s Liability
      -  Who is the Occupier
      -  Types of Visitors & Duty of Care Owned
      -  Negligence Leading to Breach of Duty of Care  

COURSE LEADER

Joel Lim Junwei

Mr Lim was a Senior Associate at Allen & Gledhill LLP. His work spanned a wide range of civil and commercial disputes, spanning international arbitrations involving professional negligence and construction projects, just to name a few.  Mr Lim graduated from the National University of Singapore with an LLB (Hons) degree in 2009 and was placed on the Dean’s list for academic excellence. He was called to the Singapore Bar in 2010. 

Dr. Quah Lee Kiang

Dr Quah is the Director of the Real Estate & Construction Centre and the Real Estate & ConstructionAcademyin Singapore. She has extensive regional and international experience in Project and Facilities Management & Maintenance research, advice and academia. Her professional affiliations include being past President of the Chartered Institute of Building Singapore Centre, Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Asia Board, Singapore Board and Asia Pacific Sustainability Board. Dr Quah is currently Chairperson of the Sustainability Committee in the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) Singapore Chapter.

COURSE DATE AND VENUE

Friday 18 Jan 2019 / Friday 15 Mar 2019

Devan Nair Institute for Employment & Employability
80 Jurong East St 21, Singapore 609607

COURSE FEES & FUNDING SUPPORT

$615 nett per person. Course fees includes full colour course documentation and refreshments at tea breaks.  For company-sponsored candidates, course fees are $502.50 nett after E2i Professional Development funding which will be granted on successful completion of an RECC Course Registration Form (please note that funding places are limited).   

For individuals, all Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website (www.skillsfuture.sg/credit) to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory. NTUC members may claim up to $250 under the Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP). 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The course will benefit those who have a vested interest in buildings including:

  • Developers
  • Building Owners
  • Government Officials
  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Project Managers
  • Quantity Surveyors
  • Contractors/Sub-Contractors/Suppliers
  • Property Managers
  • Facilities Managers
  • Maintenance Managers
  • Management Corporations
  • Town Councils
  • and Others

CANCELLATIONS

Cancellations made one week before the scheduled commencement date of the course will be subjected to an administrative fee of $100.00. The full fee of $615.00 will be payable thereafter for any cancellation; substitutions can be made at any time.

COURSE ENQUIRIES AND REGISTRATIONS

Mr Ken Chew
Tel: 6563 4166
Fax: 6563 4156 
E-mail: exectrg@recc.com.sg

PLEASE NOTE

It may be necessary for reasons beyond RECC’s control, to change the content and timing of the programme and the identity of the course leader/s.

 

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