Lean Construction is a shift in thought process towards collaborative project efficiency and quality. This shift promotes delivery of projects to clients by maximizing value and minimizing waste, while pursuing perfection. The purpose of this course is to teach electrical contracting project managers and superintendents how to improve productivity through a focus on lean construction principles. Participants will learn strategies to reduce workflow variability and increase throughput in order to decrease waste and increase efficiency.
Following this class, participants will be able to:
• Develop a thought process to improve productivity based on lean construction principles
• Identify ways to encourage input and collaboration from all project team members
• Integrate methodologies that will allow a company to get to the root cause of a problem and use problem-solving statistical tools to solve it quickly
• Explain business needs such as product development, operations, technology, and customer relations