Lean practices in construction are creating changes worldwide.
The lean approach focuses the supply chain on improving customer satisfaction and eliminating waste. While most organisations aspire to do this, lean organisations actively demonstrate improvement towards these outcomes by using tools, performance metrics and management strategies.
Recent analysis on several major projects and design organisations shows that labour productivity in the field and in the design office can be improved by more than 20 percent once lean practices are adopted.
This one-day introductory course is based on current research of world-leading organisations who have adopted lean thinking to great effect. It will enable you to understand the way a lean management approach can improve customer relationships, efficiency, capacity to innovate and to improve collaboration across the supply chain. It will also help you identify and use the tools and practices that have transformed outcomes for leading companies around the world.
Build your Chartered competencies
This training course builds skills and knowledge in the following Engineers Australia Chartered status competencies*:
4. Develop safe and sustainable solutions
5. Engage with the relevant community and stakeholders
6. Identify, assess and manage risks
*Completing this course does not automatically guarantee a competency, it provides participants with the underpinning knowledge required to develop specific Chartered competencies.
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This course is for you if you’re a site manager, senior construction supervisor or design discipline leader.
It is also suitable for senior line managers in construction and design organisations, as well as project, construction and design managers who have the ability to change the way projects are approached and managed.
Marton Marosszeky is the co-founder of the Lean Construction Institute of Australia and was, until 2014, the national chair.
He is the principal of Marosszeky Associates and consults in lean construction implementation. Between 2006 and 2012, Marton led the lean construction consulting service line within Evans and Peck. He was the Multiplex Professor of Construction Innovation in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UNSW until 2006, and he is the co-author of the management text Total Quality in the Construction Supply Chain.
Marton is currently writing a book titled Lean Quality on Capital Projects in which he reviews the practices of leading companies in the sector within the US and UK.
This workshop will cover the following areas: