David Umstot Hosts Lean Construction Institute (LCI) Webinar on Target Value Design for Businesses

Dave Umstot, a leader in lean design, will speak about Target Value Design in a Webinar on November 21, 2014, from 11 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. The webinar is sponsored by Lean Construction Institute. Learn more about lean principles applied to construction.

Arlington, VA, November 12, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Dave Umstot is a well-respected speaker in the Lean Construction community. He will give a Webinar on “Target Value Design” on November 21, 2014, from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. EST. Learn more by visiting: http://www.leanconstruction.org/events/calendar/ and clicking on the November 21 webinar. Cost for members of Lean Construction Institute is $75; non-members $150. Participants register online and receive instructions on where to logon for the Webinar.

What is Target Value Design? How can it be incorporated into building projects both large and small to make them more efficient? Umstot’s webinar will address these questions head on, by giving examples of Lean Project Delivery and Integrated Project Delivery methods and real life scenarios.

Dave Umstot has a Master of Engineering degree from Colorado School of Mines and is also a Certified Energy Manager by the Association of Energy Engineers. He is a leader in LCI’s San Diego Community of Practice and is known nationwide for Lean enterprise and sustainability practices. Umstot has managed public and private sector construction projects and has experience at facilities management. He has also coached project delivery teams on Lean practices.

“Dave Umstot is one of the most experienced practitioners of Lean Construction today, and has been a leader in our Community of Practice in San Diego over a number of years,” says Dan Heinemeier, Executive Director, Lean Construction Institute. “LCI is pleased to have him present this seminar on Target Value Design, a subject that suits his expertise based on his work with a public sector owner organization,” added Heinemeier.

About the Lean Construction Institute: LCI is a non-profit organization created in 1997. Its purpose is to transform the design and build environment through reforming production management in design, engineering and construction for capital facilities. LCI has developed the Lean Project Delivery System™ (LPDS) that applies lean principles pioneered in manufacturing to construction. LPDS tools facilitate planning and control, maximize value, and minimize waste throughout the design and construction process. LCI’s national headquarters is located in Arlington, VA.
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