Team Kanban Practitioner

Fri, May 18, 2018
Training Language:
Russian
Training type:
Team Kanban

"My team is overwhelmed. How can we use Kanban to help us get our work under control?"

The Team Kanban Practitioner class teaches the basics of the Kanban Method and serves as the entry level and starting point to an “alternative path to agility.”

During this 1-day class, each attendee will:

  • Design and implement a Team Kanban board.
  • Learn the basics of visualizing several types of work and associated risk.
  • Understand how to proceed to the next level with Kanban.

 

Who should attend:

Team members in professional services roles whose employer wishes to explore and pursue an alternative path to agility. Those who feel overburdened and wish to find some respite to enable them to "get things done" with quality, improved speed, and predictability. Managers and team members who need help focusing on what to work on now, what to leave until later and what to discard altogether. Those who want relief from overburdening so that they can take pride of workmanship and do superior quality work in an effective manner. Attendees to this classes could be in roles such as:

  • Senior Management Positions
  • Program and Project Managers
  • Product Managers, Product Owners and Business Analysts
  • Prospective Team Members that would follow Kanban Method
  • Scrum Masters, Team Leads and Change Agents
  • Product & Software Developers & Testers
  • Agile Coaches & Practitioners (Scrum, XP, DSDM, AgilePM, etc.)
  • Other roles such as HR and Finance professionals


 

Training agenda:

This 1-day class is divided into 4 modules (in addition to Introduction and Survey) of approximately 90 minutes each.

  • Introduction and Survey
  • Using Kanban to address overburdening
  • Principles & Practices of the Kanban Method
  • Meanings of Kanban
  • Basic Kanban concepts
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Overview of Topics covered in the course

  • The Sustainability Agenda to Address Overburdening
  • Principles & Practices of the Kanban Method
  • Meanings of Kanban
  • Basic Kanban Concepts
  • Understanding and Operating Kanban Systems
  • Visual Boards – Visualizing work for transparency & predictability
  • Cycle-time Metrics
  • Work in Progress Limits (WIP)
  • Delivery Rate & Little's Law
  • Overview of 7 Kanban Cadences
  • Implementing Feedback Loops
  • Daily Standup Meeting
  • Replenishment Meeting (Commitment and Replenishment)
  • Lean Kanban interactive simulation (FeatureBan)
  • Different Kanban Board Designs
  • WIP Limits
  • Different Work Types and associated Risk
  • Design-a-board Exercise
  • Service delivery workflow Kanban
  • Service-oriented Agenda
  • Proto Kanban versus full Kanban System
  • Benefits of extending Kanban up/down workflow
  • Overview of STATIK

 

 

Certification

The course meets the requirement for the Team Kanban Practitioner (TKP) status designation indicating completion of training in visual management for improved collaboration and Team Kanban concepts based on the Kanban Method.

 

Participants would receive:

  • TKP qualification
  • A digital copy of the book Kanban by David J. Anderson.
  • Certificate of Completion of Lean Kanban University Certified Kanban Training, digital format
  • 8 PDU, 8 SEU
  • Membership in Lean Kanban University and a listing in the LKU Alumni Directory.

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Training outcomes

Attendees should become familiar with the Kanban Method. They should be able to design and implement a basic Kanban board. They should be able to understand work item types and the risks associated with specific work items. They should be familiar with a variety of different Team Kanban board designs and styles and know how to choose a design that is best suited for their context. They should be aware of the training roadmap and the value and benefits to be derived at each step on the "alternative path to agility."