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4D-BIM (Schedule Optimisation)

About this microcredential

Enhance your Building Information Modelling (BIM) knowledge with 4D-BIM (Schedule Optimisation).

This microcredential addresses schedule preparation and management using BIM-related Lean Construction and Integrated Project Delivery techniques. It is taught in a highly interactive environment and is dedicated to aspects of interrogating BIM IT platforms in a manner that informs Learners how to utilise available BIM information better.

Learners will also learn how to prepare useful project schedules that align with and include all aspects of the project phases as defined by the buildingSMART Australasia BIM framework. The subject allows students the opportunity to prepare and refine a project schedule that aligns with the BIM framework phases, and respects Lean approaches to construction. 

4D-BIM (Schedule Optimisation) is one of four specialised microcredentials available. 


  1. Delivered by industry experts, this course is delivered over a three (3) day on-campus workshop.
  2. On-campus participants will be provided with an exclusive welcome session and tour of the campus prior to commencing the first workshop, with access granted to all on-campus facilities, including the library and Sports Centre.
  3. Successfully completing the course will equip participants with a microcredential digital certificate.
  4. This microcredential aligns with the 5-credit point subject, 4D-BIM (Schedule Optimisation) (SSUD-304), in the Master of Building Information Modelling and Integrated Project Delivery. The microcredential may qualify for credit towards a Bond University Program.

Who should take this course?

This microcredential is aimed at professionals in architecture, project management, construction, valuation and property
development, city planning or related fields with an interest in developing skills in schedule preparation and management
using BIM related Lean Construction and Integrated Project Delivery techniques.

Assumed Knowledge*

  • Participants must have a basic understanding of Building Information Modelling concepts.
  • Participants require basic skills in architecture, construction or a related field; or experience in the building, construction industry.

*Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.


Applications close:6 September, 2021
Orientation:Monday, 11 October, 8:30am - 9am

Workshop Dates and Times

Day One:

Day Two:

Day Three:


Monday, 11 October, 9am - 4pm

Tuesday, 12 October. 9am - 4pm

Wednesday, 13 October, 9am - 4pm



The total cost of this microcredential is $2,863 for students commencing in September 2021. This cost includes access to all students services and facilities on-campus, including the library, computer labs and Sports Centre (Gym).


Review the full course outline including details of all assessments required.

How to apply

Lodge your application free of charge by simply completing a short application form and uploading your CV.

To apply now, use the link below and search “Bond Experience” on the ‘Start an Application’ tab.

For further information please email [email protected]

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