The construction industry is increasingly utilizing formal production management principles and techniques known as ‘Lean Construction’ to increase reliability, jobsite productivity, and superior control over schedule. Using case studies, this course provides participants with a clear understanding of the background of Lean in Construction, why it’s important, why it’s effective and why they should care.
Following this course, participants will be able to:
• Understand clearly what ‘Lean’ is and why the construction industry needs it
• Understand ‘Lean’ terminology and be able to define it relative to other Project Management processes
• Discuss real life examples of the various methods for implementation and the results it generates
• List best practices and common pitfalls