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"This course was the start of a new era."
Worldclass content from the comfort of your cube or couch.
Avoid the hassle of expensive airports, hotels and cars.
Join a community of like-minded agilists who are pursuing mastery.
Brendan Wovchko was the engineer-turned-manager you'd never want to work for—perpetually leaving a wake of distraction and disruption behind him. That is, until Kanban.
Drawing from his experience as both a maker and a stakeholder, Brendan teaches that perfect leadership and flawless execution isn’t a requirement to be the team that everyone trusts—it's mastering key strategies for improving the flow of work on your team.
Starting Kanban brings you inside the classroom, on to real teams and into private sessions between Kanban’s most celebrated experts.
"This class set the stage for doubling delivery."
An overview of the basics of Kanban and the traits of a team that does it well.
Our unique approach to teaching Kanban clearly defines a proven path to success.
You can't improve what you don't measure—and the measure that matters most.
How Kanban's systems thinking approach to organizational agility unlocks business growth.
The Flow Potential Quiz helps you determine the upside of Kanban for your team.
Successful teams can clearly identify the activities they perform to create value.
How a Kanban board creates clarity and becomes a team's primary sense-making device.
Understand the proper use of column types and when commitment happens.
How emotional associations prevent us from embracing behavior change.
Addressing the epidemic of interruption and how it impacts knowledge work.
Explore the Zeigarnik Effect and how multi-tasking impacts executive brain function.
How Little's Law works and why limiting work in progress increases focus and delivery.
How our impulses to learn and growth can have adverse effects when left unchecked.
Explore the impacts of work being assigned to everyone and owned by no one.
Great teams pull, chaotic teams push, and abusive teams shove—learn how to pull.
How to make key decisions that dramatically improve delivery time and increase output.
What slack time is, why you should embrace it and why ignoring it is costing you.
How hidden work creates gridlock and frustrates stakeholders.
Why perfection is the lowest possible standard and how to discover the antidote.
How unclear requests cause rework and how Kanban overcomes it.
Why big work is more likely to create confusion and move slowly—and how to fix it.
The impact of a due-date driven culture and how to find a better way to plan.
Kanban's system for reacting to requests effectively—even under pressure.
Reinvent your daily team meeting and discover the cure for stale stand-ups.
How to get key stakeholders engaged early in work your team is about to start.
Review key topics and learn mnemonic devices which aid in memory retention.
Pragmatic next steps for kicking-off your journey of continuous improvement.
Our pricing is designed to make Starting Kanban accessible to everyone while also encouraging group learning.
Discounts are available to non-profits, unemployed individuals, or residents of economically challenged regions. Contact us for details.
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