Micro Training-Kanban a Quick Introduction

Trainer Sujith

Agile Coach

Kanban : A Quick Introduction

Price :

3,999 + GST

Training Time :

09:00 AM to 01:00 PM

Training Date :

Coming Soon


Introduction to Kanban Method
  • Lean Kanban Basics
  • What is the Kanban method?
  • Kanban Change Initiative – Evolutionary change vs Big bang change approach
  • Basic Kanban Concepts –  Core Values, Principles and Practices of Kanban Method
  • Connecting Agile, Scrum, Lean and Kanban – How is it different from Scrum? And what is Scrumban? 
  • Why use a Kanban System? – Where does Kanban approach fit well and Why Lean Kanban approach?
Implementing a Kanban system
  • Identify Work items 
  • Classes of Services 
  • Visualizing the Workflow of work items
  • Value Stream Mapping and mapping of existing process/ knowledge discovery process to workflow 
  • Visualize the Workflow/ and Setting up a Kanban Board 
  • Balancing flow speed: Batch flow vs. working with smaller batch size
  • Demand for services vs. Capacity available – How to manage Balance 
  • Commitment and Delivery points 
  • Kanban board design exercise (including Personal Kanban)
  • What is personal Kanban and Aggregated Personal Kanban 
  • Proto-Kanban versus full Kanban System
  • Kanban Cards and Ticket Design 
  • Input Queues and output Buffers
  • What is Work in Progress (WIP) and Why Limit WIP
  • Making Policies explicit 
  • Daily Kanban Meeting
  • Cadences and Rhythm – System Replenishment and Delivery frequency
Making improvement Kanban approach 
  • Empirical Feedback and Evolving the process and practices in collaboration with team to ensure improvement in the service delivery model 
  • Capacity Constrained – Resources management 
  • Non-Instant Resource Availability Management 
  • Sources of Variability Management
  • Factors Affecting Performance: Eliminate Waste, wait state, Bottlenecks and Dependencies 
  • Setting Work-in-Progress limits and Tracking WIP
  • Cost of Delay and Risk
Metrics and Management Reporting Kanban way 
  • What is WIP and Why Limit WIP?
  • Setting WIP Limits
  • Where to Apply WIP Limits 
  • Calculating Lead Time, Cycle time and Due Date Performance
  • Calculating Throughput
  • Little’s Law – Work in progress and Through Put / Delivery rate 
  • Flow Efficiency
  • Governance – Management Reporting at Team, Program and Portfolio level – Kanban Way
Scaling Kanban 
  • What do we mean Scaling Kanban?
  • Assess the level of Kanban system across teams to scale Kanban sustainability 
  • Connecting Systems and Aggregating services 
  • Creating Hierarchical Kanban Boards for tracking services and finding ways to improve the services 
  • Scaling Agile – SAFe Framework – Managing Features Portfolio – Program and Team level Kanban systems   
Conclusion – Q & A