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Kanban Management Professional (KMP II)

Description:

During this 2-day certified course you will dive deeper into the Kanban practices to sustain evolutionary improvements. You will explore getting to pull at the enterprise scale, along with organizational feedback loops enabled by Kanban cadences.

Who Should Attend:

This class is intended for attendees who:

  • Have experience applying the Kanban method in their organizations
  • Desire to keep momentum beyond the initial improvements realized from the Kanban Foundations course (KMP I)
  • Need to ensure better products and services lead to higher customer satisfaction and business performance
  • Want to grow a learning organization, where many such services connect and interact

Prerequisites:

Attendees are expected to have read Kanban by David J Anderson or Kanban from the Inside by Mike Burrows. Prior attendance in the Kanban Foundations course (KMP I) is preferred.

Course Topics:

  • Motivation for the Kanban method
  • Emotional objections to WIP limit introduction
  • Enterprise-level Kanban case study
  • Kanban value system
  • Commitment and replenishment in-depth
  • Kanban at scale, understanding the organization as a network of services
  • Implementing organizational feedback loops with Kanban cadences, such as service delivery reviews, ops reviews and risk reviews
  • Managing sources of delay, dependencies and variability
  • Models for improvement
  • Evolutionary approach to change management

Learning Objectives:

  • Kanban Management Professional (KMP) professional credential
  • Dealing with resistance to WIP limits
  • Understanding asymmetrical commitment
  • Rollout phases for a Kanban initiative
  • Developing a service orientation
  • Managing evolutionary change