Kanban Systems Design - KMP I in Vancouver, BC

March 9, 2020

A 2-day training course in Vancouver with Travis Birch. This is a certified course part of Kanban University KMP certification.

Type of Training Kanban Systems Design - KMP I
Dates From March 9, 2020 to March 10, 2020 (2 day)
Location SFU (Simon Fraser University) in Vancouver, BC
Language English
Trainer Travis Birch
Location Address
SFU (Simon Fraser University)

Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue (SFU)
580 W Hastings St
V6B 1L6 Vancouver, BC
Price Please contact us
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The Kanban Management Professional (KMP I) class is a two-day learning experience that provides students a full immersion into how to design Kanban Systems or about the fundamentals of the Kanban Method®.

The class is the first of two courses towards the Kanban Management Professional (KMP) credential. By completing both the KMP I and KMP II classes, participants can achieve the KMP credential with Kanban University®.

Target Audience for KMP I
This class is for those who take responsibility for improving delivery of products and services to customers of their professional service businesses. First and second line managers, project managers, product managers, experienced individual contributors and technical experts, Scrum Masters, business unit leaders, C-level executives, their improvement coaches and consultants.

Learning Outcomes
Participants will learn how to design a Kanban system and initiate change with Kanban. They will learn the basic concepts of flow, pull, and collaborative improvement. At the end of the training, participants will understand:
  • How to work with shifting priorities
  • How to deal with interrupt work and multi-tasking
  • How to deal with important but not time-critical work
  • How to avoid having work pile up in one place (or time) while there is a lack of work in another place
  • How to create flow in the work, the information to perform the work, and the teams that do the work

  • Kanban in action
  • Key elements of a Kanban system, such as commitment points, work item types, classes of service, explicit policies, cadences
  • Kanban system mechanics, such as pull, replenishment, delivery
  • Key Kanban system indicators, such as lead time and cumulative-flow diagram
  • STATIK: the systems thinking approach to introducing Kanban
  • Kanban case study
  • Creating context for change
  • Demand analysis
  • Workflow visualization
  • Discovering and designing classes of service
  • Replenishment and delivery cadences
  • Kanban system visualization
  • Both days consist largely of interactive group exercises and games
Attendees of this Event Will Receive:
  • 14 PDUs | 14 SEUs
  • Kanban University® (KMP I) status
  • Profile listing on the Kanban University alumni page
  • 2 free ebooks, newsletter subscription, and more

  • Registration

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    Certifications: AKT, KCP, CSP, SPC
    Travis Birch has extensive experience in consulting, coaching and facilitation in organizational transformation and team building methods since 2008, with a focus on Agile methods. Travis is highly committed to helping transform people, process and culture in organizations.
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