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Kanban Management Professional (KMP II)

Introduction: 
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This 2-day course focuses on the rollout and daily operation of a Kanban system. You will consider what type of Kanban initiative is most appropriate for your organization and how to manage and evolve it over time without trauma.

Learn how to improve agility with asymmetrical commitment and cadences. Also covered in this course: recommended meetings, handling metrics, and setting policy.

This course is the second of two courses towards the Kanban Management Professional (KMP) credential. By completing both KMP I and KMP II, participants can achieve the KMP credential with the Lean Kanban University®.

  • 14 PDUs | 14 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
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Learning Objective(s): 

 

Praise for Travis Birch, Accredited Kanban Trainer®

"This course helps bring comfort and confidence to those who are interested in finding a way without a way, in better understanding how to successfully navigate in a complex world and how to make our businesses fit for purpose."
— Lean-Agile Coach - June 2017

"KMP II was great. Travis was very knowledgeable and responded very well to all questions. The course has given me a deeper understanding and appreciation for Kanban. It has helped me connect the dots by providing a bridge between traditional ways of working and full-on Agile ways of working."
— Principal - 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

Agenda: 

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?

  • Those who have experience applying the Kanban method in their organizations and who desire to keep momentum beyond the initial improvements realized from the Kanban system introduction;
  • Those who need to ensure that better products and services lead to higher customer satisfaction and business performance and
  • Those who want to grow a learning organization, where many such services connect and interact.

    Learning Outcomes

    Participants will learn deeper Kanban practices to sustain evolutionary improvements, how to get to pull at enterprise scale and how to implement Kanban Cadences for improved organizational feedback loop mechanisms.

    Agenda

  • 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 Replenishment Meetings, Service Delivery Reviews, Operational Reviews and Risk Reviews
  • Managing sources of delay, dependencies and variability
  • Models for improvement
  • Evolutionary approach to change management

    The course is structured around interactive exercises, discussions and simulations.

  • Pre-Requisites

    Attendees are expected to have read "Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for Your Technology Business" by David J Anderson, or "Kanban from the Inside" by Mike Burrows.

    Attendees are also expected to have read the eBook 'Essential Kanban Condensed' by David J Anderson and Andy Carmichael, which is free and publicly available on the LKU website.

    Prior attendance at a Team Kanban Practitioner 1-day course is recommended but not required.

    KMP Qualification

    This course, following completion of the KMP Foundations I: Kanban System Design class, satisfies the Kanban Management Professional (KMP) designation requirement. Attendees will receive the following recognition:

  • Digital KMP status certificate attached to Lean Kanban University website profile
  • KMP badge on the LKU website
  • KMP badge file for use in professional websites, business cards and other locations
  • Eligibility for special invitations, discounts, and content only available to LKU members

    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.

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    City Start Datesort descending Price
    Toronto, Ontario 2017/10/19 $1,600.00 Register Now
    Toronto, Ontario 2017/12/14 $1,600.00 Register Now
    Toronto, Ontario 2018/03/08 $1,600.00 Register Now
    Toronto, Ontario 2018/06/07 $1,600.00 Register Now