Certified Kanban Management Professional – KMP II
138-142 Holborn, London EC1N 2SW, UK
What is this course?
Management Professional – KMP II is a highly interactive two day course
accredited by the Lean-Kanban University (LKU) and provides in-depth
training in Kanban practices and the principles that underpin the Kanban
method. The KMP II: Kanban Management Professional class focuses on the
rollout and daily operation of a Kanban system. You will consider what
type of Kanban initiative is most appropriate for your organization and
how to manage and evolve it over time without trauma. Participants will
build upon and consolidate what they have learned in Certified Lean
Kanban Foundation – KMP I and learn how to improve agility with
asymmetrical commitment and cadences, the details of the recommended
Kanban meetings, handling metrics, and setting policy.
What will you learn?
Based on the trainer’s practical experience, participants will learn how to:
Deal with resistance to WIP limits
Explain and use asymmetrical commitment
Implement the rollout phases for a Kanban initiative
Develop a service orientated approach
Manage evolutionary change
What will you receive?
For courses on our public schedule, refreshments before and during the course, including lunch
Membership of the Lean-Kanban University (LKU)
Lean-Kanban University (LKU) certificate of course completion
A digital copy of the book Kanban by David J. Anderson or Kanban From The Inside by Mike Burrows
KMP status recognition, upon completion of all qualifying classes – See Are there any prerequisites for this course
What topics are covered?
You can expect the following topics to be covered during the course:
Building an Information Flow: the 7 Cadences
Feedback loops to improve service delivery
Commitment and Replenishment
Service Delivery Review
Dealing with resistance to WIP limits
Understand asymmetrical commitment
Rollout phases for a Kanban initiative
Scaling out across an organisation
Developing a service orientation
Kanban Values: a different approach to introducing Kanban
Definition of the Kanban Method
Evolutionary change v planned change
Models to Identify Improvement Opportunities
Understand Lead Time
Managing Economic Costs
Who is this course suitable for?
course is useful for anyone who wants to be successful using Kanban
within their organisation, or anyone who works with teams utilising
Kanban. As such, it will benefit anyone who is involved in using Kanban
or considering using Kanban. It will be helpful both to those new to
Kanban and those who have explored Kanban but now want to consolidate
their knowledge in a practical setting. In terms of roles, the course is
suitable for Product, Project and Programme Managers, Development Team
Members (including but not limited to Architects, Designers, Developers,
Testers), Business Analysts and Scrum Product Owners and ScrumMasters
who want to enhance their Lean / Agile skillset. Attending the course as
a full team offers a real opportunity for the entire team to experience
and learn Kanban together and creates an excellent foundation for them
to move forward.
Are there any prerequisites for this course?
Attendees must have completed the Certified Lean Kanban Foundation Training – KMP I class
How should you prepare for this course?
Attendees are expected to have read the Kanban book by David J Anderson or Kanban from the Inside by Mike Burrows.
What about exams and certifications?
course has been accredited by David J Anderson (creator of the Kanban
method) and Lean-Kanban University (LKU). This course, following
completion of the Lean Kanban Foundation - KMP I: Kanban System Design
class, satisfies the Kanban Management Professional (KMP) designation
requirement. Attendees will receive the following recognition:
Digital KMP status certificate attached to Lean Kanban University website profile
KMP badge on the LKU website
KMP badge file for use in professional websites, business cards and other locations
Eligibility for special invitations, discounts, and content only available to LKU members
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