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The Roles and Responsibilities in BIM

Understand the importance of information management with BIM and evaluate the roles and responsibilities within a BIM project.

The Roles and Responsibilities in BIM
  • Duration

    2 weeks
  • Weekly study

    10 hours

This course will help you understand the importance of keeping up to date documents as part of information management. You will also begin to define the Common Data Environment and the need to evaluate the information management roles within the BIM context.

You will then explore how different roles and responsibilities relate to project and task teams. This will enable you to create a review of the information delivery cycle within your own role and context.

What topics will you cover?

  • What is information management?
  • Implications for both good/poor information management in the AEC
  • How information management relates to BIM?
  • Roles and responsibilities within BIM defined
  • Information delivery cycle

Learning on this course

You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

Who is the course for?

This course is suitable for construction professionals who want to learn more about BIM. It will appeal to learners who have come from academic and professional backgrounds in construction management, architectural technology, building surveying, quantity surveying, civil engineering and building services.

Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.

Who will you learn with?

Danny McGough is the course director for the Construction Management with BIM online course at Coventry. He's worked on a number of complex research projects focusing on BIM & sustainable development.

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

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