Introduction to Kanban Training

Continuing Agile Education

Kanban originates from Toyota as a method to manage and optimize flow of the work. It enables teams to continuously improve through workflow visualization. In Kanban, teams use cards and boards to manage their work, trigger reaction in the systems, minimize waste, learn and continuously improve.

Today, Kanban is used outside manufacturing, too. Teams in Agile and Lean thinking organizations use it as a system for evolutionary change, especially in the case of fast changing requirements and priorities.


Is Kanban training for you?

If you experience a lot of waiting, long time to deliver, overwhelming work, lack of clarity of who does what and what is a priority and all that with frequent changes, using Kanban System can help.


What are the benefits of Kanban?

Using Kanban can help you to have:

🔐 optimized process for production and development;

🔐 built-in process for improving team processes, effectiveness and satisfaction;

🔐 shorter time to deliver, higher quality;

🔐 a quick start without upfront change in order to evolve your organization.


How will you work on the training?

Training will consist of theoretical and practical part. There will be plenty of interactions and group work. Main topics we will cover:

  • Introduction to Agile & Lean
  • Systems and process control
  • Introduction to Kanban (values and principles)
  • Kanban simulation
  • Steps to establish Kanban System (Kanban Board and improvement process)


What will you learn at the training?

At the training we will:

🔎 explain basics of Lean and Agile;

🔎 cover basics of system types and matching processes for these systems;

🔎 familiarize with Kanban values and principles;

🔎 explore differences between Kanban Method, Kanban System and Kanban Board;

🔎 discuss how to use Kanban System for incremental improvement and optimization of workflow;

🔎 explain how to setup initial Kanban Board and process.


How will this be your milestone?

After the training you should be able to:

✅ understand how to use Kanban properly (know key difference between Kanban Method, Kanban System and Kanban Board);

✅ list and explain Kanban values and principles;

✅ setup initial Kanban Board and process.


Is this training for me?

This is an introductory course. You will benefit the most from it if you:

💭 are new to Lean or Agile, curious about Kanban;

💭 are Scrum Master, Product Owner, team lead, manager, team member;

💭 want to start with Kanban, understand Kanban principles and mechanisms better.


Interested in more advanced topics?

Tailored training for certain industries and/or company are available on demand – ask us.


Details about Introduction to Kanban training:

As the all available trainings by Agile Serbia & Puzzle Software, Introduction to Kanban Training can be organized on request (on-site) where the Company is the host.

  • Duration: 1 working day, from 9am to 5pm
  • Certification: No
  • SEU points: Earn up to 8 SEUs, Category C

Note: SEUs are structured on a point system, and SEU is based on a 1:1 ratio of contact hours to points. Full day of training is equivalent to 8 SEUs. You are required to earn Scrum Education Units (SEUs) by completing educational training or learning opportunities as a validation of your continued proficiency and because of your future certification.


How can we help you?

You might have some doubts about training, certification or SEU points, etc. Frequently Asked Questions should help you to find all answers you need 😊

The training can be organized on-site (in your company), tailored to companies needs. Choose the date and send us your request!