Lean Construction Unit 5: Lean Supply Chain & Assembly

Unit 5: Lean Supply Chain and Assembly is a one-day, instructor-led course that explains the concept of lean supply chain and assembly.

Following completion of this course, participants will have the ability to:

  • Differentiate between traditional procurement practices and lean supply chain applications
  • Identify waste and value-adding activities within the supply chain and assembly
  • Evaluate the impact of using lean supply chain on waste elimination, continuous flow and site operations pull
  • Identify strategies needed at the project and company levels to support the lean supply chain
  • List examples of process improvements to the lean supply chain
  • Expand lean beyond the individual project
  • Create a value stream map to diagnose and improve the supply chain

About AGC’s Lean Construction Education Program

To develop the tools needed to build lean, the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) has developed the Lean Construction Education Program. Construction professionals at all experience levels will learn the building blocks necessary to transform their projects and companies into a lean operating system.

AGC’s Lean Construction Education Program is a series of courses that progressively cover a range of topics essential to Lean Construction, including:

  • Variation and pull in production
  • Lean workstructuring, supply chains, and assembly
  • Production management
  • Problem-solving principles and tools

Includes breakfast, lunch and participant manual.


March 20, 2020
7:30 am - 4:30 pm


2620 S 55th Street
Tempe, Arizona, 85282



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