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Alabama AGC to Host BIM Education Classes

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is changing the way projects are constructed. Whether you are a prime contractor using BIM across an entire project or a subcontractor impacted by a specific BIM implementation, this emerging practice requires new mindsets and technological know-how in order to achieve significant improvements in efficiency and cost control.

AGC's BIM Education Program — developed in conjunction with leading BIM practitioners, technology firms and educators—is designed to prepare construction professionals at all experience levels to successfully implement BIM on a construction project.

Each BIM Education Program course provides a full day of training for a total of 32 hours of course time. After participants complete all four courses in the program they become eligible to sit for the Certificate of Management—Building Information Modeling exam. All courses should be take sequentially.

The CM-BIM is the construction industry's only credential that teaches the practical application of the Building Information Modeling process for commercial construction firms.

Sign up today to take one or all 4 courses as space is limited.

Unit 1: An Introduction to BIM - August 24, 2016

Unit 2: BIM Technology - September 14, 2016

Unit 3: BIM Contract Negotiation & Risk Allocation - October 6, 2016

Unit 4: BIM Process, Adoption, & Intergration - November 9, 2016

All classes to be held at the Alabama AGC Building in Irondale.  For more information, please review the attached flyer.  Registration forms can be found on the Events section of this website.