Introduction to Kanban Training - Smoothing Development Workflow

Course 3650

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Language: English
  • 6 PMI PDUs
  • Level: Foundation

This one-day introduction to Kanban training course should be attended by anyone who will be participating in an Agile project using Kanban, or determining whether this practice would improve their project management. You will learn core concepts of the Kanban Method and design and implement a task board on the single-team level.

Attending this course qualifies for the Team Kanban Practitioner (TKP) Certificate from Lean Kanban University (LKU).

Introduction to Kanban Training - Smoothing Development Workflow Delivery Methods

  • Train your whole team by bringing this course to your facility
  • After-course instructor coaching benefit

Introduction to Kanban Training - Smoothing Development Workflow Course Benefits

Implement Kanban to manage WIP and regulate workflowUse Lean thinking to remove waste from product developmentDesign a Kanban board to visualize your value streams for efficient project managementCreate ‘pull’ systems to minimize Work In Progress and eliminate wasteApply team Kanban

Introduction to Kanban Course Outline

Introduction and history

  • Self-Assessment
  • Definition
  • Culture

Kanban method

  • Visualization
  • Limit WIP
  • Manage flow
  • Make process policies explicit
  • Implement feedback loops
  • Improve collaboratively, evolve experimentally

Ticket design

  • Proto Kanban’s four forms
  • Manage work, not people

Personal/Team boards

  • Personal board
  • Aggregated personal board
  • Single team board
  • Aggregated team board

Daily standup meeting

  • Disciplined conduct of meeting
  • Blockers, defects
  • Assignments
  • Systems thinking


  • Purpose and format of meeting
  • Design your meeting

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Course FAQs

Kanban is a method in agile with a process that is designed to help each of the teams involved in working together more effectively.

This course can help you earn Kanban certification. Click to view our options for Kanban Certification Training ›

A workflow is the series of tasks required to complete a particular software development project. Kanban is a simplified, visual workflow management system that allows for improved transparency work status and maximum efficiency.

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