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IPD and Lean

Leverage the full benefits of a collaborative approach to project delivery.

Trusted IPD and Lean advisors, facilitators and coaches

Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) is a project delivery model with shared risk – and shared reward. It is gaining momentum with owners seeking a more collaborative and transparent project experience that focuses on innovation and what is most valuable to owners.

IPD’s single team approach is significantly different than Design Bid Build (DBB) and other delivery methods. When done successfully, it offers compelling benefits, including exceptional project communications, increased transparency, lower project costs, time and material efficiency, design flexibility, opportunities for innovation, and schedule and cost reliability.

IPD also has the potential to eliminate change orders – a welcome outcome for all stakeholders.

Our IPD and Lean experts have consulted on more than 100 projects across North America. We work with you to build IPD project capabilities, and help you implement IPD to its full potential by leveraging Lean principles through design and construction.

Tired of feeling like every project is adversarial, and you haven’t gotten the value or quality you expected? Our IPD and Lean advisors, facilitators, project integrators and construction specialists are committed to the IPD/Lean process. We have the proven experience and IPD-specific tools needed to make your next IPD project a success.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Lean IPD Training

    A comprehensive program of IPD and Lean training courses for owners, contractors, trades, consultants and vendors focused on the paradigm shift currently underway in the construction industry. Our courses and workshops provide an in-depth understanding of why the IPD and Lean design construction models exist and how to take advantage of Lean operating system efficiencies.

  • IPD Advisory

    IPD and Lean project advice and guidance through the pre-validation and validation process, as well as design, construction and commissioning. We offer continued education on project governance, financial structures, advice on procuring an IPD team, and help with team building workshops and onboarding. We also leverage custom IPD tools to help you address the common issues facing most projects.

  • IPD Leadership

    From day one, we work with you as a partner – and put our own profit at risk – to bring Lean principles, tools, templates, frameworks and processes to your project. Our team facilitates the IPD process through effective strategies around cost modelling, financial and risk management, Big Room management and dashboard reporting, enabling your IPD team to focus on what they do best.

  • IPD Delivery

    Focusing on a value-based delivery approach, this service brings our IPD advisory, leadership and Construction Solutions team together to effectively deliver an IPD and Lean design project on your behalf. This results in the efficient and effective deployment of an IPD team with trade partners selected by you.

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