If you attend a conference or participate in professional development related to productivity in the construction industry, you will surely hear lean construction come up. It’s become a popular buzzword in reference to the many different ways to boost productivity on a construction site–but what does it really mean?
This one-hour webinar will provide you with a brief introduction to the theory of lean productivity, describe key concepts, and explain how lean applies to construction. Stay ahead of the competition and start your company’s journey to a new culture of continuous improvement in the planning, designing, scheduling, managing, and construction of all forms of project delivery.
Introduction to Lean in Construction will help you understand:
- Origins of Lean
- Why Construction Needs Lean (Now more than ever!)
- 8 Wastes in Construction
- How Variation Affects Workflow
- Examples of Lean Tools
- Suggested Next Steps
Delivery Method: Virtual Session – Zoom Platform
Who Should Attend
This session would be good for anyone that would like to know more about Lean or it thinking of pursuing the Lean Certification.
Computer or laptop
This course will involve on-screen interaction with your instructor and classmates, reading/viewing on-screen content (slides or videos), and interacting via typing with questions or responses. For this reason, cellphones may not be adequate.
Windows 10 or Mac iOS.
Webcam (Mandatory)– in order to engage and collaborate, participants will be expected to have their webcams on for the duration of the class
Internet connection- For best results, you will want to ensure you have an internet connection with an upload/download speed of 3-5 Mbps. You can test your internet speed here. The minimum recommended speed is 1.5 Mbps, but anything below 3 Mbps may result in loss of quality or buffering. Ideally hardwired connection versus wireless for stability - connect your computer directly to your router using an ethernet cable, rather than using your home wi-fi.
A quiet space with minimal distractions –The microphone will be engaged for interactive sessions. Please plan to be fully engaged in the class and clear your work schedule just as you would for the in-class program.
There are no prerequisites for this session.