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Course Number:
BCT 208
Course Title:
Introduction to Lean for Constructors
Credit Hours:
1
Lecture Hours:
12
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0

Course Description

Introduces Lean Flow management tools as they apply in the construction industry. Explores software tools used for construction documents, active project management, human resource management, tool management, and job site management strategies utilizing the Lean methodology. Introduces Lean Flow and Six Sigma methodologies. Prerequisites: BCT 100 or instructor permission. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  • Identify the basic components required for Lean management.
  • Apply Lean management principles to jobsite management scenarios.
  • Identify jobsite opportunities for Lean enhancement.

Course Activities and Design

·       Jobssite Management Case Study Review

·       Critical thinking skills application to construction project case studies

·       Lean vocabulary

·       SIX SIGMA vocabulary

·       Visualization

·       Memorization

Outcome Assessment Strategies

·       Students will assess Lean principles and their application to case study problems  provided by the instructor

·       Students will be required to correctly identify the principles of Lean management

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

·       LEAN project management

·       Six Sigma project management

·       Supply Chain identification

·       Productivity Component identification

·       Hidden Processes present in all aspects of the construction operation

·       Early identification of tools requirements needed to save time and money