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Lean Agile: Implementing Kanban for Continuous Improvement

Class Code Date Delivery Method Cost
  • Tue Jul 9, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Wed Jul 10, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Live Online - 2 sessions $450

In a fast-paced business world, Lean Agile and Kanban enhance efficiency through iterative development, continuous improvement, and visual workflow management, leading to smoother, more predictable outcomes.

Before each session, Tech Training will provide a Zoom link for live online classes, along with any required class materials.

Program Description

This training workshop is designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills needed to implement Kanban within their organizations to facilitate continuous delivery. Through a combination of theoretical concepts, practical exercises, and real-world case studies, participants will understand the principles behind Kanban and how it can be effectively applied to streamline workflows, reduce waste, and enhance overall team performance.

Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives
Participants will have an opportunity to:
1. Understand the Fundamentals of Lean Agile Methodologies
   - Grasp the core principles of Agile and Lean thinking.
   - Recognize the importance of combining Lean and Agile methodologies to enhance business efficiency and adaptability.
2. Acquire Knowledge on Kanban System
   - Comprehend the origin, principles, and components of the Kanban system.
   - Learn how Kanban visualizes both the workflow and the actual work passing through that workflow.
3. Develop Skills to Implement Kanban
   - Gain the ability to set up a Kanban system within an organization.
   - Master the technique of defining work item types and workflow stages and implementing Work In Progress (WIP) limits.
4. Apply Kanban Principles through Practical Exercises
  - Engage in hands-on activities to design a Kanban board and simulate a Kanban workflow.
   - Analyze real-world case studies to understand the application and impact of Kanban in various organizational contexts.
5. Navigate Advanced Kanban Concepts and Integration
   - Explore strategies for scaling Kanban across multiple teams and departments.
   - Learn how to integrate Kanban with other Agile methodologies for a cohesive project management approach.
6. Commit to Continuous Improvement with Kanban
   - Understand how to use metrics and analytics in Kanban for continuous monitoring and improvement of processes.
Special Features
1. Expert Workshop Facilitator: Leverage the expertise of industry-leading Agile and Kanban practitioners, who are ready to share their insights, real-life experiences, and best practices ..
2. Interactive and Hands-On Learning Experience:  Structured practical exercises, simulations, and interactive group activities are included to facilitate experiential learning. This hands-on approach guides participants can apply the concepts in real-world scenarios, making the learning process engaging and effective.
3. Personalized Feedback and Coaching:  one-on-one and small group coaching is part of the workshop, where participants can receive personalized feedback on their Kanban board designs or workflow simulations. This personalized attention can help address specific challenges and accelerate learning.
4. Access to Digital Learning Resources: participants will receive exclusive to a digital resource library, including templates, tools, eBooks, and articles related to Lean Agile and Kanban. This helps to support continuous learning and application post-workshop.
5. Networking Opportunities: Structured activities, discussion groups and a Slack channel allow for interaction and networking.
6. Certification of Completion: A certificate will be awarded to each participant upon successful completion of the workshop. This certification not only adds to the participants' professional credentials but also serves as a tangible acknowledgment of their commitment to learning and improvement.
7. Post-Workshop Support: Participants can email facilitators with questions or guidance as they begin implementing Kanban in their organizations. This continued support helps to reinforce the workshop's impact and pave the road for the successful application of the concepts learned.

Topic Outline

Topic Outline:
Introduction to Lean-Agile Methodologies
- Overview of Agile Principles
- Introduction to Lean Thinking
- The harmony between Lean and Agile
- Benefits of Lean-Agile in today's business environment
Deep Dive into Kanban
- Understanding Kanban and its origins
- Key components of the Kanban system
- Principles and practices of Kanban
- Visualizing work with Kanban boards
Implementing Kanban in Your Organization
- Setting up a Kanban system: Step-by-step guide
- Determining work item types and workflow stages
- Managing flow: Work In Progress (WIP) limits
- Continuous improvement with Kanban: Inspect and adapt
Practical Exercises and Case Studies
- Interactive session: Designing your Kanban board
- Exercise: Simulating a Kanban workflow
Advanced Kanban Concepts
- Scaling Kanban across teams and departments
- Integrating Kanban with other Agile methodologies
- Metrics and analytics in Kanban for continuous improvement
-Open Q&A session


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