10 x 6hr instructor-led practical workshops have been delivered on Building Information Modelling (BIM) to 250 public officials across the European Union over the last 5 months. (cover image: EU BIM Workshop in Tallinn, Estonia)
The content was primarily based on the content of the EU BIM handbook with some customisation for each workshop (i.e, local, national context, resources and contacts to be supplied by the appropriate EU BIM Task Group representatives).
Following topics were covered in each session:
- Background, membership and objectives of the EU BIM Task Group
- Size & importance of the European construction sector
- What BIM is to a public sector official
- Challenges and drivers for digitalisation & BIM
- Benefits of BIM and European public sector alignment
- Purpose and value of public sector leadership
- Strategic framework for public sector BIM programmes
- Scope and definition of BIM through the common performance level for the implementation of BIM
- Current state within the country/region/organisation
- Local BIM implementation & ideas for a business case
- Sources of additional information & support
EU BIM Workshop in Zagreb, Croatia
The feedback has been simply outstanding accompanied with strong desire from each member state taking part to receive follow up workshops and refresher courses to support their continuous learning path on BIM as well as to involve more of their in country peers e.g. from neighbouring municipalities to learn about the opportunities to put BIM into practise.