LCI Instructors are a key aspect of the LCI Immersive Education Program and serve as a network of expertise in educating the Lean community and supporting the continuous improvement of LCI education. Only LCI Instructors may teach LCI education courses because they are committed to upholding the Conditions of Satisfaction (CoS) and have been properly vetted by the LCI Education Advisory Group based on LCI corporate member status, LCI Community of Practice (CoP) involvement and experience implementing and teaching Lean tools and processes.
“I have been teaching LCI courses for a couple of years now, and not only do I get the opportunity to meet and interact with great people in our industry, but I always come away learning more from the experiences and interactions in the workshops. The energy to learn and willingness to challenge the status quo reinforces my motivation and passion for Lean and how it can make a positive impact in our industry”
Katie Wells, Director of Lean Construction, Brasfield & Gorrie
Please read the information below on the CoS, continuous improvement cycle and the approval process. Then, complete the application and submit it for review. LCI’s Education Advisory Group looks forward to receiving your application!
The Meaning of Being an LCI Instructor
LCI Instructors are a key element in maintaining and improving LCI’s education courses. Continuous improvement is one of the six core tenets of Lean. As such, LCI requires that all instructors participate in the continuous evolution and development of our educational materials, improving both the industry and themselves along the way.
Are the only ones who are authorized to teach LCI education courses via webinar or national/local education events
Have access to LCI instructional materials
Gain marketing opportunities and exposure to CoP members for their effort
Are an important conduit for improving LCI course material and for sharing innovation
Align with and will follow the Conditions of Satisfaction (CoS) developed for the role.
All LCI Instructors are required to uphold the following CoS for being an instructor using LCI education material and representing LCI at any LCI-sponsored event including LCI Congress, Lean in Design Forum, national or local CoP events and webinars. Not following the CoS will result in re-evaluating the LCI Instructor's standing.
LCI Instructor Conditions of Satisfaction (CoS):
Must be a Corporate Member (which includes vendor, Lean consultant, CPA, higher education, owner or law firm) of LCI in good standing
Represent and uphold LCI's values and principles including the mission to create:
Common Language aligned with LCI Glossary
Provide instructor and attendee feedback for continuous learning via plus/delta and LCI evaluation forms and/or surveys
Use LCI education course materials for presentations at any LCI-sponsored event including LCI Congress, Lean in Design Forum, national or local CoP events and webinars
May use the LCI education course material for internal company training if the training is led by the LCI Instructor
Recognize that the LCI Instructor qualification is intended to ensure quality instructors for LCI materials and is not to be used to represent certification in any manner
May personalize the LCI education course deck to add stories and experiences for the participants, however will not deviate from values and principles noted above, nor will remove, hide or otherwise alter the standard slide deck
Will work with event coordinators to ensure event budgets are met as relevant to their fees and travel expenses
Will actively support the local CoP
Comply with an annual review and re-evaluation process to maintain status
Provide training as an extension of LCI, in alignment with above
Honor all Lean Construction Institute trademarks (Last Planner® System) and give LCI credit on any LCI education material used.