Certified Kanban System Design (KMP I) in Arlington, VA

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Tue, Oct 22, 2019 to Wed, Oct 23, 2019
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Kanban System Design

Certified Kanban System Design (KMP I)

Do you need a more flexible and responsive way to manage your team’s work? Or perhaps your team is transitioning to or already using Agile but moving too quickly for an average Agile sprint. Lean Kanban concepts are a pragmatic and actionable way for teams to visualize and manage their delivery flow in real time.

Our Unique Approach

Excella’s Kanban System Design (KMP I) is a highly interactive two-day class accredited by Lean Kanban University. It provides a detailed look at using Kanban to deliver faster and drive continuous improvement. Students will become familiar with the fundamentals of Kanban by participating in an engaging and collaborative board game in which teams will compete to maximize value by optimizing workflow. The class, which also includes elements of lecture and classroom discussion, will challenge students to develop and refine their own Kanban to drive decisions and improve performance in their work.

Who Should Attend

This class is great for anyone who wants to learn new techniques for visualizing and managing their workflow to deliver value. This includes but is not limited to teams such as leadership, marketing, research and development, product development, and support.

What You’ll Get

  • A digital copy of the book Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for your Technology Business by David Anderson
  • Lean Kanban University (LKU) certificate of completion of Kanban Systems Design 1
  • Membership in LKU as well as a listing in the LKU Alumni Directory
  • Training manuals and supplies
  • Catered, hot breakfast and lunch, and afternoon snacks on both days
  • Validated parking available at three nearby garages

Additionally, students can claim 14 Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs) which can be applied to Project Management Professional (PMP)® and PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® certifications. PMI, PMP, and PMI-ACP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc

What You’ll Learn

Day 1 – Kanban in Action

  • Key elements of a Kanban system: commitment points, work item types, classes of service, policies, cadences
  • Kanban system mechanics: pull, replenishment, delivery
  • Key Kanban system indicators: lead time, cumulative-flow diagram

Day 2 – STATIK: The Systems Thinking Approach to Introducing Kanban

  • Kanban case study
  • Creating context for change
  • Demand analysis
  • Workflow visualization
  • Discovering and designing classes of service
  • Replenishment and delivery cadence
  • Kanban system visualization

About Your Trainers

Mark Grove is an agile coach and Management Consultant with Excella and an ICAgile Authorized Trainer and Lean Kanban University Accredited Kanban Trainer (AKT). He coaches individuals and teams to continuously deliver value to the customer by embracing an Agile mindset while maximizing business performance and team potential. He provides coaching and facilitation expertise on a variety of Agile topics as well as creates and delivers training on a broad range of Agile subjects. Mark holds a Master’s degree in Information Systems and multiple Agile certifications from various certifying organizations.

Class Logistics

The class will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Arlington Tech eXchange (ATX) located at 2300 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 610, Arlington, Virginia, just two blocks from the Court House metro station on the Orange and Silver lines. Validated parking is available.
The registration cost for this two-day course is inclusive of all taxes and certification fees. Payment can be made online via credit card or you may request that Excella invoice you if you have an existing billing arrangement with Excella.

Cancellation Policy

Students submitting cancellation requests 10 business days or more prior to the start of the course are entitled to a full refund. Students submitting cancellation requests less than 10 business days prior to the start of the course will be issued a credit toward a future Excella training course. The credit will be equal to the amount paid for the initial course less any applicable fees. Should the organizer cancel the course for any reason, each registered student will be refunded 100% of the registration cost they paid.