CAD/BIM management requires a diverse set of management skills. This class provides tips, tricks, technologies, tools, and strategies to better manage your company's CAD/BIM environment. We discuss problem identification, problem solving, user motivation, senior management support, budgeting, training program justification, objection handling and more. As the class progresses, you complete a self-evaluation to help you prioritize your management action items and quantify the savings you can generate via better management practices. This class is product agnostic, so don't worry about what discipline you support as a CAD manager. If you are frustrated by the management aspect of your job, this class gives you the tools to succeed.
- Describe CAD/BIM management duties
- Identify, prioritize, and fix problems
- Deal with user motivation and training
- Deal with budgeting and senior management
Since 1991 Robert Green has provided CAD management consulting, programming, training, and technical writing services for clients throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. A mechanical engineer by training, Robert has used many popular CAD tools in a variety of engineering environments since 1985. Robert has acquired his expertise in CAD management via real-world experience as the “alpha CAD user” everywhere he has worked. Over time he has come to enjoy the technological and training challenges associated with CAD management, and he now trains CAD managers via public speaking. Robert is well known for his insightful articles in Cadalyst magazine and for his book, Expert CAD Management: The Complete Guide (published by Sybex). When he’s not writing, Robert heads his own consulting practice, Robert Green Consulting, based in Atlanta, Georgia.
Rick Ellis is the President of CADapult Software Solutions, Inc., where he provides training and consulting services to clients around the country, helping them get the most out of their design software investment. Rick specializes in AutoCAD® Civil 3D®, AutoCAD® Map 3D, Autodesk® InfraWorks™, AutoCAD® Raster Design, and AutoCAD®. He is a member of the Autodesk Developer Network, and author of several critically acclaimed books on AutoCAD Civil 3D, and AutoCAD Map 3D; including the Practical Guide series. Rick continues to use AutoCAD Civil 3D on projects in a production environment, in addition to teaching classes to organizations both large and small around the country. This practical background and approach has made him a sought after instructor by organizations around the world.