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Parade of Trades - Reliable Flow (Groundhog Day) (Kansas City CoP)

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LCI Kansas City Community of Practice

presents

Parade of Trades - Reliable Flow
(Groundhog Day)

Thursday, February 2, 2017

3:30 PM to 6:00 PM

J.E. Dunn Construction
1001 Locust Street

Kansas City, MO  64106



Do you feel like you inexplicably relive the same project outcomes over and over again? Do your projects suffer schedule slippage and productivity challenges? Do you feel like the only one? You are not alone. If you are experiencing workflow challenges in your construction projects, design efforts, and/or management systems and can’t seem to break free from this cycle, we think we can help. Overcome your cynicism and despair and join us on February 2, 2017 (Groundhog Day) for the Parade of Trades® Simulation which will give you insights into this common issue, and ways to rethink how workflow is established. Through a fun, hands on exercise reliable workflow principles will come to life.

Objectives:
1. Understand the criticality of dependence and variation on project workflow
2. Explain the benefits of variation reduction on operations
3. Recognize the effect of batching on production systems
4. Recognize the effect of pull on production systems

Kansas City Community of Practice Board will lead the Parade of Trades discussion and simulation. Board members include Jeff Tyler (MMC), Kraig Swogger (B&V), Austin Christensen (CRB), Bill Strength (PSU), Brock Centlivre (JCE Engineers), Corey Taylor (Turner), Matt Marrow (JE Dunn), and Mindy Whisler (WSP Parsons Brinkerhoff), Matt Thiel (B&V)

Registration Fee: $10.00

Parking will be provided in the garage adjoining the J.E. Dunn HQ Building.  Parking tickets will be validated upon arrival.

Capacity is limited - register early.  Final registration date is January 26, 2017

Beer/wine and snacks will be served.


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