Lean Kanban Foundations

Trainers
Sanjeev Raman's picture
Wed, Jun 17, 2015 to Thu, Jun 18, 2015
Training Language:
English
Training type:
Kanban System Design (KMP I)

This course has been accredited by the Lean Kanban University (LKU) and will count for 16 SEUs (Scrum Alliance) and 16 PDUs (PMI). You will receive a LKU certification, an online LKU account, and invitations to private retreats and conferences with Lean Kanban University. The course is designed to help you understand your current condition, model and visualize it as a Kanban system, understand and measure your current system's capability and apply Kanban thinking to continually improve. Course overview This is a 2-day hands on workshop which covers how Kanban helps teams, leaders and managers manage their work more effectively. This course guides you through the fundamentals of Kanban thinking and how you can apply Kanban method in your organization to understand your demand and visualize your workflow, bottlenecks and queues and how to continually evolve your system to improve the flow of value. You will learn techniques to help you create better reliability and predictability and be able to: Take an active role in your team’s adoption of Kanban Understand the day-to-day operation and maintenance of kanban systems Understand key concepts such as pull & commitment Effectively communicate and take an active role in resolving issues affecting flow of work Understand what measures are used for, which ones to use to understand how the team is working Understand your team’s capability (sources & types of demand, failure & value demand, completion time and rate for each demand type & source) Agenda The course is designed to help you understand your current condition, model and visualize it as a Kanban system, understand and measure your current system's capability and apply Kanban thinking to continually improve. Understand you current condition Map your current system Identify your classes of service and demand Measure your current system capability Managing Flow Kanban principles Transitioning to a pull based system Visualizing specializations, bottlenecks, buffers and queues Impact of work in process Model your system How the work works - the workflow Type of work, frequency, variable size Capacity allocation and WIP limits Coordination points Cadence - deployment, testing, release Continuous Improvement Using measures to gain insight Evolutionary change Building a daily improvement cadence