Delivered by the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment, this online course covers the concept of lean thinking and how it applies to construction and design in a national and international context.
Throughout the course in Lean Project Production at Nottingham Trent University Online you will be introduced to project simulations and real-life examples. Learn the benefits of transforming projects and organisations in accordance with lean project management.
After successfully completing this course you will be able to:
- identify and critically discuss basic attributes of lean construction theory and elements of a lean enterprise
- critically evaluate implications of lean construction for various stakeholders
- design and develop construction project delivery systems from a customer perspective.
At the end of the eight-week course, you will be awarded a CPD certificate.
Passing the assessed element (an exam or coursework) can also contribute ten credits towards a postgraduate award. All candidates seeking credit will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. If you wish to follow the credit route you must mention this on your application form.
How you’re taught
Our eight-week CPD construction classes are 100% online, giving you the flexibility and convenience to study around your work schedule and personal commitments
You’ll learn through ‘Engage’, which is our powerful, easy-to-use Learning Management System. This brings the course material to life, while offering you access to the same challenging curriculum, award-winning lecturers and support services as our campus-based degrees.
Best of all, because online learning is truly global, it brings you into close contact with a community of like-minded learners from all corners of the world.
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This course will cover:
- an overview of the history and development of lean thinking and the differences between manufacturing and construction
- production and lean construction theory
- value, the customer, waste and a new mind set Lean design and design management
- The Last Planner® system
- lean project production systems.
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- 2 months
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DisciplinesProject Management Civil Engineering & Construction Management, Organisation & Leadership View 209 other Short Courses in Management, Organisation & Leadership in United Kingdom
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- You should have at least a 2:2 honours degree in a construction or industry-related subject. Alternatively, you should have a minimum of three years’ professional experience and the support of your employer to integrate study and projects into your day-to-day work.
- The ideal candidate is likely to be employed on significant infrastructure or building works, with experience of developing and co-ordinating projects.
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International995 GBP/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 995 GBP for the full programme during 2 months.
National995 GBP/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 995 GBP for the full programme during 2 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.