First-class Content & Inspiration
An Advanced Practitioner Training
Including LKU “Advanced Practitioner” (KMP II) Certificate
Trainers: Mike Leber (AKT) and Saket Bivalkar
Working hours: 9:30am – approx. 6pm
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Business Agility - Adaptive Organizations - Effective Teams - Modern Management Decision Framework
Effective Service Delivery
Whether using Scrum or any other method – drive your product development and service delivery towards outperformance. Lift your existing Kanban implementations to a more effective level.
Grow Business Agility
Grow your organizational agility even without employing Agile methods. Focusing on your whole system you foster the value-chain and drive end-to-end improvement.
Drive Evolutionary Change
Master your fitness for purpose by incrementally increasing your change capability. Kanban is leadership on all levels. And in this class you learn to drive this systematically.
Join these awesome 3 days, including a Certified Advanced Kanban Training, the Lean Change Agent Stance and a community event for changemakers. Directly at the beach, near to Barcelona. Building the right products, driving service excellence, growing change capabilities. 3 days deep dive on building organizations fit for purpose. 3 days of inspiration, sharing stories, networking and fun. Main language will be English and we will also cover Spanish.
An unbeatable great place to collaborate and learn!
The Kanban Method is a highly versatile approach for achieving deep Business Impact. Join and explore the Alternative Path to Agility.
This is a practitioner deep dive on real life stories and some of most current advanced Kanban concepts. Adding selected practices from Lean Change makes this event a highly valuable asset for changemakers, working with teams and organizations on their delivery and adaptation capabilities in competitive environments. Participants learn to design and improve Kanban systems and get most out of it by mastering not only advanced Kanban techniques, but also by running successful change management.
You profit from our extensive experience in the field and a training offering certified by Lean Kanban University (LKU) – homebase of the Kanban Method. So you can rest assured to get most out of the Kanban initiatives for your own context, succeeding with an Alternative Path to Agility.
Venue for this Event
Playa Ribera de San Pedro
Directly at the beach
Nearby Barcelona Airport (abt 15min by Taxi, 40min by public)
We are happy to support you with Taxi sharing
tel: +34 936651250
fax: +34 936641001
- Understand the full background of the Kanban Method and how to apply advanced concepts for effective Kanban Systems
- Explore ways to greatly improve Kanban Systems you have now and most effective ways to manage them day to day
- Address the product and service strategy of your organization, the demand of various stakeholder and related business risk and opportunities
- Find better balance for customer demand, business risk and align the capabilities of your organization, in order to drastically improve your competitive position
- Move your systems further via excellent practices for feedback loops and run an evolutionary and experimental approach for change and organizational development, fit for creative knowledge workers in the 21st century.
- Take with you the experience of interactive games, exercises and simulations, maximizing your learning journey together with highly experienced trainers and facilitators
- Adaptive Organizations: Background and motivation for the Kanban Method. Concept of “Sense & Respond” on organizational level. Balancing service exploration and service delivery exploitation.
- The Kanban Method: Focused wrap-up as baseline to go deep. Anatomy of Kanban Systems. Controlling Work in Progress, Visual Management. Evolving from Proto-Kanban. Little’s Law and Lead Time Distribution. Cost of Delay and Service Classes. The STATIK approach
- Improving delivery capabilities (“doing things right or better”): Service Delivery Agility, Understanding Lead Time and Variation, Implementing Information Flow via the 7 cadences, Service Delivery Review and Risk Review, Continuous Improvement (e.g. via Kanban cadences, Toyota Kata, A3)
- Improving portfolio and planning (“considering the right things with impact”): Product Life-Cycle and Portfolio Kanban, Upstream Kanban and Real Options, Qualitative Assessment of Cost of Delay, Multi-dimensional Risk Profiling, Fitness Metrics
- Driving Lean and Evolutionary Change: Applying the Lean Change Cycle, Dealing with Change Resistance, Designing lightweight planning tools (e.g. Change Canvases), Options and Experiment Board, Kanban Value-based Assessment, Approaches for scaling Kanban across the organization, Rollout phases for Kanban initiatives, Applying tools like Design Thinking and Value Proposition Designer for organizational change
This class is best suited for people who currently use a Kanban system, or have prior experience with Kanban, or who are in the KMP training series currently, and/or who have consulting clients who use Kanban. Prior attendance at KMP Foundations I: Kanban System Design or any previous Lean Kanban University Foundations-level class such as Getting Started with Kanban or Certified Kanban Practitioner is preferred (required to achieve KMP status – see here). A wrap-up of the Kanban Method, part of the starter, helps all participants in leveling out to a common baseline.
Participants receive the new “KMP II” certificate of participation via Lean Kanban University. If already having received a Foundation Level certificate (KMP I) they are then eligible to request the Kanban Management Professional (KMP) designation via LKU.
Should you still need your foundation level certificate, you can make use of Agile Experts’ special offer to participate in their KMP I classes (former Foundation Level) at a discount of 50%, including transfer coaching for your practical cases during and / or after the KMP I event (you will benefit a lot through the extensive STATIK exercises. Check our latest LKU training curriculum for more details.
In addition you qualify for 15 SEU (Scrum Education Units) of category C, relevant for a Scrum Alliance CSP certificate and for respective PDU’s as PMI member (e.g. for extending your PMP or to acquire the PMI-ACP certificate).
Included with Training Package
- “Advanced Level” (KMP II) Certificate of Participation via Lean Kanban University
- Membership in Lean Kanban University and a listing in the LKU Alumni Directory
- Official training materials (in electronic PDF Format)
- Fotos of all produced materials and posters
- Lunch as well as snacks and soft drinks during breaks
- Eligibility for special invitations, discounts and content only available to LKU members
Lean & Agile Coach, Accredited Kanban Trainer
Mike works as a Management Consultant, Lean & Agile as well as business coach with Agile Experts e.U. Having more than 25 years experience as a manager, IT consultant and coach with large international groups as well as with smaller teams and mature startups, Mike is well prepared to enrich his classes with hands-on advise and rich learning stories. Mike is an Accredited Kanban Trainer (AKT) of LeanKanban University and also a Scrum Trainer, Management 3.0 and Lean Change Facilitator. Mikes passion is with topics such as leadership, innovation, design thinking and new ways for change management and the growth of highly adaptive “Learning Organizations”. His experience applying Lean and Agile with large IT and industrial organizations since many years feeds a deep learning experience. This is extended with a growing record from work with creative agencies, non-IT departments and diverse industries.
Tickets and Registration
After the event in 2015 pre-registration for next event in 2016 opening soon!
Kanban and Lean Change at The Beach is an interactive training and workshop format in an inspirational environment. We offer a limited number of seats on a first come first serve base. Should you be interested in a later date or in an individual inhouse event, please get into contact with us.