Course Length: 2 days (or 14 hours)
Kanban is a technique used to give work instructions to customers through cards. These cards are
made as per each customer requirement with the goal of controlling the progress and be able to have
a product or service of good quality.
Kanban Essentials helps particularly to coordinate the production of products and services. It also
helps to adapt to different variations of the production of products and services to identify areas of
Become a Kanban Essentials Professional! This course will take you through the Kanban history, the 5
Core Properties, lean principles, Scrum, waterfall vs agile and more.
● Analyze, understand and apply the Kanban technique.
● Learn the theoretical concepts to develop a Kanban.
● Practice the tools that Kanban has available.
This certification is appropriate for anyone who is interested in becoming a Kanban professional.
Waterfall vs Agile
Bad Reasons to Choose Kanban
Developed by Toyota in the 1940’s
Designed to Match Inventory to Demand, not Supply
Relies on Improved Communication
Generates Less Quality Failure
1962 to 2001
Toyota’s Six Rules
The Core Practices of Kanban
Five Main Properties Of Kanban
Manage the Workflow
Limit the Work Underway
Visualize the Workflow
Define the Process
Improve as a Team
Theory Of Restrictions
Constraints Exist by Nature in Any System
Identifying Constraints Allows You to Make Decisions About Them
Exploiting Constraints Can Improve Efficiency
All Other Decisions Hinge Upon Constraint Decisions
What is Kanban?
A Scheduling System That Allows for Just in Time Delivery
An Inventory Control System
A Way to Improve Productivity in an Organization
A System to Use in Many Frameworks
Value Flow Map
Identify Where You Start
Identify Production Requirements (Finished Product)
Define the Steps in Between
Value Stream Maps Change by Nature
Pulls and Pushes
Queues and Buffers
Metrics In Kanban
Cumulative Flow Design
Optimizing Your Kanban
Three Types of Improvement Opportunities
Class of Service
Service Level Agreements
Agile Software Development
What’s wrong with the current system?
Software Development Patterns Mashed Together
Kanban as Flow
Definition of Finished / Definition of Fact (DoD)
How does Kanban work?
Four Key Practices
Scrum - Kanban
Agile and Lean Principles
Work In Progress (WIP)
Design of a Card