Lean Construction

Lean Construction

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FIU’s Lean Construction Certification transforms participants into effective Lean practitioners who drive efficiency in their construction projects by improving design, trade contractor relationships, communication, scope definition, coordination, cost and schedule performance.

Lean Construction participants will learn a “production management-­based approach to project delivery” with tools and techniques specifically customized for the construction industry:
• Flow
• Pace
• Pull
• Inventory reduction
• Cost Reduction
• Communication


This 24-­hour certification will provide the know-­how to execute construction projects using lean

  • Lean construction planning
  • Value stream
  • Smooth flow of value added activities / JIT
  • Repetitive tasks / Non repetitive tasks / Takt time
  • Waste Reduction
  • Decision Making / Problem Solving
  • Logistic Management
  • Visual Management / KPIs
  • Quality and Safety in the construction site

Unique Features

Our team of instructors incorporates their real-­world experiences and makes this dynamic certification interactive and enlightening. Each instructor is a specialist in a particular topic, providing the class with the practical knowledge needed to implement all the theoretical concepts learned in class. Using presentations, group interactions, videos, and student guides, they will make the connection between theory and practical business reality. Our professional classroom environment is conducive to adult learning.


FIU’s Lean Construction Certification is designed for owners, architects, designers, engineers, general contractors, sub-contractors, project managers and suppliers.

Contact Information

For more information about this program please contact:

Phone: (305)348-1949
Fax: (305)348-1934
Email: cacarvaj@fiu.edu