Kanban Product Professional Bundle

This course bundle includes both Creating Fit for Purpose Products (KPPI) and Enterprise Services Planning Tools (KPP2) courses. Courses can be taken consecutively or on separate dates by request.

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10 June

Online
5 days, 10 Jun - 14 Jun
2:00pm CEST - 6:00pm CEST
  • €4,000.00 excl.

9 September

Online
5 days, 09 Sep - 13 Sep
9:00am CEST - 1:00pm CEST
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  • Description

    Kanban Product Professional Bundle

    Creating F4P Products + Enterprise Service Planning Tools

    About the Bundle

    The Kanban Product Professional Bundle is a comprehensive training program designed to equip professionals with advanced skills in product management and service design. This bundle includes two complementary courses: "Creating Fit for Purpose Products" and "Enterprise Service Planning Tools." Together, these courses provide a complete approach to understanding market dynamics, defining and optimizing product features, and mastering the scheduling and sequencing of work to maximize value delivery.

     

    Is This Bundle Right for Me?

    • Product Owners and Managers:
      • Looking to enhance their skills in defining and optimizing product features.
      • Seeking advanced techniques to manage product backlogs and improve delivery efficiency.
    • Strategic Decision-Makers:
      • Responsible for product development, market segmentation, and value delivery.
      • Interested in aligning product features with customer needs to maximize market fit and economic outcomes.
    • Professionals in Product and Service Improvement:
      • Aiming to learn advanced methods for feature selection, scheduling, sequencing, and prioritization.
      • Keen on mastering the use of Kanban Method, Enterprise Services Planning, and the Fit-for-Purpose Framework for better risk management and value optimization.
    • Anyone Looking to Achieve Certification:
      • Aspiring to earn the Kanban Product Professional (KPP) credential from Kanban University.
      • Seeking recognition as an expert in product management and service design with the ability to drive superior business outcomes.

    Part1: Creating Fit for Purpose Products (KPP1)

    Summary

    The "Creating Fit for Purpose Products" course equips professionals with the skills to identify and define value in their products by understanding complex market dynamics and customer needs. Utilizing the Kanban Method, Enterprise Services Planning, and the Fit-for-Purpose Framework, participants will learn to segment markets, create customer personas, and define product requirements that are finely tuned to meet customer purposes. This course provides a comprehensive approach to optimizing products for modern consumers and maximizing market fit.

     

    Objectives:

    • Learn to segment markets by customer purpose and create detailed personas.
    • Understand and apply the Fit-for-Purpose Framework to define and optimize product features.
    • Explore business domain modeling and use it to map product requirements to market segments.
    • Analyze customer experience through both narrative and data-driven methods.
    • Develop strategies to enhance product-market fit using the Fitness Target Matrix.

     

    Part 2: Enterprise Service Planning Tools (KPP2)

    Summary

    The "Enterprise Services Planning Tools" course is designed to teach professionals how to optimize value delivery through effective scheduling, sequencing, and risk management. Building on the principles of the Kanban Method and Enterprise Services Planning, participants will learn to manage large backlogs, prioritize work, and handle dependencies efficiently. This course provides the tools and techniques needed to enhance economic outcomes and streamline service delivery in complex environments.

     

    Objectives:

    • Learn to filter and prioritize large backlogs using risk assessment frameworks and triage thresholds.
    • Sequence work by risk profile to balance or minimize risk across portfolios.
    • Manage dependencies efficiently by understanding the cost of delay and utilizing dynamic reservation systems.
    • Recognize and apply appropriate methods for extremistan and mediocristan domains.
    • Use Triage Tables to determine the optimal timing and urgency for starting tasks.

    What Will You Do Differently Next Monday?

    From KPP1:

    • Segment Markets Effectively: Apply new techniques to segment your markets by customer purpose, allowing for more targeted and effective product development.
    • Create Detailed Personas: Use detailed customer personas to guide your product design and development, ensuring your products meet real customer needs.
    • Optimize Product Features: Implement the Fit-for-Purpose Framework to refine and optimize your product features, increasing their value and appeal.
    • Analyze Customer Experience: Utilize narrative approaches and data-driven methods to gain deeper insights into your customers' experiences and improve satisfaction.
    • Strategic Product Planning: Use the Fitness Target Matrix to focus your investments and experimentation on the most valuable aspects of your product, enhancing its overall market fit.

     

    From KPP2:

    • Prioritize Backlogs Efficiently: Apply risk assessment frameworks and triage techniques to filter and prioritize your backlog, ensuring focus on the most critical tasks.
    • Optimize Work Sequencing: Use risk profiles to sequence your work more effectively, balancing risk and maximizing value delivery across your portfolio.
    • Manage Dependencies: Implement strategies to manage dependencies by understanding the cost of delay, reducing unnecessary burdens and wasted analysis.
    • Adapt to Market Domains: Recognize whether your market operates in extremistan or mediocristan domains and apply the appropriate methods for each, enhancing your product management strategy.
    • Use Triage Tables: Utilize Triage Tables to make informed decisions about when to start tasks and how urgently they should be addressed, optimizing your workflow and resource allocation.

    Schedule:

    Monday: KPP1 (4 hours)

    Tuesday: KPP1 (4 hours)

    Wednesday: 

    KPP1 Wrap-up (2 hours)

    KPP2 Begins (2 hours) 

    Thursday: KPP 2 (4 hours)

    Friday: KPP 2 (4 hours)

     

    Note: Participants should allocate time for self-paced learning when planning for the course.

  • Prerequisites

    No prior course work is necessary. Previously taking Kanban for Design and Innovation is strongly recommended and will enhance understanding during KPP courses.

  • Objectives

    Week 1 Objectives: Kanban Product Professional I (Identifying and Defining Value)

    KPP I Course Objectives:

    KPP I teaches the underlying models to provide a means to make sense of markets and define products that are optimized for the complex fitness landscapes created by modern consumers. 

    • Students will learn to segment markets by customer purpose, and to create personas based on an imaginary consumer in each segment. 

     

    • Using the Fit-for-Purpose Framework, learn the concept of a whole product with design, implementation and customer experience or service delivery. Define fitness criteria in terms of functional and non-functional requirements to meet each of the three whole product dimensions.  

     

    • Using business domain modeling and the product feature template, students will explore product requirements and learn to categorize them and map them to market segments as differentiating, neutralizing, cost reducing, or table stakes or regulatory in nature. The six commonly recurring fitness criteria of time, quality, safety & compliance, convenience, optionality, and affordability, act to explore requirements and discover hidden value. 

     

    • Students will learn to analyze customer experience using the humans & narrative approach and the Fitness Box Score survey and data approach from the Fit for Purpose Framework. Define product strategy using the Fitness Target Matrix and focus investment and experimentation where it is most valued. 

    Week 2 Objectives: Kanban Product Professional II (Maximizing Value Delivery)

    Learn to:

    • Filter large backlogs using risk assessment frameworks, and triage thresholds
    • Sequence work by risk profile to minimize or balance risk across a portfolio or product mix
    • Manage dependencies efficiently by understanding cost of delay and utilizing dynamic reservation systems in downstream delivery Kanban systems to avoid unnecessary burden and wasted analysis in upstream
    • To recognize extremistan versus mediocristan domains and to use the appropriate methods and tools. 
    • Understand the cost of delay
    • Use Triage Tables to determine when to start something and with how much urgency

  • Who Should Attend

    Who should attend?

    • Product owners
    • Product managers
    • Anyone who oversees strategic decisions regarding products, improvement, and customer segments

    Anyone with a professional interest in:

    • Feature selection
    • Scheduling
    • Sequencing and prioritization for new product, services, and portfolios of projects

  • Course Includes

    20 Hrs Live training
    Interactive group sessions with peers
    In-depth Self Study Exercises
    Kanban University, KPP Certified Training
    Access to Online Learning Portal
    Affordable Pricing Policy by Country
     

  • Certification

    Kanban Product Professional

     

    Upon successful completion of the courses, participants will receive certification from Kanban University for both the Kanban Product Professional I: Creating Fit for Purpose Products and the Kanban Product Professional II: Enterprise Services Planning course.

    To receive certificates, participants must attend and actively engage in all sessions. This includes completing all hands-on exercises, simulations, and group discussions.

    Participants who complete both the "Creating Fit for Purpose Products" and "Enterprise Service Planning Tools" courses will earn the Kanban Product Professional (KPP) credential from Kanban University.

    About the Credential:

    The Kanban Product Professional credential consists of two advanced classes in product management and service design. It is intended for professionals with a keen interest in feature selection, scheduling, sequencing, and prioritization for new products, services, and portfolios of projects.

    The Kanban Product Professional credential is an internationally recognized certification that demonstrates mastery of advanced product management techniques using the Kanban Method. Earning this credential signifies that the holder possesses the skills and knowledge necessary to optimize product and service delivery, manage complex market demands, and drive better economic outcomes.

    Holders of the KPP credential are recognized as experts in their field, equipped with the tools and methodologies needed to enhance product and service offerings, ultimately leading to increased customer satisfaction and business success.