Become A Kanban Management Professional

Kanban Management Professional

The Kanban Management Professional credential shows you have had top quality Kanban training to launch and manage Kanban initiatives.

When: Monday 14-May to Thursday 17-May

Where: London

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"What is the best way to manage your Kanban system day to day?"


[fa icon="plus-square"] What will you learn?
Participants will learn how to:
  • Identify internal and external sources of dissatisfaction
  • Model the knowledge discovery process
  • Analyse demand
  • Measure capability
  • Design Kanban systems and visualise the work
  • Measure flow efficiency and identify improvements
  • Balance demand and capability
  • Choose cadences for activities
  • Identify classes of service
  • Seeing services
  • Scaling out
[fa icon="plus-square"] What topics will be covered?

Day 1 & 2

Experience the key concepts listed below through using the fully immersive getKanban simulation

Definition of Kanban

Foundational Principles
Core Practices
The Kanban Lens
The Kanban Values
Understanding Kanban

Pull-Based Systems
Commitment in Kanban
Replenishment and Planning
Delivery of Products
Lead and End-to-End Cycle Times
Little's Law
Cumulative Flow Diagrams
Flow Efficiency
Metrics in Kanban Systems
Implementing Kanban

STATIK - Systems Thinking Approach to Implementing Kanban
Understanding Sources of Variability
Identifying Opportunities to Improve
Analysing Demand and Capability
Modelling Workflow
Designing a Kanban System
Work Item Types
Classes of Service
Ticket Designing Tickets
Visual Boards Design
Day 3 & 4
Building an Information Flow: the 7 Cadences
Dealing with resistance to WIP limits
Understand asymmetrical commitment
Rollout phases for a Kanban initiative
Developing a service orientation
Kanban Values: a different approach to introducing Kanban
Scrumban case study Managing evolutionary change

[fa icon="plus-square"] What will you receive?
4 days of high-quality training
Refreshments before and during the course, including lunch
Electronic copy of the course materials
Membership to the Lean-Kanban University (LKU)
LKU certificate of course completion
Free download of either
Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for Your Technology Business
Kanban from the Inside: Understand the Kanban Method, connect it to what you already know, introduce it with impact
[fa icon="plus-square"] Who is this course suitable for?
This course is suitable for professionals across all industries who want to improve service delivery and deliver more often with higher quality. This course is relevant to everyone involved in services delivery and management. Including:
  • Managers
  • Delivery Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Product Managers
  • Product Designers
  • Software Product Developers
  • Delivery team members (Test Specialist, Business Analysts, Administrators)
[fa icon="plus-square"] Are there any prerequisites for this course?
There are no formal prerequisites for this course experience of service/product development and delivery and or project delivery will be a great advantage.
[fa icon="plus-square"] How should I prepare for this course?

We recommend reading the Essential Kanban Condensed by David J Anderson and Andy Carmichael which is available as a free download here!


[fa icon="plus-square"] What about certification?

This course has been accredited by the Lean-Kanban University (LKU) and meets the requirements for the Kanban Management Professional certification.

Those students taking an LKU-Accredited course will be eligible to become members of the LKU.

To read about the benefits and learn more, visit the LKU website at

Certificates issued by the LKU for this course will show that the training was delivered by 'Value Glide' with Nader Talai as the trainer.



“WIP limits are key, not a barrier to getting things done. Kanban is flexible” 
“Insightful, interesting, good examples.”

Quotes from previous attendees

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In the course, you will be involved in regular hands-on exercises and discussions that will focus on the daily operation of a Kanban system and how to extend the kanban system boundary and include multiple value streams.

You will consider what type of Kanban initiative is most appropriate for your organisation and how to manage and evolve it over time.

You will learn how to improve agility with asymmetrical commitment and cadences. 





When: Monday 14 to Thursday 17 May

Where: London

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Nader Talai

Trainer of this course I Business agility consultant

Nader Talai is Business Agility Consultant at Value Glide, where he helps our clients to accelerate their business agility transformations.

Nader is a Kanban Coaching Professional, Accredited Kanban Trainer, Kanban Management Professional and an Enterprise Services Planning Trainer