KMP I: Kanban Systems Design
|OUTCOME||Learn the basis behind and method for designing Kanban workflow systems.|
Kanban is more than visualizations and cards. There is a method behind discovering how the work flows through a team. The Kanban Systems Design course aims to not only introduce the Kanban Method for managing workflow, but also to apply the STATIK (Systems Thinking Approach to Introducing Kanban) approach to integrating Kanban into your present services. Learn the required upkeep of a Kanban System to support more efficient and higher quality in delivery of those services. Understand demand versus capability within your services, and how to identify hindrances to efficient flow of the work. This class fulfills the Foundation I requirement through Lean Kanban University (LKU) and provides eligibility to take Foundation II courses. (Completion of a Foundation II level class, such as KMP II: Kanban Management Professional, will result in the designation Certified Kanban Management Professional, a recognized industry accreditation offered by LKU.)
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Overall good class for those who only know the basics of Scrum. Great job explaining key concepts of Scrum and really breaking them down.
Less teacher to student than community of peers. Highly discussion based. Fewer demonstrations than CSM [Certified Scrum Master]. More focus on unique issues across multiple places of work than learning principles.
Great courses. Lots of info. Have learned actual meaning of some of the terminology, will be able to translate this to better use of my Teams.
Interesting material. Learned about what we do is not ideal and how to Scale. Will try to implement for my clients.
This course was very insightful in that it helped me realize the Scrum process used at my company has flaws. It also helped me pin point these flaws.
As an inexperienced member of a Scrum Team, that is practicing Scrum, I found this course really helpful in providing me the foundation needed to further grow into a Product Ownership (Product Champion) role. I've been able to spot changes that I will be able to recommend to the team.
At mid day on Day 1, I felt that we had spent too much time on fundamentals of Scrum. For an A-CSM course, I expected to jump straight into more advanced topics. I enjoyed Day 2 more for that reason. I also realized that some so-called 'basic' topics are more nuanced than I thought.
KMP I: Kanban Systems Design Training
The Kanban Systems Design course is a 2-day overview of the Kanban method. Evidence-based information will provide an approach to introducing the method into your organization. Learn the efficacy and effectiveness of Kanban through group exercises, discussion and highly interactive game play.
What You’ll Learn
- The Kanban method, its practices and guiding principles
- A systems-thinking approach to designing and introducing Kanban systems in your organization
- Ways to improve services delivery to be customer-focused and needs-sensitive
- An understanding of Pull-based workflow
- The benefits of limited Work In Progress (WIP) to increase your team’s efficiency
KMP I: Kanban Systems Design Training
So you want to learn Scrum. But is training really worth it?
What can training give you that reading a few books can’t?
Transforming your team or organization to a new methodology is a big undertaking. Organized training will give you the kickstart you need and save you valuable time otherwise wasted on costly trial and error.
Studies show that when learners “do and say,” they experience an increase of knowledge retention up to 80% over reading alone.
Books and blogs are good knowledge resources. Skill, however, is acquired by doing. There is simply no replacement for the skill building that occurs with hands-on activities and real-life simulations.
There is no right or wrong person to attend this training. In fact, the most successful agile adoptions have included training for everyone, right down to Finance and Sales staff. Scrum training is especially appropriate for anyone in the corporate structure dealing with rapidly changing demands. In a traditional organization, these roles might include:
The most popular use of Scrum is for software development in a wide variety of industries, including financial services, insurance, education, information technology, government programs and supply chain management. But Scrum goes beyond software development! We’ve known organizations and individuals who have used Scrum for graphic design, wedding planning, data warehousing, consulting, classroom projects, household management, auto salvage yards and much more. Scrum is appropriate for almost any complex project with rapidly changing or emergent requirements, regardless of the industry.