Master's in Global BIM Management

The Master’s in Global BIM Management presents a genuine experience and helps the students to gain a global vision. The program encourages collaborative work with counterparts in different geographical areas – each project group of 5 to 6 will work collaboratively through a BIM server and a Project Management platform-, enriching this way the general experience and encouraging professional development within an increasingly competitive global market.

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Program Date:
Novembro 2020

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Duration:
Academic Year (60 ECTS)

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Method of delivery:
100% Online

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Nº 1 recommended BIM Manager program in the world

This Master’s has the most advanced and innovative academic program in BIM Management in the sector, in which more than 600 professionals are trained every year around the world. The program is designed to meet the needs of specialists from more than twenty sectors of the AEC industry. Its academic structure offers students the methodology, tools and competencies necessary to train the next leaders in BIM implementation and prepare different profiles that will help to bring about the change of paradigm: BIM Managers, Implementers and Consultants.

Career Prospects

With Building Information Modeling (BIM) taking over the architecture, engineering, and construction fields, BIM Managers are in high demand. Interested in jump-starting a career in this growing field?

On average, starting salaries rise by 23.50% within two years after completing the Master’s in Global BIM Management. In the alumni success tab you may view examples of professionals who received promotions or enjoyed wider job opportunities after completing the Master’s in Global BIM Management.

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Academic Content

Module 1. Information Management

Module 2. Open BIM and Collaboration practice

Module 3A. Authoring in design with Autodesk Revit

Module 3B. Authoring in design with Graphisoft Archicad

Module 4. Coordination

Module 5. Analysis tools interoperability (Visualization/ Structures/ MEP/ Energy/ QTO and Cost estimation in design)

Module 6A. Preconstruction, Construction and Handover with Autodesk Revit

Module 6B. Preconstruction, Construction and Handover with Graphisoft Archicad

Module 6C. Preconstruction, Construction and Handover with Tekla Structures

Module 7. Coordination and Site Management

Module 8. Planning and Cost Estimation in Construction

Module 9. Information exchange in Asset Management

Module 10. Implementation Strategies by STAGE

Module 11. Implementing BIM

The Final Master’s Thesis is a real project simulation-based exercise that is carried out using Open BIM approach. From the very beginning of the Master’s, working on the Final Thesis will allow the students to apply all the knowledge acquired during the study sessions. The lecturers of each module will also refer to the Final Thesis as the goal of the exercises that they will propose to the students.

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Faculty Board

David Delgado Vendrell

Academic Director
Barcelona, Spain

Architect by ETSAV (Polytechnic University of Catalonia), and CEO of DDV, an open BIM consultancy especially focused on implementing this technology in the public sector and also counseling private companies throughout the different stages of the asset life cycle.

David Philp

Academic Co-Director
London, United Kingdom

Director of Building Information Modelling (BIM) for Europe, Middle East, Africa and India (EMEA and India) for AECOM, the global, fully integrated services firm. He is also seconded into the UK BIM Task Group as Head of BIM.

Stefan Mordue

Academic Co-Director
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Chartered Architect, Construction Project Manager and author, passionate about change within the construction industry. He works as part of AECOM’s i3 Global Life Cycle data science consultancy team specializing in Information Management, BIM Delivery and D1ata Science.

Marzia Bolpagni

London, United Kingdom

Building Engineer, PhD. BIM Advisor at Mace

Shawn O’Keeffe

Dublin, Ireland

PhD-CS MSc BSc ASc, CTO, Chief Scientist, and Co-Founder at BIM & Scan Ltd.

Dora Horvath

Vienna, Austria

BSc, Building Information and MEP Specialist. SIDE Studio for Information Design GmbH

Faculty Board

David Delgado Vendrell

Academic Director
Spain

Architect by ETSAV (Polytechnic University of Catalonia), and CEO of DDV, an open BIM consultancy especially focused on implementing this technology in the public sector and also counseling private companies throughout the different stages of the asset life cycle.

David Philp

Academic Co-Director
United Kingdom

Director of Building Information Modelling (BIM) for Europe, Middle East, Africa and India (EMEA and India) for AECOM, the global, fully integrated services firm. He is also seconded into the UK BIM Task Group as Head of BIM.

Stefan Mordue

Academic Co-Director
United Kingdom

Chartered Architect, Construction Project Manager and author, passionate about change within the construction industry. He works as part of AECOM’s i3 Global Life Cycle data science consultancy team specializing in Information Management, BIM Delivery and D1ata Science.

    International Student Weeks

    ZIGURAT STUDENT WEEK
    BARCELONA

    For a week, Barcelona becomes the ideal place to meet your fellow students and teachers and do some networking while getting to know one of the most famous cities in the world.

    ZIGURAT STUDENT WEEK
    SÃO PAULO

    Take the opportunity to visit the must-see places of São Paulo and enjoy this adventure of personal and professional development.

    BIM SUMMER CAMP
    TAIPEI

    During 10 days, students will be able to participate in face-to-face classes given by the best researchers and BIM experts of the National Taiwan University (NTU), one of the most prestigious Universities in Asia.

    AN ONLINE MASTER’S WITH ON-SITE INTERNATIONAL WEEKS

    Zigurat presents a unique experience that combines face-to-face learning and online training, with (optional) on-site international activities that create the perfect opportunity to understand the conceptualization of BIM and how this methodology is being adopted in real projects around the world.

    A great oportunity to meet your peers for an intense week of conferences, workshops, company visits and roundtables with renowned lecturers and professionals from all of our Institution’s instruction areas from Architecture and Engineering to those of Innovation School (Digital Transformation & Smart Cities).

    Alumni Success Stories

    Robin McAdoo is a Landscape Architect from New York that some years ago decided to move to Singapore with her family. The thing she values most about our master's degree is the depth of knowledge that the professors have.

    This is just one of many success stories amongst the Zigurat Alumni. Many of our students go to work on internationally renowned companies in the AECO sector. To see more of these cases click on the following link.

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    Take BIM to the next level with this Master’s program

    Our Unique Learning Method

    Since we opened our doors, we have consistently offered training that links academic knowledge with professional requirements. For this reason, we are happy to count on the most influential and reputable organizations and professionals in the industry, while providing an immersive educational experience.

    Real projects that are changing the world
    Practical learning or 'learning by doing'
    The impact of technology in engineering and architecture
    Collaborative work

    International Student Summit

    We organize international summits in many countries around the world so that our students can meet their peers and teachers in person. During our yearly Global BIM Networking Summit, alumni, students and teachers come together and build their worldwide network of professionals that share their passions and interests.

    The grant that best matches your professional profile

    Zigurat promotes diversity within the profession through career-oriented grant funding. Grant recipients will be selected based on their background and professional excellence.

    Alumni Ambassadors Program

    We have ambassadors around the world that can vouch for the excellence of our education and the results they achieved after studying with Zigurat.

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