COBie Academy

COBie Academy

The COBie Academy is designed to provide contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers, information managers, and owners with the essential knowledge and hands-on techniques needed to produce, test, and apply COBie. Self-paced online courses allow students to master the Construction-Operations Building information exchange (COBie) Standard. Webcasts provide teams or organizations the ability to interact with the instructor real-time as they learn COBie together.

$495-$995

100% Online

Open-Enrollment

Self-Paced

Approx 3-6 Months

ONLINE COURSES

Online courses are available for you to take anytime, anywhere. While the course content is recorded, your course experience is tailored to you. Direct interaction with the instructor ensures that every student has their questions answered. Course assignments help you practice what you learned and instructor feedback helps lock that knowledge in place.

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Pre-Certification

Intro to COBie

This course prepares those creating and managing the production and delivery of COBie data to understand the requirement and expected benefits resulting from real-time handover data and the scope and organization of a COBie deliverable. This course is a buildingSMART-USA Registered Training Provider for the COBie Foundation Exam.

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Pre-Certification

COBie Technical Manager Training

This course prepares those integrating COBie production into design and construction workflows, customizing deliverable requirements, COBie best-practices, and quality control. This three-course series covers COBie for design, construction, and quality control. This course is a COBie Certified Professional Registered Training Provider.

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COBie ScoreCard™

Profitable COBie implementation requires standard operating procedures across the enterprise. Students create a COBie implementation plan covering the role of your employees, contract partners and stakeholders, process, and technology. Use the resulting COBie ScoreCard(TM) to link the plan to fiscal objectives.

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Live Webcast Training

Live webcasts offer a mix of lecture and hands-on problem solving to jumpstart your COBie activities. These courses can be organized in one- or three-day sessions, based on your needs. Held during US business hours, these live courses are arranged in advance to coordinate scope and stakeholder calendars.

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Program Benefits

Receive a Certificate upon completion of a course

Understand why COBie was created and how COBie is structured

Hands on techniques for delivery of COBie data

Customize software that tests COBie data


Who Should Attend

Contractors

Subcontractors

Architects

Engineers

Information Managers

Construction Business Owners

COBie Technical Manager Training

These three courses will help you learn the details of the COBie standard and prepare for the buildingSMART international COBie Certified Professional examination. Students must register and successfully complete each course in the order as specified above if they wish to move to the next course in the sequence.

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Pre-Certification

COBie As-Designed

This is the first course in the three-part COBie Certified Professional Training pathway designed to provide contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers, information managers, and owners with the essential knowledge and hands-on techniques needed to produce, test, and apply COBie. All courses are fully online and self-paced, allowing you to master the Construction-Operations Building information exchange (COBie) Standard on your time.

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COBie As-Built

This is the second course in the three-part COBie Certified Professional Training pathway for designers, contractors, owners, and operators who need specify, create, update, use, and/or check files containing information that conforms to the Construction-Operations Building information exchange (COBie) Standard. Prerequisite: COBie As-Designed.

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COBie Quality Control

This is the third course in the three-part COBie Certified Professional Training pathway and is the first COBie Academy Mastery course. The course will show designers, contractors, owners, and consultants how to automatically verify and validate COBie files as well as how to check COBie in spreadsheet and IFC formats. The course begins with the basis for COBie Quality Control and then helps PC and Mac users install and operate the free software used to test the software systems themselves. Prerequisite: COBie As-Built.

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Live Webcast Courses

Live webcast course offer a mix of lecture and hands-on problem solving to help jumpstart your COBie activities. Available during US Eastern, Central, and Mountain Time Zone business hours, these live courses must be arranged a minimum of 45 days in advance. For more information, fill out this form.

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Course

COBie Introduction

This two-hour short course helps designers, contractors, and owners understand the purpose and use of the international Construction Operations Building information exchange (COBie) standard. Those completing this course will understand the organization of a COBie data set and alternative COBie process that might be used to create COBie data.

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COBie For Teams

This hands-on course helps designers, contractors, and owners understand the practical requirements and workflow implications of the international Construction Operations Building information exchange (COBie) standard. Those completing this course will understand COBie and the COBie process regardless of the software they currently use. Hands-on portions of the course will have students manually creating and checking COBie deliverables.

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Implementing COBie

This course helps portfolio managers and owners understand the context and implications of Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology. This hands-on course will have facility/asset management teams creating and checking deliverables conforming to the international Construction Operations Building information exchange (COBie) standard.

Meet The Instructor

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Bill East

COBie Instructor






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