Dallas Fort Worth

LCI Dallas Fort Worth Community of Practice

Welcome to the Dallas/Fort Worth Community of Practice. We strive to be your top resource for knowledge of Lean design and construction practices in our area. As part of the Lean Construction Institute, we provide regular events focused on improving design and construction project delivery. We invite you to attend these informative events for an opportunity to network with colleagues and learn more about the Lean construction practices that are creating better, faster, and more profitable projects for owners, architects, and contractors. 

For more information or to schedule an event, please contact Patrick Stutler  (PStutler@tcco.com).

 

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Local Lean Buzz!

The LCI Dallas-Fort Worth CoP is excited to welcome the 21st Annual LCI Congress to Fort Worth, Texas, Oct. 14-18, 2019! We are working with our fellow Texan CoPs in Austin, San Antonio and the Houston Lean Interest Group as well as the rest of the CoPs to bring more than 1,600 design and construction professionals together in Fort Worth for Lean knowledge transfer.

LCI Dallas Fort Worth Community of Practice UPCOMING Events

Dec
18
Wed
Teed up for Success-EOY Celebration of Top Golf (Dallas/Fort Worth CoP) @ Top Golf Dallas
Dec 18 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Join your local Community of Practice for a fun afternoon at Top Golf. Gather with like minded people to Toast to a successful 2019 year and increase excitement for the upcoming 2020 year. Our Community has invested tons of hours between participating in presentations/trainings, volunteering to coach, teach and present, hosting a successful congress in our backyard and exemplifying the LCI Tenets in our day to day jobs. 

Registration is free of cost – please pre-register

Appetizers, Refreshments, and Top Golf will be provided by the Local Community of Practice.

UPCOMING National LCI Events

Dec
6
Fri
WEBINAR: Introduction to the Last Planner System® @ webinar
Dec 6 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 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 based 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**

 

Dec
13
Fri
WEBINAR: Principles of Target Value Delivery (TVD) @ webinar
Dec 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

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. Take the first step in your journey towards mastering each of the TVD phases and all of the core components in this 90-minute webinar.


Learning Objectives:
•     Describe attributes of a team culture required to support TVD
•     Understand how to align project deliverables with customer-defined value
•     Define the major phases in the TVD process and how they relate


Presenter:

Julie Glassmeyer – Owner, Glassmeyer Construction Consulting & Coaching LLC

JulieGlassmeyerFor the past 17 years, Glassmeyer has been employing, facilitating, and coaching Lean Design & Construction principles. She draws on her 25+ years of experience in commercial construction planning and management to support project teams in achieving successful Lean implementation.

Glassmeyer holds a BS in Construction Management from the University of Cincinnati, and served as an Adjunct Professor at Cincinnati State and UC.


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 “Principles of Target Value Delivery (TVD)” 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.

 

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