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BIM-VDC for Construction

via LinkedIn Learning


Explore building information management (BIM) and virtual design and construction (VDC). Use the latest technology to win proposals, push the design envelope, and impress clients

Building information management (BIM) has evolved into virtual design and construction (VDC), which involves the integrated digital management of all phases of a construction project. VDC and BIM are key to effectively communicating and delivering a quality construction project in the modern digital age. This course will help you leverage the latest cutting-edge technology to win proposals, push the design envelope, and leave a lasting impression on your clients. Learn how to create bids, manage preconstruction, author digital content, establish a BIM plan and requirements, organize your digital models, coordinate with large teams, and manage your documentation and data. Instructor Willard Williams, an architect and construction industry professional for over 20 years, shows you how to use the latest digital tools, from laser scanners to unmanned aerial vehicles, to plan, execute, and manage construction projects of any size.


  • Bringing a project to life with VDC
1. Bidding and Preconstruction
  • Winning your proposals
  • Preconstruction
  • Standard documentation
  • Software and hardware
  • Level of Development (LOD)
  • Authoring content
2. Kickoff and Organization
  • Establishing BIM Plan and requirements
  • BIM kickoff
  • Coordinating models
  • Bidding and negotiation
  • 4D modeling
  • Safety and risk assessment
3. Coordination and Documentation
  • Internal team coordination
  • Construction
  • Document management
  • Error resolution
4. Data Capture and Management
  • Laser scanning
  • UAV and reality capture
  • Virtual reality and Mixed reality
  • Facility management, post-occupancy evaluation
  • Next steps

Taught by

Willard Williams

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