Friday 16 June, 16.30 - 18.30

OA4/01, Oastler Building

What is Lean Construction?

Lean Construction is a new paradigm to manage construction. It focuses on reducing waste and delivering the project while maximising value for the client. Simple tools can be applied in your company to improve processes, efficiency and profits.

Lean Construction has the potential to save firms time and money through waste elimination and schedule compression. Lean enables your organisation to achieve your health & safety and sustainability targets.

Who is this event for?

Any company in the construction sector interested in reducing waste and improving production management within their projects.

What will the event cover?

  • Overview of Lean Construction 
  • Successful case studies of Lean implementation
  • Opportunities to implement and truly embed Lean Construction in your company with the support of the University's specialists


16.30 - 17.00 Refreshments
17.00 - 17.10 Welcome
17.10 - 17.30

Overview of Lean Construction

How did Lean Construction emerge?

Lean Construction: Principles, Tolls, Lean and BIM

17.30 - 17.50

Successful case studies within the construction sector

Cases in USA and UK

Cases around the world

17.50 - 18.10

Implementing Lean Construction in your company

Presentation of the free course

Nature of the pilot implementation

Expression of interest by companies

Expected outcomes

18.10 - 18.30 Q&A



Professor Lauri Koskela

Prof Lauri Koskela

Professor of Construction Project Management

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Clarissa Biotto

Clarissa Biotto

PhD Researcher

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Algan Tezel - IDL

Dr Algan Tezel

Senior Lecturer in Construction Project Management

Read Algan's bio