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Become a Kanban Management Professional

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

Become a Kanban Management Professional Summary

This 4-day hands-on course follows the official Kanban University (KU) training materials produced by David J Anderson, Mike Burrows and other leading Kanban experts.

 

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.

Prior attendance at KMP Foundations I: Kanban System Design or any previous Kanban University Foundations-level class such as Getting Started with Kanban or Certified Team Kanban Practitioner is preferred (required to achieve the KMP status).

 

Certified Kanban Management Professional by Value Glide
Learning Goals

Learn how to improve agility with asymmetrical commitment and cadences.  The class also covers recommended meetings, handling metrics, and setting policy.

  • 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
  • Scumban case study
  • Managing evolutionary change
What Attendees Get
  • A digital copy of the book Kanban by David J. Anderson
  • Certificate of Completion of Kanban University Certified Kanban Training, digital format
  • Membership in Kanban University and a listing in the LKU Alumni Directory.
  • KMP status recognition, upon completion of all qualifying classes
Topics Covered

Definition of Kanban (Day 1 & 2)

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

Visualisation (Day 1 & 2)

  • 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 (Day 1 & 2)

  • 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

Who will benefit?

Kanban Board

This course is suitable for professionals across all industries who want to improve service delivery and deliver more often with higher quality. 

It 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)

Moving from Scrum to Kanban

In this case report, Josh Haagsma will outline the key reasons global digital products company Tigerspike decided to make the change from Scrum to Kanban mid-flight, what the client reaction was, major lessons learnt and of course whether or not it was a good move overall.

 

 

We also deliver In-House Kanban Courses Click for more information

What our customers are saying
An inspiring course that took a subject that I thought I knew and added many more levels of understanding, and gave me a complete toolset that I can now employ in my work. I was very enthusiastic about Kanban and Value Glide before, but now I will be positively evangelised. —N Champion, UKCloud. ValueGlide_transparaent.png
Best place to open mind to evolutionary change — N Anand. Whitebox Business Solutions Value Glide Ltd
Your Trainer

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

Nader started his agile journey in 2002 with extreme programming he continues to practice and learn more about lean and agile methods and other related topics. 

Nader is an Accredited Kanban Trainer from the Kanban University.

Nader Talai

Certification - KMP Qualification

This course, following completion of the KMP Foundations 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
Be a KMP

Pre-Requisites

Attendees are expected to have read the Kanban book by David J Anderson or Kanban from the Inside by Mike Burrows.

 

Prior attendance at KMP Foundations I: Kanban System Design or any previous Lean Kanban University Foundations-level class such as Getting Started with Kanban or Certified Team Kanban Practitioner is preferred (required to achieve the KMP status).

 

Previous Course Attendee - Oliver Layfield

Become a Kanban Management Professional - Oliver Layfield, Director of CIBC World Markets