Team Kanban Practitioner (TKP)

About the training:
"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 several types of work and associated risk.
  • Understand how to proceed to the next level with Kanban.
In the program:
This 1-day class is divided into 4 modules (in addition to Introduction and Survey) 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 Topics covered in the course
  • The Sustainability Agenda to Address Overburdening
  • Principles & Practices of the Kanban Method
  • Meanings of Kanban
  • Basic Kanban Concepts
  • Understanding and Operating Kanban Systems
  • Visual Boards – Visualizing work for transparency & predictability
  • Cycle-time Metrics
  • Work in Progress Limits (WIP)
  • Delivery Rate & Little's Law
  • Overview of 7 Kanban Cadences
  • Implementing Feedback Loops
  • Daily Standup Meeting
  • Replenishment Meeting (Commitment and Replenishment)
  • Lean Kanban interactive simulation (FeatureBan)
  • Different Kanban Board Designs
  • WIP Limits
  • Different Work Types and associated Risk
  • Design-a-board Exercise
  • Service delivery workflow Kanban
  • Service-oriented Agenda
  • Proto Kanban versus full Kanban System
  • Benefits of extending Kanban up/down workflow
  • Overview of STATIK
Training helps to:
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."
Training is useful for
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 superior quality work in an effective manner.

Attendees to this classes could be in roles such as:
  • Senior Management Positions
  • Program and Project Managers
  • Product Managers, Product Owners and Business Analysts
  • Prospective Team Members that would follow Kanban Method
  • Scrum Masters, Team Leads and Change Agents
  • Product & Software Developers & Testers
  • Agile Coaches & Practitioners (Scrum, XP, DSDM, AgilePM, etc.)
  • Other roles such as HR and Finance professionals
What you get as a participant
  • 8 hours of training
    The program consists of 1 day of intensive training.
  • PDU/SEU Points
    By attending this course you will be eligible to earn up to 15 Category C SEU Points and 14 PDU Points of continuing education.
  • TKP qualification. 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.
  • After training support
    After the training, each participant is invited to a closed group on Facebook, where they can ask the trainers any questions, as well as learn about exclusive offers.