Kanban Workshops

Course Code: 1920



This Kanban training workshop guides participants on Kanban implementation and bootstrapping a Kanban system in their organizations. The course focuses on how Kanban is a cultural change initiative and what that shift implies, how it can be applied to a software development workflow and how it differs from other development methods.

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Live Classroom
Duration: 3 days

Live Virtual Classroom
Duration:  3 days

What You'll learn

  • Kanban origins, evolution, and benefits
  • Kanban concepts, principles, and terminology
  • Visualization of Work
  • Limiting Work-In-Process
  • Analyzing the Flow of Work
  • Optimizing your Kanban system
  • Continuous improvement culture
  • Common misunderstandings and pitfalls of Kanban
  • Experiments and analysis to improve team performance
  • Kanban Metrics and Management Reporting


  • Housekeeping
  • Course Objectives
  • Introductions
  • Instructor Bio
  • Agenda
  • Kanban Parking Lot
  • What is Lean
  • What is Agile
  • What is Kanban
  • Why Kanban
  • How Kanban differs from other methodologies
  • Difference from Scrum
  • Kanban Team and Roles
  • Kanban’s 5 Core Properties
  • Kanban Emergent Behaviors
  • General Concepts at high level
  • Work Item Types
  • Card Walls
  • Workflow
  • Queues and Buffers
  • Cadences
  • Work-in-Progress
  • Bottlenecks
  • Issues and Blocked Items
  • Metrics Overview
  • Tracking Work-in-Process
  • Cumulative Flow Diagram
  • Lead Time
  • Trends
  • Throughput
  • Minimal Marketable Release
  • Two-Tiered Card Walls
  • Swim Lanes
  • Three types of Improvement Opportunities
  • Estimations
  • Class of Service
  • Service Level Agreements
  • Policies
  • Issue Management and Escalation Policies
  • Kaizen Culture
  • Kaizen Mindset
  • Agile Leadership
  • Servant Leader
  • Kotter’s Model
  • Review Key Takeaways
  • Review Kanban objectives board
  • Survey Information
  • Building a Kanban board
  • Documenting a work flow
  • Change a workflow into a Kanban system
  • Kanban Simulation
  • Building a Kanban board
  • Documenting a work flow
  • Change a workflow into a Kanban system
  • Kanban Simulation
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There are no prerequisites for this course. Completing the Foundations of Agile course prior to taking up this course would be beneficial.

Who Should Attend

The course is highly recommended for –

  • Business analysts
  • Technical analysts
  • Project managers
  • Software engineers
  • Software programmers
  • Development managers
  • Product managers
  • Product analysts
  • Testers
  • QA engineers
  • Documentation specialists

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