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Colorado

LCI Colorado Community of Practice

1.0  Who

Our LCI Colorado (CO) Community of Practice (CoP) is a group of lean practitioners at various levels of practice, who are committed to:

  • Helping the AEC industry supply chain in Colorado make a new way of doing business, the “new common sense” way.
  • Enabling the AEC industry supply chain learn rapidly and continue to improve the value delivered to customers of capital projects, as well as the value to all who use the facility in the future.

2.0  Why

  • We believe that deep application of lean principles improves the definition of needs, design, construction, and operation of capital facilities.
  • We also believe that application of lean principles to run the day-to-day operation of any organization improves the ability of the organization and its employees to deliver better services to their customers.

3.0  How

  • Borrowing from the technique advocated in integrated forms of agreement, we have a broadly representative Core Group (CG) within our CoP to ensure our CoP activities and events will benefit the mission of LCI, appeal to a broader OAC audience, and add value for those who attend.
  • To apply lean principles effectively, we must have conversations that include all members of the OAC community.
  • We have discovered that holding meetings to share what we have learned with representatives of the Owner, Designer, Contractor and Trade supply chain in Colorado accelerates the benefits to the people and the projects in that region.
  • As lean practices continue to improve within our CoP, these too are shared to advance the benefits to companies and projects.
  • Ultimately, our CoP accelerates and expands improvements to facilities, projects and companies in it’s geographic area.

LCI Colorado Community of Practice UPCOMING Events

Mar
29
Fri
A Lean Coffee – (Colorado CoP) @ AGC of Colorado
Mar 29 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am

LCI-CoP_Final 

LCI Colorado Community of Practice

presents

A Lean Coffee


Join us for a Lean Coffee to learn and support each other in our Lean endeavors! Take part in an open conversation in a safe, small and low-pressure environment about the topics that are relevant to our Lean community. We want to hear about the problems you are solving, the issues you want to solve, and lessons you’ve learned on your Lean Journey. No previous Lean experience is required.

Participants from cross functional roles as designers, constructors, owners, trades partners, and associations propose discussion topics around any subject about which they want to learn – THERE ARE NO IRRELEVANT DISCUSSION TOPICS! Each proposer takes 15 to 30 seconds to pitch their topic, written on a sticky note, to the group. Once all topics have been pitched, voting begins to establish a priority for discussing the topics. Topics are then ordered from highest to lowest votes and examined accordingly. Participants will receive 8 minutes of time to discuss the topic. After 8 minutes there will be a ‘thumbs up/ thumbs down’ to decide whether or not the discussion should continue. Thumbs up equals 4 more minutes on the clock. This happens until it is agreed that the topic has been discussed to satisfaction. Takeaways are considered and then the topic with the next largest amount of votes is addressed. Come as you are and be ready to learn.

Registration is free – Please Register

Coffee will be provided

Parking – Free Parking in the fenced area or on-street

(Session will be held in the basement of the building in the classroom)

Apr
26
Fri
A Lean Coffee – (Colorado CoP) @ AGC of Colorado
Apr 26 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am

LCI-CoP_Final 

LCI Colorado Community of Practice

presents

A Lean Coffee


Join us for a Lean Coffee to learn and support each other in our Lean endeavors! Take part in an open conversation in a safe, small and low-pressure environment about the topics that are relevant to our Lean community. We want to hear about the problems you are solving, the issues you want to solve, and lessons you’ve learned on your Lean Journey. No previous Lean experience is required.

Participants from cross functional roles as designers, constructors, owners, trades partners, and associations propose discussion topics around any subject about which they want to learn – THERE ARE NO IRRELEVANT DISCUSSION TOPICS! Each proposer takes 15 to 30 seconds to pitch their topic, written on a sticky note, to the group. Once all topics have been pitched, voting begins to establish a priority for discussing the topics. Topics are then ordered from highest to lowest votes and examined accordingly. Participants will receive 8 minutes of time to discuss the topic. After 8 minutes there will be a ‘thumbs up/ thumbs down’ to decide whether or not the discussion should continue. Thumbs up equals 4 more minutes on the clock. This happens until it is agreed that the topic has been discussed to satisfaction. Takeaways are considered and then the topic with the next largest amount of votes is addressed. Come as you are and be ready to learn.

Registration is free – Please Register

Coffee will be provided

Parking – Free Parking in the fenced area or on-street

(Session will be held in the basement of the building in the classroom)

UPCOMING National LCI Events

Mar
29
Fri
WEBINAR: Building a Healthy Team for Project Success: Cooperation vs Collaboration @ webinar
Mar 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

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?

  • Command and Control
  • Consensus
  • Collaborative

Presenter:

Bruce Cousins, AIA – Principal, SWORD Integrated Building Solutions

BCCPicture2.5x2Bruce 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.

He has successfully implemented the Last Planner® System on many projects. He is a registered Architect, an LCI consultant partner, and a certified AGC CM-Lean instructor.


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**

AGC Picture1 1.5 CM-Lean CE Credit | AGC of America recognizes The People Side of Lean 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.

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.

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

LCIs Colorado Community of Practice PAST Events

Go Where the Work is!- (Colorado CoP)

March 15, 2019 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
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A Lean Coffee – (Colorado CoP)

February 22, 2019 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
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Introduction to Lean Project Delivery (Colorado CoP)

January 18, 2019 @ 7:30 am – 12:30 pm
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A Lean Coffee (Colorado CoP)

January 11, 2019 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
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Mindset of an Effective Big Room (Colorado CoP)

December 4, 2018 @ 7:00 am – 11:30 am
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IPD Contract Workshop Based on AIA-C191 (Colorado CoP)

November 1, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 3:45 pm
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Introduction to Last Planner® System (Colorado CoP)

September 14, 2018 @ 7:00 am – 11:30 am
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Lean in Your Company (Colorado CoP)

August 10, 2018 @ 7:00 am – 10:00 am
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The Business Case for Lean (Colorado CoP)

July 20, 2018 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am
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A Lean Coffee (Colorado CoP)

September 28, 2018 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
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A Lean Coffee (Colorado CoP)

October 26, 2018 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
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A Lean Coffee (Colorado CoP)

November 30, 2018 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
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A Lean Coffee (Colorado CoP)

August 31, 2018 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
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A Lean Coffee (Colorado CoP)

May 4, 2018 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
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A Lean Coffee (Colorado CoP)

June 29, 2018 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
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A Lean Coffee (Colorado CoP)

July 27, 2018 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
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Study Action Team (SAT) – The Ideal Team Player, Part II (Colorado CoP)

April 26, 2018 @ 7:00 am – 10:30 am
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Study Action Team – SAT (Colorado CoP)

April 13, 2018 @ 7:00 am – 10:30 am
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A Lean Coffee (Colorado CoP)

March 30, 2018 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
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Introduction to Lean Project Delivery (Colorado CoP)

June 8, 2018 @ 7:00 am – 12:30 pm
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How to Contract for Integrated Project Delivery(Colorado CoP)

November 14, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
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CDOT-HQ: Lean Design Practices on a Design Build Project (Colorado CoP)

September 15, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am
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Study Action Team (SAT): How to effectively help others understand Lean Construction correlates to better project outcomes. (Colorado CoP)

August 24, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am
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Breckenridge Brewery Tour + CoP Social Event (Colorado CoP)

July 27, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Lean in Your Company (Colorado CoP)

April 28, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am
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Root Cause Analysis (Colorado CoP)

May 19, 2017 @ 7:00 am – 10:30 am
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The Lean Business Case (Colorado CoP)

March 30, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 10:00 am
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Villego Simulation (Colorado CoP)

February 22, 2017 @ 7:15 am – 12:00 pm
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Lean Coffee: Lessons Learned (Colorado CoP)

November 16, 2016 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am
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Last Planner System in Design (Colorado CoP)

September 30, 2016 @ 7:30 am – 11:30 am
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Integrated Practices in Design and Lessons Learned on the UHS Henderson Hospital (Colorado CoP)

August 26, 2016 @ 7:30 am – 10:00 am
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Aerospace Engineering Sciences Building – Project Tour

June 22, 2016
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What can we learn about transforming design and construction projects from Joe’s Garage?

June 9, 2016
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A Business Model for Integrated Project Delivery

May 20, 2016
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Lean in Your Company (April 2016)

April 22, 2016
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Lean 101 – Foundational Overview of Lean

March 25, 2016
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A3 Thinking

February 26, 2016
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Retrospective Roundtable on IPD Project Startup

December 4, 2015
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Where Is Your Lean Construction Journey Going?

September 11, 2015
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Project Tour

June 12, 2015
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Lean in Your Company

April 24, 2015
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Target Value Design Workshop

March 26, 2015
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Lean Construction: Building People, It’s Not Just About the Tools

October 3, 2014
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Prescient Plant Tour

August 27, 2014
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Colorado Lean Leaders Reflect on their Journey to Build a Lean Culture

May 28, 2014
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Improv Your Collaboration

April 2, 2014
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Study Action Team (SAT) Book Discussion: 2 Second Lean

February 19, 2014
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