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LKU Certified Kanban System Design Training

Kanban Management Professional I (KMP I) Training

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  • Learn the Kanban method
  • Practice  Kanban in comprehensive business simulation 
  • Build and operate Kanban system
  • Take the first step to your Kanban Management Professional credential*

The Kanban Method

Kanban is a lightweight method based on the Lean principles, focused on a gradual and seamless transformation of organizations into adaptive, customer value-centric, and efficient bodies. Its practices of workflow visualization, rapid bottleneck identification and resolution, management and continuous improvement help effectively adapt to the changing customers’ and business needs, shorten delivery time, optimize resource utilization, balance demand and team capacity, reduce waste in processes, increase product and service quality, and strengthen stakeholder collaboration.

Kanban fosters collaboration and engagement among team members in a natural way. It requires relatively little effort to put in place and is suitable for both small and large teams.

Ideal for

The course is a must for everyone who needs to rationalize project workflow, resources and service management. It is aimed at:

  • Program managers and portfolio managers;
  • Product development team members and managers;
  • Service team members and managers;
  • Team leaders, scrum masters and product owners;
  • Software developers and testing professionals;
  • Scrum Masters, Product Owners and Development Team members; 
  • Process improvement team members and managers.

Course Content

You will learn and practice how to build and sustain а kanban system. As a result of the course, you will be able to effectively explain and apply the basic principles of the Kanban method for efficiently managing projects, services and operations. The training includes a sophisticated kanban simulation and a custom kanban system design that are adapted to the business needs of the training participants.

Benefits of the course

At the end of this intensive course participants will be able to explain and apply:

  • The essential concepts of Kanban and their application in the particular context of attendee’s organization
  • Improve team performance through limiting the work in progress (WIP) and reducing multi-tasking
  • Visualize current and pending work so that all stakeholders have visibility of the current progress and impediments in the workflow and be able to contribute to their optimization
  • Design a kanban system for service and/or project environments
  • Define the replenishment and delivery cadences that best fit customers’ needs and team's capacity
  • Kanban project/service management experience gained in a comprehensive simulation of a Kanban system (IT and non-IT options available)
  • Define classes of services and use them to address the variety of customer requests
  • Coordinate with other teams, improving resource utilization
  • Understand the metrics for workflow management
  • Get the best of Scrum with applying Kanban practices
  • Use of Kanban for team performance improvement

Key topics

  • Kanban system for knowledge work
  • Kanban method principles and practices
  • Classes of services and establishing service level agreements
  • System Thinking Approach to Implementing Kanban (STATIK)
  • Design of a kanban system
  • Workflow management
  • Kanban in Scrum teams and Agile organizations

The Trainer

The course will be delivered by Ivaylo Gueorguiev, Accredited Kanban Trainer by Lean Kanban University. Ivaylo  is a process improvement professional, Agile coach and trainer with 15 years of experience in working with international software development companies, fintechs, and banks on getting better projects, products and business results through applying effective processes and Agile practices. 

What you will get

  • 16 hours of high quality training focused on the participants’ needs
  • Course materials in electronic format (pdf format)
  • One of the following books in electronic format: “Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for your Technology Business” by David J Anderson or “Kanban from the Inside” by Mike Burrows
  • Lean-Kanban University (LKU) certificate of course completion*
  • Membership in the Lean-Kanban University.

*In order to get the Kanban Management Professional (KMP) certification from Lean Kanban University (LKU), you must complete the Kanban Management Professional II in addition to the Kanban System Design (KMP I) training!  

Schedule

Seats for public courses available for 26-27.06.2019, 17-18.7.2019, 16-17.10.2019 and 27-28.11.2019.

Book your seat at via(at)esicenter(dot)bg.