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Welcome to the Georgia Community of Practice (CoP)! The LCI Georgia Community of Practice hosts networking and training events dedicated to creating an environment where owners, designers, contractors, suppliers, academics and industry organizations can connect, share, learn, and explore Lean principles and processes. Our CoP group includes Lean practitioners and enthusiasts at various levels of experience and a wide range of expertise with a common interest around improving our industry and the delivery of value to our Owners and community.
There are several ways to get involved…
Lean Coffee: A monthly informal networking event where individuals at all levels of experience can discuss a variety of Lean-related topics. It is open to members and non-members, there is no cost, all are welcome, and no previous Lean experience is necessary.
LCI Education Courses and General Events: Throughout the year the LCI Georgia CoP will hold educational events on a variety of topics related Lean construction. The cost of each event varies depending on the specific event and instructor.
How to start:
1. Connect on the LCI Georgia CoP LinkedIn page by clicking on the button in the Social Media section below.
2. Send an email with your complete contact information to Franklin Dickson (FDickson@JMWilkerson.com) to introduce yourself and to be added to the mailing list.
For questions or comments about the LCI Georgia CoP please email Elizabeth Taylor (Elizabeth.Taylor@JEDunn.com)
LCI-Georgia Core Group:
Leader – Elizabeth Taylor (Elizabeth.Taylor@JEDunn.com)
Vice Leader – Jeremiah Sugarman (Jeremiah.Sugarman@JEDunn.com)
Events Leader – Stephen Cary (S.Cary@EckardtGroup.com)
Social Media / PR – Matt Spears (Matt.Spears@Nintex.com)
Student Liaison – Karin Cornell ( Karin.Cornell@JEDunn.com )
Membership – Franklin Dickson (FDickson@JMWilkerson.com)
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: