In the fast-moving and complex times, organisations are looking for every advantage they can find to increase their competitive edge. 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
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Topics covered include:
- The motivation for the Kanban method
- Kanban Maturity Model
- Enterprise-level Kanban case study
- Understanding the Kanban system
- Definition of the Kanban Method
- Service Delivery Kanban
- Scaling Kanban out across an organisation
- Discovery Kanban
- Kanban Roles
- Feedback loops to improve service delivery
- Commitment and replenishment
- Conducting Kanban Meetings
- Delivery Planning
- Conducting a service delivery review
- Conducting an operations review
- Improvement Opportunities
- Fitness for purpose
- Understanding Lead time
- Removing Delays
- Understanding Variability
- The risk review
- Managing bottlenecks
- The evolutionary approach to change management
Attendees who complete both KMP1 & KMP2 classes are eligible for the Kanban Management Professional designation. Students who do not complete the official KMP1 training through the KU, will not receive this. Please ask if you are not sure.
This course has been accredited by David J Anderson (creator of the Kanban method) and Kanban University (KU). Each attendee will receive a certificate.
Those attendees taking a KU-accredited course will be eligible to become members of the Kanban University. To read about the benefits and learn more, visit the KU website.
An electronic version of course slides, materials and workshop output will also be provided after the course closes.
What do I need to take part in this course?
The most obvious thing you will need is a good WiFi and Internet connection with a nice quiet environment for you to both hear and also interact with your fellow course attendees and us lovely trainers! Don't worry about the odd child/dog/cat/partner wondering past or interrupting occasionally, we'll just roll with it 🙂
We recommend a laptop or desktop with good sound and microphone. Course participants have struggled on phones and tablets. We will be using Zoom for the video conference functionality with a waiting room and password configured to provide a reasonable level of security. If you can, we recommend installing the Zoom app on your device but the web version should work as a plan B.