The Best Lean Construction Guides

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The Best Lean Construction Guides – All in One Place

Produced by the Lean Construction Institute and LCI corporate members, partners and sponsors, Lean guides cover the most comprehensive information on Lean design and construction best practices, methods and tools for implementation.

Lean Design and Construction: Guides & Reports

CMAA’s Managing Integrated Project Delivery

A comprehensive guide to IPD including commentary on Lean thinking, tools, behaviors, and the legal aspects of contracting. Become a LCI Corporate Member or log into the Corporate Members Center to download this resource.

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Integrated Project Delivery – An Action Guide for Leaders

From team and partner selection to a successful closeout, this guide covers everything IPD. Published by the Charles Pankow Foundation, five IPD subject-matter experts collaborated to author this integrated project delivery guide. Become a LCI Corporate Member or log into the Corporate Members Center to download this resource.

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Last Planner System® Standard Work

Produced by the LCI Standards Committee, this set of 12 documents guides superintendents, foremen and project teams to effective LPS® implementation. Answering the how and the why, this is a comprehensive guide on day-to-day operations for any Lean practitioner. Become a LCI Corporate Member or log into the Corporate Members Center to download this resource.

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Last Planner System® Workbook

A complete guide to the Last Planner System® with templates, checklists, topics for group discussion and exercises to support your journey to Lean mastery. Providing high-quality free resources is only possible through the support of our corporate members.

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LCI's Lean Deployment Planning Guide

Partnered with the Penn State Architectural Engineering program, LCI’s project planning guide helps project teams to implement lean principles and practices by embedding them into the project management process. Become a LCI Corporate Member or log into the Corporate Members Center to download this resource.

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LCI's Project Validation Guide

Lean project validation aims at proving or disproving whether a project will satisfy the owners business case and scope within the allotted cost and schedule. Learn how to maximize owner value and team performance – even with limited or no design. Become a LCI Corporate Member or log into the Corporate Members Center to download this resource.

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LCI Research

Explore, download and share the one-page fact sheet, full case studies, and videos here. Skeptical of the Lean advantage? Using empirical evidence, these LCI-funded research efforts will make the business case for Lean. Explore the LCI Research page for more.

LCI Research

Lean Contracting Strategy: The P&G Way

Procter & Gamble uses Lean IPD because it usually results in a “win-win”. Learn how owners along with Engineering & Construction (E&C) partners can create value by integrating the goals of all stakeholders. , ultimately transforming the industry.

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Practitioners’ Guide to Essential Lean Research

Research articles in the AEC industry are extremely valuable, although sometimes difficult to navigate and not always written with industry practitioners in mind. Here, we map essential articles explaining their relevance and categorizing them with descriptions and keywords.

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UHS Lean Project Delivery Guide

This comprehensive set of materials was developed by Universal Health Services (UHS), representing the best and most complete owner’s manual to Lean project delivery that the group has encountered.

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eLearning For You

Learn how to use Lean tools, implement Lean thinking and grow your organization through reducing waste, eliminating cost overruns and delivering projects on time. Choose the education topics and methods specially designed for your job function, industry, and unique needs and embark on your learning path today!