QATAR Combined CPD on Constructive Acceleration vs Disruption – are they the same & Presentation skills- 25 March 2019

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RICS is delighted to invite you to a combined CPD event run on Constructive Acceleration vs Disruption – are they the same & Presentation Skills which will be held on the 25 March 2019, at Marriott Marquis City Centre, Doha Qatar

Summary of the Topic:
Constructive acceleration is used by contractors as an argument when looking to recover the cost of increased resources on a project. So, is it the same as a disruption claim?
Presentation skills: Developing Presentation Skills including sharpening both verbal and non-verbal communication skills.

Learning outcome:
Constructive Acceleration vs Disruption

  • The difference between prolongation and disruption
  • The differences between disruption and acceleration
  • An understanding of what is meant by ‘constructive acceleration’
  • An understanding of what a claim for constructive acceleration really is
  • How ‘constructive acceleration’ is viewed by the judiciary

Presentation skills:

  • Understand how we communicate as people and apply this understanding to their presentations
  • Identify the purpose, audience and context of the presentation
  • Use speaking and listening strategies
  • The confidence to create and deliver effective and impactful presentations

Colin Russell | Director | HKA Global Limited
Ravvy Kaur BSc (Hons) MRICS | Valuation Advisory | DTZ Qatar

About the Speakers

Colin Russell is a Director for HKA Global Limited, based in Doha. He has 25 years’ experience within varied sectors of the construction industry both in the United Kingdom and worldwide. After graduating with a BSC (Hons) in Quantity Surveying, Colin qualified as a Chartered Quantity Surveyor. As well as being a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Colin is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a Member of the Association of Project Managers. He also holds an MSc in Construction Law and Dispute Resolution as well as a Level 7 Advanced Professional Award in Expert Witness Evidence. Colin has worldwide experience specializing in quantum and delay analysis on a variety of projects including conference centers, hotels, residential towers, large manufacturing plants, motorways, airport terminals, waste-water treatment plants and oil and gas fired power stations.

Ravvy Kaur is a Valuation Advisor of DTZ Qatar. Prior to relocating to Qatar, Ravvy has experience working within the fund management industry and experience in business space investment across the UK. Ravvy has been in Qatar since 2015 and provides valuation advice across the GCC. She is a fully qualified member of the RICS, an RICS Registered Valuer, Member of the RICS APC Committee and an RICS APC Counsellor.

Marriott Marquis, City Centre Doha
Omar Al Mukhtar Street, Area 61, Aldafna, Street #850, Doha, Qatar
T: +974 4419 5000
1800 to 1830                 – Coffee, networking & registration
1830 to 1835                 – Introduction of the speaker and RICS updates
1835 to 1920                 – 1st speaker Presentation
1920 to 2020                 – 2nd speaker Presentation
2020 to 2115                 – Q&A

Do not send payment via bank transfer as this form of payment is no longer acceptable for CPD events.
Please note: We are unable to reserve a place at this event unless payment is made

The presentation will start promptly at 1830. If you have not checked in by this time (1830), you will not be able to claim your 3hrs CPD.

All practising RICS members are required to record at least 20 hours of CPD (including a minimum of 10 hours of formal CPD) completed each year. It has come to our attention that certain RICS members in this region have declared as complete CPD events that they have booked but not attended.  
Please note that we maintain attendance registers at RICS training and CPD events. We will also be carrying out extra checks on CPD records and, where dishonest recording is identified, the matter will be brought to the attention of the RICS regulation team and may result in RICS pursuing disciplinary action.



March 25 2019


Date: March 25
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost: 80AED
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Marriott Marquis, City Centre Doha

Omar Al Mukhtar Street, Area 61, Aldafna, Street #850, Doha, Qatar Doha, Qatar


Phone: +971 4 375 5807