agile42

Kanban System Design (KMP I) training in
Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Nov. 28, 2016

Amsterdam

A 2-day training course in Amsterdam with agile42 coaches Gaetano Mazzanti and Niels Verdonk. This is a certified course part of Lean Kanban University KMP certification.


Type of Training Kanban System Design (KMP I) training
Dates From Nov. 28, 2016 to Nov. 29, 2016 (2 day)
Place Planetarium Amsterdam in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Times 09:00 - 17:30
Language English
Trainers Gaetano Mazzanti and Niels Verdonk
Location Address
Planetarium Amsterdam
Kromwijkdreef 11
1108 JA Amsterdam
Description

This is a certified Kanban training course and it follows the high quality standards of the Lean Kanban University (LKU). It fulfills the KMP I (Kanban Management Professional I) requirement and provides eligibility to take KMP II training. Completion of a KMP II class, will result in the designation Certified Kanban Management Professional, a recognized industry accreditation offered by LKU.

Many organizations face common issues like delays, plans disruption by unplanned activities and emergencies, slowness to react, overburdened people, poor quality, unhappy customers. Sound familiar?

This highly interactive and engaging training let participants learn Kanban, understanding its foundational principles and how to effectively put them in practice to address the above mentioned issues and more. Games and activities will provide hands-on experience and let participants understand that Kanban is not just “putting post-its on a board” and how it fits very different contexts like product development and service delivery.

Attendants will learn how and why flow of work is slowed down or stopped and will learn how to deal with overburden, bottlenecks and queues to smooth and optimise the flow of value through their system

We will look at how and why Kanban is a flexible approach to manage change, and how to design and setup fast learning experiments.

Bring your own problems and questions!

Learning Objectives

  • What is Kanban. Understand its roots, the principles and the practices.
  • How to visualise work, identifying dysfunctions and issues.
  • Balancing demand and capacity.
  • How to work with shifting priorities
  • How to deal with interrupt work and multi-tasking
  • Adopting a service oriented mindset.
  • Using metrics and charts to improve process and delivery
  • Selecting what to start, what to postpone and what to drop. Managing risk.
  • Identifying Classes of Services and defining Service Level Agreements
  • Starting with Kanban: STATIK
  • Kanban at different scale: at team level, multiple teams, multiple projects, etc.

Target Audience

Teams, leaders and managers that a want to deliver more effectively. Anyone involved in changing and improving the organization and its processes. Product/Service teams, Engineers, technicians, project and portfolio managers, CIOs, COOs, and in general anyone that want to design and setup a Kanban system or that want to evolve an existing Kanban system managing change and collaborative improvement.

Participants will receive

  • A digital copy of the book Kanban by David J. Anderson or the book Kanban from the Inside by Mike Burrows
  • Certificate of Completion of Lean Kanban University Certified Kanban Training, digital format
  • Membership in Lean Kanban University and a listing in the LKU Alumni Directory
Gaetano Mazzanti Gaetano Mazzanti
Certifications: CSM, CSP, KCP, AKT
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Gaetano's experience includes coaching and training in Europe and Asia. As a strong advocate of Agile and Lean values and principles, he is helping companies to change, transitioning to more effective organizations and processes.

Niels Verdonk Niels Verdonk
Certifications: CSM, CSPO, CSP, REP
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Niels started working as a Software Engineer in 1995, and after working for leading brand names as Nintendo, Nike and Novell (picked carefully based on my first name) as Software Architect before he started managing a team of developers at a start up.

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