Kanban Systems Design

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Thu, Nov 03, 2016 to Fri, Nov 04, 2016
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Kanban System Design (KMP I)

Objectives of the class:

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. 

During this 2-day class, each attendee will:

-How to identify and address bottlenecks -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 

Who should attend?

This 2-day Foundations-level Kanban training class is for managers, developers, and anyone wanting to learn the fundamentals of the Kanban Method. The class includes the use of a Kanban simulation as well as exercises to design an actual Kanban system. 

Learning Outcomes:

The content of this course covers the following topics, presented in the form of intensive, non-technical exercises organized in small groups, games, classroom teaching and discussion: - Controlling Work in Progress (from push to pull) - Visualizing work (designing the card wall) - Measuring and managing flow (control charts, flow diagrams) - Making policies explicit (classes of service) - Managing change and collaborative improvement


Attendees should have successfully completed the Introduction to Kanban or Team Kanban Practitioner classes. Attendees should become familiar with the Kanban Method and a conceptual overview of the full "alternative path to agility.” Course participants are encouraged to have read the book Kanban by David J. Anderson or Kanban from the Inside by Mike Burrows. 


Led by Brendan Wovchko of HUGE I/O, an Accredited Kanban Trainer, successful completion of this course will result in a certificate of completion issued by Lean Kanban University — recognized globally as the leading certifying body for Kanban professionals.

All attendees will receive: