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FREE! Webinar: Introduction to Lean Construction | VICA

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  • 2020-07-08 10:00:00 | 2020-07-08 11:00:00
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Location Title: Webinar | Online

Lean in construction has become a popular buzzword. Most of us know it has to do with boosting productivity on a construction site – but what does it really mean? Join us for this webinar and stay ahead of the competition. Start your company’s journey to a new culture of continuous improvement in the planning, designing, scheduling, managing and construction of all forms of project delivery. 

What will you learn?

This one-hour webinar will provide you with a brief introduction to the theory of lean productivity, describe key concepts and explain how lean applies to construction. Webinar topics include:

  • Origins of Lean
  • Why Construction Needs Lean (Now more than ever!)
  • 8 Wastes in Construction
  • How Variation Affects Workflow
  • Lean Tools
  • Suggested Next Steps

Who should attend?

Anyone in the construction industry who is interested in learning more about Lean in construction!

Webinar format: Webinar will be held via Zoom. 

Course Instructor Information

James Johnston, P. Eng. James is an Industrial Engineer, a member of the Lean Construction Institute and an Accredited Trainer with the Associated General Contractors of America. As a construction, operations and quality specialist with over 25 years of experience, James specialises in focusing on business process analysis & improvement, Lean thinking & implementation, and strategic planning and business development. He has worked extensively as a Management Consultant and Trainer, leading organizations through lean transformations, quality system implementation and process optimization projects. James has also coached and facilitated the implementation of Lean Construction tools and methodologies on many projects, ranging in value up to $250 million, and has trained hundreds of construction professionals throughout North America. He continues to develop programs that improve project outcomes industry wide.