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Our three-day Certified Kanban System Design training course is highly interactive, fast-paced, and accredited by the Kanban University and meeting the requirements of Kanban Management Professional 1 (KMP1). Our Certified Kanban System Design training course provides in-depth training in Kanban practices and the principles that underpin the Kanban method, including a fully immersive Kanban simulation. This course is delivered both as a public schedule course and as a private, in-house course.
Our Certified Kanban System Design training course is deliberately very hands-on and will take advantage of numerous exercises, games and Kanban simulations throughout the course alongside instructor-led discussions and presentations. The Kanban method is based on six practices which, following an overview, will form the basis of the topics that will be covered:
The Kanban method is an evolutionary approach to change and change management that starts with what you do now, respecting current roles, responsibilities and job titles, and encouraging acts of leadership at all levels. By agreeing to pursue incremental, evolutionary change that evolves business processes using a Kaizen approach the risks associated with complex change programmes can be reduced.
You will gain knowledge about the Kanban Method and related topics in order to be able to:
Our Certified Kanban System Design training course is delivered via 3 x 4.5 hour sessions. Please note that the start and finish times listed for each of the respective course dates refer to GMT time zone.
Our Certified Kanban System Design training course is useful for anyone who wants to be successful using Kanban within their organisation or anyone who works with teams utilising Kanban. As such, it will benefit anyone who is involved in using Kanban or considering using Kanban. It will be helpful both to those new to Kanban and those who have explored Kanban but who now want to consolidate their knowledge in a practical setting.
In terms of roles, the course is suitable for Product, Project and Programme Managers, Development Team Members (including, but not limited to, Architects, Designers, Developers and Testers), Business Analysts and Scrum Product Owners and ScrumMasters who want to enhance their Lean/Agile skillset.
If run as an in-house course, then attending the course as a full team offers a real opportunity for the entire team to experience and learn Kanban together and creates an excellent foundation for them to move forward.
There are many advantages to using the Kanban system as a way to manage work, including:
There are no formal pre-requisites for this course however some familiarity with Agile methods would be helpful and students are expected to complete the pre-course reading required.
Please note that our Certified Kanban System Design training course is fast-paced and can be demanding in terms of attention during the course. In addition to the Live Online Training sessions, there will also be between 1-1.5 hours of homework after days 1 and 2, and so time should be set aside in advance for this. It is not recommended that too many meetings/work are scheduled during the days that the course takes place.
The Kanban University website includes several useful Kanban resources. The following is recommended as useful introductory material for those new to Kanban:
In addition, course preparation exercises will be set by the trainer, ahead of your training. Further information about this will be provided as part of your pre-course joining instructions/preparation materials.
Our Certified Kanban System Design training course has been accredited by David J Anderson (creator of the Kanban method) and the Kanban University, and meets the requirements for the Kanban Management Professional (KMP1) certification.
You will receive a Kanban University certificate on course completion.
Those students taking a Kanban University accredited course will be eligible to become members of the Kanban University. To read about the benefits and learn more, visit the Kanban University website.
Our two-day ICAgile - Agile Fundamentals training course will help you to understand the principles of Agile and in particular, Scrum. You will work in teams to produce a piece of work over a series of sprints. In addition to understanding the rules of Scrum, the team will also appreciate how Scrum can be blended with other complementary practices such as Kanban. You will experience the value of cross-functional teams and the benefits that agile frameworks such as Scrum provide.
You will walk away with knowledge about the following: