Online Kanban Bootcamps for Busy Leaders in Traditional Organisations

In only 8 weeks build, operate and improve your team's Kanban board.

Kickstart your journey

get support along the way

fully engage your team

Are you frustrated with where you are?

The news of Kanban's meteoric rise and amazing business benefits for seemingly little effort have now reached most business leaders. Many are eager to get started with their own teams, but somehow this is proving to be quite the challenge.

Is this your Kanban reality as well?

  • You feel uncomfortable about how little you still understand
  • You first need to complete some other critical work
  • You are concerned about losing face in front of your team
  • You would love to learn from other's successes and mistakes 
  • You are afraid that this might just become "your initiative" again
  • You can't afford to create even more work for yourself

If you just had more time …

​Business leaders like you tell us they want to implement Kanban to get more done in less time

Isn't it then so ironic how the very problem of time wasting you want to address through Kanban is probably also the main reason for why you don't just start or get traction with your Kanban initiative? 

Of course, if you just had more time, none of the frustrations would really be such a big deal. But unfortunately you don't have the luxury of time (yet), which is exactly why we have created the Kanban Bootcamp for you.

Xuviate helped me get started with Kanban and within days we doubled IT throughput and dramatically improved team morale. Today I lead strategy for a major new business initiative. When we started a bit more than a year ago I had no idea just how quickly things could change!

JOHAN PRETORIUS, Group IT & OCTi Strategist at Aerosud

Expect these benefits from the Kanban Bootcamp

Kick-start your journey

Get all the knowledge and guidance you need to get started with Kanban for your team. Establish a solid foundation in just 8 weeks as you learn more about the 3 Kanban principles, 6 Kanban practices and a myriad of tips and tricks in a very hands-on way.

Overcome all obstacles 

To help you resolve the inevitable implementation challenges we dedicate a signifcant portion of our weekly sessions to collaboration and learning from each other. For the quick questions we also have a members-only group on the eXuviate Network.

Fully engage your team

Real success depends on how well your team adopts this new way of thinking which is why most of our homework exercises require you to work through challenges with your team, on your own, live team board.

What makes our Bootcamp so Special?

The Kanban Bootcamp is revolutionary because it combines online training, actual implementation work and group collaboration over an 8 week period to leave you with a fully-functioning Kanban system you and your team actually use to get work done.

All without requiring more than a 4h commitment from you for each of the 8 weeks.

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Meet Kanbanize, Our Favourite Kanban Tool and Partner

To make this training as practical and relevant as possible, it was an easy to decide to only use Kanbanize for our case-studies and homework assignments. 

If your team doesn't already have access to Kanbanize we can organise a 3-month, special-purpose trial.

How Will It All Work?

Since the Kanban Bootcamp is about much so much more than just providing training, we have thought deeply about every single aspect of it. 

There will be 8 online sessions. Each one will be a 2 hours long Zoom session and follow roughly the same format:

Sharing & Deep-Dives

A few leaders (usually volunteers from the previous session) will get a chance to show-case their progress and engage with the rest of the group to find possible solutions to implementation challenges. This is great time to get tips and ideas! 

Learning Module

New theory and insights for the week are introduced by the facilitators in an engaging but relaxed way. Interactivity is highly encouraged. Towards the end, volunteers are selected for the next session's "Sharing and Deep-Dive" section.

Questions & Answers

The final section is about answering as many questions about Kanban and practical implementation challenges as possible. We use a Lean Coffee format to keep up the energy and focus on what is most relevant to the majority of leaders present.

Individual learning modules follow on each other. Should you miss a session, you are advised to catch up by watching the recording. In each session we will cover exactly one learning module.

1. Mapping Your Flow

After setting the scene and welcoming everybody we immediately jump in to get a better understanding of the Kanban basics. We'll also learn how to design the first board and engage our teams.

2. Getting Work Done

A Kanban board without work items is pretty useless and your next step is to populate the backlog and to start working it off. Most critically you will focus on the ritual of the Daily Kanban team meeting.

3. From Push to Pull

We all know that multi-tasking is a productivity killer, yet almost everybody struggles with the concept of limiting work in progress in a business context. Understand why this happens and how Kanban helps you solve it.

4. Managing Flow

Continuous improvement is baked deeply into the Kanban method, but to get it started you first need to understand how to measure improvements. Fortunately Kanban metrics are both simple and extremely powerful.

5. Always Improving

Teams are so tuned to gettting the work done that few have developed the skill to reflect on their work and get better over time. Learn about the Kanban meetings and what you need to do to get your team on a path of continuous improvement.

6. Common Patterns

Even in the best systems curve balls still happen. Discover various Kanban patterns and techniques for dealing with these disruptions in an efficient and effective way that encourages further improvements.

7. Team Coordination

Now that you have a working Kanban team system it is time to look at the bigger picture of coordinating how work flows between different systems. A big eye-opener awaits as you realise that business agility has nothing to do with team agility.

8. Celebrating Success

In the final session you will have a chance to reflect and brag about your successes. We celebrate way too litle in traditional businesses and we find it quite fitting to conclude by practicing this vital skill.

To facilitate knowledge exchanges outside of the weekly sessions we have created a private group on the eXuviate Community. Here you can share your insights, ask for help or just meet others like you. This group will remain available for 6 months after the conclusion of the Bootcamp.

Since engaging with Xuviate, I've dramatically improved my standing in the business and it only took three things: 

  1) Wanting to be better 

  2) Opening myself up to new ideas 

  3) Trying, learning and trying again

JASON SICHKARYK, IT Director at Rosenau Transport, Canada 

What's My Investment?

How much is your hesitation to prioritise your Kanban implementation costing you? How many gaps do you feel you have in your basic Kanban understanding? How many avoidable mistakes will you make as a result of them? What will this cost you in time? What is the danger of losing momentum and buy-in from the team when complex challenges arise?

Failing to give your Kanban initiative a much-needed boost may already be costing your business a great deal!

Enroll for the only Kanban Bootcamp this year and expect these benefits before 2019 runs out:

  • Get a solid Kanban foundation and bolster your experience
  • Be much more relaxed and feel confident about the future
  • Do more work than before and improve incrementally
  • Feel the love of your team as you really start to improve together

Our No-Nonsense Guarantee

We are so confident that you will get enormous benefit from the Kanban Bootcamp that we offer a no-nonsense, money back guarantee within the first 30 days of purchase. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for more details.

Still Have Questions?

How much time will I have to spend per week?

What if our work is highly confidential?

Why only use Kanbanize?

What is this traditional business you refer to?

Do I really need to be a business leader?

Which business functions would get most value?

Would it make sense to invite some of my colleagues?

Are there Kanban Bootcamps delivered in German?