• Fall 2017-Lean Construction Program Series Units 1-7

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    Name: Fall 2017-Lean Construction Program Series Units 1-7
    Date: September 8, 2017
    Time: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
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    • To register for all 7 units choose Lean Construction Program Series Units 1-7
    • For individual or multiple units choose Lean Construction - Individual and Multiple Units (choices below). Under additional items choose the class or classes you want to attend by clicking on the plus sign and typing 1 in the pop up box
    This is a certificate program that consists of seven units.  Following the completion of all seven units, individuals will have a deep knowledge of both the theory and application of Lean Construction and be able to sit for an exam to earn AGC’s Certificate of Management - Lean Construction (CM-LC) credential. 

    Unit 1, Variation in Production Systems
    • Understand the different types of variation
    • Learn the concept of throughput
    • Distinguish the concepts of throughput and work in progress
    • Describe the role of variation in production operations
    • List sources of variation in construction settings
    • Explain variation mitigation techniques
    • Contrast variation mitigation techniques
    Unit 2, Pull in Production
    • Compare batch-and-queue and continuous-flow production systems
    • Distinguish push systems from pull systems
    • Identify the effects of batching on production systems
    • Identify the effects of pull on production systems
    • Explain Little’s Law
    Unit 3, Workstructuring
    • Apply the methods and tools utilized in pull planning
    • Describe the concept of Lean Workstructuring
    • Outline the desired products of Lean Workstructuring
    • Describe the characteristics and application of the Last Planner® System
    Unit 4, The Last Planner System
    • Building on the work begin in LCEP Unit 3, this course revisits the Last Planner System (LPS) in greater depth, focusing on the concept of production planning, as contrasted with project management.
    Course Learning Objectives
    • Following completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    • Apply the Last Planner System on a project;
    • Hold make-ready and weekly work planning sessions; and
    • Calculate, track and analyze percent plan complete for a project
    Unit 5, Lean Supply Chain and Assembly
    Unit 5 is divided into 4 sessions totaling 8 hours of instruction and will include:
    • Differentiate between traditional procurement practices and lean supply chain applications
    • Identify waste and value-adding activities within the supply chain and assembly
    • Identify strategies needed at the project and company levels to support the lean supply chain
    • Expand lean beyond the individual project
    • Create a value stream map to diagnose and improve the supply chain
    Unit 6, Lean Design and Preconstruction-Choose by Advantage Training
    • Defining Design
    • Applying Lean in Design
    • Contractors in Design
    Unit 7, Problem-Solving Principles and Tools
    • Team Problem Solving
    • Lean Construction Problem Solving Tools
    • Using Those Tools
    Instructor, Colin Milberg, Ph.D.
    Colin has 15 years construction management experience in both the office and the field combined with seven years of university  teaching experience in construction engineering and management.
    Colin has work with public and private organizations on projects ranging from $2 million to $1 billion, assisting project teams and organizations implement Lean Construction and Enterprise practices. He  has a Ph.D. from U.C. Berkeley where he studied Lean Construction and tolerance management with the founders of the Lean Construction Institute (LCI). In addition, Colin co-founded LCI San Diego, is a member of the International Group for Lean Construction advisory board and is on the core group of LCI New England.

    AGC Conference Center
    888 Worcester Street, Suite 40
    Wellesley, MA  02482
    Date/Time Information:
    Lean 1 - September 8 -  7:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Lean 2 - September 8 -  1 pm - 4:30 pm
    Lean 3 - September 22 - 7:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Lean 4 - September 22 - 1 pm - 4:30 pm
    Lean 5 - October 27 - 7:30 am -4:30 pm
    Lean 6 - November 17 - 7:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Lean 7 - December 1 - 7:30 am- 4:30 pm
    Contact Information:
    Kara Morgan
    Lean Units 1-7 Series
    AGC Member: $2350-Non Members: $2975.
    Lean Unit 1                
    AGC Member: $300-Non Members $375
    Lean Unit 2                
    AGC Member: $300-Non Members $375
    Lean Unit 3                
    AGC Member: $300-Non Members $375
    Lean Unit 4                
    AGC Member: $350-Non Members $425
    Lean Unit 5                
    AGC Member: $400-Non Members $525
    Lean Unit 6                
    AGC Member: $300-Non Members $375
    Lean Unit 7                
    AGC Member:$400-Non Members $525

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