Kanban System Design (KSD or KMP I)
- 16 Hours of Live Instructor-Led Online Training
- Course fee includes certification fee
- Earn 16 PDUs and 16 SEUs
- Free download of “Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for your Technology Business” e-book by David J Anderson
- Hands-on, interactive course led by industry experts
- Learn through case studies and simulations
Kanban is a simple, yet powerful systems thinking approach that streamlines and improves processes and enhances service delivery agility. This 2-day foundational course will introduce you to the fundamentals of Kanban, and you will get hands-on understanding of designing a Kanban system and initiating change. Learn the concepts of flow, pull and collaborative improvement and identify and address bottlenecks. Understand how to deal with shifting priorities and control work in progress, thereby improving the efficiency of delivery to end users.
At the end of this course, you will receive a KMP I certificate of course completion from Kanban University (KU) as well as membership of KU. You’ll be able to create a rough prototype of your own Kanban system that you can transfer into your working context.
While there are no prerequisites for this course, we recommend that you have read this book: “Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for your Technology Business” by David J. Anderson
All registered participants can download this e-book for free.
This is a foundational course and is designed for anyone who has an interest in driving performance improvements, regardless of their previous experience.
Previous attendees of this course include (but are not limited to) these roles:
- Senior Managers
- Program and Project Managers
- Product Managers, Product Owners and Business Analysts
- Scrum Masters, Team Leads and Change Agents
- Product & Software Developers and Testers
- Agile Coaches and Practitioners (Scrum, XP, DSDM, Agile PM, etc.)
- Other roles such as HR and Finance professionals
On completion of this course, you will understand:
- The foundational principles and practices of Kanban
- Visualization, pull-based systems, planning and metrics
- The System Thinking Approach to Kanban implementation
- Identifying areas for improvement, analyzing and modelling workflows
- Designing a Kanban system
- Kanban Board design
Through review of a case study and practical work, this course will give you actionable insights that you can straightaway implement back at your workplace.
Here's what you will get:
- Here’s what you will get:
- Interactive 2-day training from an Accredited Kanban Trainer
- Course eBook
- A digital copy of the book "Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for your Technology Business" by David J. Anderson.
- Digital Certificate of Completion of Lean Kanban University
- KMP I credential certificate, KMP I badge on KU website
- Membership of Kanban University
- Profile listing on the Kanban University (KU) alumni page.
On completion of the course, you could apply for Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Education Units (SEUs) as below:
- 16 PDUs from Project Management Institute (PMI)®
- 16 SEUs from Scrum Alliance
Meet and Experience Kanban
- Experiential simulation using Okaloa’s Flowlab for a deeper understanding of Kanban for learners of all backgrounds and experience levels.
Definition of Kanban
- Foundational Principles (Change Management and Service Delivery)
- Core Practices
- The Kanban Values
- Service orientation
- Pull-Based Systems
- Commitment in Kanban
- Replenishment and Planning
- Delivery of Products
- Kanban Metrics
- Little’s Law
- Cumulative Flow Diagrams
- Flow Efficiency
Review of a case study as well as practical work with examples of the participants in the design of a Kanban system based on the System Thinking Approach to Implementing Kanban:
- STATIK – Systems Thinking Approach to Implementing Kanban
- Understanding Sources of Variability
- Analyzing Demand and Capability
- Modelling Workflow
- Designing a Kanban System
- Work Item Types
- Classes of Service
Kanban Board Design
- Designing Kanban Ticket
- Examples of Visual Kanban Boards
Students will be guided to understand concepts through a simulation of a Kanban System. Through interactive, hands-on sessions, they will develop, refine, and use their own Kanban for decision-making and performance improvements.
>The registration fee includes the training fee, the study material provided, and the KMP I certificate on course completion.
Besides this, all registered participants can download the "Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for your Technology Business" e-book by David J Anderson for free. This is suggested as a prerequisite before undertaking the course, so that you can grasp the concepts quickly.
The Project Management Institute issues the Professional Development Units (PDUs) and the Scrum Alliance issues the Scrum Educational Units (SEUs) to the candidate after the completion of any certification course. They are given to recognize the participation of the professional and to authenticate the knowledge of the principles and practices taught. To hold your certification from the Scrum Alliance, you should earn a particular number of SEUs every two years. Similarly, to hold your certification from PMI, you should earn a particular number of PDUs every three years.
- Kanban System Improvement (KMP II)
- Team Kanban Practitioner (TKB)
- Leading SAFe