APPLYING PROFESSIONAL KANBAN (APK)

Learn Kanban From Those Who Created and Maintain It

Kanban is fast becoming the modern way to manage an organization’s delivery of customer value. In today’s always-on environment, you need a clear set of practices that don’t get in the way of your ability to continuously deliver but that provides enough structure to keep everyone aligned and focused. This two-day course will give you an in-depth introduction to improving your team’s effectiveness by applying Kanban flow principles.

In this class,  you will learn the basic principles of flow and how to use them to make your team process more efficient, predictable, and effective.  With an emphasis on the practical application of concepts, this course includes many hands-on exercises that will lead you through the steps of setting up and operating a Kanban system for continuous value delivery and improvement.

What You Will Learn

  • After taking the course, you will have an opportunity to validate that you understand core Kanban topics. We will invite you to take an online assessment that evaluates your understanding and provides you with guidance on areas to improve. This exclusive assessment is only available to class participants.

  • Course Objectives

    • Explain the basic principles of flow
    • Describe the value of WiP limits
    • Create a visual board to manage your work
    • Capture and interpret key flow metrics and analytics to find improvement opportunities
    • Explain why flow should be focused on value delivery
    • Define, build, operate and continuously improve a Kanban system
    • Discuss how tooling impacts your implementation
  • Course Topics

    • Kanban theory, principles, and practices
    • Applying Kanban
    • Workflow design and visualization
    • How to operate a Kanban system
    • How to get started
  • Who Should Attend

    The Applied Professional Kanban course is for anyone who wants to improve their ability to deliver value and be more effective. Typical attendee roles include business analysts, team members, team leads, agile coaches, Scrum Masters, Product Owners, project managers, and product managers.

Interested in becoming a Professional Kanban Master or in a private class for your organization?