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Navisworks Manage Virtual Classroom - Wednesday, July 8 and Thursday, July 9 from 12:30-4:30 PM ET

  • 07/ 08 - 09 /2020

Tailored, for electrical contractors, this live, instructor-led online course introduces a general overview of the Navisworks Manage software as it is best leveraged for modelers who conduct coordination on projects.

Over two half-day sessions we will cover:

Day 1

  • Introduction to Navisworks - This includes an overview of workspaces and Navisworks options.
  • Opening, appending, and merging files in Navisworks as well as file formats, saving, exporting, and publishing projects.
  • Navigating Navisworks - Navigation tools, viewpoints, object properties, selection trees and sets, object selection, and hiding/unhiding objects.
  • Enabling sectioning in Navisworks (plane and section box).
  • Model Review - Measuring, tagging, comments, and redlining.
  • Exporting NWD files and Freedom Viewer

Day 2

  • Timeliner - Walkthrough of the process for timeline sequencing and phasing.
  • Selection Inspector - multiple selections, showing items and deselecting them, quick property definition, and exporting CSV files.
  • Clash Detection - Walkthrough of the process for creating search sets, clash detection cleanup, creating and exporting clash tests, setting rules, selecting search sets, and setting tolerances.
  • Review of process for running tests and analyzing clash results.
  • Exporting clash reports (HTML Tabular format).


Participants must have Navisworks Manage 2018, 2019 or 2020 installed on their computers prior to the start of this class. A free demo of the software can be downloaded here


NECA’s Online Classrooms will utilize GoToTraining. The full system requirements are here. We recommend having access to a webcam and microphone to interact with other participants during the class.



This session will be facilitated by Nikhil Gandhi and Blake Vaughn at Sanveo.