This unit introduces and facilitates the student's technical knowledge and skills in Building Information Modelling (BIM) and BIM management concepts as required by a BIM manager in the industry. The unit also covers the current practices and approaches used in the construction industry including sustainable construction, lean construction and prefabrication.

Unit details

Location:
Study level:
Undergraduate
Credit points:
12
Unit code:
NBC4002

Prerequisites

Nil

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Develop a well-defined process using BIM to ensure collaboration between all project participants with the client requirements;  
  2. Interpret the BIM terminologies and gain knowledge on project execution plans using BIM management concepts;  
  3. Design for efficient management of resources and use of software in the application of Building Information Modelling (BIM) technology and management;  
  4. Cross-examine the theoretical knowledge of the lean construction, prefabrication and simulation in construction with an introduction to green rating tools.  

Assessment

Assessment type Description Grade
Test Two In-class tests (10% each) 20%
Review Individual review and presentation 15%
Assignment Group assignment report and Presentation 50%
Other Focus group discussion (individually assessed) 15%

Where to next?

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