e-Builder to Sponsor Webinar on Lean Construction: Achieve Breakthrough Engineering and Construction Performance Using Lean Principles

e-Builder, provider of web-based capital program and project management software, announced today that it will host a webinar on that will provide an introduction to the way organizations are demonstrating success by applying Lean in their project delivery processes. Lean has recently been gaining momentum as owners, engineers and contractors look to reduce the friction that is inherent in their shared business processes.

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Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) October 25, 2009

e-Builder, the leading provider of integrated capital program and project management software, announced today that it will host a webinar on Achieve Breakthrough Engineering and Construction Performance Using Lean Principles, on November 12th, 2009 at 1 p.m. ET. The webinar will be presented by Mr. Jeff Lukowski, P.E., CSCP and Mr. Michael Putzer, PMP both of FMI Corporation, consultants to the engineering and construction industry. Lukowski and Putzer will provide an introduction to the way organizations are demonstrating success by applying Lean in their project delivery processes. Lean has recently been gaining momentum as owners, engineers and contractors look to reduce the friction that is inherent in their shared business processes. To register, please visit https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/795488880.

Lukowski and Putzer will demystify the concept of Lean as it relates to individual firms as well as the complete engineering and construction supply chain. They will explain that while adopting Lean practices can improve the performance of a single entity, large-scale benefits are derived from the collaboration between owner, engineer and contractor. The information that will be discussed is based on the presenters history with Lean manufacturing principles, extensive engineering and construction field experience and also FMI research. Case studies will highlight the perspectives of both an individual firm pursuing Lean, and also how Lean methodologies are being adopted by multiple stakeholders on a single project or large capital program.

Whether you represent an engineering firm, a construction contractor, or a facility owner/operator, there are measurable efficiencies to be gained through the application of Lean methodologies and tools, including technology that can act as an enabler and streamline success with Lean implementations. The presenters address the unique culture of the engineering and construction industry and provide insight as to how the cultural change is necessary in successful Lean adoption. The discussion is relevant to a broad range of stakeholders, regardless of where they are engaged in the capital project supply chain.

About FMI Corporation
FMI is the largest provider of Management Consulting and Investment Banking to the worldwide construction industry. Founded in 1953 by Dr. Emol A. Fails, FMI delivers innovative, customized solutions to contractors; construction materials producers; manufacturers and suppliers of building materials and construction equipment; private owners, managers and developers; engineers and architects; owner firms (utilities, chemicals, pharmaceuticals and oil and gas, for example); multi-family developers; home builders; surety companies; and construction industry trade associations. FMI creates value through enhanced performance of building and construction companies, teams and individuals and by mitigating risk. FMIs management consulting practice provides a wide array of services, including strategy, training and talent development, leadership and organizational development, compensation and rewards, marketing and related research, business development and project execution. FMIs investment banking practice provides merger and acquisition advisory services, capital placement and financial advisory services. For more information, visit http://www.fminet.com.

About e-Builder
e-Builder is the leading provider of fully integrated capital program and project management software for top facility owners and companies that act on their behalf. The companys flagship product, e-Builder Enterprise, improves capital project execution resulting in increased productivity and quality, reduced cost, and faster project delivery. Since 1995, e-Builders technology leadership and construction industry focus has provided thousands of global companies, government agencies, healthcare and educational institutions managing billions of dollars in capital programs with solutions to improve the plan, build and operate lifecycle. The company is privately held and headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. For more information, visit http://www.e-Builder.net.

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