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Kanban Systems Improvement (KMP II) course features

Certificate: Certified Kanban Management Professional.

Prerequisites: Kanban System Design (KMP I).

Location: Online.

Format: Virtual classroom.

Duration: 3 days.

Exams: None

Manual: Included.

Course code: KMP2

What’s included?

3-day Kanban Systems Improvement (KMP II) course

  • days of high-quality instruction from an experienced Kanban practitioner and professional Kanban trainer.
  • Course materials.
  • Membership to the Kanban University.
  • Digital KMP status certificate attached to Kanban University website profile.
  • KMP badge on the Kanban University 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.

Kanban Systems Improvement (KMP II) course details

Agile training course - details


  • Duration: 3 days.
  • Times: 9.00 am – 1.30 pm.

In this course, candidates build upon what they have learned in Kanban System Design (KMP I). Course topics include improving agility with asymmetrical commitment and cadences, the details of recommended Kanban meetings, handling metrics, and setting policy.

This Kanban course requires that candidates first complete the Kanban System Design (KMP I) course.


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Building an information flow

  • Feedback loops and service delivery.
  • Commitment and replenishment.
  • Kanban meetings.
  • Delivery planning.
  • Operations review.
  • Risk review.

WIP limits

  • Understanding WIP limits.
  • Understanding asymmetrical commitment.

Rollout phases for a Kanban initiative

  • ‘Proto’ Kanban.
  • ‘Discovery’ Kanban.
  • Kanban roles.
  • Scaling out across an organisation.

Kanban Values

  • Definition of the Kanban method.
  • Kanban values.


  • Evolutionary change vs. planned change.
  • Fitness criteria.

Identifying Improvement Opportunities

  • Managing bottlenecks.
  • Understanding variability.
  • Removing delays.
  • Understand lead time.
  • Managing economic costs.

Learning outcomes

Agile Project - management

This 3-day Certified Kanban Systems Improvement (KMP II) training course will give you a good understanding of Kanban principles and practices. Successful candidates will learn how to:

  • Deal with resistance to work in progress (WIP) limits.
  • Explain and use asymmetrical commitment.
  • Implement the rollout phases for a Kanban initiative.
  • Develop a service orientated approach.
  • Manage evolutionary change.
  • And much more!

Exam details

Kanban Systems Improvement (KMP II) exam

There is no exam for the Kanban Systems Improvement (KMP II) course.

Candidates who attend the full course will have their attendance recorded and, provided they have attended a Kanban System Design (KMP I) course, will be given the Kanban Management Professional certification.

Pre-requisites: Kanban System Design (KMP I).

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