Introduction to Lean Project Delivery - (Houston Lean Interest Group)

When:
July 29, 2021 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm (under construction)
July 29, 2021 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Central Time Zone
Where:
Houston
Texas
77057
J.E. Dunn Office
675 Bering Drive, Suite 700
Contact:
LCI Houston Lean Interest Group

Most project teams seek ways to add more value for their clients while meeting schedule and budget requirements. By focusing on value and recognizing the various types of waste in project delivery processes, productivity can be increased by implementing the Lean approaches taught in Introduction to Lean Project Delivery. In this course, you will gain insight to Lean Project Delivery by understanding how Lean connects people, principles and practices to optimize results by shifting both thinking and behaviors. This course, which includes real-life design and construction examples will be an important step on your journey to becoming a Lean Thinker. The event will include small breakout discussions throughout to support a more intimate learning experience. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Gain an understanding of the breakdowns with current project delivery methods, discover the goals and benefits of implementing Lean. 
  2. Understand the Foundation of Lean as Six Tenets and identify the Eight Wastes as relevant to design and construction.
  3. Recognize that Lean is a shift in thinking and behaviors leading to high-performing teams.
  4. Discover key Lean practices and tools which result in increased collaboration and improved project outcomes.

Instructor:

Kurt Neubek is Firmwide Healthcare Practice Leader and Lean Advocate with Page Southerland Page, Inc., a 650-person architecture/engineering/interiors/planning/consulting firm with nine offices across the US and abroad. He has over 30 years’ experience and has programmed and planned tens of millions of square feet of space across the globe. Kurt has experience delivering a variety of Lean projects across the country. He is also a Six Sigma Black Belt and an instructor for the Lean Construction Institute.