Logic will get you from point A to point B. Imagination will take you everywhere.

Albert Einstein

Last Planner® System with Problem Solving Training Program

Program Duration:

Two Day

Program Aim:

The aim of this program is to provide the trainee with a foundation in the Last Planner® System coupled with Problem Solving skills that can be applied to the next Construction Project. Client satisfaction will be enhanced, and contractor productivity and profitability will increase through collaborative planning and systematic problem solving.

Program Objectives:

At the end of this program, you will be able to:

Target Audience:

This program is designed as an introduction to the Last Planner® System and Problem Solving and is suitable to all levels involved in Project Management. This can include:


Key topics covered in this training program include:

  • Describe the 5 key Lean Principles and their application to the Project Delivery Process
  • Define the benefits of the Last Planner® System
  • Understand the alignment between the Last Planner® System and Lean
  • Define the 6 phases of the Last Planner® System
  • Apply the Last Planner® System to a Project
  • Apply the A3 Problem Solving approach to systematically prevent ongoing problems
  • Develop a culture of continuous Learning and Problem Solving
  • Senior and Middle Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Contract Managers
  • Facilities Managers
  • Site Managers
  • All Sub-Contractors
  • Client organisations
  • Introduction to the 5 Lean Principles
  • Last Planner® System and its Benefits
  • The application of Lean to the Project Delivery Process
  • Practical application of Last Planner® System during training
  • How to develop a Master Schedule, Phase Schedule, Look Ahead Plan, Weekly Work Plan, Percent Promises Complete (PPC) and Feedback and Learning
  • Feedback and Learning
  • The A3 Problem Solving Process
  • Problem Definition, Graphical Tools, Root Cause Analysis
  • Error Proofing and Visual Management
  • 5s Workplace Organisation

Funding Available

Crystal Lean Solutions have received the Mark of Commendation from LCI and are approved Enterprise Ireland and IDA Consultants. To find out more about our flexible training program and funding available to you, contact us today.

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