Singapore University of Social Sciences

Construction IT & Building Information Modeling

Applications Open: 01 October 2019

Applications Close: 30 November 2019

Next Available Intake: January 2020

Schemes: Lifelong Learning Credit (L2C)

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Built Environment


Synopsis

BPM107 Construction IT & Building Information Modeling will give students an insight of construction IT and BIM used in construction project management. The course sets to equip students with essential knowledge in construction IT, ability to read and navigate in BIM software, knowledge of best modeling practice, and be able to apply modeling techniques.

Level: 1
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every January
E-Learning: BLENDED - Learning is done MAINLY online using interactive study materials in MyUniSIM. Students receive guidance and support from online instructors via discussion forums and emails. This is supplemented with SOME face-to-face sessions. If the course has an exam component, this will be administered on-campus.

Topics

  • Construction IT
  • Electronic Documentation Management system (EDMS)
  • Project Management Software
  • Supply chain Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Building Information Modeling and its benefits
  • asics in BIM using Autodesk Revit/Bentley Microstation/GaphisoftArchiCAD
  • BIM applications
  • Integration and 4D BIM – Autodesk Naviswork / Bentley Navigator, etc.
  • Regulatory Submission Procedures
  • Best Practices
  • The Future of BIM

Learning Outcome

  • Discuss the usages and value of IT in construction
  • Discuss the usages and value of BIM
  • Demonstrate ability to read the BIM software
  • Demonstrate competency in construction IT and to navigate in the BIM software
  • Apply construction IT and BIM techniques to project management
  • Improve construction practices using IT and BIM
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