Kanban is a set of values, practices and principles that bring the benefits of Lean theory to organisations. Benefits include :
● increasing the flow of value
● visualising and establishing an optimum workload for the team’s capacity
● reducing waste
● creating better organisational alignment
● building a culture of engaged workers
The Kanban System Design (KMP 1) program offers an in-depth and easy approach for participants to learn the application of Kanban methodology in all areas of an organization. At the end of the 2 day program, participants will be able to design a new Kanban system or improve existing ones by explicitly defining policies, reducing bottlenecks and identifying areas of improvement.
Syllabus and Agenda
The course follows the official KU Certified Kanban syllabus. During the two days you will have ample opportunities to discuss and experience the following
Definition of Kanban
The Kanban Lens
The Kanban Values
Full simulation using the getKanban game
Kanban Board Design
Designing Kanban Ticket
Examples of Visual Kanban Boards
Commitment in Kanban
Replenishment and Planning
Delivery of Products
Lead and End-to-End Cycle Times
Cumulative Flow Diagrams
Metrics in Kanban Systems
Understanding Sources of Variability
Identifying Opportunities to Improve
Analysing Demand and Capability
Designing a Kanban System
Work Item Types
Classes of Service
No previous knowledge of Kanban is required for KMP 1. Anyone who is involved in Knowledge/IT work may participate and gain from the sessions.
Due to COVID-19, KMP1 is offered virtually. It offers the same collaborative experience as the classroom program ! The two day program will be split across
5 days with 3.5 hours per day. The program is fully hands-on with plenty of exercises and insights.
Kanban is for everyone ! Kanban works across the organisation, from executives to senior members of staff looking to adopt Lean Management to members of
delivery teams willing to improve their working practices.
Participants will receive a certificate of completion for KMP1 program from Kanban University (KU) as well as lifetime membership of Kanban University that allows you to get listed in the Kanban University Alumni directory. The program also allows you to claim upto 16 SEU’s from Scrum Alliance and 16 PDUs from PMI.