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September 2018
9/3/2018 Office Closed: Labor Day
9/11/2018 AGC LEAN Unit 1: Variation in Production Systems
Variation in Production Systems is an introductory course in the Lean Construction Education Program. This half-day, instructor-led course teaches the concept of variation. Following this course, you will be able to: - Define the different types of variation - Explain the concept of throughput - Distinguish the concepts of throughput and work in progress - Describe the role of variation in production operations - List sources of variation in construction settings - Explain variation mitigation techniques - Contrast variation mitigation techniques
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9/11/2018 AGC LEAN Unit 2: Pull in Production
Pull in Production is a half-day, instructor-led course that explains the concept of pull as a means to reliable production workflow. Following this course, you will be able to: - Compare batch-and-queue and continuous-flow production systems - Distinguish push systems from pull systems - Describe the impact of pull on production systems - Explain pull strategies in construction operations
9/12/2018 AGC LEAN Unit 3: Lean Workstructuring
Lean Workstructuring is the first of two units that introduces the Last Planner® System (LPS). This system was developed by the Lean Construction Institute (LCI) to plan projects in a way that produces predictable workflow and rapid learning. This half-day, instructor-led course describes the process of Lean Workstructuring. Following this course, you will be able to: - Apply the methods and tools utilized in pull planning - Describe the concept of Lean Workstructuring - Outline the desired outcomes of Lean Workstructuring - Describe the characteristics and application of the Last Planner® System
9/12/2018 AGC LEAN: Unit 4: The Last Planner® System
The Last Planner® System is the second of two units introducing the Last Planner® System (LPS). This system was developed by the Lean Construction Institute (LCI) to plan projects in a way that produces predictable workflow and rapid learning. This half-day, facilitator-led course shows how to conduct make-ready and weekly work planning sessions. Following this course, you will be able to: - Apply the Last Planner System on a project; - Hold make-ready and weekly work planning sessions; and - Calculate, track and analyze percent plan complete for a project
9/21/2018 9th Annual BBQ in Red Shoes at Nissan Stadium
9/25/2018 AGC LEAN Unit 5: Lean Supply Chain and 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 this course, you will be able 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
9/26/2018 AGC LEAN Unit 6: Lean Design and Pre-construction
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 this course, you will be able to: - Distinguish between the varying definitions for design - Define value and commonly used methods to maximize it -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
9/27/2018 AGC LEAN Unit 7: Problem-solving Principles and Tools
Problem-solving Principles and Tools is a seven hour, instructor-led course that describes the Lean Problem Solving Process and illustrates how to use tools to solve problems in a lean manner. Following this course, you will be able to: - Define the difference between traditional and lean problem solving - Describe how to create a team environment to solve problems - Explain how to create trust to avoid problems - Describe Observation Walks - Identify root causes of problems
October 2018
10/1/2018 2018 MARCUM Mid-South Construction Summit
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10/3/2018 - 10/6/2018 Tennessee AGC Annual Convention
10/18/2018 AGC Clay Shoot
10/20/2018 AGC Wags for Warriors Benefit Dog Walk
10/25/2018 CLC Networking Mixer at Frisky Frogs
November 2018
11/2/2018 Blueprint Reading
11/6/2018 Membership Luncheon
11/13/2018 - 11/21/2018 CANstruction
11/22/2018 - 11/23/2018 Office Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
December 2018
12/4/2018 Holiday Membership Luncheon