Lean Construction Management

The course focusses on:

• Historical development of lean construction

• Lean principles

• Types of waste

• Methods of project and process analysis

• Order and cleanliness – 5S in construction

• Tact planning and Tact control


In-class study:23
Independent study:52
Preparation for the exam:15
Examination mode:Written exam
Weighthing:100 % written exam
Course ECTS:3


Helpful works may include:

  • VDI-Richtlinie 2553 - Lean Construction (2019)
  • "Lean Construction - Begriffe und Methoden" (2019); German Lean Construction Institute - GLCI e. V., ISBN 978-3-00-061123-0
  • Further references to literature will be announced at the beginning of the semester