Team Kanban Practitioner

“My team is overwhelmed. How can we use Kanban to help us get our work under control?”

The Team Kanban Practitioner class teaches the basics of the Kanban Method and serves as the entry level and starting point to an “alternative path to agility.” During this 1-day class, each attendee will:

  • Design and implement a Team Kanban board
  • Learn the basics of visualizing different types of work and associated risk
  • Understand how to proceed to the next level with Kanban

Class Curriculum

Using Kanban to address overburdening
Principles & Practices of the Kanban Method
Meanings of Kanban
Basic Kanban concepts
Daily standup meeting
Replenishment meeting
Lean Kanban interactive simulation
Board designs (including Personal Kanban)
WIP limits
Batching and Flow
Types of Risk
Team Kanban board design

1-day class

Taught by a Kanban University
Accredited Kanban Trainer (AKT)

Who should attend?

Team members in professional services roles whose employer wishes to explore and pursue an alternative path to agility. Those who feel overburdened and wish to find some respite to enable them to “get things done” with quality, improved speed, and predictability. Managers and team members who need help focusing on what to work on now, what to leave until later and what to discard altogether. Those who want relief from overburdening so that they can take pride of workmanship and do good quality work in an effective manner.

Learning Outcomes

Attendees should become familiar with the Kanban Method. They should be able to design and implement a basic Kanban board. They should be able to understand work item types and the risks associated with specific work items. They should be familiar with a variety of different Team Kanban board designs and styles and know how to choose a design that is best suited for their context. They should be aware of the training roadmap and the value and benefits to be derived at each step on the “alternative path to agility.”


There is no prerequisite to attend this course. Attendees are encouraged to read the Kanban book by David J Anderson or Kanban from the Inside by Mike Burrows.

Kanban University® Credential

Participants receive the KU Team Kanban Professional credential, an internationally recognized credential in the Kanban Method. 

TKP benefits

  • Digital TKP status certificate attached to your Kanban University website profile
  • TKP badge on the KU website
  • TKP badge file for use in professional websites, business cards and other locations
  • Eligibility for special invitations, discounts, and content only available to KU member