Chicago Midwest Section
Controlling cost and schedule with Lean Construction
Speaker: Rich Sieler from the Lean Construction Institute
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Networking 11:45 am
Lunch 12 Noon / Presentation 12:30 pm
Athena Restaurant, 212 S. Halsted, Chicago
Registration fee: $35
Rich Sieler from the Lean Construction Institute will be presenting on controlling cost and schedule with Lean Construction.
RICH SEILER - Lean Coach: “Optimizing Performance in Design and Construction”
Rich has over twenty-five years of Chicago construction experience and has been studying and practicing lean since 2004. He has worked primarily as a design-builder but also as a manufacturer/vendor, specialty trade contractor and municipal building inspector causing him to have unique, cross-functional knowledge of the entire stakeholder /supply chain. He has served leading industrial, commercial and institutional clients on hundreds of maintenance, improvement and new construction projects ranging from hospitals, power plants and manufacturing facilities to retail, office and education. Rich is a founding member and current Chairman (4th term) of the Lean Construction Institute’s (LCI) Chicago Community of Practice (CoP). He also has served as the Building Commissioner of Lake-in-the-Hills, Commissioner of the Crystal Drainage District, Board Member for Tri-County Contractors Association (TCCA) and for Lake County Contractor Association.
Rich is the Chief Improvement Officer of Unified Works where he coaches and facilitates lean operational practices with executives, middle management and field teams. As of this writing, he is currently actively coaching multiple teams on well over $1 billion of large project work. He is also the solely approved instructor in the Chicagoland area for the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) Lean Construction Educational Program (LCEP) and he also teaches their supervisory and project management training courses. He is an adjunct instructor for McHenry County Community College where he has developed and taught construction project management curriculum and also served on the Architectural Selection Committee and Construction Education Advisory Committee. Rich lectures regularly around the country for universities, industry associations and businesses on lean design and construction. He also “on-boards” new corporate members around the country for the national Lean Construction Institute (LCI) and he sits on the national Community of Practice (CoP) committee that recently developed the Documentation Guidelines for new C o P’s.
Please Note: If you are paying at the event we can only accept cash and checks.
We will NOT be able to accept credit cards at this meeting.