Construction Project Management: Loss and Expense

65.00 USD

0.5 Hours Formal CPD

Recognize how best to deal with the loss and expense procedures relevant for each party involved in a construction project, and be able to advise your clients accordingly.

Available Classes

On Demand (Recording)

Course information

It is important to understand what constitutes loss and expense, how to calculate the value, and what records should be kept throughout the project life cycle to assist in the process/claim.

Loss and expense is paid to the contractor in order to put the contractor’s cash position back where it would have been before a breach of contract arose. This class will address the questions of when loss and expense should be paid and what the value should be. 

Course Content 

  • Introduction to loss and expense
  • Loss and expense procedures
  • Causes of loss and expense
  • Parties obligations relating to the subject
  • Architect and contract administrator’s obligations regarding determination
  • Content of contractor’s notices
  • Methods and calculating head office overheads
  • Record keeping

Why attend this course

To gain an understanding of what is a valid loss and expense claim, how to calculate the cost of such claims, and know which records to keep throughout the project lifecycle in order to assist with such claims.

Who should attend

Commercial managers of construction companies, quantity surveyors (main contractor and client side ), cost estimators, project managers, contracts administrators, architects and facility managers.


This on-demand video course is a recorded, instructor led program with interactions built in to test your knowledge.

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Learning outcomes

  • Determine loss and expense
  • Prepare and deal with a contractor’s loss and expense notice
  • Advise the various parties relating to this subject on their obligations
  • Keep records to assist in loss and expense ascertainment
  • Presenter


    Sorina Du Toit MRICS

    Additional information

    Next start date: On demand

    Presenter: Sorina Du Toit MRICS

    Category: Construction

    Member price: $35.00

    Price: $65.00

    Course Type: Product / Web Classes

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