Choosing the Right Kanban Course

Choosing the Right Kanban Course: A Guide for Beginners


Are you looking to understand, visualize, and measure systems of work with Kanban but unsure where to start? With several Kanban courses available, it’s crucial to choose the one that aligns with your goals and experience level. Whether you’re new to Kanban or already familiar with some of the concepts, selecting the right course can set you on the path to success. Let’s explore your options:

1. Team Kanban Practitioner (TKP)

Target Audience:  Members of a team or a leader who wants to understand the key concepts in Kanban.

Key Features:

  • Ideal for beginners seeking a solid foundation in Kanban principles and practices.
  • Focuses on fundamental concepts such as visualization, limiting work in progress (WIP), and continuous improvement.
  • By understanding the core concepts of The Kanban Method and educating individual contributors to be “good Kanban citizens,” you will improve visibility, communication, and collaboration within your team.

Does this sound like the right fit for you? Contact us about scheduling a private TKP course.

2. Scrum Better with Kanban

Target Audience: Teams who want to improve their Scrum by adding the practices and evolutionary change approach from the Kanban Method.

Key Features:

  • Tailored for Scrum teams aiming to enhance their processes by incorporating Kanban principles.
  • Emphasizes synergy between Scrum and Kanban to improve flow and productivity.
  • Hands-on training ensures that you walk away with a proven approach to introducing changes that will deliver results for your team and organization.

Find a Scrum Better with Kanban course.

3. Kanban System Design

Target Audience: Individuals responsible for designing and managing Kanban systems within their organization.

Key Features:

  • Geared towards those tasked with implementing and optimizing Kanban at the organizational level.
  • Explores advanced topics such as workflow mapping, service delivery, and metrics for performance evaluation.
  • Equips participants with strategies to design custom Kanban systems tailored to specific organizational needs.

Take a look at our upcoming Kanban System Design courses.

4. Introduction to the Kanban Method

Target Audience: Anyone interested in learning Kanban at their own pace, without strict schedules.

Key Features:

  • Offers flexibility with self-paced, online learning modules.
  • Suitable for beginners or those seeking a refresher on Kanban concepts.
  • Provides a comprehensive overview of the Kanban Methodology without rigid time constraints.

Discover the self-paced course.

Choosing the Right Course for You

  • Newcomers to Kanban: Opt for “Team Kanban Practitioner” or “Introduction to the Kanban Method” for a solid introduction to Kanban principles and practices.
  • Scrum Practitioners: Consider “Scrum Better with Kanban” to seamlessly integrate Kanban practices into your existing Scrum framework.
  • Advanced Practitioners: If you’re responsible for designing and managing Kanban systems, “Kanban System Design” offers the depth and insights needed for organizational-level implementation.

Remember, the best course for you depends on your current knowledge, goals, and organizational context. For personalized recommendations, feel free to contact us at info@djaa.com to find the best course for you or your team. Choose wisely, and embark on your Kanban journey with confidence!

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