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Certificate in Building Information Modelling (BIM) - Project Management (New Zealand)

Despite the wider industry wanting to use BIM, not all members of the ‘project-delivery’ network are embracing it and one of the key reasons is a shortage of specialist BIM professionals.
Tue 3 Jul 2018
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
200 hours of Formal CPD
NZD $1799 + GST


The Certificate in Building Information Modelling Project Management will cover the entire BIM project lifecycle and provide you with detailed knowledge and the skills required in order to manage each step of the project. 

BIM is a methodology, a process. A project manager has a critical role when advising clients, internal and external stakeholders about the benefits of BIM – how, when and where BIM can contribute to the project outcomes and then have the skills and knowledge to manage the project. The BIM manager is required to understand the BIM process, create the project environment in which BIM can work effectively: they set the outcomes and process and requirements across the teams. This course will give you the skills and knowledge to effectively manage a BIM project at each stage. 

The feature of this course is a simulated BIM project which will run throughout the course to embed practical knowledge at each stage of the BIM project process.

Candidates will gain the required knowledge and understanding to:

  • Identify the business case for BIM in any project, taking into account benefits, examining the drivers, functionality and characteristics of a good BIM model
  • How to create an EIR and BIM execution plan including the process, content, production and evaluation 
  • Apply the processes and standards applicable to the management of information about an asset throughout its lifespan
  • Identify who and how to engage with the right stakeholders at each stage of the project lifecycle
  • What is the interaction of process, technology and people in a BIM environment
  • Apply the tools and techniques that support enhanced collaboration among the project stakeholders
  • Understand the technology and the common data environment that supports BIM
  • The application of technology in one or more of the following: geo-spatial, design, cost, time and facilities management environments
  • Recognise the level of detail that BIM models can contain and how this relates to the stages of design, construction and maintenance
  • Know how BIM requirements can be implemented within the project legal, procurement and tendering framework and to review global examples of this in practice.

Who is the course for?

Professionals with at least 5 years’ experience of managing projects in the built environment including: Quantity Surveyors, Project Managers, Building Surveyors, Asset Managers, Facilities Manager, Architects and   Engineers, Cost Engineers, BIM Manager, BIM Coordinator and Construction Project Managers.


This intermediate level course is made up of the following 8 technical units covering the practices and principles of BIM in project management:

  • Module 1: Introduction to BIM and the business case of BIM
  • Module 2: Strategic definition phase
  • Module 3: Preparation and brief phase
  • Module 4: Concept design, developed design, technical design, construction phases
  • Module 5: Handover and close out
  • Module 6: Operations and end of use
  • Module 7: Course summary and exam

End of Course Assessment

You will be assessed through an online examination hosted by the RICS Online Academy. The online examination will take place at the end of the 6 month course and you will need to acquire the requisite minimum score to successfully complete the course. 

Upon successful completion of the course delegates will receive a certificate of course completion confirming they have successfully attended and passed the RICS Certificate in Building Information Modeling - Project Management.



  • RICS professionals NZD $1799 + GST
  • Non-RICS professionals NZD $1999 + GST
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