How to Implement a Kanban System in your company



In Japanese, the word “Kan” means “visual” and “ban” means “card,” so Kanban refers to visual cards. Kanban is one of the Lean tools designed to reduce the idle time in a production process. The main idea behind the Kanban system is to deliver what the process needs exactly when it needs it.

Course Objective

After going through Kanban strategy training workshop participants will understand and learn about:

  • Learn how to use Kanban in order to maximize its benefits.
  • Understand the origins of Kanban.
  • Understand options for tuning the Kanban implementation.
  • Learn about the computation of Number of Kanban Cards.
  • Understand core concepts of the Kanban Method.
  • Learn about the types of Kanban systems and when each is appropriate.
  • Understanding and utilizing lead times, risk classes and work variabilities.

Who Should Attend :

Top Managements                     Project Manager

Production Manager                  Production Analyst

QA Engineer                              Production Engineer

Sales & Purchasing managers

Benefits of Attending

Kanban can help you improve your workflow, deliver value faster and increase the satisfaction of your team. The system’s highly visual nature allowed teams to communicate more easily on what work needed to be done and when. It also standardized cues and refined processes, which helped to reduce waste and maximize value.

Kanban Strategy training workshop will offer following benefits:

  • Improve team throughput by using Kanban to identify and remove bottlenecks.
  • Shorter cycle times can deliver features faster.
  • Reducing waste and removing activities that don’t add value to the department / organization.
  • Rapid feedback loops improve the chances of more motivated, empowered and higher-performing team members.
  • Balancing demand against throughput guarantees that most the customer-centric features are always being worked.
  • Requires fewer organization / room set-up changes to get started.

Workshop Agenda

Introduction to Kanban

What is Kanban, Benefits of Using Kanban, Understand how Kanban Establish Pull System

Types of Kanban

Production Kanban, Withdrawal Kanban, Express Kanban, Emergency Kanban, Job-Order Kanban, Through Kanban, Common Kanban, Cart or Truck as a Kanban, Label, Full-Work System

How to use Various Kanban

Two Methods of Utilizing Production-Ordering Kanban

Kanban Rules

Learn Kanban Rules to make Kanban Implementation Successful

Computation of Number of Kanban Cards

Constant Cycle Withdrawal Kanban, Constant Quality Withdrawal Kanban, Constant Cycle Production Kanban, Constant Quantity Production Kanban, Two bin System, Calculation for Reorder Point, Calculation of Lot Size

Changes in the Number of Kanban

Changes in the Number of Supplier Kanban, Maintaining the Necessary Number of Kanban, Maximum and Minimum Numbers of the Parts Boxes on the Indicator Plate at the Parts Shelf, Automatic System for Pushing Aside Excess Kanban


Types of e-Kanban, Sequenced Withdrawal Method e-Kanban, e-Kanban in the Later-Replenishment System, e-Kanban Passing through a Collection Center

Smoothing Kanban Collection

Obstacles to Collecting Smoothed Numbers of Kanban, Relationship between Smoothed Collection of Kanban and Parts Delivery, Smoothing Schedule for the Timing of Kanban Collection, Inventions of Kanban Posts at the Production Site, Post-Office Mechanism for Outgoing Supplier Kanban

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