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March 23, 2019 8:30 am
March 24, 2019 6:30 pm
Gurgaon, Haryana, India   View map
+91- 914 802 6666

25,000.00 22,000.00

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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 in 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:

  • Lead or guide a team in their adoption of Kanban – from initial visualization and the design of Kanban systems through to evolutionary change
  • Answer questions and support the team in the day-to-day operation
  • Help teams to identify and resolve hindrances to flow
  • Take measurements and create meaningful metrics that help the team
  • Evolve process and practice according to team needs, in a meaningful way
  • Connect with the Kanban community for the sharing of practical experiences and the development of new ideas and techniques

What will you learn?

Based on the trainer’s practical experience, participants will learn how to:

  • Identify internal and external sources of dissatisfaction
  • Analyse demand vs capability
  • Model the knowledge discovery process
  • Design kanban systems and their visualizations
  • Identify/prioritise improvements
  • Choose cadences for activities
  • Identify classes of service
  • Create a rollout plan, negotiating strategy with stakeholders

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What will you receive?

Two days of high-quality instruction from Dileep Appupillai who has over 18 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

  • Course materials
  • Membership of the Lean-Kanban University (LKU)
  • Lean-Kanban University (LKU) certificate of course completion
  • Fulfillment of the Kanban Management Professional® (KMP®) requirements
  • A free electronic copy of David Anderson’s “Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for Your Technology Business” book
  • 16 Professional Development Units (PDU’s) can be claimed for this course and used as part of your PMI® Credential Review.

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:

        1. Kaizen
        2. Kaikaku

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

iv.      Retrospectives

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:

Who is 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


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