San Antonio Community of Practice
Lean Construction - A Proven Philosophy of Value and Reliability for San Antonio!
Dick Bayer, Interim Executive Director
Lea Construction Institute
Dick, Bayer, Interim Executive Director of Lean Construction Institute will kick off Lean Construction's San Antonio Community of Practice with discussion of topics such as: Lean's Vaule Added Proposition, Results seen within the industry, Use of Lean with respect to scale of project, Lean Tools for success, and more...
"Lean" is being used in manufacturing, healthcare, and now in construction. Lean how Lean can help you and San Antonio as a whole.
Date and Time:
Thursday, January 17, 2013 from 5-7pm
Note to First Time Attendees and Others New to Lean Construction:
Please review a glossary of terms and other introductory readings before attending the meeting by visiting http://www.leanconstruction.org
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When & Where
LCI San Antonio CoP
Lean Construction Institute (LCI) is a non-profit organization, founded in 1997. The Institute operates as a catalyst to transform the industry though lean project delivery using an operating system centered on a common language, fundamental principles, and basic practices. We have these broad goals:
Transform design and construction
· Promote ever-wider acceptance and use of lean principles, practices and tools on design and delivery of projects
Set standards for lean performance
· Common language and fundamental principles
· Basic practices
Provide education for lean project delivery
· Awareness, learning and understanding of tools and techniques
· Catalyst for action
Conduct research to promote continuous improvement
· Robust program of basic and applies research evaluation
· Translate findings into transformational tools & techniques
Sponsor Communities of Practice for continuous learning and application
· Established in major markets nationwide, expanding into new areas over time
· Developing strong ties with academic and industry organizations
· Expanding understanding of Lean: fostering networking and mentoring
The San Antonio Community of Practice (CoP) of LCI provides local lean support to owners, architects and designers, engineers, contractors, specialty contractors, and suppliers. We invite owners and project delivery team members to meet together as a Community of Practice to learn, share, and develop a lean community in San Antonio. As a regional forum for conversations among practitioners, the CoP will help create a new common sense for the AEC industry as LCI continues to build knowledge in design and construction.