Kanban Method

Team Kanban Practitioner

Learn how to use kanban to get the work of overwhelmed teams under control.

"Concrete tips and tricks that are immediately useful in my work." - Scrum Master, KPN

Kanban is a method for visualizing work flow to balance demand with capacity and spot bottlenecks. Learn how to use it to dynamically manage your software development process. This one-day training taught in Dutch or English provides the skills and knowledge you need to apply kanban at a team level. Learn how to determine what to work on now, what to leave until later and what to take off the to-do list forever.

Is Team Kanban Practitioner training right for me?

  • Yes - if you are a knowledge worker looking for more control of unforeseen, ad-hoc work
  • Yes - if you are a team member seeking a more transparent, flow-based way of working
  • Yes - if you are an agile worker looking to evolve your proces
  • Yes - if you are interested in applying the Kanban method, regardless of title or experience

What will I achieve by completing this training?

You will learn:

  • The kanban method, principles and practices and how to apply them to your team
  • How to design and implement a kanban team board
  • Visualizing basics; different work types and associated risk
  • A variety of kanban team board designs and styles 

You will gain hands-on experience in:

  • Visualizing work for transparency and predictability
  • Organizing processes and tasks using Kanban systems
  • Balancing a team’s urgent and important tasks 
  • Maintaining a predictable workflow
  • Operating a kanban system

You will develop the skills to:

  • Design and implement a basic kanban board for your team
  • Understand work item types


Team Kanban Practitioner Certification:

  • Certificate of Completion awarded by Kanban University upon successful completion 
  • Earn a Team Kanban Practitioner (TKP) credential certificate accompanied by the TKP Badge

Read more about the partnership with the Kanban University. here

Kanban Learning Journey

Kanban is a way of working Agile. If you want, you can first deepen your knowledge of Kanban with this Kanban Foundation training or the more specific Team Kanban Practitioner training at Foundation level. At Professional level, Xebia Academy offers both the Kanban System Design (KMP I) training and the Kanban Systems Improvement (KMP II) training. Following the KMP I and KMP II training is a requirement to become a Kanban University certified Kanban Management Professional. After that you can follow the Kanban Maturity Model (KMM) training and the Kanban Coaching Practices (KCP) training at Expert level.

What else should I know?


Prior to the training, please read either:

  • Kanban by David J. Anderson
  • Kanban from the Inside by Mike Burrows
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