1400 North 14th Street, 12th Floor
Arlington, VA 22209
Welcome to the LCI Cascadia-Seattle CoP! Our CoP has been formed to provide awareness of how Lean Design and Construction can increase the satisfaction of project delivery by aligning our stakeholder values with the goals of the project. We also have programming to share methods of continuous improvement. Some of our events include lean coffees, open forum conversations, training on various lean principles, social and network panel events, and more throughout the year. We are looking for feedback from the community on what training or events you’re interested in attending. If you have any ideas for presentation material or things that we can do for you as your CoP, please contact me, Chris Heger, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LCI Cascadia-Seattle CoP Core Group members:
LCI Cascadia-Seattle Community of Practice
Target Value Delivery
Staying within the allowable budget and ensuring the team’s innovation decreases waste and increases value to the customer are attributes of successful project delivery and can be achieved through Target Value Delivery (TVD). TVD is a disciplined management practice with several phases (Business Case Planning, Validation, Value Delivery and Value Post Construction) meant to be applied holistically to obtain maximum value. The phases of TVD can be supplemented by core components like team organization, Big Room, project planning, cost modeling, continuous estimating and conceptual design. Start your journey towards mastering each of the TVD phases and all of the core components through simulation, group discussion and step-by-step guidance in the 8-hour Target Value Delivery education course to align your project deliverables with customer-defined value.
Romano Nickerson-Boulder Associates, Architects – A healthcare architect and principal with Boulder Associates Architects, Romano Nickerson is a passionate advocate for Lean design and project management. He created and leads BA Science, a lean consulting group within Boulder Associates with a focus on continuous improvement for healthcare organizations and design integration for capital project delivery. He has worked with numerous healthcare clients around the country, as well as select Fortune 500 companies including Walt Disney Imagineering.
Jack Avery – Avery Construction Solutions – Jack’s 40 years of industry experience in commercial construction, recently focused on providing clients with expert preconstruction, has earned Jack the recognition, trust and value as a leader in the industry. Skilled in providing cost estimating, project scheduling, evaluating building systems, constructability input and alternate delivery models he helps project teams find, evaluate and implement innovative solutions and create a more value driven process to successfully deliver projects.
Coffee and pastries will be provided in the morning – Lunch will be provided at noon
(Attendees will receive the book Target Value Delivery: Practitioner Guidebook to
Implementation – Current State 2016)
Parking is available on the street and surface lots adjacent to the venue
• 8:00 – 8:30 – Check-in, coffee and pastries
• 8:30 to 12:00 – TVD Presentations (break in middle)
• 12:00 – 12:30 Lunch – Catered lunch will be provided
• 12:30 – 3:30 – Presentation, simulation exercise and case studies
• 3:30 – 4:00 – Q&A and open discussion
• 4:00 Adjourned
This course is AIA/CES registered for 8 LU credits
Why collaborate? Because it works, and because we can!
To foster true collaborative behavior – collaboration that can withstand the inevitable challenges presented by complex construction projects – requires the right people performing the right tasks within an environment that promotes trust and mutuality of expectation over shared project outcomes. Teamwork produces optimal results in nearly all fields of human endeavor. Military engagements, marketing campaigns, and sporting contests all depend on closely coordinated team effort. The failure to work as a team often results in failure or worse.
Investing in building a collaborative culture and a “people first” initiative has been shown to be a primary ingredient to engender success and to improve project results. This presentation will present some basic leadership strategies for building a healthy project team and a culture of collaboration on projects of all scopes and complexity.
What is your leadership style?
Bruce Cousins, AIA – Principal, SWORD Integrated Building Solutions
Bruce has over forty years of diverse experience in Architecture and Design/Build project delivery. For the last ten years, he has served as a leader, consultant and mentor for non-traditional project delivery for both Architects and Builders. As an industry-recognized leader in the use of computers as a design tool, He has been an evangelist of the Building Information Modeling-BIM process in Architectural practice and Construction. After 36 years working in various industry disciplines, in 2014, he established Sword Integrated Building Solutions providing Leadership Coaching, BIM and Lean consulting to companies who recognize the value of implementing Lean principles and practices to realize operational excellence.
Registration for this webinar will close one hour before the webinar starts and you will receive an email with the webinar registration link within 24 hours of registering. If you register the day of, you will receive your confirmation an hour before the start of the webinar.
Please use the registration link email to add this webinar to your calendar. If you are not able to attend the webinar due to time zone misunderstandings, no refunds are given – there are no exceptions!
**This webinar will be recorded and a link will be sent to all paid registrants**
1.5 CM-Lean CE Credit | AGC of America recognizes “Building a Healthy Team for Project Success: Cooperation vs. Collaboration” as qualifying for continuing education hours towards the renewal of AGC’s Certificate of Management-Lean Construction (CM-Lean). Each hour of educational content is equal to 1 hour of CE credit. Attendees may earn up to 1.5 hours of CE Credit by attending this webinar.
Connect to the Industry Through Partner Investment.
As a member of the design community, your involvement in the beginning of the project planning process is crucial. From ensuring on-time delivery to guaranteeing high-quality project value, your role is vital to your team’s success. Lean in Design can help you continue to exceed expectations! Lean methodologies help design and construction companies in the U.S. and around the world become more efficient while increasing client satisfaction, cutting costs and eliminating re-work.
The 2019 Lean in Design Forum will address common challenges members of the design community often encounter such as:
Transforming a firm’s culture holistically
Implementing Last Planner® System in design effectively
Making sound decisions collaboratively
Onboarding team members consistently
The annual 2019 LCI Lean in Design Forum, in partnership with P2SL and AIA is a unique event where designers come together to learn about and advance Lean methodologies. Industry-leading design practitioners will present on how Lean techniques free up time for creative decision-making and innovative problem-solving on current topics affecting the design community.
2019 Lean in Design Forum attendees will find immense value in:
Presentations by experienced Lean practitioners
Interactive learning roundtables
Lean in design phase educational sessions
Networking among Lean practitioners with passion for collaboration, creativity and efficient project delivery.
Join your colleagues in the design community at this year’s Lean in Design Forum in Chicago — the must-attend design industry event of the year!
Your registration fee includes the Wednesday evening reception on May 29, plus full breakfast and lunch on the days for which you are registered.