Thursday, January 10, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM (CST)

St Edwards Professional Education Center (NW Austin)
9420 Research Blvd
Austin, TX 78759

Agile Austin use code “AgileAustin20” to receive a 20% discount

Our goal is to change the way you think about building software. This class focuses on providing a solid knowledge of the core concepts of Kanban, Lean and Agile and how these concepts can be applied in a technology organization. Through hands-on group exercises, you will experience Kanban and what it means to be agile while gaining an appreciation for key techniques.

Why this workshop?

Learn by doing: You will practice the concepts in over half of this workshop 

High knowledge retention: Using accelerated learning techniques, the workshop is designed to maximize learning and retention

Fun: Every part of the course is designed to keep attendees engaged and having fun while learning the material

Continental breakfast, lunch, snacks and drinks provided

A printed and bound copy of the course materials is yours


Learning Objectives

At the end of the workshop, you will be able to:

  • Explain to others the “what” and “why” of Agile
  • Describe the Kanban Method (Principles and Properties)
  • Describe core concepts of Lean (Flow, Waste, Cost of Delay, Work In Progress)
  • Setup a new Kanban Board for your team
  • Describe key elements of Kanban structure (Classes of Service, Work Item Types)
  • Capture the key metrics used for visibility into the process
  • Focus on optimizing for the whole and limiting work in progress


Who Should Attend?

This course is role agnostic and is geared towards anyone who is new to Kanban or hasn’t received any formal training and is looking for a better understanding to apply in their organization. No prior knowledge is required.


Workshop Facilitator

David Hawks of Agile Velocity is focused on helping technology organizations accelerate their ability to deliver value.  David brings his broad experience working with Fortune 50 companies and early stage startups to challenge software organization to think differently about how they build software. He serves as the Education Chair of Agile Austin and holds the following certifications: CSM, CSP, PSM, and PMI-ACP.


Professional Development Units (PDUs)

PMPs: You can claim 7 PDUs for this course.