Team Kanban Simulation

What are the Learning Objectives?

By applying essential Kanban practices, participants in this workshop will understand and be able to explain how to achieve:

  • Shorter lead time to develop products and services as a team
  • Reduced multitasking and decreased stress
  • Realistic plans and a predictable, reliable schedule
  • Effective replenishment (planning) of different work types (development, change requests, fixes, etc.)
  • Strengthen the culture of collaboration, customer orientation, and knowledge sharing within the team
Price per five-hour team session 3450 BGN (1763 Euro) VAT not included.

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How does It Work?

This simulation facilitates learning through experience among a team of 3-5 participants. Using a simple story creates a light and engaging context. The team starts by working in a “business as usual” push mode, observing the consequences of working without clear flow and customer focus. After reflection, they define concrete actions and gradually transform into a Kanban team with WIP limits and relevant flow-oriented policies. Guided by facilitators, participants “experience by doing” critical Kanban practices:

  • Visualization of workflow
  • Introduction of WIP limits
  • Conducting team Kanban and retrospective meetings
  • Defining policies related to work types
  • Interpreting Cumulative Flow Diagrams and Scatter Charts
  • Dealing with variability in planning and organizing work

They also experience a change in team member habits and behaviours, including greater collaboration, knowledge sharing, and focus on meeting customer expectations.

The team simulates Kanbanize, the leading Kanban platform. As a result, participants discover how Kanban supports effective workflow management and become curious to learn in-depth Kanban practices.

Who Should Participate?

The workshop is beneficial for various roles, such as mid-level managers, project managers, product owners, process improvement leads/consultants, organizational change agents, team members, developers, and anyone involved in team-related work. No prior Kanban/flow training or experience is required.

What is the Simulation Format?

  • An experienced Kanban professional, coach, or consultant leads the simulation and answers questions.
  • Three to five participants play as a team online on a specially configured Kanbanize instance.
  • In four hours, participants play between 20 and 40 simulation days, conducting four to eight review meetings.
  • In two to five extended review meetings, an experienced Kanban coach facilitates in-depth discussions about applying Kanban and workflow practices.

The Facilitator

Ivaylo Gueorguiev, an Accredited Kanban Trainer and Accredited Kanban Consultant @ Kanban University will deliver the session. Ivaylo is an agile coach, trainer, and process improvement professional with 20  years of experience working with international software development companies, Fintechs, and banks to get better projects, products, and business results through agile practices and effective processes.

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Ivaylo Gueorguiev, AKC|AKT, and Violeta Kyurdyan, KMP, developed the simulation. Thank you to Teodora Bozheva, AKC|AKT, and the Kanbanize team for their contribution and support!

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