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You've Heard About AGC Curriculum - But What Is It?

May 12, 2011

AGC brings programs to you for early-career superintendents and project managers, as well as those looking to get involved with green construction and Building Information Modeling. We're offering a special discount on these programs for the month of May. Working with leading industry experts and practitioners to develop educational programs, AGC has created resources that can be delivered across the country. Currently, AGC has four primary curriculums, with several others in development. Course materials include an Instructor’s Guide and Participant’s Manual to ensure participants across the country receive the same quality program. AGC’s nationally developed curriculum include:

  • The Supervisory Training Program (STP)—designed for early-career superintendents and those looking to move into such a role, STP contains ten units of topics relevant to superintendents and two overview units geared toward building or heavy/highway construction supervisors. Each unit in this program is designed for 25 hours of instruction. You can learn more at www.agc.org/STP.
  • The Project Manager Development Program (PMDP)—designed for early-career project managers and those looking to move into such a role the five courses in this program focus on the project manager’s role in any type of construction. Each modules of this program is designed for 16 hours of instruction. You can learn more at www.agc.org/PMDP.
  • The Building Information Modeling (BIM) Education Program—designed specifically for construction professionals, this series will lead contractors through the process of learning about, understanding, adopting and effectively using BIM. BIM 101, the first course in the series provides an overview of what BIM is, why to use it and how to use it. BIM Technology introduces users to the features of BIM tools from multiple platforms. BIM Contract Negotiation and Risk Assessment examines BIM and contract terminology to determine best practices for integrating BIM use into project contracts. BIM Process, Adoption, and Integration provides a foundation for participants to establish and execute the BIM process, facilitate its adoption, and achieve integration on a single project and at a company level to execute multiple BIM projects simultaneously. Not just a tech certificate for BIM software and applications, AGC’s Certificate of Management – Building Information Modeling (CM–BIM) is an assessment-based certificate program tied to AGC’s BIM Education program. Sucessful CM-BIM candidates demonstrate they have achieved the learning outcomes in the training by passing the CM-BIM exam and will have the ability to carry the designation behind their name. Prepare to earn this credential now by attending BIM Education Program courses. Learn more at www.agc.org/BIMEP.

Locate an AGC Chapter to find curriculum courses scheduled near you or contact AGC at curriculum@agc.org for more information on finding and hosting the training. Special Offer Instructor’s Guide and Participant’s Manuals as reference guides for each course are available for purchase through the AGC Store at http://Store.AGC.org. For the month of May only, purchase $1,000 worth of AGC Curriculum Products and get 10% off and free ground shipping! Use code CUR10 at checkout.

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