Last Planner System “Why it Works & How to Ensure Success”

A Detailed Review of Production Planning & Practical Strategies for Overcoming Common Implementation Challenges

The Last Planner® System is a lean production planning system designed to produce predictable workflow and continuous improvement in construction.  The system leads to better projects delivered in less time at a lower cost – but why is implementation so hard?

We will discuss why productivity in construction struggles to improve so we understand the problem that Last Planner System is designed to solve and take you through a pull planning exercise to drive home the concepts of the Last Planner® System. This course will also provide you with strategies to deal with difficult behaviors in planning meetings and show you how to create the culture necessary to support Lean and make it successful in your business and on your project site.

CM-Lean holders will earn 7.0 CE Credits | AGC of America recognizes ‘Last Planner® System: Why it Works and How to Ensure Success’ as qualifying for continuing education hours towards the renewal of AGC’s Certificate of Management-Lean Construction (CM-Lean). Each hour of educational content is equal to 1 hour of CE credit. Attendees may earn up to 7.0 hours of CE Credit by attending the entire workshop.

 

Lean in Construction – Last Planner System will help you understand:

  • Lean principles – flow, waste and variation
  • Detailed Last Planner® System review
  • Common implementation challenges
  • Planning session exercise
  • Speed, quality and budget – how to get all three
  • The culture of lean and team behaviors
  • Assertively dealing with difficult personalities

CCA Member $450 (+GST) Non-Member $550 (+GST)

Participant Manual and E-certificate included