Managing Agile Projects with Lean and Kanban Training Course

Course Code

agilekanbanlean

Duration

21 hours (usually 3 days including breaks)

Overview

This course is created for people who need to combine Agile (notably SCRUM), with Lean and Kanban togather to manage their projects.

It combines the worlds of product design and software design.

 

Course Outline

Lean

  • LEAN Thinking
  • Five Principles of LEAN
  • Using Lean in R&D
  • System Thinking (from Deming)
  • Plan driven vs. Value driven
  • Team Power
  • Innovation curve

Agile

Why Agile?

  • Comparison of iterative methodologies
  • Why things go wrong
  • The Agile approach
  • What is Scrum?
  • Pigs and chickens

Product owner

  • The customer representative
  • Prioritizing product requirements
  • Writing effective stories
  • Acceptance criteria
  • Negotiating sprint contents
  • Group exercise to produce customer requirements and write stories based on the requirements

The sprint

  • Sprint backlog
  • Sprint planning: what to do
  • Sprint planning how to do it
  • What happens during a sprint
  • Burn down charts
  • Group exercise to plan a sprint

Scrum Master

  • Grooming Meeting
  • Implementing Scrum
  • Ensuring proper practices
  • Maintaining documentation
  • Standup meetings
  • When to pair program
  • Group exercise to implement Scrum

Finishing a sprint

  • Scrum review meeting
  • Scrum retrospective meeting
  • Releasing an iteration
  • Group exercise the review a sprint

Kanban

Command & Control vs. Agile

  • Factory model
  • The functioning of canon
  • The functioning of missile
  • Pillars of Kanban
  • Big Picture

Process

  • Concepts behind Kanban
  • Kanban Rules
  • Metrics
  • Flow Diagram
  • + technical practices 

Team work

  • Shared responsibility
  • Self-organization
  • Interdisciplinary
  • Benefit the "right" team work

Kanban Board

  • How to visualize process?
  • How to create Kanban Board?
  • What are and how to introduce WIP limits?
  • What are and how to introduce Classes of Service?

Customer Engagement

  • The most common waste
  • Value Stream

Waste

  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Waste analysis
  • Main concepts behind Kaizen (MUDA / MURI / MURA)
  • Bottlenecks analysis
  • Five Focusing Steps

Product Discovery Methods and Tools

  • Golden Circle
  • Impact mapping
  • Design Thinking
  • User story mapping

 

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