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THE TAKT GUIDE

FOR CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

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THE 10 COMMANDMENTS

OF TAKT

TAKT ESSENTIALS

The Essential Elements of designing and executing a Takt plan

10 COMMANDMENTS

You're not doing Takt if you're not following these 10 Commandments

TAKT 101

Learn about the fundamentals of the TAKT planning system

USING A TAKT PLAN

Explore the TAKT Planning system methodology in detail

CORNERSTONES

The Core Tenants for TAKT Planning system success

BUILDING A TAKT PLAN

Review the TAKT Planning System Flow Chart  infographic

DEFINITIONS

Learn TAKT terminology, definitions and key concepts

12 PRINCIPLES

The 12 Principles of the Takt Production System™

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Watch our TAKT Planning System Video Series for getting started

If your schedule does not obey these 10 commandments, it is not a Takt plan.  Doing Takt the wrong way is as bad as not doing a Takt plan.

TAKT PLANS MUST BE HIGHLY VISUAL & CLEAR

TAKT PLANS MUST PROTECT WORK, CREW OR TRADE  FLOW WITHOUT STACKING

TAKT PLANS MUST BE SCHEDULED ON A RHYTHM, WITH CONTINUITY & CONSISTENCY

TAKT PLANS MUST INCLUDE THE APPROPRIATE BUFFERS TO ABSORB THE RISKS OF THE PHASE

TAKT PLANS MUST BE ON A TAKT TIME BY TAKT ZONE, AND SHOWN WITH SPACE ON THE LEFT & TIME ON THE RIGHT

TAKT PLANS MUST HAVE A REASONABLE OVERALL PROJECT DURATION THAT WILL NOT HURT WORKERS

TAKT PROJECTS MUST FOCUS ON ROADBLOCK REMOVAL AHEAD OF THE TRAIN AND THE ADJUSTMENTS OF CONSTRAINTS IN THE TRAIN

TAKT PROJECTS MUST FOCUS ON QUALITY BY PLANNING IT FIRST, BUILDING IT RIGHT THE FIRST TIME, AND FINISHING AS YOU GO

TAKT PROJECTS MUST LIMIT WORK IN PROCESS WITH ONE-PROCESS FLOW

TAKT PLANS MUST BE PROPERLY LEVELED ACCORDING TO WORK DENSITY AND OPTIMIZED WITH LITTLE'S LAW

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