Singapore University of Social Sciences

Building Information Modeling for Facilities Management

Applications Open: 01 October 2019

Applications Close: 30 November 2019

Next Available Intake: January 2020

Schemes: Alumni Continuing Education + (ACE+), Lifelong Learning Credit (L2C)

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Built Environment, Management


Synopsis

FMT313 Building Information Modeling for Facilities Management provides an overview of Building Information Modeling (BIM) and how it can be applied to facilities management. The objective of the course is to enable the undergraduates to read and navigate the BIM software, and to impart knowledge of best building information modeling practices and techniques to improve facilities management practices such as venue and space management.

Level: 3
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every January

Topics

  • Construction IT
  • Virtual design and construction
  • IT in facilities management such as FCC and BAS
  • Basics in BIM
  • Benefits of BIM
  • Reading and navigation
  • Rendering and modelling
  • Integration and 4D BIM
  • Regulatory submission procedures
  • BIM for the facilities manager
  • Best practices
  • The future of BIM

Learning Outcome

  • Discuss the uses of construction IT and BIM in facilities management
  • Appraise the practices of BIM
  • Assess the value of BIM
  • Examine building information using BIM
  • Recommend BIM techniques in facilities management
  • Improve facilities management practices by using BIM
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