Incorporating Lean and IPD Practices into Design-Build

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This presentation discusses how Lean and IPD practices can be incorporated successfully into Design-Build projects. The presenters were leaders of a task team at Barton Malow that developed a framework for defining Lean and IPD practices and promoting their adoption. The presentation will describe the framework, the underlying principles, the menu of practices, how adoption was encouraged, and the positive impact on project outcomes. 

1) Describe and apply the underlying principles of Lean and IPD.

2) Identify 6 Lean and 6 IPD practices that can enhance design-build project success.

3) Explain why design-build is an ideal platform for Lean IPD.

4) Develop a program to promote and achieve Lean and IPD adoption within an organization

Tom Porter, JD, FDBIA

Vice President, Barton Malow Company

Tom Porter, Vice President of Barton Malow, is former National Chairman of DBIA. He has also served in numerous other DBIA roles at the national, regional and chapter levels. He earned his FDBIA credential in 2019. He has extensive experience in varied executive leadership roles with Barton Malow Company and LeChase Construction. He is the author of Profit, Risk & Leadership: the Business of Construction & Design-Build. Tom has frequently presented at industry events for DBIA and other organizations.

Jeff Creighton, MBA

Director of Continuous Improvement, Barton Malow Holdings

Jeff Creighton, Director of Continuous Improvement, is a member of Barton Malow's Lean IPD task force and leader of one of its work teams. He is currently Chair of the Lean Construction Institute's Annual Congress for 2020. Jeff has extensive experience teaching Lean principles and practices, working full-time for four years as a Lean resource for construction progress success, and coaching others on their Lean journey. He was a dedicated Lean resource for more than $1 billion of design-build work delivered for General Motors around North America during the last several years.


10/29/2020 at 2:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
10/29/2020 at 2:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
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Live Viewing: 1.00 CEU credit and certificate available
Live Viewing: 1.00 CEU credit and certificate available