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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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
This topic introduces A3 thinking for collaborative problem solving. Participants will learn the definition of an A3, the problem solving structure with explanation of each step of the A3 format.
The LCI Lean Learning Series is a facilitated discussion-oriented event focused on a specific lean subject matter. The event is more structured than a lean coffee yet shorter than an LCI education course. Its purpose is to provide enough knowledge base to kick start an engaging Lean discussion among the participants.
Call it Kaizen, continuous improvement, or operational excellence, we all want to be better and better at what we do. That may be with our crews in the field, how we execute projects, our design teams, or the everyday processes we use to operate our organization. In this webinar you will learn:
What you learn can be put to use right away. While becoming a continuously improving organization takes time, with every step you, your teams, and your organization will benefit.
Design professionals want to know how they can improve client outcomes while maximizing design excellence. Participants in the Lean in the Design Phase webinar will gain insight to Lean approaches and tools relative to the design phase of project delivery. They will understand how Lean supports optimizing team communication, collaboration and results by connecting people, principles, and practices. Participants will be exposed to how Lean processes such as Target Value Delivery, set-based design, and the Last Planner System® in Design can be applied.
Join us for a 60-minute virtual CoP experience to engage deeply with independent Lean Coaches in a collaborative discussion.
Come with your most vexing Lean implementation or project problems and get expert advice. We will utilize breakouts to discuss topics in small groups, each led by a coach.
The Zoom link for attendance will be included with your registration confirmation email.
This is going to be a fun and interactive session and so we are capping attendance at 50! As well, joining from your mobile device may be frustrating. For that reason, we are only allowing attendees to join from your computer. We also ask that everyone #turnyourcameraon and come ready to actively participate! It will enrich the experience for all participants.
Construction teams looking to improve the value being produced by workers and to create safer working environments conduct Gemba Walks. In the Gemba Walks For Construction course, participants will gain insight to the what, why and how to successfully implement this method to support their projects. This course is important to developing a positive continuous improvement mindset on your projects.
1. Gain an understanding of the definitions of Gemba and Gemba Walks: “The What.”
2. Identify the purpose and roles related to conducting a Gemba Walk: “The Why.”
3. Discover the process of conducting a Gemba Walk including key guiding questions: “The How.”
4. Gain insight through real-project examples of Gemba Walks and the resulting improvements.
Discover the presentations that mean the most to your Lean journey with five tracks built around the overarching theme of The ABCs of Lean: Transformation through Actions, Best Practices and Coaching:
July 18, 2017 – Tampa and Orlando Business Case for Lean – Pemberton & Mace