Kanban management professional (KMP) credential classes
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The Kanban Management Professional credential shows you have had top quality Kanban training to launch and manage Kanban initiatives.

Kanban Management Professionals have had the training to design a Kanban system and then to scale as needed while driving continuous improvement of the system.

Learning objectives

​Kanban System Design class learning objectives

  • How to deal with interrupt work and multi-tasking

  • How to work with shifting priorities

  • How to identify and address bottlenecks and system constraints

  • How to deal with important but not time-critical work

  • How to avoid having work pile up in one place (or time) while there is a lack of work in another places

  • How to create flow in the work, the information to perform the work, and the teams that do the work

  • How to visualizing different types of work.

  • Effective visualization board design and ticket design.

  • Understanding pull systems.

  • Understanding classes of service.

  • Controlling Work in Progress (from push to pull)

  • How to measure and managing flow 

  • Managing change and collaborative improvement

  • How to design a full Kanban system with one of the most effective Kanban coaching tools: STATIK

Kanban Management Professional class learning objectives

  • How to build an Information Flow through the whole organisation: the 7 Cadences

  • How to handle resistance to WIP limits.

  • Understanding asymmetrical commitment.

  • Rollout phases for a Kanban initiative.

  • Developing a service orientation.

  • Kanban values: a different approach to introducing kanban

  • Managing evolutionary change (Case Study: Scrumban as evolutionary step)

Who Should Attend?

We believe that Kanban method is for all people who are in knowledge and creative work domain and in service business. Especially, those who manage these businesses. 

KMP credential is very suitable Project Managers, Service Delivery Managers, Portfolio or Program Managers or Directors, Heads of PMO, Project Governance auditors and process engineers, Project Management consultants and trainers, Scrum Masters, Agile Coaches, anyone who wants to develop their management skills and learn Kanban method deeply. 


There is no prerequisite for Kanban System Design (KSD/KMPi) class.

However, you must first take KSD/KMPi class before taking Kanban Management Profesisonal (KMPii) class. 

Kanban University® Credential

After completion of Kanban System Design class and Kanban Management Professional class, participants will receive internationally recognized Kanban Management Professional (KMP) credential. 

Course Outlines

KMPi Day 1 – Building the core

  • Kanban in Action

  • Key elements of a Kanban system, such as commitment points, work item types, classes of service, explicit policies, cadences

  • Kanban system mechanics, such as pull, replenishment, delivery

  • Key Kanban system indicators, such as lead time and cumulative-flow diagram


KMPi Day 2 – STATIK: the systems thinking approach to introducing Kanban

  • Kanban case study

  • Creating context for change

  • Demand analysis

  • Workflow design and visualization

  • Discovering and designing classes of service

  • Replenishment and delivery cadences

  • Kanban system visualization


KMPii Day 1 - Enterprise-level Kanban and managing resistance

  • Motivation for the Kanban method

  • Emotional objections to WIP limit introduction

  • Enterprise-level Kanban case study

  • Kanban value system

  • Commitment and replenishment in-depth

  • Kanban at scale, understanding the organization as a network of services


KMPii Day 2 - Feedback at all levels and managing improvements

  • Implementing organizational feedback loops with Kanban cadences, such as service delivery reviews, ops reviews and risk reviews

  • Managing sources of delay, dependencies and variability

  • Models for improvement

  • Evolutionary approach to change management

All days consist largely of interactive group exercises and games.

All our public and private kanban training workshops are accredited by Kanban University (LKU).

Contact information

Email: support@learnkanban.cz

Phone: +420 733 425 375
Address: Belehradska 858/23, Prague 120 00, Czech Republic

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