Applying Professional Kanban (APK) Course - October 18th and 19th

Applying Professional Kanban (APK) Course - October 18th and 19th

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$2,000.00

Applying Professional Kanban (APK) Course

Date And Time
Monday, October 18, 2021, 9:00 a.m. CDT - 5:00p.m. CDT
Tuesday, October 19, 2021, 9:00 a.m. CDT - 5:00p.m. CDT

Location

Virtual Delivery

  • Requires students to join a Zoom meeting from a computer with video turned on.

Introduction

In this class,  you will learn the basic principles of flow and how to use them to make your team process more efficient, predictable, and effective.  With an emphasis on the practical application of concepts, this course includes many hands-on exercises that will lead you through the steps of setting up and operating a Kanban system for continuous value delivery and improvement.

Learning Outcomes

After attending the course, learners will be able to:

  • Explain the basic principles of flow

  • Describe the value of WiP limits

  • Create a visual board to manage your work

  • Capture and interpret key flow metrics and analytics to find improvement opportunities

  • Explain why flow should be focused on value delivery

  • Define, build, operate and continuously improve a Kanban system

  • Discuss how tooling impacts your implementation

Who Should Attend

The Applied Professional Kanban course is for anyone who wants to improve their ability to deliver value and be more effective. Typical attendee roles include business analysts, team members, team leads, agile coaches, Scrum Masters, Product Owners, project managers and product managers.

Topics

  • Kanban theory, principles and practices

  • Applying Kanban

  • Workflow design and visualization

  • How to operate a Kanban system

  • How to get started

Validated Learning

After taking the course, you will have an opportunity to validate that you understand core Kanban topics. We will invite you to take an online assessment that evaluates your understanding and provides you with guidance on areas to improve. 

Instructors

Jeff Bubolz

Jeff is a Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) with Scrum.org, organizational agility advisor and speaker. He has been a Product Owner, Scrum Master and Development Team member and has worked with companies ranging from enterprise to small start-ups.

While working with many teams across many companies Jeff has found that most problems are not technology problems, but are organizational structure, process, and people problems. Jeff brings storytelling, a broad array of experience, along with a collaborative approach to teaching and speaking.

Jeff is the co-host of The Agile Wire podcast where he speaks with industry leaders around the world. He also speaks at conferences across the United States. Jeff is active in the Wisconsin agile community - organizing meetups in multiple regions (Mad City Agility and Central Wisconsin Agile) and founder of the Mad City Agility Conference.

Chad Beier

Chad is an organizational agility advisor and external change agent with WhiteboardConsulting.org and Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) with Scrum.org. He promotes organizational agility and positive pressure for change through speaking, advising, coaching, and training.

His first experience with "agile", Scrum specifically, was in 2005 on a global transformation team responsible for software customizations driven by a global consolidation of accounting software. He ran into typical implementation challenges and organizational impediments.

Around 2012, his passion for lean, agile, and continuous improvement grew. He left his traditional business analyst and project manager roles behind and evolved into an internal change agent kickstarting an agile transformation. Now in an advising role as an external change agent across many organizations, he promotes organizational agility and positive pressure for change.

In addition to speaking at conferences across the United States, Chad is active in the Wisconsin agile community - organizing meetups in multiple regions (Mad City Agility and Central Wisconsin Agile) and founder of the Mad City Agility Conference.