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Welcome to the LCI Southern Florida Community of Practice (CoP). Our community serves Lean practitioners and interest groups for the South Eastern Florida Area (Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale and Miami Areas). We host training and networking events dedicated to providing an arena where owners, designers, contractors, suppliers, trade partners, academics and industry organizations can connect, share, learn and explore Lean principles and processes. Our CoP strives to be the driving force in Southern Florida to lead the industry in creating smarter, faster and more profitable projects for all stakeholders.
If you would like to learn more or engage with our CoP, or to request specific topics of interest for future CoP events, please contact Kristopher Nickerson.
LCI-Southern Florida Core Group:
Leader – Kris Nickerson, Skanska USA Building
Vice Leader – Florian Schriewersmann, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
Event Champion – Manny Rivera, Turner Construction Company
Additional Core Group Members:
Alessandra Escalante, Whiting Turner
Yannic Hoffman, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
Tim Ott, LIPD Consulting Services
Gabe Williams, Whiting Turner
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: