ABA LEAN Unit 7 Class – Problem-Solving Principles & Tools
- November 17, 2017
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
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 seven courses that progressively cover a range of topics essential to Lean Construction, including:
- Lean workstructuring, supply chains, and assembly
- Variation and pull in production
- Production management
- Management by values
- Problem-solving principles and tools
Unit 7 focuses on Problem-Solving Principles & Tools
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.
Instructor: Jeff Esgar, Sundt Construction
Jeff Esgar has worked in the construction industry for 30 years and has been with Sundt for 17 years. Throughout his construction career, Jeff has worked as Field Engineer, Project Engineer, Field Superintendent, Project Superintendent, Project Manager, and Operations Manager. Jeff is currently working in Sundt’s Administrative Workforce Development group as a Talent Development Specialist. Certifications include Certified Professional Constructor, Certificate of Management in Lean (CM-Lean), and LEED Accredited Professional.
Jeff is past-chair of the AGC Lean Construction Forum Steering Committee. He also conducts Lean training for the Arizona ABA chapter and leads Lean efforts and training for Sundt Construction.
Includes breakfast, lunch, & participant’s manual.
Venue: Sundt Construction
Venue Phone: 480-293-3000Address: