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5/17/2018
When: Thursday, May 17, 2018
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Wentworth Institute of Technology
550 Huntington Ave
Boston, Massachusetts  02115
United States

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Effective Pull Planning Facilitation -
Reviewing the Basics, Hands-On Practicing and Discussion

Co-hosted by  Lean Construction Institute (LCI) of New England
along with AGC, ASM and CMAA


May 17, 2018

 

The Lean Construction Institute (LCI) of New England along with AGC, ASM and CMAA are sponsoring a program from 5:30-8:00pm on Pull Planning.  Cynthia Tsao of Consigli will be leading the program.  It’s currently scheduled to take place at Wentworth.  This is Part 1 of a two part series.  Part 2 will be held June 21st describing how the Last Planner System implements the pull plan.

Effective Pull Planning Facilitation - Reviewing the Basics, Hands-On Practicing and Discussion
Program Description:
An effective Pull Planning meeting requires good meeting timing, milestone definition, a shared understanding of the project’s technical scope and challenges, and clarification of work zones and paths. Effective meeting facilitation coordinates these various aspects to help attendees prepare for the meeting, be engaged during the meeting, and gain buy-in to the resulting work plan. Join us to:


1. Understand the facilitator’s role in Pull Planning meetings
2. Learn how to gain buy-in during Pull Planning meetings
3. Understand the Do’s and Don’ts for Pull Planning facilitation


We will be practicing with the Catered Event Simulation – a high-energy exercise that is guaranteed to engage even the most jaded practitioners. Those with less experience – learn how to make handoffs explicit between workers and experiment with sequencing alternatives. Those with more experience – try your hand at facilitating a group during the simulation.


Speaker # 1
Speaker Name: Cynthia Tsao, Ph.D.
Speaker Company: Consigli Construction Company
Speaker Email: cynthia@navilean.com
Speaker Bio:
As the Director of Lean Strategy at Consigli, Cynthia is responsible for customizing the approach for Lean implementation on construction projects as well as within and across company departments. A proponent of Lean delivery since 1997, Cynthia uses her expertise in product-process design integration to help teams improve project outcomes by efficiently using and enhancing team member capabilities as well as transforming complex design problems into ones that are easier to manage and construct.


Location Information:
Name of Venue: Wentworth Institute of Technology
Address: WIT Multipurpose Room, Beatty Hall, Room 119
Address 2: Parking in the Parker Street Lot
City: Boston
State: Massachusetts
Zip Code: 02115


Registration Rates
Member Rate: $40 All Attendees; $10 for Public Sector or Not-for-Profit Owners and recent grads, Free for WIT students and faculty
Student Rate: Free

 

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