Engineering and Construction Techniques and Technology 101 for Non-Engineers

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Engineering and Construction Techniques and Technology 101 for Non-Engineers
(with Risk and Insurance focus)

5-6 September 2018 @Ayana MidPlaza Hotel, Jakarta
Facilitator : Ir. Pooba Mahalingam, B.Eng (Hons), P.Eng, MIEM, MCIHT, AICLA(aff), ASII, ACTA

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Programme Highlights
This is a 2-day course specially arranged to provide non-engineering /insurance participants a better understanding of engineering and construction technology, as they apply to the risk and insurance industry. The knowledge sharing provided during this intensive program will be able to guide participants in the evaluating and underwriting of construction risks, as well as the managing related engineering insurance claims.

Key Learning Outcomes
By the end of the programme, participants will be able to:
1. Describe the basic engineering disciplines, its techniques and construction procedures.

2. Learn the basic knowledge of the design codes and methods of construction
3. Appreciate some technical terms used in engineering and construction sector in relation to underwriting risks or processing claims
4. Highlight the importance of risk management in managing projects
5. Review various CAR policy clauses in relation to works like piling, hydrology and underground utilities

Programme Outline
• Introduction and details of related insurance coverage
 C.A.R, E.A.R, A.L.O.P, P.I Insurances 

• Completed / Ongoing Mega Projects in the region 

• Planning and design concepts – 
Design codes
• Role of Consultants and Architects 

• Types of foundation
» Piles (Various types of Piles – reinforced concrete, Bored, timber etc) 

» Earth retaining structure 

• Construction material
» Concrete/ Steel/Timber 

» Quality – source, quality control, engineering codes
• Superstructure
» Building ( retail/ complex) 

» Bridges/ fly-overs 

• Sequence of Work
» Stages (planning, design – preliminary & final, construction & completion/ hand-over) 

» Typical contracts between contractors, clients (FIDIC Contracts) 

» Case Studies relating to engineering & construction Claims 

Who Should Attend
This two day course will be ideal for Underwriters, claims personnel (Insurers), Brokers and consumers -construction engineers, project managers, Consultants, QS and other project team members who may wish to expand their technical knowledge of this specialised construction teqniques and technology.

Trainer’s Profile : Ir. Pooba Mahalingam
Our guest speaker is a professional engineer (registered with Board of Engineers, Malaysia) with over 25 years of experience in construction, insurance and loss adjusting. He is currently based in Singapore and has dealt with construction, engineering and property risks and claims for various insurance companies and reinsurers. He was previously attached to a global claims management company in Singapore and was assigned to Christchurch, New Zealand as a member of the CAT loss team handling the 2011 earthquake claims. He also managed reinsurance claims for a regional Insurance company in Singapore where he dealt with complex engineering issues.
Pooba has previous experience working with an international loss adjusting firm in Kuala Lumpur where he was responsible for mega projects risk management and claims handling. This included the following large construction risks -KLIA, KLCC, KL Tower, LRT I & II, Sprint Highway and Smart Tunnel. He also gained further regional engineering exposure when he handled assignments in Brunei, Indonesia, Myanmar, Vietnam and Hong Kong.
Our speaker has handled some high profile engineering/ construction cases in the past and is a well-known presenter on project risks and claims handling procedures in the region. He is able to present both in English and Bahasa Malaysia. He also conducts training for M.I.I, S.C.I, A.I.C.L.A, IEM, BCA and other regional bodies. He is actively involved in industry activities both in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.

Training Schedule
Date 5-6 September 2018, Duration 2 days
Time 8.30am – 5.00pm
Venue Ayana MidPlaza Hotel, Jl Jend Sudirman Kav.10-11 Jakarta
Investment Rp4,500,000 per delegate, or Rp4,000,000 per delegate (for 3 or more delegates from same company)

Please make payment to:

Bank Central Asia (BCA) No Rek: 5265318166 a/n : PT AHLIASURANSI MANAJEMEN INDONESIA

1. Investement includes workshop materials, lunch, cofee break, certificate (hotel stay – not included)
2. Free consultation on underwriting and claim through phone call, email or WA chats
3. Join a WA group chats with insurance professionals to stay-up-to-date


Please email to : or contact :

88@Kasablanka Office Tower, 10/F Unit E Jalan Casablanca Kav.88 Jakarta 12870.
Tel : +628128079130 (WA) – Imam Musjab
Email :
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