Introduction to Lean Construction: An Operations Perspective

Salt Lake City Community of Practice

for Trades and Contractors

Lean Construction seeks to eliminate all forms of waste from the value stream. It aims to improve all processes (both field and office), which reduces schedule time and also costs, all while improving quality and morale.  Come learn how to identify and eliminate waste from your processes through hands on simulations designed specifically for the construction industry. Topics covered: waste vs. value, push vs. pull, flow, problem solving, schedule reliability, etc. Tools discussed: value stream mapping, spaghetti diagrams, etc. Hands-on simulation: Parade of Trades.