Kanban Management Professional

Appropriate for experienced Kanban practitioners, this two-day course focuses on the daily operation and ongoing improvement of a Kanban system.

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Mar 01Mar 02, 2018
Virtual Classroom
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Groups Save Up to 20%

Have a group and want to save more? Groups always save with SQE Training! Groups of 3–5 save 10% on Public and Live Virtual training, and groups of 6 or more save 20%. Group discounts are automatically applied when registering multiple attendees with the same initial path. For groups choosing a mix of classes, contact our Client Support Group at 888.268.8770 or email [email protected].

Bonus Gift Card Offer

Get a $100 gift card bonus when you buy any Public Classroom training course in January and use promo code 18PCGC. See complete details.

Description
  • Determine what type of Kanban initiative is appropriate for your organization
  • Learn to manage and evolve your Kanban initiative
  • Learn how to improve agility
  • Planning, implementing and leading multiple Kanban Teams??
  • The roles, measures and policies of Kanban
 
This class focuses on the daily operation and ongoing improvement of a Kanban system.  You will consider what type of Kanban initiative is most appropriate for your organization and how to manage and evolve it over time. Learn how to improve agility and have greater predictability.  The class also covers recommended meetings, roles, metrics, and setting policy.
 
Who Should Attend?
Those who have been running a Kanban initiative and are ready for a larger, more efficient system that is data-driven. Managers and team members who want to focus on what to work on now, what to leave until later and what to discard altogether. Those who want to transform the many elements of their work into a manageable system with the agility to accommodate changing customer demands. Also, leaders, managers, coaches and consultants who want an understanding of advanced techniques for improvement and expansion.
 
Prerequisites
This course is appropriate for experienced Kanban practitioners. Course participants are encouraged to have read the book Kanban by David J. Anderson or Kanban from the Inside by Mike Burrows. Prior attendance at the Kanban System Design 2-day course is recommended but not required.
 
Lean Kanban University® Certification
Are you looking for an internationally recognized certification in the Kanban Method? Delivered by experts accredited by Lean Kanban University, this course satisfies one requirement toward the Kanban Management Professional (KMP) designation.  This course plus Kanban System Design class will complete the KMP status requirement.
 
Questions? 888.268.8770 [email protected]
Course Outline
Evolutionary change management
Traditional vs evolutionary change
Psychology of change
Handling resistance without force
Dealing with resistance to WIP limits
Emotional vs logical resistance to change
 
Types of Kanban systems
5 forms of Proto-Kanban
Batched systems
Team Kanban: separate and aggregated
Differences between Proto-Kanban and pull systems
Benefits of Proto-Kanban
 
Scrumban case study
Motivation for moving from Scrum to Proto-Kanban
Systems thinking approach
Qualitative cost of delay
Flexible planning through Replenishment Meetings
Using classes of service
Establishing service level agreements
Types of commitment
Applying Little’s Law to queue size
Resolving disruptions to flow, including WIP limits
Evolving a kanban system design
 
Kanban System Design (Review)
Using WIP limits
Concept of Pull
Improving agility using commitment points
Option handling
On-demand replenishment and delivery

 

Measuring performance
System Lead Time
Customer Lead Time
Charting and using Lead Time data
Flow efficiency
 
Service Orientation for Pull Systems
The Kanban Method (Review): Change Management Principles and Practices
Service Delivery Principles and Practices for pull systems
Developing a service orientation rather than a team orientation
Service-oriented Kanban board design
Appropriateness of Kanban system types enterprise-wide
Kanban Litmus Test
 
Scaling Kanban
Review of STATIK method
Scaling principles
Kanban Cadences: Information flow across the enterprise: 
Replenishment meeting, Kanban meeting; Delivery Planning meeting
Improvement meetings: Service Delivery Review, Operations Review, Risk Review
 
Upstream Kanban
Minimum and maximum WIP
Upstream discovery vs downstream delivery
Roles to manage upstream and downstream Kanban
 
Improving Performance and Predictability
Metrics to identify delay
Capacity allocation and other ways to improve predictability
Identifying and mitigating factors that cause delay:
·         Bottlenecks
·         Variability
·         Economic cost
 
Wrap Up
Kanban as an evolutionary change method
 
 
Dates
Mode
Location
Event
Venue
Mar 01Mar 02, 2018
Virtual Classroom
Seattle
Anywhere
Course Duration: 2 Days
Ways to Save

Groups Save Up to 20%

Have a group and want to save more? Groups always save with SQE Training! Groups of 3–5 save 10% on Public and Live Virtual training, and groups of 6 or more save 20%. Group discounts are automatically applied when registering multiple attendees with the same initial path. For groups choosing a mix of classes, contact our Client Support Group at 888.268.8770 or email [email protected].

Bonus Gift Card Offer

Get a $100 gift card bonus when you buy any Public Classroom training course in January and use promo code 18PCGC. See complete details.

Description
  • Determine what type of Kanban initiative is appropriate for your organization
  • Learn to manage and evolve your Kanban initiative
  • Learn how to improve agility
  • Planning, implementing and leading multiple Kanban Teams??
  • The roles, measures and policies of Kanban
 
This class focuses on the daily operation and ongoing improvement of a Kanban system.  You will consider what type of Kanban initiative is most appropriate for your organization and how to manage and evolve it over time. Learn how to improve agility and have greater predictability.  The class also covers recommended meetings, roles, metrics, and setting policy.
 
Who Should Attend?
Those who have been running a Kanban initiative and are ready for a larger, more efficient system that is data-driven. Managers and team members who want to focus on what to work on now, what to leave until later and what to discard altogether. Those who want to transform the many elements of their work into a manageable system with the agility to accommodate changing customer demands. Also, leaders, managers, coaches and consultants who want an understanding of advanced techniques for improvement and expansion.
 
Prerequisites
This course is appropriate for experienced Kanban practitioners. Course participants are encouraged to have read the book Kanban by David J. Anderson or Kanban from the Inside by Mike Burrows. Prior attendance at the Kanban System Design 2-day course is recommended but not required.
 
Lean Kanban University® Certification
Are you looking for an internationally recognized certification in the Kanban Method? Delivered by experts accredited by Lean Kanban University, this course satisfies one requirement toward the Kanban Management Professional (KMP) designation.  This course plus Kanban System Design class will complete the KMP status requirement.
 
Questions? 888.268.8770 [email protected]
Course Outline
Evolutionary change management
Traditional vs evolutionary change
Psychology of change
Handling resistance without force
Dealing with resistance to WIP limits
Emotional vs logical resistance to change
 
Types of Kanban systems
5 forms of Proto-Kanban
Batched systems
Team Kanban: separate and aggregated
Differences between Proto-Kanban and pull systems
Benefits of Proto-Kanban
 
Scrumban case study
Motivation for moving from Scrum to Proto-Kanban
Systems thinking approach
Qualitative cost of delay
Flexible planning through Replenishment Meetings
Using classes of service
Establishing service level agreements
Types of commitment
Applying Little’s Law to queue size
Resolving disruptions to flow, including WIP limits
Evolving a kanban system design
 
Kanban System Design (Review)
Using WIP limits
Concept of Pull
Improving agility using commitment points
Option handling
On-demand replenishment and delivery

 

Measuring performance
System Lead Time
Customer Lead Time
Charting and using Lead Time data
Flow efficiency
 
Service Orientation for Pull Systems
The Kanban Method (Review): Change Management Principles and Practices
Service Delivery Principles and Practices for pull systems
Developing a service orientation rather than a team orientation
Service-oriented Kanban board design
Appropriateness of Kanban system types enterprise-wide
Kanban Litmus Test
 
Scaling Kanban
Review of STATIK method
Scaling principles
Kanban Cadences: Information flow across the enterprise: 
Replenishment meeting, Kanban meeting; Delivery Planning meeting
Improvement meetings: Service Delivery Review, Operations Review, Risk Review
 
Upstream Kanban
Minimum and maximum WIP
Upstream discovery vs downstream delivery
Roles to manage upstream and downstream Kanban
 
Improving Performance and Predictability
Metrics to identify delay
Capacity allocation and other ways to improve predictability
Identifying and mitigating factors that cause delay:
·         Bottlenecks
·         Variability
·         Economic cost
 
Wrap Up
Kanban as an evolutionary change method
 
 
Class Schedule
Sign-In/Registration 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Morning Session 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Lunch 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Afternoon Session 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Times represent the typical daily schedule. Please confirm your schedule at registration.
Class Fee Includes
• Tuition
• Course notebook
• Continental breakfasts and refreshment breaks
• Lunches
• Letter of completion
Dates
Mode
Location
Event
Venue
Call to Schedule
Anytime
Virtual Classroom
Your Location
Anywhere
Course Duration: 2 Days
Description
  • Determine what type of Kanban initiative is appropriate for your organization
  • Learn to manage and evolve your Kanban initiative
  • Learn how to improve agility
  • Planning, implementing and leading multiple Kanban Teams??
  • The roles, measures and policies of Kanban
 
This class focuses on the daily operation and ongoing improvement of a Kanban system.  You will consider what type of Kanban initiative is most appropriate for your organization and how to manage and evolve it over time. Learn how to improve agility and have greater predictability.  The class also covers recommended meetings, roles, metrics, and setting policy.
 
Who Should Attend?
Those who have been running a Kanban initiative and are ready for a larger, more efficient system that is data-driven. Managers and team members who want to focus on what to work on now, what to leave until later and what to discard altogether. Those who want to transform the many elements of their work into a manageable system with the agility to accommodate changing customer demands. Also, leaders, managers, coaches and consultants who want an understanding of advanced techniques for improvement and expansion.
 
Prerequisites
This course is appropriate for experienced Kanban practitioners. Course participants are encouraged to have read the book Kanban by David J. Anderson or Kanban from the Inside by Mike Burrows. Prior attendance at the Kanban System Design 2-day course is recommended but not required.
 
Lean Kanban University® Certification
Are you looking for an internationally recognized certification in the Kanban Method? Delivered by experts accredited by Lean Kanban University, this course satisfies one requirement toward the Kanban Management Professional (KMP) designation.  This course plus Kanban System Design class will complete the KMP status requirement.
 
Questions? 888.268.8770 [email protected]
Course Outline
Evolutionary change management
Traditional vs evolutionary change
Psychology of change
Handling resistance without force
Dealing with resistance to WIP limits
Emotional vs logical resistance to change
 
Types of Kanban systems
5 forms of Proto-Kanban
Batched systems
Team Kanban: separate and aggregated
Differences between Proto-Kanban and pull systems
Benefits of Proto-Kanban
 
Scrumban case study
Motivation for moving from Scrum to Proto-Kanban
Systems thinking approach
Qualitative cost of delay
Flexible planning through Replenishment Meetings
Using classes of service
Establishing service level agreements
Types of commitment
Applying Little’s Law to queue size
Resolving disruptions to flow, including WIP limits
Evolving a kanban system design
 
Kanban System Design (Review)
Using WIP limits
Concept of Pull
Improving agility using commitment points
Option handling
On-demand replenishment and delivery

 

Measuring performance
System Lead Time
Customer Lead Time
Charting and using Lead Time data
Flow efficiency
 
Service Orientation for Pull Systems
The Kanban Method (Review): Change Management Principles and Practices
Service Delivery Principles and Practices for pull systems
Developing a service orientation rather than a team orientation
Service-oriented Kanban board design
Appropriateness of Kanban system types enterprise-wide
Kanban Litmus Test
 
Scaling Kanban
Review of STATIK method
Scaling principles
Kanban Cadences: Information flow across the enterprise: 
Replenishment meeting, Kanban meeting; Delivery Planning meeting
Improvement meetings: Service Delivery Review, Operations Review, Risk Review
 
Upstream Kanban
Minimum and maximum WIP
Upstream discovery vs downstream delivery
Roles to manage upstream and downstream Kanban
 
Improving Performance and Predictability
Metrics to identify delay
Capacity allocation and other ways to improve predictability
Identifying and mitigating factors that cause delay:
·         Bottlenecks
·         Variability
·         Economic cost
 
Wrap Up
Kanban as an evolutionary change method
 
 
Class Schedule
Sign-In/Registration 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Morning Session 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Lunch 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Afternoon Session 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Times represent the typical daily schedule. Please confirm your schedule at registration.
Class Fee Includes
• Tuition
• Course notebook
• Letter of completion

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