What you will learn
- Revolutionary vs Evolutionary Change
- Principles of the Kanban Method
- Core Practices of the Kanban Method
- Depth of Implementation
- When is Kanban typically used?
Visualising value flow
- Demand Analysis
- Map and model value flow
- Identifying Work Item Types
- Visualisation patterns
- The immersive practice of Kanban with a team-based simulation
Limiting Work in Progress (WIP)
- Techniques to create smooth value flow
- Techniques for limiting WIP
- Little's Law
Maximising value flow
- Flow measures: Flow time, Flow Load, Flow distribution
- Identifying impediments to flow: bottlenecks and sources of dissatisfaction
- Techniques for addressing barriers to flow
- WIP as a lead indicator of flow time
- How to use flow measures to set deliver expectations
Making Process Policies Explicit
- Visualise work policies
- Identify policy constraints
- Classes of Service
- Cost of Delay
- Scheduling Policies
- Evidence-based empirical feedback
- Feedback on organisational interactions
Introduction to Kanban Cadences
- Service Delivery Review
- Improvement Cycle
- Work Replenishment Cycle
- Course materials
- After-class support via a dedicated Slack channel
What you receive
This course has been accredited by David J. Anderson, the creator of the Kanban method, and Kanban University (KU). Upon completion, each attendee will receive a certificate.
Those who complete a KU-accredited course will be eligible to become members of Kanban University. For more information regarding membership benefits, please visit the KU website.
In addition to the certificate, an electronic version of course slides will be provided to each attendee after the course concludes.
Students can receive an electronic copy of "Kanban - Successful Evolutionary Change for Your Technology Business" by David J. Anderson.