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At The Knowledge Academy, our classroom-based training courses allow delegates to study and learn in a friendly, engaging, and interactive environment. We ensure the very best level of teaching, with first-rate instructors, resources, and state-of-the-art facilities. We provide courses of varying durations and can arrange weekend and residential courses in order to suit your requirements.

Furthermore, our classroom courses are carried out in thousands of locations worldwide, making training easily accessible wherever you are. Our courses typically begin at 9.00 am and continue until 5.00 pm each day, with breaks and refreshments provided. , As our most popular form of training available, we pride ourselves in continuously delivering an outstanding learning experience for our delegates in the classroom.

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  • Direct support from our experienced trainers throughout the course
  • Training courses available in thousands of locations globally
  • Partake in engaging and valuable activities in the classroom to boost your learning potential
  • Receive an all-encompassing learning experience

Online Training

Our online-based training courses aim to provide you with a complete training experience. Due to their flexibility, these courses are greatly suited to busy working professionals, or any individual who would prefer the convenience of an online training course.

Our Computer-Based Training (CBT) courses remove the time and cost associated with travelling to course locations. You can complete your chosen course in any location, and work at your own pace, as the learning portal can be accessed 24/7. All of our online training courses have technical and administrative support and mobile access. Furthermore, each course has been carefully designed to incorporate informative, instructive, and engaging content. In this way, online learning can guarantee a valuable and enjoyable training solution.

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  • Our flexible online courses provide you with 24/7 access
  • Take your time with 90 days from first login to complete the course
  • Enjoy an engaging and interactive learning experience
  • Courses available through our easy-to-use learning portal

Onsite Training

Our Onsite training option allows you to select any of our courses and receive training at a venue of your choice, by any method of your choice.

IOnsite courses deliver training to multiple employees at once, thus reducing travel expenses and providing you with the ultimate convenience and value for money. In addition, this option allows you to receive a training course that has been specifically tailored to meet your business needs, ensuring first-class quality, applicability, and value.

By choosing to bring bespoke training to the office, you can improve business performance, and make your organisation more streamlined, resourceful, and profitable. With over 25 years’ of experience, we are the market-leaders of Onsite training.

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  • Reduce the costs of employees taking time away from the workplace to train
  • Streamline your business with this bespoke training solution
  • Maximise your training budget
  • Monitor your employees’ progress and ensure that they receive applicable qualifications

Virtual Training

Our Virtual training courses provide you with the option to learn using a specialised simulated virtual environment. In this environment, our expert training instructors will be able to convey information and provide you with the all the knowledge you require to earn your qualification with The Knowledge Academy. As the largest global training provider, this method of training allows us to extend our training scope to those who may not be able to attend a classroom course itself, but would like to receive direct training and support from an instructor.
Using this training delivery method, you would benefit from the convenience of remote access and the elimination of the time and cost associated with travelling to a training venue.

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  • Receive direct support from our experienced trainers
  • Acquire the benefits of a classroom course, without the need to travel
  • Train from the comfort of your own home using remote access
  • All virtual training courses come with technical and administrative support

Kanban Training

Kanban is a scheduling system that was originally developed to improve manufacturing efficiency. It uses visual cues to enhance communicative efficiency and matches inventory with demand, in order to achieve high levels of quality and throughput.

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About Kanban Training

The term Kanban means “billboard” in Japanese and is a popular technique that was originally developed by an Industrial Engineer at Toyota. The approach aids the improvement of working environments by using visual signals to convey important information more simply and effectively.


Every team member can see clearly how tasks are set out, and this leads to a better understanding of workflow and improves communication and collaboration. A key Kanban principle is the limitation of work in progress. This is used to remove time wasted by task switching and reduce the need for constant reprioritisation.


Kanban is associated with Lean and its concepts. For example, Kanban’s methodology aids the organisation and management of different professional services, whilst utilising the Continuous Flow Concept, which implements ongoing analysis and improvement efforts. Therefore, Kanban is suitable for those who want to adopt Lean Management.


Kanban training is broken down into three courses; a Foundation course, a Practitioner course, and a combined Foundation and Practitioner course. 

Alongside the highly experienced trainer who specialises in teaching Kanban, all delegates will receive a delegate pack consisting of course notes, exercises, and a manual. Furthermore, we are able to provide you with support via phone and email prior to attending, during, and after the course, to answer any queries you may have.
There are no prerequisites for the Certified Kanban Foundation and Certified Kanban Foundation and Practitioner training courses, however it is necessary for anyone wishing to take the Certified Kanban Practitioner course, to have already earned the Certified Kanban Foundation certificate.
We offer Kanban training in locations all over the UK, as well as abroad. Here, at the Knowledge Academy, we make it easy to find a training venue near you.
All of our Kanban trainers have many years of prior experience and are Kanban experts.

Certified Kanban Foundation and Practitioner Course Overview

This combined 2-day Certified Kanban Foundation and Practitioner training course covers the fundamental constituents of the Kanban philosophy - working towards efficient "just in time" delivery of software development. During this comprehensive 2-day course, candidates will learn how to apply Kanban ideology within an enterprise, which will help to positively deviate away from inefficient mass production and move towards only making what is required for a set specification.

Certified Kanban Foundation Course Overview

This 1-day Certified Kanban Foundation training course covers the fundamental constituents of the Kanban methodology - working towards efficient "just in time" software delivery. During this introductory-level course, candidates will learn the central Kanban ideology and be able to appreciate the benefits of following the Kanban methodology in an enterprise. After the course has finished, candidates will be able to support their team, resolve interferences to workflow, and adapt Kanban processes and practices in accordance with changing requirements.

Certified Kanban Practitioner Course Overview

This one-day certified Kanban Practitioner course, delivered by our expert Kanban trainers, provides delegates with a deeper understanding of the Kanban methodology and the benefits that can be obtained by adopting the efficiency-enhancing Kanban practices. Emphasis is placed upon finding the best and most appropriate Kanban initiative, adapting it, and using it on a daily basis within an enterprise to enhance efficiency and optimise resource utilisation.

Kanban Training Benefits for Individuals

Undertaking Kanban courses can significantly elevate an individual’s workplace productivity, due to utilising a more fluid and flexible way of operating. Additional benefits include:

  • Enhanced operational performance

  • Maximised time utilisation - having a greater management system enables the development of appropriate schedules, prioritisation formulas, and productivity

  • Developed ability to focus on a task - no set time limits are provided so parts of a project are completed in small manageable parts

  • Progress your career by demonstrating your Kanban managerial skills and adoption

  • Develop your existing working practices by utilising visual cues

  • Reduces your “work in progress” load by balancing demands 

Kanban Training Benefits for Businesses

The benefits of Kanban training for businesses include:

  • Reduce business waste and storage requirements - components are only created when they are required, rather than bulk creating or over-producing components

  • Elevate your productivity output by ensuring that only required and essential products are focused upon and manufactured using the “just in time” technique

  • Streamline production operations and respond to customer demands quickly

  • Reduced cost of manufacturing and enhanced quality assurance

  • Utilising the Kanban model ensures that your production line will continuously improve

  • Kanban is easily applicable and tailorable to a variety of production sectors - from software to car manufacturing

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Kanban Training

  • Improve team working efforts by ensuring every individual is aware of the tasks to do

  • Track progress and effectiveness of work efforts

  • Tailor and optimise Kanban systems by using “work in progress” limits and team-driven policies

  • Kanban can be used for monitoring continuous improvement

  • Improve your earning potential

  • Remove time wasted by task switching and reduce the need for constant reprioritisation

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