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Agile Training for SAP Consultants

How do you adopt Agile for SAP?

Making the transition from Waterfall to Agile can feel like a daunting task for SAP teams.

Unless you adopt a practical Agile foundation first.

Agile SAP methodologies

What is Kanban?

Kanban has origins in Japanese Manufacturing and is a method for managing product delivery with an emphasis on continuous delivery. Kanban is visual, it enhances the flow of work and improves quality and throughput by reducing Work In Progress.

The first step towards more agile SAP delivery is to orient you and your SAP team on the fundamentals of Kanban via our Certified Kanban Training Courses which include a specific Get Agile with SAP add-on module.

Kanban for SAP

What you'll learn on a Kanban training course

The initial 2 days will cover how to:

  • Coach your team in their adoption of Kanban
  • Support your team in operating a Kanban Board
  • Show how you can identify and remove blockers
     
Kanban for SAP

Why use Kanban For SAP?

Learning Kanban can help you work in a more Agile way on your S/4 programme, and is a great way of visualising workload on complex, time dependent projects like an S/4 migration. Register today to get started.

 

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Kanban System Design Curriculum

The Why and What of Kanban:

  • Kanban core practices
  • Evolutionary vs Revolutionary Change
  • Principles of the Kanban Method
  • Core Practices of the Kanban Method

Core Kanban:

  • Work Visualisation
  • Push vs pull based systems
  • Queues & Buffers
  • Limiting Work In Progress (WIP)
  • Little’s Law
  • Managing Flow
  • Cumulative Flow Diagrams
  • Measuring and managing flow using Lead Time
  • Understanding flow efficiency
  • Planning in Kanban
  • Risk management with classes of service
     

Experience Kanban

Getting to grips with Kanban systems using get Kanban simulation

Introducing Kanban to your team

  • Understanding the motivation for change
  • STATIK – systems thinking approach to implementing Kanban
  • Understanding sources of variability
  • Analysing and shaping demand
  • Visualising your workflow using a Kanban board
  • Visual design of ticket types
  • How to set WIP limits
  • Identifying and removing impediments to flow Kaizen – continuous and collaborative improvement
  • Feedback Mechanisms
  • Kanban style Daily Standups
     

Kanban Management Professional - Day to Day Kanban Management

An advanced course that builds on the learnings from Kanban System Design.  Topics covered include Feedback Loops, Operating at Scale and Effective Metrics. 

Gain the knowledge necessary for roll out and daily operation of a Kanban system. Learn how to manage, optimise, scale and evolve it over time.

The follow-up 2 days will cover:

  • Managing Evolutionary Change
  • Overcoming Resistance to Change
  • Continuous Learning through Feedback Loops
     
Affordable S/4HANA education

Kanban Management Professional Curriculum

  • Motivation for the Kanban method and the Kanban approach to change management
  • Understanding Kanban systems, Proto Kanban, Scrumban
  • Dealing with emotional resistance to introducing WIP limits
  • Asymmetrical commitment
  • Systems Thinking Approach to Implementing Kanban
  • Seeing Services
  • Kanban values
  • Kanban cadences
  • Kanban at scale – seeing the enterprise as a network of services
  • Understanding lead time and managing variability
  • Managing evolutionary change
  • Fitness for purpose

Kanban University Certification

This course, following completion of the KMP Foundations I: Kanban System Design class, satisfies the Kanban Management Professional (KMP) designation requirement. Attendees will receive the following recognition:  

  • Digital KMP status certificate attached to Kanban University website profile
  • KMP badge on the Kanban University website
  • KMP badge file for use in professional websites, business cards and other locations
Affordable S/4HANA education

 

Register your interest today to start your Kanban training

If you’re interested in improving agility within your SAP delivery team and would like to attend this course, please complete an expression of interest below, stating whether you’d prefer to attend an open course or a dedicated team training programme and we'll be in touch with the next availability.

Certification from £1,795 per person*

*plus VAT

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