agile42’s introduction to Kanban System Design provides an energetic and engaging introduction to the Kanban management method.
The Kanban Development Path
Kanban System Design Overview
Many organisations face common issues like delays, disruption of plans from unplanned activities & emergencies, slowness to react, overburdening of people, poor quality, unpredictable delivery and unhappy customers.
Participants will learn The Kanban Method, understanding its foundational principles and how to effectively put them into practice to address the above-mentioned issues and more.
Games and activities will provide hands-on experience, letting participants understand that Kanban is not just “putting post-its on a board” and how it fits very different contexts, such as product development and service delivery.
Attendees will learn how and why workflow slows down or stops and 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 managing change, and how to design and set up fast learning experiments.
Bring your own problems and questions!
- 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 work interruption 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 scales: at team level, multiple teams, multiple projects, etc.
agile42 and Kanban University have been working together since 2017, spreading Kanban around the world. We thank Gaetano Mazzanti, Mike Freislich, and Rochelle Roos for all your contributions to Kanban University and community! #YesWeKanban
- Kanban University
- Prerequisites: None
- Duration: 16h
- Delivery: Remote
- Certifications: Kanban Systems Design - KMP I (Kanban University)
- A digital copy of the book Kanban by David J. Anderson,
- Certificate of Completion of Kanban University Certified Kanban Training,
- Digital format Membership in Kanban University and a listing in the KU Alumni Directory,
- Slack channel to continue collaborating and access to the trainers.
- agile42 Community/Alumni access 2 month for free
- PDU & Scrum Alliance SEUs (toward CSP cert): 14
- The KMP I certificate is preferred to attend the KMP II (Kanban Systems Improvement) Training. Students who complete the KMP I + KMP II training will earn the Kanban Management Professional (KMP) credential.
I thoroughly enjoyed the training and have walked away with every question I had answered and I feel like I have learnt a skill. Keep up the great work Thank you!
- Nothando Z.
This course is designed for any professional who is responsible for product/project delivery or is part of a delivery or service team. Kanban works across all levels of an organisation, from senior members of staff to members of delivery teams and is appropriate for anyone wishing to improve their working environment and delivery capability.