ASCENT- Center for Technical Knowledge® Releases New Title: Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite 2014: BIM Workflow for Roads

  ASCENT- Center for Technical Knowledge® Releases New Title: Autodesk
  Infrastructure Design Suite 2014: BIM Workflow for Roads and Highways

   First Autodesk Official Training Guide to cover software suite, allowing
              engineers to quickly cover a complete BIM workflow

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FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- April 23, 2013

Rand Worldwide (OTCBB: RWWI), a global leader in providing technology
solutions to organizations with engineering design and information technology
requirements, announced that its courseware division, ASCENT- Center for
Technical Knowledge, today released the latest Autodesk Official Training
Guide (AOTG) – Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite 2014: BIM Workflow for
Roads and Highways. This training guide is the first ever by ASCENT to
integrate a suite of software so that planners, engineers-in-training, and
civil and transportation engineers can immediately integrate workflows across
the Autodesk software products to intelligently leverage the Building
Information Modeling (BIM) process.

“As Autodesk suites include more software products with enhanced capabilities,
the power of BIM workflows increases,” says Michelle Rasmussen, Senior
Instructional Designer, ASCENT. “When Autodesk asked us to develop this
training guide, the vision was to ensure the engineer could immediately start
leveraging the full power of BIM using this robust software suite. To reach
this goal, we knew we had to create a training guide that would connect the
software pieces together so that the end-user could develop effective
workflows that would dramatically increase their effectiveness.”

Comprehensive Training Guide

This unique training guide walks through an example of a workflow for a road
and highway design project using Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite
Ultimate. Students will use Autodesk InfraWorks, AutoCAD Civil 3D, Autodesk
Navisworks Manage, Autodesk 360, AutoCAD WS, and Autodesk 3ds Max Design to
complete a road design project from project planning through visual
communication and construction documentation.

Ideal for both individual self-study use and instructor-led classroom use,
this guide focuses on teaching a workflow for designing roads and highways to
help Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite Ultimate users be more efficient,
accelerate project approvals, and win more work. It is the only AOTG training
guide that walks through the project oriented workflow using the multiple
products of a software suite.

Author Shares Insights in Webcast

To learn more about this first-of-its-kind AOTG training guide, the author
will be hosting a webcast: Highlights of ASCENT’s new Autodesk Official
Training Guide: Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite 2014: BIM Workflow for
Roads and Highways. Designed for both instructors and end-users, this
40-minute webcast will outline each chapter and then explore the completed
model to show the results of the exercises. The author will also highlight the
certification exam related to this training guide. Register now for this free
webcast on May 16, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. EDT or 2:30 p.m. EDT.

Tools for Instructors

To assist instructors in efficiently prepping for their class and effectively
delivering the material, the Instructor Tools for this training guide are
delivered in a downloadable PDF document. Available in May, the package
contains answers to questions throughout the guide, timing suggestions for
delivering the course, and instructor presentation files that complement the
guide.

Pricing and Availability

The Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite 2014: BIM Workflow for Roads and
Highways is available as a hard copy training guide or an eBook for US$65.
Once available, the Instructor Tools will be provided in a downloadable PDF
document for US$68. Purchase both the training guide and the Instructor Tools
online.

About ASCENT

ASCENT- Center for Technical Knowledge develops professional training
courseware and technical documentation for engineering applications including
Autodesk, Dassault Systèmes and PTC. ASCENT is an Authorized Author, Publisher
and Developer of Autodesk curriculum and the world’s sole provider of Autodesk
Official Training Guides. ASCENT hardcopy training guides, eBooks and
Instructor Tools are available to educational institutions and training
centers, individuals and corporations and can be purchased directly from the
ASCENT eStore. For more information visit the ASCENT website and follow ASCENT
on Twitter at @ASCENT_CTK.

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