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Building Information Modeling (BIM) - An Introduction

Fundamental changes are occurring within the design and construction industry due to the increased use of virtual modeling technology. One of the tools is BIM. Do you know what that is and are you ready to use it?

This interactive online course exposes you, the planning, design, and/or construction professional, to the importance of using BIM (Building Information Modeling). It teaches you to work collaboratively throughout projects and helps you develop a thorough understanding of how BIM improves productivity throughout the design and construction process.

We'll examine:

  • Origins of BIM
  • Distinguishing elements of BIM
  • Types of BIM applications available
  • Other products used in conjunction with BIM
  • Facility data included in BIM
  • Who benefits from BIM

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Define BIM
  • Discuss the difference between BIM and other types of models
  • Name the people who will benefit from using BIM
  • List some of the potential benefits for using BIM
  • Recite the current limitations of BIM
  • Describe interoperability

Course Price: $ 52.90

Continuing Education Credits approved for:
  • AIA
  • IEI
  • LEED
  • OAA