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Lean Construction Education Program, 2nd Edition

December 5, 2023 @ 9:00 am December 14, 2023 @ 6:00 pm ET

Classes are held every Tuesday and Thursday December 5, 7, 12, 14
9 AM – 6 PM ET | 6 AM – 3 PM PT

AGC Member Pricing

$2,645.00

Non-Member Pricing

$3,425.00

About the Course

Lean Construction is driven to minimize costs and maximize value on each project completed, challenging all stakeholders to develop and apply better ways to manage the overall construction process. 

The updated AGC Edge Lean Construction Education Program engages students with numerous activities and group discussions designed to apply Lean Construction principles and practices. Key course activities include the Parade of Trades exercise where participants will learn the effects of varying and unreliable workflow versus smooth and reliable workflow. Students will also learn and practice the Last Planner® System in a simulation that teaches students to engage in a way that produces predictable workflow and rapid learning.

After participants complete all five units in the program, they become eligible to sit for an exam to earn the Certificate of Management – Lean Construction (CM-Lean).

Who Should Take This Course

Construction operations staff from general contractors, specialty contractors, construction managers and trade partners at all levels from chief operating officer to project engineer and foreman.  

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Course Units

Unit 1 – Introduction to Lean Construction
Unit 2 – Process and Production Basics
Unit 3 – Project Production Systems
Unit 4 – Lean Thinking in Field Production, Last Planner® System 
Unit 5 – Lean Thinking Outside of Field Production

Courses are delivered via the Zoom platform; a webcam and mic are required for participation. Registration costs include the eTextbook.

Cancellation Policy: A full refund will be given to cancellations made 14 calendar days before the class kick-off. After such time, no refunds will be given. Replacements are acceptable and must be submitted via email to rockkie.dunton[@]agc.org.

AGC reserves the right to cancel programs up to 10 days before the start date if a minimum number of attendees is not met.

Questions? Email us at education[@]agc.org

Meet Your Course Instructor:

James Johnston, P. Eng. | CM-LEAN

Industrial Engineer

James Johnston is a construction, operations and quality specialist with over 25 years of experience focusing on business process analysis and improvement, Lean thinking & implementation, 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. He has coached & facilitated the implementation of Lean Construction tools and methodologies on projects of all sizes, has trained thousands of construction professionals throughout North America and continues to develop programs that improve project outcomes industry wide.

 

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