April 24, 2017

CM Lean - Unit 1: Variation in Production Systems


May 4, 2017


Thursday, 1:00pm to 5:00pm


Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center at ISU
2609 University Blvd.
Ames, IA


$350 (MBI Members)

Non-member Fee

$450 (Construction Update Network Members & Non-Members)


Course Information:
Presenter:  Susan Pratt, LEED AP, PMP - Lean Project Consulting, Inc., Denver, CO

Unit 1: Variation in Production Systems is a half-day course that introduces one of the foundational concepts of Lean Construction, variation. Following completion of this course, participants will have the ability 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 and contrast variation mitigation techniques

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