Master's in Global BIM Management
One of the most advanced professional master’s programs for BIM Managers in the world. This internationally popular program caters to the needs of professionals in more than 20 sectors of the AECO industry. We provide our students with the methodology, tools, and skills necessary to become leaders in BIM implementation. Become a fully capable BIM Manager and work with high-performance teams from all around the world.
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23rd January 2019
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Nº 1 recommended BIM Manager program in the world.
This program prepares architects, engineers, and professionals of the construction sector. Participants with various levels of experience will successfully learn to implement BIM methodology and work with other professionals of the AECO industry. The program has been developed in collaboration with BIM Freelance and takes all of the things that you know and love about a traditional full-time university program and combines it with the flexibility that can only be found in an online program.
On average, starting salaries rise by 23.50% within two years after completing the Master’s in Global BIM Management. Students of our Master’s will have access to more than 500 career opportunities each year. Zigurat has partnerships with large, international AEC industry companies who are always interested in the high quality of our alumni. These job offers are available to you as soon as you begin the program, so you can immediately start applying to positions that match your current skill level.
SECTION 1. COORDINATION SKILLS
Topic 1: BIM A1 – Digital Model
Topic 2: BIM B1 – Collaborative Teamwork
SECTION 2. DESIGN SKILLS
Topic 1: BIM A2 – Model Documentation
Topic 2: BIM A3 – Advanced Modelling
SECTION 3. ENGINEERING SKILLS
Topic 1: BIM B2 – 2E Interoperability
Topic 2: BIM B3 – Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) / Structural Interoperability
SECTION 1. INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SKILLS
Topic 1: BIM C1 – Information Management. Rule-Based Model Checking
SECTION 2. SKILLS IN COORDINATION OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF OBJECTS
Topic 1: BIM C2 – BIM Objects Development. BIM libraries Management
SECTION 3. ORGANIZATION SKILLS
Topic 1: BIM C3 – Style Guidelines. Standards and Protocols
SECTION 1. AECO IN THE DIGITAL ERA
Topic 1: AECO in the Digital Era
Topic 2: Information, Information, Information
SECTION 2. EXECUTION PLAN FOR BIM
Topic 1: BEP as Memorandum
Topic 2: Applying BEP at all Levels of the Organization
Topic 3: Implementation of BEP
SECTION 3. IDM. BIM PROTOCOL
Topic 1: IDM. Industry Delivery Manuals. Building Smart ISO Standard
Topic 2: BIM Protocols
Topic 3: Uniclass and Omniclass
Topic 4: Life Cycle of the Integrated Practice
Topic 5: Organization Standards
SECTION 4. COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE
Topic 1: Cultural Collaboration
Topic 2: Virtuality and its Consequences
Topic 3: Cooperative Design
Topic 4: Characteristics of Collaborative Organizations
Topic 5: Types of Collaborative Organizations
SECTION 5. QUALITY CONTROL
Topic 1: Culture of Quality
Topic 2: Analysis and Information Processes
Topic 3: Implementing Efficient Quality Control
SECTION 6. BIM MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES
Topic 1: The Change as the Usual Working Environment
Topic 2: Internalization of Design as a Process of Information
Topic 3: IPD: Integrated Project Delivery
Topic 4: Customer-Oriented Design
Topic 5: Compliance with ISO as an Internal Commitment
Topic 6: Continuous Improvement as a Philosophy of Survival
SECTION 1. THE ROLE AND MARKET OF THE BIM MANAGER
Topic 1: The Role of the Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Topic 2: Big BIM & Little BIM
SECTION 2. BIM IMPLEMENTATION PLAN (BIP)
Topic 1: Presentation
SECTION 3. IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGIES
Topic 1: Obstacles in the Way
Topic 2: General Conditions of a Typical Implementation
Topic 3: Emotional Intelligence
Topic 4: Methods to Facilitate the Change
Topic 5: The Keys to a Successful Implementation… and Our Own Success
SECTION 4. ORGANIZATION ANALYSIS
Topic 1: Organization Inventory
Topic 2: Organization Assessment
Topic 3: Time and Cost Conditions
Topic 4: Assets of the Organization
Topic 5: BIM Report
Topic 6: Businesses and BIM
SECTION 5. DESIGNING THE ENVIRONMENT
Topic 1: Organizational Market Profile
Topic 2: Team Resources
Topic 3: ROI Methodology
Topic 4: Overview of Software and Solutions
Topic 5: Selection of a Combination of Software Programs
Topic 6: Evolution of Tools
Topic 7: BIM Consultancy
Topic 8: BIM Implementation Project. Marketing and Positioning
Topic 9: Applying BIM: Now or Never
Topic 10: Contract for BIM Implementation
SECTION 6. BUILDING A TEAM
Topic 1: People as the Most Valuable Resource
Topic 2: Collaborative Culture
Zigurat Student Summit in Barcelona
Alumni from the BIM Master’s programs will gather and meet each other in person after working together throughout the year. Professors from the Master’s programs and other industry experts will meet Zigurat alumni and make speeches about different topics such as the BIM Implementation and Execution Plan, applying BIM to structural projects, standards and case studies.
BIM Summer Camp in Taiwan
During the 4 weeks, students will be able to attend face-to-face classes taught by the best researchers and BIM experts in Taiwan at the NTU. Teachers will share their knowledge and experiences on concepts, principles and BIM implementation strategies for the development of projects in classes and practical workshops. Visits will also be made to Taipei companies and projects.
CEO at BIM Freelance.
Jose Carlos Lino
Owner of BIMMS Management Solutions.
Owner – Prairie Sky Consulting Director, The COBie Academy University of Florida.
Architect & Writer at Shoegnome, LLC.
Director of BIM-FM Services and Associate Vice-President at McVeigh & Mangum Engineering, Inc.
William Lau T Y
BIM Consultant and Principal at William Lau Architects and Past President at buildingSMART Singapore Chapter.
Director of Validation Services at Solibri Iberia & UK and Managing Director at Graphisoft Spain & Latin America.
Associate Professor at Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences (HiOA) and Educational Coordinator in buildingSMART Norway.
CEO at ImasD Consult and Consultant at ImasD Consult.
Co-founder and CEO at SIMBIM™. President of PhD Network Committee at European Real State Society.
Senior Consultant Partner at LinkBIM. BIM Coordinator at Foster + Partners.
Digital Content Manager at BIMobject. Consultant at BIM WIP. AECOsim Building Designer Instructor.
Co-founder and COO at SIMBIM™ and Official Distributor at SIMBIM™ ArchiCenter.
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.
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
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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