Kanban in Practice

Professional Development Course

Kanban in Practice Overview

Today’s market means organisations are often searching for ways to enhance customer experience while reducing overall costs. The Kanban method is fast gaining acceptance across all industries facilitating business improvement by streamlining processes and reducing costs.

Incorporating a set of principles and disciplined practices that can be applied to any process, Kanban, when implemented properly, provides transparency and awareness. This helps teams improve lead time and reduce bottlenecks, thus delivering value on time without overshooting budgets or time considerations.

The objective of this course is to provide:

  • An understanding of the benefits of using the Kanban method
  • An overview of Kanban principles and practices
  • Practical experience in applying Kanban principles, practices and techniques
  • An understanding of how Kanban can be incorporated into other Agile practices
KEY TOPICS

Introducing the Kanban method

Why Kanban? The evolution of Kanban. The Kanban method – principles and practices. Applying Kanban.

Kanban in detail

The Kanban Board. Moving work across the board using pull systems, work in progress limits and policies. Improving the flow of work through various techniques such as cycle time, cumulative flow diagrams, reducing waste and Kaizen events. The requirement for roles and ceremonies.

Using Kanban with other approaches

Kanban and Agile. Kanban and Scrum. Kanban and Lean.

This highly interactive course combines pragmatic discussions on theory, whilst also ensuring learning is realised through the actual application of the Kanban method using various activities and simulations. This interactive learning will help demonstrate how to change processes with a minimal impact to your business and, more importantly, the people using Kanban.

Courses are facilitated by our expert team and can be conducted onsite or at our premises. All courses can be customised to suit your requirements.

Materials: A comprehensive participant handbook is provided which includes various activities and materials to support the adoption of the Kanban method within the organisation.

Participants who have been awarded the Project Management Professional (PMP) credential by the Project Management Institute (PMI) are eligible to earn 7 PDUs for their participation in this course (7 Technical).

Participants holding any of the Project Management accreditations (CPPP/CPPM/CPPD) are eligible to earn 14 CPDs for this short course

There are no formal prerequisites for this course. However, participants should have an awareness of Agile or Lean principles to gain the most benefit from this course.

WHERE IS THE TRAINING VENUE LOCATED?

Sydney courses are held at 45 Clarence Street, Sydney.

Melbourne courses are held at 123 Queen Street, Melbourne.


I REQUIRE AN INVOICE BEFORE PAYMENT IS PROCESSED – CAN I STILL BOOK THIS COURSE ONLINE?

Yes. Simply select ‘invoice’ from the payment options during the checkout process and one of our consultants will be in contact to organise payment.


IS THIS A CERTIFIED COURSE?

No. There are no certifications or exams undertaken in this course. However, you do receive a Completion Certificate from PM-Partners group.

Who Should Attend?

This course is aimed at team members, subject matter experts, process owners, managers, aspiring managers and others taking part in business process improvement projects including:

  • Product Owners
  • Scrum Masters
  • Agile teams
  • Project Managers and Teams
  • Business Unit Managers and Teams
  • Improvement Managers and Teams
  • Operational Managers and Teams
  • Change Managers
  • Finance Managers
  • HR Managers

Course Information

Duration: 1 day

Development Units: 7 PDUs

Exam: No exam, workshop only

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