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Kanban Systems & Methodology - Chapter Summary
If your organization is planning on going through an Agile transformation, have your managerial employees review this chapter on Kanban systems and methodologies. Through a series of short and simple lessons, your managers will become familiar with concepts pertaining to:
- Kanban systems
- Kanban rules
- Kanban methodologies
- Kanban boards
We've included short quizzes throughout the chapter to help managers solidify their comprehension of these Kanban concepts. The chapter is also available 24/7 and accessible on any device that has a connection to the Internet.
How It Helps
- Builds awareness: The chapter is designed to educate managerial employees on the fundamentals of Kanban systems.
- Breaks down Kanban rules and processes: Lessons clearly lay out the basic rules, methodologies and processes that are used in various Kanban systems.
- Establishes Kanban board skills : Employees who complete the chapter should be able to quickly integrate the chapter's Kanban board strategies.
By the end of the chapter, your organization's leaders should be able to:
- Compare types of Kanban systems
- Describe the rules, methodologies and processes of Kanban
- Analyze examples of Kanban boards
- Visualize demand and capacity with Kanban boards
1. What is Kanban? - Definition & Types of Systems
Discover how this Japanese efficiency tool is used to save time and money and reduce re-work. A short quiz at the end of the lesson will help you solidify your learning.
2. Kanban: Process, Methodology & Rules
Many variations of Agile use short, repeated intervals to complete portions of project work within groups. By contrast, Kanban uses a continuous flow to complete project work items quickly and independently. Learn the process, methodology, and rules of Kanban.
3. What is a Kanban Board? - Definition & Examples
One of the most significant aspects of Kanban is the visual display of project work. This is centered on the use of a Kanban board. In this lesson, learn the definition and understand examples of a Kanban board.
4. Using Kanban Boards to Visualize Demand & Capacity
A Kanban board is a simple but highly effective way to provide insight into the real-time status of work. This lesson demonstrates how Kanban boards can be constructed and utilized to control capacity and demand.
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