|A Propose of KMP I® OR Kanban System Design (KMP-I®): Practically Implement Successful Evolutionary Change
This course will teach you unerringly what the name says, We’re confident it’ll add more value to your career. Getting Started KMP I® OR Kanban System Design is a highly interactive two-day course accredited by the Lean-Kanban University (LKU) and start implementing Kanban at Project/Program Level. Participants will gain sufficient knowledge about Kanban Implementation at their Project/Program environment. Methods and related topics to get started with introducing Kanban in the existing process, and taking that first step to making it successful.
Today, Agile Project Management is a professional discipline, with a specific set of skills and competencies. Leading organizations and governments around the world invest in professional credentialing for project/program/portfolio management. For individuals, the certification is an important step in career development and recognizes qualified and competent individuals.
Learning Kanban System Design absolutely up skill and move forward to your next career ladder or stand out unique in Project/Program/Portfolio/Release Management at your organization/career. This certification is specifically for professionals who are involved in any product development/support/development projects that are dealing with complexities and uncertainties.
If you really enjoy the prestige that comes from being the best in your field, then you’ll appreciate the professional rewards derived from attaining the KMP-I®, the profession’s most globally recognized and respected credential.
|“Stand out from the throng and exhibit your Agile (Lean/Kanban) project management skills with a globally recognized credential.”|
|What is this course?
Certified Lean Kanban Foundation – Practically Implement Successful Evolutionary Change is a highly interactive two-day course accredited by the Lean-Kanban University (LKU) and provides in-depth training in Kanban practices and the principles that underpin the Kanban method, including a fully immersive Kanban simulation. The Kanban method is an evolutionary approach to change and change management by starting with what you already do; respecting current roles; responsibilities and job titles; encouraging acts of leadership at all levels, and agreeing to pursue incremental, evolutionary change that evolves business processes using a Kaizen approach that reduces the risks associated with complex change programmes. Participants will gain sufficient knowledge about the Kanban Method and related topics to:
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What will you learn?
Based on the trainer’s practical experience, participants will learn how to:
What will you receive?
Two days of high-quality instruction from Dileep Appupillai who has over 17 years of experience in Project Management/Program Management/Release Management/Product development, support, enhancement/Training/Consulting & e-Governance for many Fortune 500 Companies & Govt. Departments in India as well as Abroad. For courses on our public schedule, refreshments before and during the course, including lunch
What topics are covered?
1. Kanban Introduction
i. What is Kanban?
ii. Kanban with a big ‘K’ and little ‘k’
iii. Kanban to Manage Change:
iv. Principles of the Kanban Method
v. Kanban Core Practices
vi. When is Kanban Typically Used?
2. Identify Work Items
i. Demand Analysis
ii Handling Large Work Items
iii Kanban Cards
iv Sizing Work Items
3. Value Streams
i. What is a Value Stream
ii. Mapping the Knowledge Discovery Process through Value Stream Mapping
4. Kanban Boards
i. The Relationship between a Kanban Board and the Value Stream
ii. Setting up and using a Kanban Board
iii. Different Options for Kanban Boards
iv. Queues and Buffers
5. Limit Work In Progress (WIP)
i. Queuing Theory – Little’s Law
ii. Calculating Lead Time
iii. Calculating Throughput
iv. Calculating WIP
v. Calculating Release Time
vi. Why Limit WIP
vii. Techniques to Limit WIP
viii. Where to Apply WIP Limits
6. Make Management Policies Explicit
i. Definition of ‘Done’
ii. Classes of Service
iii. Cost of Delay
iv. Service Level Agreements
7. Measuring and Managing Flow
i. Cumulative Flow Diagrams in Relation to Kanban
ii. How to Produce a Cumulative Flow Diagram
iii. How to Measure Lead Time
iv. How to Measure WIP
v. How to Measure Flow
vi. Optimizing Flow
vii. How to use the Cumulative Flow Diagram to Identify Problems
viii. Five Focusing Steps to Remove Bottlenecks
ix. Interpreting a Control Chart
x Interpreting a lead time distribution chart
8. Sources of Variability
i. Sources of dissatisfaction
ii. The impact of variability
iii. Techniques and strategies for removing variability
9. Empirical Feedback
i. Improvement Kata
ii. Cadence and Rhythm
iii. Daily Stand-ups
v. Operations Review
10. Apply your learning
i. Team-Based Realistic Simulation of a Kanban System in Practice
11. Kanban in your Organisation
i. The Context for Change
ii. The Steps required to Build a Kanban system
iii. Apply a Kanban System to your Organisation
iv. Prepare a Roll-Out Plan for your Organisation
Who is this course suitable for?
This course is useful for anyone who wants to be successful using Kanban within their organization, or anyone who works with teams utilizing 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 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, Testers), Business Analysts and Scrum Product Owners and Scrum Masters who want to enhance their Lean / Agile skillset. 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.
Are there any prerequisites for this course?
There are no prerequisites for the course, however, students are expected to complete the required pre-course reading.
How should you prepare for?
Approximately one week before the training a pre-course email will be issued that contains some short research tasks.
What about exams & certifications?
This course has been accredited by David J Anderson (creator of the Kanban method) and Lean-Kanban University (LKU). Students taking an LKU-accredited course will be eligible to become members of the Lean-Kanban University and will have met the requirements of the Kanban Management Professional® (KMP-I®) designation. To read about the benefits and learn more, visit the LKU Website: http://leankanbanuniversity.com/.
Who are the main target audience?
Team Members, Teams Leads, Project Leads, Project Managers, Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Technical Leads, Test Leads, HR Managers, Operations Managers, Senior Managers, QA Managers, QA Leads, Business Analysts, Process Consultants / Associates, Anyone interested in Project Management, Anyone who wants to develop their visualization skills, Anyone who wanted to increase their competency in Project Management