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Certified Kanban Management Professional (KMP2)

What is this course?

Certified Kanban Management Professional – KMP II is a highly interactive two-day course accredited by the Kanban University 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 organisation 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.

We run the Certified Kanban Foundation (KMP1) and Certified Kanban Management Professional (KMP2) courses together, and for selected (back to back) course dates we offer an increased discount when both courses are booked together. Please get in touch for further details.

Upcoming Course Dates

Location Start date Price ex VAT
(*early bird)
Live Online Training 16 Sep - 2 days £995*JP Bayley
Jose Casal
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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 topics will be covered?
  1. Building an Information Flow: the 7 Cadences
    • Feedback loops to improve service delivery
      • Commitment and Replenishment
      • Kanban Meeting
      • Delivery Planning
      • Service Delivery Review
      • Operations Review
      • Risk Review
  2. Dealing with resistance to WIP limits
    • Motivation for Kanban
      • System 1 Brain
      • System 2 Brain
  3. Understand asymmetrical commitment
    • Understanding Kanban Systems
  4. Rollout phases for a Kanban initiative
    • Proto Kanban
    • Discovery Kanban
    • Kanban Roles
    • Scaling out across an organisation
  5. Developing a service orientation
    • Seeing services
  6. Kanban Values: a different approach to introducing Kanban
    • Definition of the Kanban Method
    • Kanban Values
  7. Scumban case study
    • Posit Science
  8. Change
    • Evolutionary change v planned change
    • Fitness criteria
  9. Models to Identify Improvement Opportunities
    • Managing Bottlenecks
    • Understanding Variability
    • Removing Delays
    • Understand Lead Time
    • Managing Economic Costs
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