Welcome to ProKanban.org –
Kanban for Everyone!
ProKanban.org is a community dedicated to creating a safe, diverse, and inclusive space where everyone can learn about Professional Kanban. We simplify success for people, teams, and organizations by providing training, certification, and continued learning.
What is Kanban?
Does your process suffer from lack of effectiveness, efficiency, and/or predictability? That’s where Kanban can help.
Kanban is really about a 4-letter f-word: FLOW. It is flow that ensures that we are able to deliver value continually to our customers. It is the observation of problems in flow that help us retrospect and improve the process. Read on for more information…
ProKanban.org offers trainings that help your teams and organizations take their agile practice to the next level. Whether you are just starting out with agile, looking to enhance your current implementation or an experienced practitioner looking to deepen your knowledge, our trainers are here to help you out. Professional Kanban Trainers (PKTs) are professionals licensed by ProKanban.org to teach the official Applying Profession Kanban curriculum. They are experts in Kanban and have extensive experience applying, leading, teaching, and coaching. Trainers continuously evaluate and improve themselves through the use of student feedback and student assessments.
The Applying Professional Kanban course is for anyone who wants to improve their ability to deliver value and be more effective. Kanban is fast becoming the modern way to manage an organization’s delivery of customer value. In today’s always-on environment, you need a clear set of practices that don’t get in the way of your ability to continuously deliver but that provides enough structure to keep everyone aligned and focused. This two-day course will give you an in-depth introduction to improving your team’s effectiveness by applying Kanban flow principles. Learn More
The Applying Metrics for Predictability course is for anyone who has been asked to answer “When Will It Be Done?” or otherwise had to give an estimate for a User Story, Epic, Feature, Project, and/or Release. This includes executives, managers, or team members who want better understanding and transparency into the health and performance of their process. Anyone who currently uses Agile or Lean Methodologies and is interested in how to improve the overall predictability and efficiency of their current practices will benefit from Applying Metrics for Predictability. Learn More
The Applying Scaled Portfolio Kanban course is for anyone looking to bring the benefits of Kanban to every level of the organization. This class will help you set up a Kanban system that helps your organization continuously inspect and adapt the value delivery process. You will gain greater visibility into what team(s) across the organization are working on and what is in the way of getting value delivered. Learn More
The Applying Flow Metrics for Scrum course is for anyone who wants to leverage data to improve their Scrum practices. This includes developers, testers, Scrum Masters, Product Owners or leaders who want better transparency into the health and performance of their team. Applying Flow Metrics for Scrum will teach you not only how to identify how much work to plan but also how to accurately forecast when individual work will be done in a Scrum Team’s context. Predict delivery, and deliver on time. Learn More
The Professional Kanban level I (PK I) assessment is available to anyone who wishes to validate his or her depth of knowledge of Kanban and its application. Those who pass the assessment will receive the industry recognized PK I Certification to demonstrate their fundamental level of Kanban practitioner knowledge. Learn More
The Professional Kanban level II (PK II) assessment is available to anyone who wishes to validate his or her in depth knowledge of Kanban and it’s application. Those who pass the assessment will receive the industry recognized PK II Certification to demonstrate their advanced level of Kanban practitioner knowledge Learn More
The Professional Flow Metrics for Scrum assessment is available to anyone who wishes to validate their depth of knowledge of using flow metrics for scrum teams or within a scrum framework. Those who pass the assessment will receive the industry recognized PFMS Certification to demonstrate their knowledge of applying flow metrics to scrum events. Learn More
The Professional Applied Metrics (PAM) assessment is available to anyone who wishes to validate his or her depth of knowledge of flow metrics for predictability. Those who pass the assessment will receive the industry recognized PAM Certification to demonstrate their knowledge of probabilistic forecasting Learn More
The Scaled Portfolio Kanban (SPK) assessment is available to anyone who wishes to validate his or her depth of understanding of scaling Kanban concepts at higher levels of work. Those who pass the assessment will receive the industry recognized SPK Certification to demonstrate their knowledge of scaling Kanban. Learn More
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