This 2-day course is certified through the Lean Kanban University and covers David Anderson’s Kanban practices for Successful Evolutionary Change. Those attending will walk away with a clear understanding for how to utilize the Kanban techniques of lean and systems thinking in order to improve existing practices. This course is a balance of lecture, workshop and simulations which demonstrate how to change processes with a minimal impact on people.
Participants will learn how to design a kanban system and initiate change with Kanban. They will learn the basic concepts of flow, pull, and collaborative improvement.
This course is best suited to:-
Project and Program Managers.
Anyone participating in an improvement process.
Middle and senior managers (within and outside of IT).
Development and team managers.
This two-day course covers the following:
Controlling Work in Progress (from push to pull)
Visualising work (designing the card wall)
Measuring and managing flow (control charts, flow diagrams)
Making policies explicit (classes of service)
Managing risk with capacity allocation
Managing change and collaborative improvement
At the end of the course attendees will understand:
How to identify and address bottlenecks.
How to work with shifting priorities
How to deal with interrupt work and multi-tasking
How to deal with important but not time-critical work
How to avoid that work piles up in one place (or time) while there is a lack of work in another place
How to create flow in the work, the information to perform the work, and the teams that do the work
Date: 15 to 16 September 2014 (Monday to Tuesday)
Time: 9.00am to 5.00pm
Venue: Singapore Mariott Hotel