Lean Kanban University Certification

Are you looking for an internationally recognized certification in the Kanban Method? Delivered by experts accredited by Lean Kanban University, this course satisfies one requirement toward the Kanban Management Professional (KMP) designation. The KMP II: Kanban Management Professional class will complete the KMP status requirement.

Course Description

  • Learn to control Work in Progress, from push to pull
  • Benefit from visualizing work
  • Discover how to measure and manage workflow
  • Learn how to make policies explicit within Kanban
  • Find out how to manage change and collaborative improvement
  • Learn the steps needed to start and evolve an effective Kanban system for one or more teams

Participants will learn how to design a complete Kanban system and initiate change with Kanban. You will learn the key concepts of flow, pull, and collaborative improvement. This course utilizes interactive exercises organized in small groups, games, classroom teaching and discussion to engage participants and solidify practical learning.

Who Should Attend?

Teams, managers, team leaders, coaches and consultants who wish to “get things done” with improved quality, speed, and predictability. Leaders, managers and team members who want to focus on what to work on now, what to leave until later and what to discard altogether. Those who want to transform the many elements of their work into a manageable system with the agility to accommodate changing customer demands.

Course Outline:

Understanding Kanban and the Kanban Method
Essential concepts and system elements
Kanban as a change management method
Service delivery principles
Change management principles and practices
Interactive Kanban simulation
Kanban Systems

  • Using WIP limits
  • Concept of Pull
  • Improving agility using commitment points
  • Option handling
  • On-demand replenishment and delivery
Measuring performance
  • System Lead Time
  • Customer Lead Time
  • Charting and using Lead Time data
  • Flow efficiency
  • Commitment points

IT operations case study
Kanban at Microsoft: From Worst to First in 9 months
Kanban system design

  • Systems Thinking Approach to Implementing Kanban (STATIK)
  • What is the problem you are trying to solve?
  • Analysis of customer sources and work item types
  • Demand vs capability
  • Identifying patterns of the work
  • Modeling activity workflows
  • Creating classes of service and cadences
Visual design techniques
  • Ticket design
  • Modeling concurrent activities
  • Handling specialization
  • Dependencies
  • Board design elements

Wrap Up

Pricing: $1600 / Attendee

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