Lean Unit 6: Lean Design and Pre-Construction

Unit 6: Lean Design and Pre-construction is a half-day, instructor-led course that explains the concepts of value-based management, lean in the design process and relational contracting.

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
  • Discuss waste and commonly used methods to minimize it
  • Differentiate between traditional project methods and lean design
  • Explain the various lean tools used in design and how to deploy them

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 and participant manual.


April 17, 2020
7:30 am - 11:30 am


2620 S 55th Street
Tempe, Arizona, 85282



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