Georgia

LCI Community of Practice

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Georgia

Welcome to the Georgia Community of Practice (CoP)! The LCI Georgia Community of Practice hosts networking and training events dedicated to creating an environment where owners, designers, contractors, suppliers, academics and industry organizations can connect, share, learn, and explore Lean principles and processes. Our CoP group includes Lean practitioners and enthusiasts at various levels of experience and a wide range of expertise with a common interest around improving our industry and the delivery of value to our owners and community.

Our Impact

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Get Involved

Lean Coffee: A monthly informal networking event where individuals at all levels of experience can discuss a variety of Lean-related topics. It is open to members and non-members, there is no cost, all are welcome, and no previous Lean experience is necessary.

LCI Education Courses and General Events: Throughout the year the LCI Georgia CoP will hold educational events on a variety of topics related Lean construction.

The cost of each event varies depending on the specific event and instructor.

 

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How to Start

  1. Connect on the LCI Georgia CoP LinkedIn page by clicking on the button in the Social Media section below.
  2. Send an email with your complete contact information to Franklin Dickson to introduce yourself and to be added to the mailing list.

For questions or comments about the LCI Georgia CoP please email Jeremiah Sugarman.

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Core Members

Georgia CoP
2024
  • Leader - Chandler Creel, HPM
  • Vice Leader - Franklin Dickson, Southland Partners, Inc.
  • Events Leader - Valeh Nowrouzian, Whiting-Turner Contracting Co.
  • Media Leader - Mary Grace Edwards, McKenneys Inc.
  • Outreach Ambassador - Professional Organizations - Tom Lemay, Metro Power
  • Student Outreach - Elizabeth Taylor, JE Dunn
  • Owner Outreach - Jeremiah Sugarman, JE Dunn
  • Owner Outreach - Elizabeth Taylor, JE Dunn
  • Designer Outreach - Jeremiah Sugarman, JE Dunn
  • Leader Emeritus - Jeremiah Sugarman, JE Dunn
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Field Crew Huddle

Explore the Field Crew Huddle website to see how community of practice members are contributing to a platform for sharing methods, improvements and lessons learned on project sites or shops. Want to be featured? Now accepting submissions.

Learn More

Upcoming Local Events

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Upcoming National Events

30
Thu
May

Principles of Target Value Delivery (TVD)

Webinar
06
Thu
Jun

Optimizing Lean with AI and Performance-Driven Techniques

Webinar
13
Thu
Jun

The Missing Element in LPS®: Project Level Planning

Webinar
20
Thu
Jun

Intro to Industrialized Construction – More than Prefab

Webinar
27
Thu
Jun

Two Lean Coaches Analyze LPS® Successes/Failures

Webinar
11
Thu
Jul

How to Build a Culture of Planning and Purpose

Webinar
25
Thu
Jul

Introduction to Choosing by Advantages Sound Decisionmaki

Webinar
22
Thu
Aug

Gemba Walks for Construction

Webinar
06
Fri
Sep

Introduction to the Last Planner System®

Webinar
07
Thu
Nov

IPD for Small Projects

Webinar

Annual Sponsors

The Georgia CoP would like to thank our 2024 Sustaining Sponsors whose contribution help fund local events and workshops to promote awareness and adoption of Lean.

Georgia CoP Sustaining Sponsors - 2024