Group size

The group size is set at a maximum of 15 participants per course and a minimum of 7 participants.

Admission requirements

The admission requirements according to VDI 2553 – qualification to become a certified Lean Construction Experts are:

  • professional qualification (i.e. completed university studies or master craftsman/technician examination or proof of 10 years of professional experience in the construction sector)
  • or several years of professional experience in the construction industry
  • It is also beneficial to have already some experiences with Lean Construction approaches

In addition to this form, please send us the relevant supporting documents or a signed curriculum vitae with the participant's registration for the verification of the prerequisite, from which the fulfilment of the admission requirements can be seen.

Courses, Dates, Costs

The next course with still available places will take place:

Location: Karlsruhe, Germany
Language: German
Start: 18 September 2024

Dates of the presence days:

18 - 20 September 2024 (Block 1)
09 - 11 October 2024 (Block 2)
21 - 22 November 2024 (Block 3)

First international certified Lean Construction Expert Course according to VDI 2553
in South Africa
Starting in 2023 ended    

Capetown, Conference Hotel Marriot Protea - Waterfront
as a certified complete course (Modul 1-3) or only Modul 1
Language: english

  • Modul 1 - 3 Hybrid
    Module 1: 22 - 24 February 2023 (in person in South Africa)

    Module 2: 15 - 16 May 2023 (online)
    Module 3: 18 - 20 July 2023 (in person in South Africa, with examination & presentation)

  • Only Modul 1 Online
    22 - 24 February 2023 ended



More courses in german language on the German website.
As an alternative to the open courses, companies can also book internal courses exclusively, for example to develop and certify an entire business area of lean construction project management.

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The LC Academy Germany has existed since 2019. It trains certified LC experts and systematically develops the course program. It is already the 9th course with continuous further development since it was founded. This keeps us ahead of other offerings on the market and our focus on excellence.

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German Lean Construction Academy

Prof. Dr. Alexander Lange
MOBIL    +49 157 55740164

The Lean Construction Akademie Deutschland GmbH is the first recognised training partner of the VDI on the topic of Lean Construction (VDI 2553) to be allowed to issue this qualification certificate.