Associated General Contractors of America

AGC Introduces Lean Construction 101 Online Course

Lean Construction is based on the holistic pursuit of continuous improvements aimed at minimizing costs and maximizing value on a construction project: planning, design, construction, activation, operations, maintenance, salvaging, and recycling.

To help contractors develop the knowledge needed to build lean, AGC is developing 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.

The first course, Lean Construction 101, is now available. Lean Construction 101, is a one-hour online course that provides a foundation of the key concepts and terms used in Lean Construction. Following completion of this course, participants will have the ability to:

  • List examples of Lean Construction in practice
  • Discuss benefits of Lean Construction
  • Define Lean Construction
  • Explain the origins of Lean Construction
  • Describe Lean Construction tools
  • Identify Lean Construction implementation opportunities

Learn more and purchase the course through the AGC Store.

Visit www.agc.org/LCEP or email curriculum@agc.org to learn more about AGC's Lean Construction Education program

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