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LCI New Orleans Community of Practice

The LCI New Orleans Community of Practice is dedicated to promoting Lean principles in all areas of design and construction, as well as the broader community in which we live. As a member of the Lean Construction Institute, we will share informational programs from the most forward thinking and creative minds available to bring to the forefront the best Lean practices of the industry and further develop a Lean Culture that will simplify our processes, build collaborative teams, and create an environment of continuous improvement.

 

 

SAVE THE DATE!

Mark your calendars as we are finalizing these event details.  Watch for the invites in your email!

Date & Time: June 25, 2019, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Title:  Last Planner® System in Design, LCI Education Course
Instructor:  Christian Pikel
Location:
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
Rivergate Room
900 Convention Center Blvd.
New Orleans, LA  70130
*Registration now open!  See “Upcoming Events” section below.

Date & Time:  June 27, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Title:  Lean Happy Hour
Location:
Palmisano
1730 Tchoupitoulas Street
New Orleans, LA  70130

 

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LCI New Orleans Community of Practice UPCOMING Events

May
31
Fri
A Lean Coffee – (New Orleans CoP) @ AIA Center for Design
May 31 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

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LCI New Orleans Community of Practice and
AIA New Orleans

co-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. Join other architects, designers, engineers, contractors, trade partners, owners, and associated professionals, all seeking a better way to build.

When you register for this event you will be prompted to submit two topics/questions for the group discussion at this next Lean Coffee. During the meeting, use your phone to vote on pre-submitted topics. THERE ARE NO IRRELEVANT DISCUSSION TOPICS! Consider submitting a burning question, a challenge, or a success story that is important to you.


Attendance is free of charge

Pastries and Coffee will be served.

We look forward to seeing you at this
LCI New Orleans CoP and
AIA New Orleans co-sponsored event!

Jun
25
Tue
Last Planner System in Design (New Orleans CoP) @ Morial Convention Center New Orleans – Rivergate Room
Jun 25 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

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LCI New Orleans Community of Practice

presents

Last Planner® System in Design


Please join us for an interactive workshop exploring the practical application of implementing Last Planner® System during the design and development phases of a project. Participants will learn why it is important to collaboratively plan during design phases and how Last Planner® System is an effective tool to support improved delivery for their projects. This use of Last Planner® System is adapted to the specifics of design, which is about advancing the flow of information and merges elements of Lean, Last Planner® System and Agile Management techniques. Last Planner® System has been used by teams during design to stabilize their delivery process by keeping all team members’ needs being met reliably. This LCI education course will include a hand on simulation utilizing a fictitious project, so attendees will be able to practice each element of LPS as it is applied to the design phases of a project.
In this workshop, Christian Pikel will present key topics and lessons for applying Last Planner® System based production planning to the design phase of a project. Participants will learn why it is important to break down traditional large design document set deliverables into a map of information hand-offs and to view question resolution as milestones.


Learning Objectives:

  • The principles supporting Last Planner® System in design
  • Last Planner® System beyond just the Pull-planning session
  • Merging practices of rapid iteration and learning from Agile Management and Scrum
  • Milestone structuring and work breakdown to support work cycle planning

Speaker:

Pikel headshotChristian Pikel – The ReAlignment Group – Christian 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. Christian has experience with over 30 Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) projects in roles of collaborator, leader and coach.


(Read Christian Pikel’s full bio – Christian Pikel – Bio -TRG Website)

AIA Logo for invitesThis course is registered with AIA CES for 4 LU credits


Registration:

  • Member Rate: $80.00
  • Non-Member Rate: $100.00

 Coffee and light pastries will be provided.

Parking is not included with registration. We recommend parking at the Riverwalk parking lot located along Convention Center Blvd between Julia Street and Girod Street (accepts credit cards only approximately $19 for 4-6 hours).

UPCOMING National LCI Events


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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.

Jun
14
Fri
WEBINAR: Introduction to the Last Planner System™ in Design @ webinar
Jun 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

In this webinar, Christian Pikel will present key topics and lessons for applying Last Planner System™ based production planning to the design phase of a project.  Participants will learn why it is important to break down traditional large design document set deliverables into a map of information hand-offs and to view question resolution as milestones.  

As a shortened primer version of the full Last Planner® in Design workshop, this webinar will introduce participants to the concepts of collaborative design planning and how LPS principles are adapted for the design phase vs the construction phase and supported by concepts and tools such as scrum and Kanban.

Attendees should have a working understanding of Last Planner System™ as applied in construction.

 

Learning Objectives\

At the end of this presentation, attendees will learn:

  • How the principles of Last Planner System™ can be applied to the Design/Development phases of a project.
  • How elements of Agile Management and Scrum Framework that combine productively with LPS in Design Management.
  • How successful application of these frameworks and principles can reduce design rework and improve collaboration.
  • How metrics can be utilized for team feedback.
  • The importance of collaborative plan development and on-going planning conversations in a ‘time-box’ structure.

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 base 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**

 

Jun
28
Fri
WEBINAR: Introduction to the Last Planner System™ @ webinar
Jun 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 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 base 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**

 

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

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