Central Florida

LCI Central Florida Community of Practice

Welcome to the Central Florida Community of Practice (CoP) website!  The CoP’s purpose is to educate our members on how to improve the productivity and efficiency of everything they do.  We advocate use of Lean principles and tools in all areas of business including the office, shops, vehicles, and at the jobsites.  Through programming and development, the Central Florida CoP helps our members learn and grasp Lean terms and techniques, having a positive impact on the culture change that needs to happen for Lean practices to be implemented.  We have created a Lean forum where you can learn how the Lean process organizes operations and supplies to make the most of available labor, space, and capital.

Lean is not a program that is ever finished; it becomes the culture of the company, therefore providing greater value to all of our customers.

Whether you are researching what Lean Construction is about, just starting your Lean Journey, or have been at it for years, we welcome you to join our upcoming events.  To become more involved in the Central Florida CoP, please contact Kevin Labrecque, Leader, at kevin.labrecque@harperlimbach.com.

UPCOMING National LCI Events


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May
29
Wed
Lean in Design Forum 2019 @ Palmer House - A Hilton Hotel
May 29 @ 7:30 am – May 30 @ 5:00 pm

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.

Jun
14
Fri
WEBINAR: Introduction to the Last Planner System™ in Design @ webinar
Jun 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

In this webinar, Christian Pikel will present key topics and lessons for applying Last Planner System™ based production planning to the design phase of a project.  Participants will learn why it is important to break down traditional large design document set deliverables into a map of information hand-offs and to view question resolution as milestones.  

As a shortened primer version of the full Last Planner® in Design workshop, this webinar will introduce participants to the concepts of collaborative design planning and how LPS principles are adapted for the design phase vs the construction phase and supported by concepts and tools such as scrum and Kanban.

Attendees should have a working understanding of Last Planner System™ as applied in construction.

 

Learning Objectives\

At the end of this presentation, attendees will learn:

  • How the principles of Last Planner System™ can be applied to the Design/Development phases of a project.
  • How elements of Agile Management and Scrum Framework that combine productively with LPS in Design Management.
  • How successful application of these frameworks and principles can reduce design rework and improve collaboration.
  • How metrics can be utilized for team feedback.
  • The importance of collaborative plan development and on-going planning conversations in a ‘time-box’ structure.

Presenter:

Christian Pikel, Principal
The ReAlignment Group

CP Headshot copyChristian Pikel, managing principal and senior coach with The ReAlignment Group, brings a unique insight and novel approach to lean/IPD coaching for teams and organizations, defined by a diverse career spanning two decades in the design and construction industry as design/build trade manager, preconstruction and project developer and serial builder owner.  This is coupled with Christian’s ten years of experience as practitioner and student of lean construction and engagement with over 25 IPD projects in roles of collaborator, leader and coach.

Most recently, Assistant Director in Design & Construction for a major national healthcare network, Christian has been integrating project teams from initial team member selection through all phases of project delivery, while supporting internal development of process improvement practices and improving organizational learning behaviors.  Christian is base in the Washington, DC area and travels nationally and internationally to support project team, companies and organizations on their lean/IPD journeys.

His expertise includes:

  • Facilitation, training and coaching for lean capital project development
  • Lean design and construction implementation
  • Integrated Project Delivery training, strategy, team formation & integration
  • Visual management, cost benchmarking and organizational dashboard implementation
  • LCI Instructor:
    • Introduction to Lean Design & Construction
    • Last Planner® System (Construction and Design)
    • Effective Big Room Management
    • Target Value Delivery
  • CoreClarity™ Certified Facilitator and Strengths Coach
  • Scrum Alliance™ Certified Scrum Master


Registration for this webinar will close an hour before the webinar starts and you will receive an email with the webinar registration link within 24 hours of registering.

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**

 

Jun
28
Fri
WEBINAR: Introduction to the Last Planner System™ @ webinar
Jun 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

In this webinar we will cover introductory level information to give attendees an understanding of the Last Planner System™ for Construction, how each element of LPS is implemented by a project team, and how all elements work together to provide a complete framework for a team based collaborative production management and continuous improvement system.  The webinar is intended for individuals who have some basic understanding of lean construction principles and who would like to learn more specifically about the Last Planner® System and the pull planning process.

The Last Planner System™, one of the hallmark collaborative planning tools supporting lean design/construction projects, has been shown to streamline the collaborative scheduling process, increase plan reliability and productivity throughout multiple disciplines and provide a common platform for continuous improvement of the planning process. Understanding of the Last Planner System™ is invaluable to firms and individuals progressing on their Lean journey.

Presenter:

Christian Pikel, Principal – The ReAlignment Group

CP Headshot copyChristian Pikel, managing principal and senior coach with The ReAlignment Group, brings a unique insight and novel approach to lean/IPD coaching for teams and organizations, defined by a diverse career spanning two decades in the design and construction industry as design/build trade manager, preconstruction and project developer and serial builder owner.  This is coupled with Christian’s ten years of experience as practitioner and student of lean construction and engagement with over 25 IPD projects in roles of collaborator, leader and coach.

Most recently, Assistant Director in Design & Construction for a major national healthcare network, Christian has been integrating project teams from initial team member selection through all phases of project delivery, while supporting internal development of process improvement practices and improving organizational learning behaviors.  Christian is base in the Washington, DC area and travels nationally and internationally to support project team, companies and organizations on their lean/IPD journeys.

His expertise includes:

  • Facilitation, training and coaching for lean capital project development
  • Lean design and construction implementation
  • Integrated Project Delivery training, strategy, team formation & integration
  • Visual management, cost benchmarking and organizational dashboard implementation
  • LCI Instructor:
    • Introduction to Lean Design & Construction
    • Last Planner® System (Construction and Design)
    • Effective Big Room Management
    • Target Value Delivery
  • CoreClarity™ Certified Facilitator and Strengths Coach
  • Scrum Alliance™ Certified Scrum Master


Registration for this webinar will close an hour before the webinar starts and you will receive an email with the webinar registration link within 24 hours of registering. 

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**

 

Oct
14
Mon
SAVE THE DATE
21st LCI CONGRESS
Oct 14 – Oct 18 all-day
 

LCI Central Florida Community of Practice Past Presentations

July 18, 2017 – Tampa and Orlando Business Case for Lean – Pemberton & Mace

LCIs Central Florida Community of Practice PAST Events

Happy Hour Networking and Lean Construction Event – ORLANDO (Central Florida

May 22, 2019 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
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Happy Hour Networking and Lean Construction(TAMPA) (Central Florida)

April 10, 2019 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
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Happy Hour Networking and Lean Construction (Orlando) (Central Florida

April 4, 2019 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
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Highlights of 2018 LCI Congress (Central Florida CoP – Orlando)

November 28, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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CANCELLED: Highlights of 2018 LCI Congress (Central Florida CoP – Tampa)

November 29, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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A Tale of Two IPD Projects & The Building of Tron (Florida & Shanghai): Comparison of Lean Construction Techniques (Central Florida-Tampa CoP)

September 20, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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A Tale of Two IPD Projects & The Building of Tron (Florida & Shanghai): Comparison of Lean Construction Techniques (Central Florida-Orlando CoP)

September 21, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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Introduction to Last Planner System (Central Florida CoP – Orlando)

May 15, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
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Introduction to Last Planner System (Central Florida CoP – Tampa)

May 16, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
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Parade of Trades PLUS Lean Overview (Central Florida-Tampa CoP)

March 8, 2018 @ 12:15 pm – 4:00 pm
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Parade of Trades PLUS Lean Overview (Central Florida-Orlando CoP)

March 9, 2018 @ 12:15 pm – 4:00 pm
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Highlights of the 2017 National LCI Congress (Orlando) (Central Florida CoP)

November 27, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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Highlights of 2017 National LCI Congress (Tampa)(Central Florida CoP)

November 29, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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Orlando- Business Case for Lean (Central Florida CoP)

July 18, 2017 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
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TAMPA – Business Case for Lean (Central Florida CoP)

July 18, 2017 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
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The Business Case for Lean (Central Florida CoP)

April 13, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
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Highlights of the 2016 National LCI Congress (Central Florida CoP)

February 15, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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Highlights of the 2016 National LCI Congress (Central Florida CoP)

December 14, 2016 @ 12:00 am – 12:00 am
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Introduction to Choosing by Advantages

September 21, 2016 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
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“UHS Case Study of Sandy Pines Hospital – A Lean Journey”

June 24, 2016
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Making Lean Work in Construction

June 15, 2016
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Identifying Waste in the Design and Construction of Projects

March 16, 2016
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LCI National Congress Highlights & Improving Project Delivery

December 5, 2015
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Magic Kingdom HUB IPD Journey & The Villego Game

September 15, 2015
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Implementation of Lean Construction Principles and Practices on the JetBlue TSF Project

June 10, 2015
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Advanced Work Packaging & Legal Framework

March 18, 2015
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Lean Turnaround & Who is the Real Last Planner

December 10, 2014
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Benefits of Lean Project Delivery – FULL, no additional registration

September 24, 2014
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Pull Planning and Parade of Trades

June 18, 2014
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UHS Case Study of Sandy Pines Hospital – A Lean Journey

March 12, 2014
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