March 17, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
1400 14th St N Fl 12
Top of the Town
VA 22209-3662 US

LCI National Capital Region Community of Practice


A3 Thinking

Date: Friday, March 17, 2017

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Location: LCI Central Office
1400 N. 14th Street
12th Floor

Arlington, VA  22209

Free parking is available in open air lot on N. Oak Street, across from entrance to Prospect House Condominium – entrance to LCI is on N 14th Street, red doors marked “Top of the Town.”

Come join us for an interactive session on A3 Thinking.  Our event will have a combination of presentation on A3 Thinking, what an A3 is and what it is not, and also some interactive exercises around A3s and the various uses they can support.  We will also get you started in utilizing A3s as a problem solving process and tool for both project or internal organization problems.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the elements of A3 thinking.
  • Effectively utilize the elements of A3 thinking during all problem solving opportunities.
  • Utilize the A3 report as a communication tool.
  • Describe the benefits of utilizing an A3.
  • Explain when A3 reports should be completed.

Bevan Mace, Ph.D., a National Vice President for Operations & Lean at Balfour Beatty Construction, is dedicated to maximizing value for customers by nurturing lean, innovation and knowledge sharing across the company’s North American operations. For over 15 years and with a background in operations, Bevan has led or coached teams in translating lean philosophy into practical tactics – turning over $5 billion of concepts into reality – and is a regular speaker at industry conferences.

Registration Rate: $25.00