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Autodesk Revit: Project Manager Essentials

Course Description

Course Length = 1 day
AIA CES Credits = 7

Autodesk® Revit® software is a powerful Building Information Modeling (BIM) program that works the way Architects and Engineers think. The software streamlines the design process with a central 3D model. Changes made in one view update across all views and on the printable sheets. This course is designed to give you an overview of the Autodesk Revit functionality as it pertains to Project Managers.

Training Objectives

Students will learn:

  • The purpose of Building Information Management (BIM) and how it is applied in the Autodesk Revit software.
  • Navigating the Autodesk Revit workspace and interface.
  • Working with the basic modifying and modeling tools.
  • Troubleshooting elements in projects.
  • Various viewing tools including creating sections.
  • Working with sheets for plotting.
  • Exporting files to CAD Formats and DXF (the Autodesk® Design Review software).
  • Working with schedules.
  • Linking and importing CAD files and Autodesk Revit models into projects.
  • Using Worksets in a collaborative environment.

Course Outline

Introduction to BIM and Autodesk Revit

  • Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • Revit Interface
  • Starting Projects
  • Viewing Commands

Reviewing Projects

  • Using General Sketching Tools
  • Editing Elements
  • Troubleshooting

Working in a Model

  • Setting the View Display
  • Duplicating Views
  • Adding callout Views
  • Elevations and Sketches
  • Working with Schedules

Printing and Sharing

  • Setting up Sheets
  • Placing and Modifying Views on Sheets
  • Printing Sheets
  • Exporting Files

Starting Multi-discipline Projects

  • Importing and Linking Vector Files
  • Linking Models

Project Team Collaboration

  • Introduction to Worksets
  • Opening and Saving Workset-Related Projects
  • Working in Workset-Related Projects
  • Visibility and Display Options with Worksharing
  • Best Practices for Worksets


  • Students should be comfortable with the fundamentals of Autodesk® Revit® software.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft® Windows.

Course Cost

This 1-day course is $445 per person.

Course Dates

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Note: The suggested course duration is a guideline. Course topics and duration may be modified by the instructor based upon the knowledge and skill level of the course participants.

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