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
Praise for Travis Birch, Accredited Kanban Trainer®
"Travis is a patient & excellent teacher."
— Senior Administrator
"Very knowledgeable instructor. Covered a lot with real world examples."
"Travis has managed to clear my confusion in a day. I've lived with this confusion for over 2 years. Thank you Travis."
About Your Instructor
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.
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.”
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.