Upcoming Sessions

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Toronto, Ontario 2018/03/05 $1,000.00 Register Now
Toronto, Ontario 2018/06/04 $1,000.00 Register Now
Toronto, Ontario 2018/09/17 $1,000.00 Register Now

Team Kanban Practitioner (TKP)

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This 1-day course teaches the basics of the Kanban Method® and serves as the entry level and starting point to an alternative path to agility. Achieve the Team Kanban Practitioner® credential with the Lean Kanban University® by successfully completing this course.

  • 7 PDUs | 7 SEUs
  • Lean Kanban University® (LKU) certificate
  • Profile listing on the LKU alumni page
  • 2 free books, newsletter subscription, and more
  • Registered Education Provider with LKU and PMI
Upcoming Courses About the Instructors
Learning Objective(s): 


Praise for Travis Birch, Accredited Kanban Trainer®

“An excellent course that could change the fortunes of any company. Berteig has the right people to help any company.”
— CEO - December 2017

“...course is great in understanding key details about Kanban and all the theoretical knowledge.”
— Business Analyst - December 2017

“The Team Kanban Practitioner training delivered by Travis is a great way to be introduced to the Kanban Method. You'll learn things you can apply in your workplace the day you get back!”
— CTO - June 2017

“This training has given me simple methods to see at a glance what’s on my plate and organize my work flow.”
— Team Developer - June 2017

"Travis is a patient & excellent teacher."
— Senior Administrator

"Very knowledgeable instructor. Covered a lot with real world examples."
—Project Manager

"Travis has managed to clear my confusion in a day. I've lived with this confusion for over 2 years. Thank you Travis."
—Project Manager


About Your Instructor

Travis' Portrait

Travis Birch

Travis has been helping businesses improve since 2008. His clients include Royal Bank of Canada, Scotiabank, Bank of Montreal, Bell, Telus, American Express, LoyaltyOne, Aimia, Blackberry, Dealertrack and the Government of Ontario. He is an Accredited Kanban Trainer with LeanKanban University, a Certified Scrum Professional with the Scrum Alliance and a Master of OpenAgile. Travis considers Kanban’s systematic yet humane approach to evolving organizations a key differentiator to other organizational change approaches. Travis brings curiosity, enthusiasm, respect and empathy to his work as a trainer and consultant.

Travis publishes articles on Agile Advice. Travis is VP Consulting Services and Partner at BERTEIG.

Who should attend?

Team members in professional services roles whose employer wishes to explore and pursue an alternative path to agility. Those who feel overburdened and wish to find some respite to enable them to “get things done” with quality, improved speed, and predictability. Managers and team members who need help focusing on what to work on now, what to leave until later and what to discard altogether. Those who want relief from overburdening so that they can take pride of workmanship and do good quality work in an effective manner.

Learning Outcomes

Attendees should become familiar with the Kanban Method. They should be able to design and implement a basic Kanban board. They should be able to understand work item types and the risks associated with specific work items. They should be familiar with a variety of different Team Kanban board designs and styles and know how to choose a design that is best suited for their context. They should be aware of the training roadmap and the value and benefits to be derived at each step on the “alternative path to agility.”


  • Overview of the Kanban Method
  • Understanding Kanban Systems
  • Team Kanban Simulation
  • Proto Kanban
  • Kanban Board Design
  • Implementing Feedback Loops
  • Commitment & Replenishment
  • Additional Benefits

    Kanban by David J. Anderson Kanban from the Inside by Mike Burrows

    All attendees receive a free electronic copy of either Kanban by David J. Anderson or Kanban from the Inside by Mike Burrows. In addition, you will receive a physical copy of 1 other book of your choice from our list of recommended reading. You will choose a book after successfully completing the course.

    Scrum Alliance Registered Education Provider Project Management Institute (PMI) Registered Education Provider


    As Registered Education Provider with Scrum Alliance®, BERTEIG instructors regularly facilitate Certified Scrum training seminars. BERTEIG is a Registered Education Provider with the Project Management Institute: our Certified ScrumMaster® and Certified Scrum Product Owner® courses have been approved by the PMI for Category A PDUs: details at CCRS.PMI.org; our Certified Scrum Developer® and LeanKanban University® courses are valid for Category B PDUs.

    City Start Datesort descending Price
    Toronto, Ontario 2018/03/05 $1,000.00 Register Now
    Toronto, Ontario 2018/06/04 $1,000.00 Register Now
    Toronto, Ontario 2018/09/17 $1,000.00 Register Now