Agile Kanban

 

 

Course Duration: 24 hours

 

Prerequisite:  

Prior Project Management Education or Experience is Preferred.

 

Course overview:

This Kanban course is designed for any professional who is part of a product development or knowledge work environment and who is interested in discovering how Kanban can help improve working environments. Kanban works across multiple functions of an organization, from senior members of staff looking to adopt Lean Management to members of delivery teams willing to improve their working practices.​

Course Content

The course 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 programmers.
During the course, you will have ample opportunities to discuss and experience the following topics:

  • Definition of Kanban

    • Foundational Principles

    • Core Practices

    • The Kanban Lens

    • Agile Mindset

    • WIP [Work in Progress]

  • Understanding Kanban

    • Visualization – Information Radiator

    • Value stream Mapping

    • Pull-Based Systems to avoid WIP

    • Push vs Pull System

    • Recognize the seven forms of waste associated with software development

    • Commitment in Kanban

    • Replenishment and Planning

    • Demand vs Throughput

    • Delivery of Products

    • Lead and End-to-End Cycle Times

    • Little's Law

    • Theory of Constraints, Addressing bottlenecks

    • Lean metrics and operations reviews

    • Cumulative Flow Diagrams

    • Lead and Cycle Time

    • Control Charts

    • Flow Efficiency

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  • Implementing Kanban

    • STATIK - Systems Thinking Approach to Implementing Kanban

    • Understanding Sources of Variability

    • Identifying Opportunities to Improve

    • Analyzing Demand and Capability

    • Modeling Workflow

    • Designing a Kanban System

    • Work Item Types

    • Story Points

    • Scale Agile by using Kanban at the program and portfolio levels of an organization

    • Predictive vs Adaptive Planning

 

  • Experience Kanban:

    • Full simulation using the get Kanban game

    • Kanban Tool – Walk through (Jira/Rally/Trello )

    • Agile Scrum vs Kanban

    • Lean vs Kanban

    • Combining Kanban with Scrum (Scrumban)

 

Who should go for this course?

Test Engineers, Developers, DevOps Engineers and Managers

 

Special notes:

Additional Theory + Labs

Staffing Support
  • Resume Preparation

  • Mock Interview Preparation

  • Phone Interview Preparation

  • Face to Face Interview Preparation

  • Project/Technology Preparation

  • Internship with internal project work

  • Externship with client project work

Our Salient Features:
  • Hands-on Labs and Homework

  • Group discussion and Case Study

  • Course Project work

  • Regular Quiz / Exam

  • Regular support beyond the classroom

  • Students can re-take the class at no cost

  • Dedicated conf. rooms for group project work

  • Live streaming for the remote students

  • Video recording capability to catch up the missed class

Tel: 847 350 9034

1560 Wall Street, Suite #111,

Naperville, IL 60563

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Disclaimer: At this time, we are not offering any training programs for Nebraska residents.
 

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