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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 eight specialised microcredentials available. 


  1. Delivered by industry experts, this course is delivered over a three (3) day workshop.
  2. On-campus participants will be provided with an exclusive welcome session prior to commencing the first workshop.
  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.


Application deadline: Friday, 9 September

Course dates: Monday, 3 October to Wednesday, 5 October

Please be advised this program will be delivered face-to-face in Brisbane from May 2022. Bond University will teach this program from 433 Boundary St, Brisbane.  Please contact [email protected] for more information.


Pieter Rautenbach

With over 15 years of experience, Pieter’s core skills include deep knowledge of planning, risk management, estimating, BIM/DE, agile project management and contract management on Major Projects and Portfolios for both Contractors and Owner Organisations. His industry experience spans from developing concept and feasibility studies to commissioning and project handover in the traditional construction, infrastructure and resource industries.

Hear more from your course instructor

Hear from Pieter Rautenbach to learn more about the course content and outcomes.

How to apply

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

Learn more about the application process or download our step-by-step guide.

Applications must be submitted by Friday, 9 September.


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