Course descripton

The Kanban Method provides pragmatic, actionable, evidence-based guidance for successful evolutionary change. The application of the Kanban Method is not restricted to software development, but for any kind of knowledge creation work as an alternative path to agility or as the next development step for mature agile teams. It starts with what you do now and pursues evolutionary change while respecting current roles, responsibilities and job titles, and encouraging leadership at all levels. This allows organizations to evolve business processes gradually, define and use relevant metrics to measure progress, and significantly reduce the risks associated with complex change programs.

Team Kanban Practitioner (TKP) is a one-day course accredited by the Lean Kanban University (LKU). The class teaches the basics of the Kanban Method and serves as the entry level and starting point to an alternative path to agility. The intention of the course is to learn core concepts of Agile, Lean, and the Kanban Method as well as design and implement a Kanban task board on the single-team level.

Recommended follow-up courses: Kanban System Design (KMP I), Kanban Management Professional (KMP II), and Successful Agile Retrospectives.

More information on the Lean Kanban University website. Free Lean Kanban books and guides: Essential Kanban, Upstream Kanban.

Team Kanban Practitioner (TKP) Eindhoven training calendar
Team Kanban Practitioner (TKP) Eindhoven training costs
499 Early bird
599 Regular (excl. VAT)
Team Kanban Practitioner (TKP) Eindhoven training location On request

Learning objectives

At the end of the class the participants will:

  • Familiarize themselves with the basic concepts, principles and practices of Kanban Method like visualization, WIP limits, cadences, metrics, etc.
  • Learn how to use the Kanban Method to get the work under control
  • Acquire skills to improve team morale by reducing the overburdening and waste
  • Be able to design and implement a Team Kanban board
  • Experience in practice how the WIP limits and team member collaboration immediately improve the delivery capability
  • Understand how to proceed to the next level of team and organization excellence with Lean Kanban

Target audience

  • Those who feel overburdened with the work and wish to find the respite to enable them to "get things done" without compromises on quality, but with improved velocity and predictability
  • Struggling SCRUM teams members
  • Anyone interested in implementing Agile and Lean way of working in their organization
  • Project, program, portfolio and delivery managers
  • Development and team managers
  • Product managers
  • Business analysts
  • Scrum product owners
  • Scrum masters
  • Delivery team members (developers, testers, QA specialists)
  • Agile Coaches and Practitioners (Scrum, XP, DSDM, AgilePM, etc.)
  • Change managers and anyone in charge for process improvement and optimization
  • Other roles such as HR and Finance professionals

Certification information

Participants will receive:

  • Team Kanban Practitioner (TKP) certification from LKU
  • Membership of LKU and listing in the LKU Member Directory
  • Printed course materials
  • Free electronic version of David J. Anderson’s book “Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for Your Technology Business”
  • Voucher for free Swift Kanban software trial
  • 8 PDUs and 8 SEUs

Training facilitator

Lean Kanban Eindhoven cursus trainer

Serhiy Tkachenko

Accredited Kanban Trainer (AKT)
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
Project Management Professional (PMP)
Certified Scrum Professional (CSP-SM)
Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

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Serhiy is a hands-on lean Agile transformation trainer and coach with a strong track record in driving and achieving sustained positive changes in the global companies as Philips, TomTom and Intel.

During his professional life Serhiy was holding numerous engineering and management positions and gained broad experience in Lean and Agile transformations, change management, strategy definition and execution, building and managing high-performance multidisciplinary distributed teams, definition and engineering of high scale new software and hardware products, outsourcing to Asia and Eastern Europe, supplier relationship management and intellectual property creation.

Serhiy holds MBA degree from the Nyenrode Business University, The Netherlands, Master degree "cum laude" in Applied Mathematics from the Lviv State University, Ukraine and a number of professional certifications: Accredited Kanban Trainer (AKT), Kanban Management Professional (KMP), Team Kanban Practitioner (TKP) from the Lean Kanban University, Lean 6 Sigma Green Belt, Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute, Certified SCRUM Master (CSM) and Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) from Scrum Alliance, PRINCE2 Foundation from the APM Group. Serhiy is an author or co-author of 19 published patents.

Serhiy fluently speaks English, Dutch, Polish, Ukrainian and Russian languages and has basic knowledge of German and French languages.