Offsite Fabrication Done “Right”


Thinking about opening up an assembly/fabrication shop and overwhelmed with all the decisions to be made? What to preassemble, where to locate a shop, how to lay out a shop and how to operate a shop efficiently are some common questions, just to name a few. 

Or are you already doing offsite assembly and interested in learning from the best about how to become better at it?

Join us for our two-day intro course – Offsite Fabrication Done “Right,” which will be held at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo on 23-24 June 2022.

Learn how the best companies assemble offsite to make more money and win more business. 

This course introduces participants to proven and effective concepts, tools and applications for offsite assembly/fabrication.

“What a great time these past two days.  I was inspired and intrigued by all the wonderful content.  I look forward to subsequent tracks!”

Ray Boff, DPR Construction
PPI & Cal Poly Offsite Fabrication Course Attendee

Course Details

WHEN – 23-24 June 2022 (Thursday and Friday), 8am to 5pm PT 

WHERE – Construction Innovations Center located at Cal Poly’s Construction Management Department (Building 186) in San Luis Obispo, CA

INVESTMENT – $1500 per participant includes two-day in-person course instruction with breakfast, lunch and Thursday signature dinner. Does not include parking, lodging or transportation.


H. James Choo, PhD
Project Production Institute

Roberto Arbulu
Project Production Institute

Paul Redden
Professor, Cal Poly Construction Management

Lonny Simonian
Professor, Cal Poly Construction Management

Course Objectives

Understand the unique attributes of fabrication / job shop vs manufacturing and other forms or production systems

Learn how to map and model a Fabrication / Job Shop Production System

Understand the Five Levers of Optimization and how they are used applied to a job shop

Create a plan to implement course learning

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