AGC of America to Launch BIM 101 Course

December 15, 2008
Coming in February 2009, AGC of America will release a full-day introductory curriculum on the industry’s hottest topic, Building Information Modeling (BIM). BIM 101: An Introduction to Building Information Modeling will give participants a broad overview and introduce important concepts of BIM.  By participating in this course, attendees will recognize the importance of BIM, understand common terminology, recognize BIM as a communication and collaboration tool, learn about examples of successful BIM usage and discuss issues associated with initiating the BIM process.  Designed for construction professionals at all experience levels, this full-day course will feature sessions on:      • The What and Why of BIM      • Technology and Process Integration I      • Technology and Process Integration II      • Getting Started with BIM BIM 101 is the first of six courses to be developed as part of AGC’s BIM Education Program.  This program will be comprised of six levels of courses, administered at multiple levels and organized by degree of difficulty to provide in-depth training on BIM. BIM 101 will be offered at many of AGC’s 96 nationwide chapters, and can be brought in-house to construction firms or educational institutions.  Contact Amy Fields, Senior Director of Curriculum, and Program Development or Stephanie Mullins, Program Coordinator, at or (703) 837-5360 to receive more information on this exciting new resource as it becomes available.
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