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Smoothing Development Workflow: An Introduction to Kanban

COURSE TYPE

Foundation

Course Number

3650

Duration

1 Day

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Kanban reduces the amount of Work-In-Progress (WIP) and optimizes continuous release. Kanban integrates well and may work more efficiently than Scrum with waterfall teams. Better focus, less waste, easier communication and project transparency are additional benefits.

Your Kanban training opportunities:

  • Course 3650, Smoothing Development Workflow: An Introduction to Kanban, is a one-day introduction to Kanban, and qualifies for the Team Kanban Practitioner (TKP) Certificate from Lean Kanban University (LKU). This course should be attended by anyone who will be participating on an Agile project using Kanban, or determining whether this practice would improve their project management.

  • Course 3651, Value in Kanban Systems Design (KMP-I), is a two-day training course for those designing and implementing Kanban in their organization. This course, combined with course 3652, qualifies for the Kanban Management Professional (KMP) Certificate.

  • Course 3652, Kanban Management Professional (KMP-II), is a two-day training course that deepens the knowledge and skills used in managing the rollout and operation of Kanban systems in a multi-teamed enterprise. This course, combined with course 3651, qualifies for the Kanban Management Professional (KMP) Certificate.

You Will Learn How To

  • Implement Kanban to manage WIP and regulate workflow
  • Use Lean thinking to remove waste from product development
  • Design a Kanban board to visualize your value streams for efficient project management
  • Create ‘pull’ systems to minimize Work In Progress and eliminate waste
  • Apply team Kanban

Course Outline

  • Evolutionary Change

Introduction and history

  • Self-Assessment
  • Definition
  • Culture

Kanban method

  • Visualization
  • Limit WIP
  • Manage flow
  • Make process policies explicit
  • Implement feedback loops
  • Improve collaboratively, evolve experimentally
  • Kanban Boards

Ticket design

  • Proto Kanban’s four forms
  • Manage work, not people

Personal/Team boards

  • Personal board
  • Aggregated personal board
  • Single team board
  • Aggregated team board
  • Feedback Loops

Daily standup meeting

  • Disciplined conduct of meeting
  • Blockers, defects
  • Assignments
  • Systems thinking

Replenishment/Commitment

  • Purpose and format of meeting
  • Design your meeting
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Course Schedule

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Tuition

Standard

$580

Government

$520

Course Tuition Includes:

After-Course Instructor Coaching
When you return to work, you are entitled to schedule a free coaching session with your instructor for help and guidance as you apply your new skills.

Free Course Exam
You can take your course exam on the last day of your course and receive a Certificate of Achievement with the designation "Awarded with Distinction."

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Training Hours

Standard Course Hours: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
*Informal discussion with instructor about your projects or areas of special interest: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm


FREE Online Course Exam (if applicable) – Last Day: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
By successfully completing your FREE online course exam, you will:

  • Have a record of your growth and learning results.
  • Bring proof of your progress back to your organization
  • Earn credits toward industry certifications (if applicable)
  • Make progress toward one or more Learning Tree Specialist & Expert Certifications (if applicable)

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