Executive Vice President of Performance and Innovation Resources Will Lichtig is speaking at the Construction Leadership Institute on January 25 at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (SIUE).
His presentation, Prototyping to Learn: Using Lean Thinking to Optimize and Integrate Operations and Facility Design,
- The fundamentals of Lean and design thinking
- The Integrated Lean Project Delivery® (ILPD) approach
- How mock-ups promote learning during the design of operations and facilities
- How to apply PDCA (plan, do, check, act) thinking to both operations and facility design
- How establishing aggressive targets can promote innovation
The Construction Leadership Institute is an Executive Education program jointly developed by the SIUE School of Business and the Department of Construction in the School of Engineering. For over a decade, the annual 10-week program has trained the area’s top emerging leaders in the architecture, engineering and construction industry.
Executive Vice President of Performance and Innovation Resources
Will is a nationally-recognized leader in the Lean and integrated project delivery movements.
He has been at the forefront in the development of ILPD and other key Lean processes that provide innovative approaches to project delivery including target value design, production planning and control, built-in quality and problem solving. He also provides leadership coaching to project teams as they develop the wherewithal to deliver projects using Lean methods.
With his insight and passion for the continuous improvement of the project delivery process, Will’s work helps promote project success.