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A The Path to BIM: BIM for Beginners SFIA109

Description:       
BIM (Building Information Modeling) is no longer just an industry buzzword. According McGraw Hill surveys, BIM adoption in North America jumped from 28% in 2007 to 71% in 2012. And the ability to avoid errors, better control costs and cut the timelines for work-flows and approvals promise to make BIM and essential tool in the design and construction process. This webinar is designed to help set the stage for architects and contractors who would like to implement BIM into their operations so they can be part of this collaborative process and, ultimately, remain competitive.

Learning Units:       1
Credit Designations:       LU
Course Format:       Instructor-led distance ed.

Learning Objective

1:       Describe why there is a move towards BIM and what are the key drivers within the market.

2:       Communicate how BIM is currently being applied by architects and main contractors.

3:       Envision the impact of BIM on the design process and the opportunities it presents, along with key issues and challenges facing designers and contractors in the adoption and implementation of BIM

4:       Focus on the tools and terminology in use today.