Essentials of NEC4 Engineering Construction Contract (ECC) (New) (HKIE CPD 0861/2020)

21 August 2020 (Fri)

0930 –1700


Wanchai/ Admiralty

Cantonese supplemented with English materials

This training programme aims to enrich and strengthen participants with new concepts, best practices and proven strategies for NEC4 contract. The contents will be based on the NEC3 fundamentals and practical issues with amendments made by the Development Bureau in Hong Kong, also with highlights on the NEC4 framework and latest changes. Upon completion of the training, participants are expected to be able to:

  • Describe the philosophy of NEC and the behaviours needed to ensure success;
  • Appreciate the use of Contract Data, Scope and Site Information;
  • Define and appreciate the roles and responsibilities of key parties; and
  • Recognise the differences and provide advice on appropriate contract strategies.


  • Introduction of NEC4 Engineering Construction Contract (ECC)
  • Using the ECC
  • Preparation of tender document for NEC4
  • Contract administration for NEC4
  • Handling of compensation events
  • Managing the ECC processes
  • Contractor’s main responsibility
  • Programme Management
  • Quality Management
  • Risk Management
  • Payment
  • Managing of Change
  • Title
  • Liabilities and insurance
  • Accounts and Projects closure, termination and dispute resolution


NEC4 & NEC3 ECC Accredited Project Manager
Fellow of The Hong Kong Institute of Value Management

KH is an Accredited NEC4 & NEC3 ECC Project Manager and an active NEC practitioner in Hong Kong.  He has been involving in more than 20 NEC or Target Cost projects since 2008.  He is currently appointed by Civil Engineering and Development Department as the on-site NEC consultant to provide advisory services on the Tseung Kwan O – Lam Tin Tunnel Project which has 4 works contracts using NEC3 ECC Options A, B, C and D respectively.  KH is one of the local tutors to teach NEC3 ECC Accreditation Courses.   He also runs NEC training workshops for Works Departments, local consultants and contractors.  KH was invited by the Building and Construction Authority of the Singapore government to speak at the “Seminar and Workshop on Essentials in Collaborative Contracting” in April 2018.  Participants were inspired by his “Moving Away from Business as Usual” operation model based on NEC essence and procedures.


Mr. Harrison CHEUNG
Barrister-at-Law, Chartered Engineer
NEC4 ECC Accredited Project Manager, Arbitrator, HKIAC Mediator and Dispute Resolution Advisor

Harrison is a practicing barrister, a member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers and a fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is also an HKIAC accredited mediator and is on the Panel List of Mediators and Arbitrators of the Hong Kong Bar Association.

Harrison is a seasoned speaker who has been co-operating with local universities (HKU, PolyU, CityU SCOPE, etc.) in recent years and teaching courses of various legal topics. With more than 20 years experience in the construction industry, Harrison is dedicated to designing and teaching courses tailor-made to the construction industry for both in-house training and public courses, feedback is very positive from participants. Since July 2012, there are more than 3,000 participants who joined the courses, who are management staffs, government officials and professionals from different disciplines.