Lean in the Design Phase

During the Design Phase, teams seek ways to improve client outcomes while maximizing design excellence.  Lean in the Design Phase participants gain insight to Lean approaches and tools relative to the design phase to optimize team communication, collaboration and results. Learners will understand how a Lean strategy can drive innovative solutions by connecting people, principles and practices. This course is foundationally important for anyone involved in preconstruction to improve the impact you are having on the project outcomes.  Group table activities and a Lean simulation exercise support the learning experience.


Denis Stroup - Barge Design Solutions

Rachel Waner - JE Dunn

Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn key definitions of Lean, review foundational goals and benefits, recognize key components and discover the Eight Wastes.
  2. Learn how to connect people through collaborative communication by understanding the Lean mindset, and identifying keys to developing a high-performing team.
  3. Learn how to connect principles and practices by discovering the benefits of key Lean approaches: Big Room, Target Value Delivery and Collaborative Planning.
  4. Discover set-based design practices, understand the impact of sound decision-making, and the relationship to optimizing outcomes.

Training begins at 11:00 AM. Please plan to arrive early to check in.

Lunch will be available at noon.

   This course is registered with AIA CES for 4 LU

Please register by April 26th to finalize security requirements and lunch. You will receive an invite from Envoy, Visitor Management System. Please pre-register at the link provided for security access.

Lunch and light refreshments will be provided.

4/30/2024 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Barge Design Solutions 615 3rd Avenue South Suite 700 Nashville, TN 37210 UNITED STATES
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