Team Kanban Practitioner
"My team is overwhelmed. How can we use Kanban to help us get our work under control?"
The Team Kanban Practitioner class teaches the basics of the Kanban Method and serves as the entry level and starting point to an “alternative path to agility.” During this 1-day class, each attendee will:
Design and implement a Team Kanban board.
Learn the basics of visualizing different types of work and associated risk.
Understand how to proceed to the next level with Kanban
Who should attend?
Team members in professional services roles whose employer wishes to explore and pursue an alternative path to agility. Those who feel overburdened and wish to find some respite to enable them to "get things done" with quality, improved speed, and predictability. Managers and team members who need help focusing on what to work on now, what to leave until later and what to discard altogether. Those who want relief from overburdening so that they can take pride of workmanship and do good quality work in an effective manner.
This 1-day class is divided into 4 modules of approximately 90 minutes each.
- Introduction and Survey
- Using Kanban to address overburdening
- Principles & Practices of the Kanban Method
- Meanings of Kanban
Basic Kanban concepts
- Overview of 7 Kanban Cadences
Daily standup meeting
- Lean Kanban interactive simulation
- Board designs (including Personal Kanban)
- WIP limits
- Batching and Flow
- Types of Risk
- Kanban board design exercise
Preview of what's next...
Service delivery workflow Kanban
Proto-Kanban versus full Kanban System
Benefits of extending Kanban up/down workflow
Attendees should become familiar with the Kanban Method. They should be able to design and implement a basic Kanban board. They should be able to understand work item types and the risks associated with specific work items. They should be familiar with a variety of different Team Kanban board designs and styles and know how to choose a design that is best suited for their context. They should be aware of the training roadmap and the value and benefits to be derived at each step on the "alternative path to agility."
Certificate of Completion of Lean Kanban University Certified Kanban Training, digital format
Membership in Lean Kanban University and a listing in the LKU Alumni Directory.
The course meets the requirement for the Team Kanban Practitioner (TKP) status designation indicating completion of training in visual management for improved collaboration and Team Kanban concepts based on the Kanban Method.
Cancellation Policy – Please Note
Substitutions of attendee may be made at any time. Cancellation and/or reschedule requests must be received in writing by email. You are responsible for ensuring that Rob Maher Consulting receives your written request. Rob Maher Consulting will reply with a written acknowledgement. Attendees must cancel more than 10 business days prior to the course date to receive a full refund. Cancellation requests received 4 to 10 business days prior to the course date will result in a credit toward attendance at a future scheduled course taking place within 12 months of the original course. Rescheduling is allowed on a one time basis only, with no further rescheduling permitted. If you do not attend a course within 12 months from the original course, the entire course fee will be forfeited. Cancellations made 3 or less business days prior to the course date, or failure to appear for the course, will result in forfeiture of the course fee. Rob Maher Consulting reserves the right to cancel or reschedule courses at any time. If Rob Maher Consulting cancels or reschedules the course, you are entitled to a full refund, but Rob Maher Consulting is not responsible for travel arrangements, travel fees, or any expenses incurred by you as a result of such cancellation. If Rob Maher Consulting cancels a seminar in which you are enrolled, you will be contacted at the email address you provided when registering, so please be sure to provide a valid email address.
The Alternative Path to Agility
Team Kanban Practitioner is the first step to true organizational agility through the Kanban Method. The full series of classes, intended to be taken in order, includes:
1-day Team Kanban Practitioner (TKP)
2-day Kanban System Design -or- Kanban for IT / Operations (Foundations I)
2-day Kanban Management Professional (Foundations II)