BUC and AIDIGITS Group creates a strong alliance establishing the BUC/AIDIGITS BIM Academy, the first of its kind in Egypt, with the aim to provide the local construction industry with world class applied BIM and digital transformation education, training and knowledge transfer.
BUC, the leader of providing private education services in Egypt, has decided to collaborate with AIDIGITS Group, one of the foremost Construction Digital Transformation service providers in the region, as a partner to establish the BUC/AIDIGITS BIM Academy in Egypt. This Academy, the BUAID BIM Academy, will be established at the BUC impressive continuous education center in Cairo. This partnership has the most rigorous components to enable the proper BIM knowledge transfer, assist in accelerating the digital transformation and BIM adoption in the AEC (Architectural, Engineering and Construction) market in Egypt.
The BUAID BIM Academy will be offering to the local and regional construction sector supply chain a set of well-structured education services derived from the unique experience of AIDIGITS experts in the field, coupled with BUC academic ecosystem and its solid establishment in Egypt since decades. These academic and training services will focus on BIM and digital construction workflows, including executives’ digital transformation programs, customized corporate training and education plans, ISO19650 based BIM vocational training and certification schemas. Moreover, BUC is taking the lead through the BUAID BIM Academy, to offer among its ecosystem one of the best training programs in the e-learning industry: The Master in Global BIM Management for Infrastructure Projects.
The BUAID BIM Academy offerings, including the BIM Master Degree, provides the Egyptian construction business with unique training programs that combine industry experts, practical hands-on implementations, more than 25 years of true digital construction use-cases in addition to an online/in-premise refined methodology. The Master Program students will be able to hold a Master Degree by the famous University of Barcelona. Additionally, the participants in this Master program will be qualified to apply and receive the professional ISO19650 based BIM Certification which is offered jointly by the reputable Organizations TUV Nord Hellas and AIDIGITS Group.
About BUC, Badr University in Cairo
BUC was established in 2013, to become the largest private university in Egypt and the fastest-growing to offer various programs and degrees that are accredited by the Egyptian Supreme Council. BUC encompasses sixteen schools (Pharmacy, Medicine, Engineering & Technology, Dentistry, Physical Therapy, Linguistics & Translation, Nursing, Business & Economics, Filmmaking & Performing Arts, Applied Arts, Veterinary Medicine, Biotechnology, Allied Health Sciences, Law, Political Sciences, and Humanities & Social Sciences).
Furthermore, BUC Science Academy has been recently established in aim to be an internationally leading and impactful institute, with cutting-edge interdisciplinary research that can provide solutions to global challenges related to health, science, and humanities. Research and innovation at BUC define frontiers of science and knowledge and have a great impact on society.
The partnership between BUC and multiple global organizations is growing enormously to improve the quality of education and research offered at BUC.
AIDIGITS is a group of EMEA Organizations that have been established to enable the continuity and expansion of their skilled executive Engineers to provide professional services in the Middle East, Europe and Africa. AIDIGITS capitalizes in its operations its extensive background, diversification of capabilities and expertise in the field of BIM, Project controls, Systems integration, ITWINS, Smart buildings, Smart infrastructures and Projects knowledge coupled with a backbone of unique experts and competent Engineers who possess more than 25 years of hands-on experience on BIM Technology applications around the Globe.
AIDIGITS experts have been providing Academic and knowledge transfer services for almost two decades, offering BIM Education, Digital Construction knowledge transfer, Training and Certification through its alliance with world leaders like BUC, Zigurat Global Institute of Technology, Metropolitan College and TÜV HELLAS amongst others.
Mr. Issam El Absi, CEO of AIDIGITS Group and AIDIGITS BIM Academy Director stated:
“The market is going into a massive disruption due to Digital Transformation policies and reformation plans. The whole international construction sector has already identified BIM adoption as a pillar for driving the construction business efficiency and sustainability. With that comes a lot of challenges and obstacles where only competent resources in the sector can overcome and manage these challenges.
Here comes the significance of this partnership that brings three qualified leaders (Zigurat Institute of Technology, BUC and AIDIGITS Group) in this business to join forces and deliver to the Egyptian local Construction business the Global BIM Management for Infrastructures and Buildings Master program. This program has been offered for seven (7) consecutive years so far, building the capacity of participants around the Globe to a unique level of competency in BIM adoption and Digital construction workflows that enables them to lead BIM implementations in their Projects, Organizations and Societies.
This program is brought to the Egyptian Market with attractive new dimensions to all architects and engineers working in Egypt and the region. This edition will be the first one offered by the newly established “BUC/AIDIGITS BIM Academy” (BUAID BIM Academy).
So, in addition to being a Dual Master Degree program endorsed by Zigurat Institute of Technology and the University of Barcelona, it will be the first online edition offered in a Hybrid mode, with in-premises monthly lectures offered at the BUAID BIM Academy lecture halls at the continuous education center at BUC in Cairo.
The academic content of this edition is extending the Information Management part to cover the GIS world, making GIS and BIM combined workflows an integral part of the curriculum, in addition to qualifying the participants to acquire any two of the TUV Nord (Hellas) and AIDIGITS ce-BIM professional certification levels.
About Zigurat Global Institute of Technology
Zigurat was one of the first Mesopotamian constructions and symbolizes better than anything else the history of engineering, architecture, knowledge, and technological transformation that represents us. Throughout our 20-year history as an educational institution, every step we have taken at Zigurat Global Institute of Technology has been to evolve.
Today, we continue to look into the future to prevail as a virtual face-to-face polytechnic school of global reference. On this path, we are accompanied by professionals from all over the world: from academic partners of worldwide reputation to a valuable teaching team, made up of experts active in the field, and, of course, our Alumni community of thousands of professionals of over 100 nationalities who, in their day, wanted to change the world and now, from the present, we can affirm that they have done so