Applying Lean Principles to Design & Project Planning - A Construction Industry Case Study

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When projects go wrong in the construction industry they can result in significant overruns in terms of cost, time, and decreases in customer satisfaction and quality. Heembouw, a 70-year old Dutch construction company, has used a Lean approach in its construction projects since 2004 to help mitigate these risks, with great results.  

In this Webinar you will:

  • Hear how Heembouw integrates Lean principles into the design and planning phases of a project to root out future problems, improve quality, and reduce waste
  • Identify methods to overcome the causes of project failure - how and where do things go wrong?
  • Understand the importance of involving all relevant stakeholders in planning meetings to anticipate and overcome problems up front and hear specific strategies for keeping your teams on track
  • Learn to standardize communication so that it becomes part of daily practice and how to manage a "War Room" to produce results 


Rudy Gort Lean Construction Manager, MSc. MBA Heembouw