LeanKit Training and Consulting

Looking for a personalized training and consulting experience?

Led by our highly knowledgeable team of coaches, these interactive sessions can be tailored to meet the needs of your organization. Choose from the options below and email us for pricing and scheduling.

LeanKit Product Training | Lean and Kanban Training

LeanKit Product Training

Our Customer Success team offers a variety of courses for LeanKit users at every level of experience. An Education Specialist will help you determine which course would be of greatest benefit to you based on your goals and experience level. All courses are held as private live webinars, to offer a personalized educational experience.

User Training

Format: Private live webinar
For: Anyone planning to or currently using LeanKit
Experience: Beginner+
Max Attendees: 15
Length: 2 hours
Description: This interactive course will provide a basic training on how to use our tool. We’ll start by discussing your specific goals for using LeanKit, such as increasing transparency, improving collaboration across cross-functional teams, or learning how to visually communicate important work information. You’ll learn how to add new work, find and update existing work, and use work items to start productive conversations.

Designing Boards for Success

Format: Private live webinar
For: People responsible for creating and managing LeanKit boards
Experience: Intermediate
Max Attendees: 15
Length: 2 hours
Description: In this private course, you'll learn how to use LeanKit to advance to the next stage of your Lean journey by optimizing your boards. We’ll refresh your knowledge of how to use the application, work together to build a board that reflects your true process, and address common areas of concern at this stage. You’ll also receive a high-level overview of how to use our board metrics to identify opportunities for improvement.

Connections Training

Format: Private live webinar
For: Anyone planning to or currently using LeanKit
Experience: Intermediate
Max Attendees: 15
Length: 2 hours
Description: In this private training, you’ll learn how to use our Connections feature. Our parent-child Connections between cards make it easier to track and manage the progress of work distributed across multiple teams. Once you’ve established parent-child Connections between cards, rollup statistics at the parent card level help you quickly assess the progress of child cards and identify potential problems. We’ll share use cases for this feature, how to implement it effectively, and explain the new statistics and icons you might encounter when using Connections.

Board Analytics

Format: Private live webinar
For: Managers, Administrators, BI members
Experience: Beginner
Max Attendees: 15
Length: 2 hours
Description: This course covers all of the reports available in the LeanKit application. In this private session, we’ll discuss use cases for different reports, then dive into all the metrics available in the tool and how they can benefit your organization.

Lean and Kanban Training

Our Customer Success team offers several interactive, comprehensive training sessions for anyone looking to grow in their practice of Lean and Kanban. An Education Specialist will help you determine which course would be of greatest benefit to you based on your goals and experience level.

Kanban Essentials

Format: Private live webinar
For: Anyone responsible for requesting or completing work
Experience: Beginner
Max Attendees: 15
Length: 2 hours
Description: This private course provides an introduction to the Kanban Method and how it can be used to improve the flow of value delivery in an organization. You’ll learn:

  • The goals of Kanban
  • Core principles and practices
  • Standard Kanban metrics and how to use them effectively

Following this course, beginners will be armed with the knowledge to actively participate in a Kanban system that drives a culture of continuous improvement.

Kanban in Action

Format: Private on-site, participatory workshop
For: Team members, change agents, managers, and leaders responsible for improving business performance and organizational health
Experience: Beginner +
Max Attendees: 20
Length: 2 days
Description: This interactive workshop begins with an overview of the systems thinking approach for introducing Kanban. It concludes with a rollout plan customized for your team. You’ll participate in hands-on exercises throughout the two days to improve your Kanban board designs. Open discussions are encouraged for learning how to improve workflow and throughput using a Lean Flow Kanban approach.

Kanban Assessment

Format: Private live webinar
For: Team leads who want to improve their Kanban implementation
Experience: All levels
Max Attendees: 5
Length: 2 hours
Description: This highly personalized coaching session will begin with an assessment of your team’s current state: You’ll walk your LeanKit coach through your existing Kanban implementation and talk through current problems facing your team. Then, your coach will help you design an experiment aimed at improving board design, policies, or other aspects of the Kanban implementation so that problems can be surfaced and resolved.

Leaving the session, you’ll understand the “why” and “how” of the experiment and be able to facilitate it with your team. This session is great for teams who have already attended another course like Kanban Essentials or Kanban in Action.

The Kanban Assessment is limited to 5 attendees due to the interactive, personalized nature of the assessment. We recommend this session for team leads.

Kanban Improvement Design Workshop

Format: On-site participatory workshop
For: Teams who want to improve their Kanban implementation
Experience: All levels
Max Attendees: 20
Length: 1 day per team
Description: This immersive workshop is for teams already using Kanban. Every team faces different challenges at different times during their Kanban implementation; the goal of this workshop is to teach your team the fundamentals of practice continuous improvement, so you can use Kanban to visualize and solve your team’s specific pain points. The day’s agenda includes the following:

  • Review of the goals, principles, and practices of Kanban
  • Guided self-assessment of your current Kanban implementation
  • Team “experiment” exercise designed to target your team’s specific pain points
  • “Lean coffee” meeting where your team can ask questions and reflect on what you’ve learned in the session

Your team will leave the session prepared to execute, measure, and learn from experiments. Bonus: You can use the format of this session to conduct future improvement workshops on your own.

Customized Team Coaching

Format: On-site
For: Teams who want a hands-on, immersive experience to learn how to deliver value at a fast, sustainable pace
Experience: All levels
Max Attendees: 15
Length: 2-5 days
Description: After a diagnostic discovery call, a LeanKit coach will design a customized coaching session for your team. The length and format of the session will be dictated by your team’s specific needs. Most sessions include a combination of individual and group meetings between the LeanKit coach and your team and its stakeholders, as well as team workshops to learn and practice Lean/Kanban concepts. Your program will be specifically tailored to help your team:

  • Define opportunities for improvement, allowing you to deliver value faster
  • Learn how to tame the chaos of daily work
  • Develop a sustainable culture of continuous improvement

Kanban for IT Operations

Format: Private onsite workshop
For: IT Ops Practitioners, change agents, managers and leaders responsible for improving business performance and organizational health
Experience: Beginner +
Max Attendees: 20
Length: 2 days
Description: This interactive workshop begins with an overview of the systems thinking approach for introducing Kanban and concludes with a rollout plan for your team. Attendees participate in hands-on exercises throughout the two days to learn how to improve their Kanban board designs. Open discussions are encouraged to learn about how to improve workflow and throughput using a Lean Flow Kanban approach.

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For pricing, scheduling, or more information, email a LeanKit product specialist today.

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