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BIM - Project Lifecycle Management

Explore how construction projects perform at different stages of the life cycle and the impact of early decisions on the project.

  • Duration

    2 weeks
  • Weekly study

    8 hours

Understand how to manage a construction project lifecycle

In this short course, you will explore the construction project lifecycle and how communication and collaboration help improve project performance. You will later look at the Royal Institute of British Architects and working processes around the world. You will critically discuss the various components of energy and carbon over a project lifecycle, looking at information exchanges, and will develop a strategy for managing this information.

What topics will you cover?

  • Integrated project delivery
  • Environmental lifecycle analysis
  • Principles of whole-life performance assessment and management
  • The Project Information Delivery Cycle
  • Employer’s information requirements

Learning on this course

On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Develop a detailed understanding of theoretical and practical aspects of strategic management and corporate management processes in the construction industry
  • Develop the critical skills required in Building Information Modelling, to help you enter into a modern digitalised industry

Who is the course for?

This course is for students who are studying the postgraduate degree in Construction Management with BIM.

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 developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured 5 QS Stars for Teaching and Online Learning in the QS World University Ranking 2020 and has received No. 1 in the world for Massive Open Online Courses in MoocLab’s World University Ranking 2021.

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