Lean Construction Education Program
Everyone related to the construction process has an incentive to get the project done faster and at a lower cost - from the project owners who want to see results for their investment to the contractors and specialty contractors who want to do their job well and move on to the next project. Lean Construction is based on the holistic pursuit of continuous improvements aimed at minimizing costs and maximizing value on a construction project: planning, design, construction, activation, operations, maintenance, salvaging, and recycling.
To help contractors develop the knowledge and tools needed to build Lean, the Associated General Contractors of America developed the Lean Construction Education Program (LCEP). Construction professionals at all experience levels, working in all size firms, and on all size projects, will learn the building blocks necessary to transform their projects and companies into a Lean Operating System.
Here are the classes offered:
Unit 1: Variation in Production Systems -Four Hour Course
Unit 2: Pull in Production -Four Hour Course
Unit 3: Lean Workstructuring -Four Hour Course
Unit 4: The Last Planner® System -Four Hour Course
Unit 5: Lean Supply Chain and Assembly -Eight Hour Course
Unit 6: Lean Design and Pre-construction -Four Hour Course
Unit 7: Problem-solving Principles and Tools -Eight Hour Course
Click on the program titles at the left for detailed information on each program.
Participants who successfully complete the Lean Education Program may choose to take the Certificate of Management-Lean Construction exam and earn the credential. Further information on the Certificate of Management-Lean Construction can be found on the CM-Lean webpage. Click here for more information.