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LKU Certified Kanban Management Professional II Training

Ideal for:

The course is a must for everyone who needs to rationalize project workflow, resources and service management. It is aimed at:

  • Program managers and portfolio managers;
  • Product development team members and managers;
  • Service team members and managers;
  • Team Leaders, Scrum masters and product owners;
  • Software developers and testing professionals;
  • Process Improvement team members and managers.

Course Content

You will learn and practice how to organize and manage multiple interdependent kanban systems. As a result of the course you will be able to effusively manage bottlenecks and dependencies between kanban teams with the objective to reach a sustainable service and product development that meets customer expectations. Last but not the least, you will be able to explain and apply advanced Kanban method practices. 

Benefits of the course

At the end of this intensive course, participants will be able to explain and apply:

  • Advanced concepts of Kanban and their application in the particular context of attendee’s organization
  • Increased performance of your Kanban team
  • Improved cooperation between multiple interdependent kanban teams
  • Effective meetings on team and organizational level
  • Transforming the organization from functional model to a network of services
  • Design and use of discovery (upstream) kanban boards
  • Dealing with bottlenecks, non-instant availability and dependencies 
  • Use Kanban for organizational improvement

Key topics

  • Kanban systems: proto-kanban, kanban system, Discovery Kanban
  • Seeing services in an organization
  • Conducting management meetings and reviews (Kanban cadencies)
    • Replenishment meeting
    • Delivery Planning meeting
    • Risk review
    • Service Delivery Review
    • Operations Review
  • Getting deeper in metrics for managing workflow
  • Managing workflow bottlenecks
  • Managing evolutionary organizational change with Kanban
  • Kanban Litmus Test for driving and evaluating organizational improvement
  • Kanban Maturity Model

The Trainer

The course will be delivered by Ivaylo Gueorguiev, Accredited Kanban Trainer by Lean Kanban University. Ivaylo Gueorguiev is a process improvement professional with 15 years of experience working with companies on getting better projects, product and business results through effective processes. 

Prerequisites

  • Prior attendance in the Kanban System Design or other LKU Foundations-level class is expected.
  • Attendees are expected to have read “Kanban” by David J Anderson or “Kanban from the Inside” by Mike Burrows.

What you will get

16 hours of high quality training focused on the participants’ needs;

  • Course materials in electronic format (pdf format)
  • One of the following books in electronic format: “Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for your Technology Business” by David J Anderson or “Kanban from the Inside” by Mike Burrows
  • Lean-Kanban University (LKU) certificate of course completion*
  • Membership in the Lean-Kanban University

*In order to get the Kanban Management Professional (KMP) certification from Lean Kanban University (LKU), you must complete both the Kanban System Design (KMP I) training and the Kanban Management Professional II training!