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Lean Construction

Lean Construction

Lean tools and techniques can help us to reduce costs, improve performance and ultimately improve business efficiency.

What is Lean Construction?

Lean tools and techniques can help us to reduce costs, improve performance and ultimately improve business efficiency.

Lean also help to create a workplace environment in which everyone plays a positive part in building success, from senior management to those working on the ground.

The construction sector is now poised to take advantage of the benefits and efficiencies that Lean methods can bring, and the Lean Construction School has been specifically set up to help you with your Lean journey. In this section you can find resources which will give an overview of Lean and how Lean can help your business.

Watch our short video which provides an introduction to Lean and the benefits it can bring!

Understanding Lean Construction

How do I develop the skills to embrace Lean Construction?
Our Lean capability assessment will enable you to understand what you need to know and provide a quick 10 point learning plan.

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Lean construction in three minutes

Click here to view a short animation that provides an introduction to Lean, its application in construction and the benefits that can be realised.

The building blocks of Lean Construction

There are seven key elements to lean construction and we have learning resources available to explain each to you and to help you start embedding lean in your organisation.

7 Wastes
Lean Construction & Waste

Lean construction takes the concept of waste beyond materials and…

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Standardised Work

Standardisation is used in Lean to make processes better by…

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Value Stream Mapping

Value stream mapping is a technique used to sequence all…

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Visual Management

Visual management is a method of managing the workplace using…

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5S Workplace Organisation

5S workplace organisation is a key tool in Lean construction...

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Problem Solving & Continuous Improvement

Lean techniques can be used to solve problems that happen…

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Collaborative Planning
Collaborative Planning and Production Control

Collaborative planning and production control are methods used to ensure…

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Selected lean learning resources

Have a look at our latest lean construction resources which we hope will help you on your lean construction journey.

Visual Management
Problem Solving and Continuous Improvement
Value Stream Mapping
Sustainability Strategy

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