Greater Des Moines

The LCI Greater Des Moines CoP is forming to provide a community where owners, designers, builders, trade partners and Lean professionals can connect and benefit from educational and networking events. Stay tuned for the first event to be launched in mid-fall! Be sure to update your MyLCI account preferences to include the Greater Des Moines CoP if you’re located in the region to receive invitations to local events.
LCI-Greater Des Moines Core Group:
Leader — Jeff Scandrett, Hy-Vee Construction
Vice-Leader — Larry Cormicle, Iowa State University
Events Leader — Dave Regenold, The Baker Group
Core Group Member — Burke Sandman, The Weitz Company
For questions or comments about this CoP please contact derminger@leanconstruction.org

 

SAVE THE DATE!

10/9/2018 at 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
What:  A Lean Coffee focusing on Value Stream Mapping
Where:  The Baker Group, 1600 SE Corporate Woods Drive, Ankeny, IA  50021
RSVP to leanrsvp@weitz.com
Note:  The Greater Des Moines CoP is currently transitioning into the LCI organization.  This event is not in the LCI registration system so please use the above link if you would like to attend.  We look forward to seeing you!

 

LCI Greater Des Moines Community of Practice UPCOMING Events

Dec
8
Tue
LCI Learning Series A3 Thinking (Greater Des Moines CoP) @ Zoom Meeting
Dec 8 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

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 and less structured thn an LCI education course.  Its purpose is to provide just enough knowledge base to kcick start an engaging Lean discussion among the participants.

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.

Speaker:

Larry Cormicle is the President of Cormicle Consulting Services, L.L.C. Larry recently retired from Iowa State University after 17 years as a Teaching Professor of Construction Engineering. Larry brings his 24 years of professional experience as a general contractor, construction manager, professional engineer and his 29 years as a educator.

UPCOMING National LCI Events

Dec
17
Thu
WEBINAR: Introduction to Lean Project Delivery (LPD) @ GoToWebinar
Dec 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

This Introduction to Lean Project Delivery webinar will introduce Lean as relative to the design and construction industry.  Participants will learn why Lean matters for their projects and why they should care. They will be introduced to the key principles and wastes that are foundational to Lean.  

 

During this presentation, participants will learn to:

  • Define Lean and the principles associated with a Lean operating system
  • Identify the principles and tools relevant to Lean design and construction processes
  • Recognize various types of waste in design and construction and apply tools to reduce, minimize and/or eliminate waste.
Jan
14
Thu
WEBINAR: 5S in Construction @ GoToWebinar
Jan 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

As project teams look to advance improvements to workflow, implementing 5S as a core Lean method leads to better efficiency by keeping the jobsite organized, clean, safe and productive.  By participating the 5S In Construction webinar, you will discover the 5S steps as primarily appropriate to the field.  Real-project examples support implementing 5S on your projects. 

 

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand and be able to identify the 5Ss supported by examples shared in the course.
  2. Understand how to implement key Lean approaches to support sustaining 5S on a jobsite.
  3. Identify areas in your work that would benefit from 5S application.
  4. Discover ways to build consensus and support for 5S with your team.
Sep
15
Tue
Sample Event @ LCI Community of Practice
Sep 15 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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