CM-BIM Unit 1: An Introduction to Building Information Modeling - Cancelled
An introduction to Building Information Modeling is the first of four courses that comprise AGC's Building Information Modeling Education Program. This course provides a complete overview of BIM concepts, terminology and practice as well an an introduction to important uses and concepts to help you understand how BIM is changing the construction process.
Session 1 focuses on explaining common terms and answering the questions "What is BIM?". This session also addresses why BIM should be used on construction projects and describes the potential benefits that can be realized by designers, contractors, subcontractors, vendors and owners when BIM is used.
Session 2 examines the process that a company typically goes through to start incorporating BIM into its business practices. This session looks at how technology is helpful to facilitate the elimination of work silos, describes the advantages of the BIM process and shares some of the workflow processes associated with BIM.
Session 3 introduces some of the more advanced uses of BIM, following the typical progression a company goes through in its BIM implementation plan. This session examines case studies of 4D and 5D BIM and describes new topics that are impacting BIM today.
Session 4 is where all the BIM concepts come together and you start thinking about the next steps. This session describes the four options for BIM implementation. Attendees will develop a BIM assessment survey that they can take back to their organization.
Course Learning Objectives:
Recognize the importance of BIM.
Define common BIM terminology.
Discuss how BIM can be used as a communication and collaboration tool.