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Introduction-BIM & Integration

  • What is BIM anyway?-Manage information better
  • Certainty is Your Mantra-How good is your crystal ball?
  • Using contingencies to control costs-Project cost management
  • Using MindMaps to improve understanding
  • Build your BIM and integration toolbox
  • Begin the change
  • Manage projects better
  • A lifecycle approach to architecture-A sustainable architecture
  • Don’t reinvent the wheel-Why change?
  • Introduction to integrated practice-Solve problems
  • Introduction to BIM
  • Tools for mapping processes
  • BIM for manufacturers and suppliers
  • BIM for Subcontractors
  • The Onuma System to Google Earth and back again
  • BIM tool consultation
  • GiS for the geospatially challenged
  • Systems to improve your site planning process
  • Focus on systems – BIM for mechanical and electrical engineers
  • Bring a BIMStorm to your community
  • Overview of Bentley Architecture
  • Overview of Generative Components
  • Overview of Archicad
  • Overview of the Onuma System
  • Overview of Revit, Navisworks and AutoDesk
  • Overview of Google Earth and Sketchup
  • Overview of Second Life and Virtual Environments

Introduction–Business Processes

  • What do the GSA (and VA/Wisconsin/et al) BIM requirements mean to me?
  • Using contingencies to control costs-Project cost management
  • Sustainability and green
  • Overview of the National BIM Standard-Simple, concise standards
  • What could go wrong?-Cautions
  • I’m an owner. Why should I care about BIM?
  • Legal Implications of BIM 101
  • Integrated cost management
  • Integrated Specifications
  • BIM for Purchasing Agents

Intermediate-BIM Track

  • Use Solibiri & Navisworks to expand your horizons
  • The ultimate charrette guide
  • Managing BIMStorms
  • Use BIM to become more sustainable
  • BIM for Facilities Managers
  • BIM enabled imagery
  • Leverage design and documentation
  • How do I charge for BIM?-Fees change
  • Scenario-based planning-Be more precise
  • Rules-based systems-Automate the mundane
  • Embrace the long view

Intermediate-Integration Track

  • Find the right management solution
  • Do everything on the web
  • An overview of integrated practice-Align concept, scope, and budget
  • Focus on value-Building trust
  • How much time does it take to integrate?
  • Making integration integral to your business
  • Plan your future
  • Strategic planning for integration
  • Testing new products

Intermediate-Business Processes

  • Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design
  • Turbocharge your capital improvement plan
  • Make your programs transparent to the public
  • Manage your capital assets
  • Snuggle up with a model server
  • How do I decide what to do?

Advanced

  • Managing the new diversity
  • Purchasing systems to achieve better results
  • Capitol assets on steroids
  • Knowledge capture saves the day
  • Databases for advanced BIM
  • Create your own BIM objects
  • Be happy – reduce your risk
  • BIM change management
  • Construction procurement and beyond
  • Integration assessment – where do you stand?
  • Key your staff into integration
  • Manage the constraints-don’t let them manage you
  • The future of integrated practice-Capitalize on your strengths
  • Your firm in the new world-How will I change?
  • Validate your way to success

Competency Testing

  • BIM Level 1
  • BIM Level 2
  • BIM Trainer
  • Integration Manager
  • BIM Administrator