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LCI San Diego Community of Practice

If you are interested in learning more about Lean project delivery, join the more than 600 professionals that have participated and learned from events hosted by the San Diego Community of Practice since 2007.  The CoP offers a learning program every other month that covers a Lean-related topic, project, or subject matter including interactive simulations.  If you are new to Lean, the CoP provides a great opportunity to meet like-minded people and learn more about Lean practices on capital project planning, design, fabrication and construction.  If you are a seasoned Lean practitioner, consider sharing your knowledge with the greater San Diego community.  To learn more contact Sandra LeDrew at sledrew@mascariwarner.com or David Umstot @ david.umstot@umstotsolutions.com.  

 

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LCI San Diego Community of Practice UPCOMING Events

Jan
29
Wed
Lean Beer – Lean & Interviewing for New Work (San Diego CoP) @ Balfour Beatty
Jan 29 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for a Lean Happy Hour 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.
Topic this month will focus on Lean & Interviewing for New Work

Learning Objective: To learn relevant lean problems, solutions and lessons. What are clients asking for in project delivery related to Lean Principles?

SPEAKER:

Daniel Shirkey – Balfour Beatty – Dan is the Senior Director of Technology & Operations Improvement at Balfour Beatty and has been serving as Chair of the San Diego CoP for several years.

Registration
Member: $10
Non-Member: $15
Owner: Free (First 10)
Student: $5.00

Light refreshments, Beer and Wine will be served

UPCOMING National LCI Events

Jan
23
Thu
WEBINAR: Lean Leadership: How to Implement and Cultivate a Continuous Culture of Lean – sponsored by Procore
Jan 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lean is more than tools and techniques—you’ll know it’s been successfully implemented within your company when your best learners become your best leaders.

In this webinar, find out how everyone in your organization can become a leader in Lean, and how implementing a Lean culture throughout the entire organization is key to bringing your company to the next level of productivity and possibilities.

Join us for this invaluable presentation from Cory Hackler, Lean Manager at DPR Construction, a national general contracting company specializing in complex, sustainable projects, and has been using Lean principles in its projects for nearly two decades.

You’ll hear how to define and apply Lean leadership principles at your company, success stories from DPR’s groundbreaking Lean Leadership program, and strategies for cultivating a continuous culture of Lean throughout your organization.

From your field to accounting teams, Lean learners and enthusiasts of all levels will benefit from this webinar.

You’ll hear:
– Success stories on implementing Lean culture
– How to practically apply Lean leadership knowledge to your business
– How to learn from your strategic partners to drive towards a common goal
– Strategies for teams to collect feedback and build continuous lean training and a culture of Lean

Jan
29
Wed
WEBINAR: Introduction to Lean Project Delivery (LPD)
Jan 29 @ 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.
Feb
7
Fri
WEBINAR: Introduction to Takt Time Production Planning
Feb 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Takt planning has come into its own in the last few years. Companies including BMW, Sutter Health and Others have reported very positive results of implementing Takt planning. This webinar will introduce you to the basics of Takt Time production planning for construction.
Takt planning has been used in Manufacturing and is very straight-forward when used on a standard manufacturing with a fixed assembly line. While construction has a very different work flow, many of the same concepts apply to construction.
The value of Takt planning has been realized in combination with other Lean tools like the Last Planner System(R) and Lean Principles. Takt production planning is especially effective for project with repetitive spaces. Takt is German word (Taktzeit Cycle) for establishing the “beat” or rhythm of a process. In construction, various installation speeds disrupt flow and create waste. Creating a Takt plan and managing production plans that are location based is the central premise of Takt planning. Takt planning is used to synchronize the sequences and therefor the trade partners flow of work and to level the work and create a production plan and consistent rhythm of work, materials and information associate with conditions at specific locations.

Feb
27
Thu
WEBINAR: How to Contract using Lean without an IPD Contract: the ConsensusDocs 305 Standard Lean Construction Addendum
Feb 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Lean design and construction methods have emerged as one of the most significant developments to improve value, efficiency, and relationships in the design and construction industry. Design and construction contracts provide both a potential obstacle and opportunity to incorporating Lean tools and developing a Lean culture for your next construction project. Learn how you can use the ConsensusDocs 305 Lean Addendum to facilitate a Lean project without an integrated project delivery (IPD) contract. Getting your contracts right to encourage Lean is difficult. Now there is an industry contract standard form to help.

 

Learning Objectives

  • Gain an overview of the ConsensusDocs 305 Lean Addendum
  • Learn Lean project fundamentals that you can incorporate in your project’s contracts
  • Understand how to implement Lean practices and Lean culture when an Owner’s constraints preclude use of an IPD contract. 

Presenters:

Joseph Cleves, Partner – Taft Law

Joel Darrington, Contracting Counsel – DPR Construction

Brian Perlberg, Executive Director, Senior Counsel – ConsensusDocs

Tom Richert, Principal – Lean Project Consulting, Inc.

Mar
19
Thu
WEBINAR: Avoiding the Big Mistakes: 5 Essentials To Ensure High Performance
Mar 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

“All of the big mistakes happen on the first day.” – BIG BIM little bim, Finith E. Jernigan AIA

There are five essentials owners often overlook when standing up a project team. This webinar will challenge common day one assumptions. It will take owners beyond good intentions and fuzzy team building to address deep rooted attitudes and habits that drive supply chain self-serving and adversarial behavior. We will provide also provide you four criteria to evaluate individuals and determine up front if you have a high performing individual, or not. As a bonus you will receive a PDF of a comprehensive checklist for launching a high performing team.

 

LCIs San Diego Community of Practice PAST Events

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Lean Beer- (San Diego CoP)

September 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
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2019 Industry Day – (San Diego CoP)

August 9, 2019 @ 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
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Project Breakdown- (San Diego CoP)

June 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Lean Happy Hour- (San Diego CoP)

April 23, 2019 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
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Different Ways to Contract for Lean Project Delivery- (San Diego CoP)

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Lean Happy Hour- (San Diego CoP)

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How Owners are Overcoming Skilled Labor Shortages which threaten to deflate San Diego’s Booming Construction Market (San Diego CoP)

January 17, 2019 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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4th Industry Day (San Diego CoP)

August 3, 2018 @ 7:30 am – 3:30 pm
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Gemba Walks – What Are They? How Are They Used? (San Diego CoP)

May 31, 2018 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
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Book Club Session 2 – Transforming Design & Construction (San Diego CoP)

April 20, 2018 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
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Surviving the Big Room (San Diego CoP)

March 15, 2018 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
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Book Club – Transforming Design & Construction: A Framework for Change

February 16, 2018 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
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Creating Effective Communication and Empowering the Craftsman: LPS in the Field (San Diego CoP)

January 18, 2018 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
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Agile/Scrum Work Planning: How to Empower Design Teams to Get More Done in Less Time (San Diego CoP)

August 24, 2017 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
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The Business Case for Lean (San Diego CoP)

June 15, 2017 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
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Building a Lean Culture (San Diego CoP)

March 30, 2017 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
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Visual Data Analytics for Proactive Project Controls on Construction Sites (San Diego CoP)

January 12, 2017 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
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Virtual Reality’s Current & Future Impact on Lean Design & Construction (San Diego CoP)

October 27, 2016 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
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Industry Day

August 5, 2016
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Special Event with Sammy Obara of Honsha

March 24, 2016
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Value Steam Mapping

January 21, 2016
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Incentive Programs for a non-IPD, Design-Build Public Work Project

September 17, 2015
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Challenges and Opportunities to Improve Design Management and Pre-Construction

August 13, 2015
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Design Using Last Planner System®

May 14, 2015
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The Airplane Game: An Exercise in Production System Design

March 19, 2015
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Lean Practices from Competition through Construction: A Holistic Approach to Designing and Constructing the UCSF Mission Hall Project

November 20, 2014
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Beyond Design and Construction – Advancing Building Information Modeling for Post Occupancy

September 25, 2014
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Lean Design: Integrating Lean Techniques Into Design As Well As Construction

July 24, 2014
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A Lean Coach’s Assessment of Last Planner® Around California

May 22, 2014
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How High Performance Teams Create Lean Construction Results: an Architect’s Perspective

March 20, 2014
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Using Six-Sigma to Measure the Positive Impact “Lean” Has to Offer in Project Delivery

January 16, 2014
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“Realizing Our Collective Potential – Translating Tacit Knowledge into Real Value”

May 17, 2012
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“How to Implement a Lean Culture within an Organization”

January 26, 2012
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