Creating the next: RIB held the 1st HKU CPM training at Shanghai iTWO 5D Lab

June 6, 2017 - Corporate News

Shanghai, 27 – 29 May 2017, RIB Software SE, the world’s leading provider of 5D BIM Big Data technology for the building and construction industry, together with The University of Hong Kong, initiated a 3-day iTWO training session to postgraduate students at the HKU iTWO 5D Lab.

The 3-day intensive training centered on CPM (Construction Project Management), through iTWO real-world case studies. Intensive lecturing was peppered with brainstorming, team working, and hands-on sessions. The training session ended up with an exciting presentation module, where the students had to deliver a presentation of how to manage their projects based on iTWO 5D BIM platform.

“The sessions would be invaluable enhancing the program’s effectiveness to our students in the future. This would form a good foundation for further RIB-REC collaboration.” Commented Dr. Deng from HKU.

Since 2016, RIB has initiated 4 iTWO training sessions for HKU students at every stage, among which 1 session took place in Guangzhou iTWO 5D Lab and 3 in Shanghai iTWO 5D Lab. In total, 71 HKU students and 4 teachers joined the sessions. The participants were well rewarded with the in-depth understanding of BIM and iTWO 5D end-to-end solution through these training sessions.

RIB has been partnering with worldwide prestigious universities like HKU for the cultivation of talents for the building and construction industry. The emerging technologies gaining ground in the industry requires talents to have new thinking, new working method and new technology. Talents are to enhance the industry’s productivity and drive its digitalization transformation, in responding to Industry 4.0 driven technology advancement.

About RIB

RIB Software SE is an innovator in construction business. Since its inception in 1961, RIB Software SE has been the pioneer in construction innovation, exploring and bringing in iTWO³ – new thinking, new work and new technology – to enhance construction productivity, and to transform the global construction industry into the most advanced and digitalized industry in the 21st century. RIB iTWO today is the world’s first Cloud / License based Big Data 5D BIM enterprise solution for construction, real-estate and industrial business.

RIB is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, and listed in Prime Standard Frankfurt Stock Exchange since 2011. With about over 1,000 talents in over 30 offices worldwide, RIB is serving 100,000 users including construction contractors, sub-contractors, developers, owners, investors and governments, in the field of building construction, infrastructure, EPC sector and more.

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