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Lunch & Learn - Why do we need Lean in construction?

Join YCLM for a Lunch & Learn with Jim Johnston on “Why do we need Lean in Construction” and a discussion on the history and application of the Last Planner System.


Jim Johnston is an Industrial Engineer, a member of the Lean Construction Institute, Accredited Trainer with the Associated General Contractors of America and holds a Certificate of Management in Lean Construction.  Jim is a construction, operations and quality specialist with over 25 years experience focusing on business process analysis & improvement, Lean thinking & implementation, strategic planning and business development. 

Jim has worked extensively as a Management Consultant & Trainer leading organizations through lean transformations, quality system implementation and process optimization projects.  He has facilitated the implementation of Lean Construction tools & methodologies on projects across Canada ranging in value up to $250 million.

Date: Friday, May 31
Time: 11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (presentation to begin promptly at 11:30)
Location: WCA Construction Education Centre, 1447 Waverley
Cost: $25 (includes lunch)