Papyrus City Kanban Workshop

Thu 20th Sep 2018 - Thu 20th Sep 2018 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Bangalore, Bengaluru
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Papyrus City Kanban Workshop


Papyrus City Kanban Workshop

[A Fun Activity to learn Kanban Practices ]


Papyrus City™ was created by Masa K Maeda. This one-day workshop explores and teaches Kanban Method in a fun way while also creating highly collaborative environment. The entire workshop is full of hands-on activities of building a city, and the Kanban practices are introduced as construction takes place. Quantification includes Control diagram, Cumulative flow diagram, Economic quantification sheet and Economic outcome diagram. Papyrus City™ can also be used to learn Scrumban and Scrum.

In this workshop, all participants play each one of the roles (Customer, Leader or Manager, Team Member) resulting in a higher understanding of how the different roles interact with each other from each role’s perspective. It also demonstrates the importance of quality and value to customer, as well as the enterprise. 


  • Introduction: What is Kanban ?
  • Learning the Kanban Method by building a Papyrus City™ (all of the following happen in parallel)
    • The Kanban Method practices
      • Visualize work, workflow and business risks
      • Limit WIP
      • Manage flow
      • Make process explicit
      • Implement feedback loops
      • Improve collaboratively, evolve experimentally (using scientific methods and models)
    • Quantification with Kanban
      • Control diagram
      • Cumulative flow diagram
      • Economic Health
    • Understanding variation
    • Generating empathy
    • Improving communication and collaboration
    • Improving the focus on quality

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn the foundations of the Kanban Method in  a practical way (its six practices)
  • Learn the importance of quantification
  • Learn the importance of focus on the economic outcome
  • Appreciate the importance to take care of variation early
  • Generate empathy towards other roles involved on projects
  • Learn the importance of improving communication and collaboration
  • Appreciate the importance of focus on quality


  • Business Analysts
  • Product Owners
  • Scrum Master
  • Quality Professionals
  • Project Managers, Team Leads
  • Anyone who is interested to explore and learn Kanban

Course Details

  • Duration:  1 Day  (8 Hours)
  • Approach of Delivery: Mix of theory & workshop session (Classroom training)
  • Timing:  9 AM to 6 PM (1 Hour break in between)
  • Prerequisite:  None
  • Trainer: Masa K Maeda (CEO and Founder, Valueinnova)
  • Course Delivery Language: English
  • Accreditation Institute: INNOVATION ROOTS
  • Certification Details: Attendees will get certification of completion on “Papyrus City Kanban Workshop”

Course Deliverables

  • Attendees will receive a certificate of completion on Papyrus City Kanban Workshop
  • In person 1-day training full of learning and activities.

About Trainer: Masa K Maeda (CEO and Founder, Valueinnova)

Masa K Maeda is one of the most esteemed and globally renowned experts on Lean-Agile transformation. He carries a global consulting experience of over 26 years, and has worked to transform and bring value to organizations all over the globe, including: fortune 500 companies, Silicon Valley startups and businesses of all shapes and sizes.

He’s also one of the founding members of Lean Kanban University, and is the creator of Serious LeAP: a Lean-Agile model built towards making organizations prosperous. He currently operates as the CEO and Founder of Valueinnova, and is working as a consultant with the Cutter consortium. He is also an active member of the steering committee of the Agile Testing Alliance, a registered teacher at the University of California at Berkeley and a noted global public speaker involved in Agile conferences and keynotes all over the globe.

Important Note: Before registration please refer cancellation policy for Lean Kanban India workshop at the below link

Papyrus City Kanban Workshop
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Bangalore, 40/2, Sarjapur Main Rd, Iblur Village, Bellandur, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560102, India,
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India (get direction)
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