Kanban Management Professional Courses / KMP Courses

Kanban Management Professional Course / KMP Course Overview

The Kanban Systems Improvement (KMP2 course) is a 4-day Kanban training class for managers, developers, and anyone wanting to learn both Kanban System Design (KMP1) and Kanban Systems Improvement (KMP2) courses together. From this course, you will get a set of values, practices, and principles that bring the benefits of Lean theory to organisations.

During the KMP course, you will learn you will discover the core of Kanban practices to design and evolve a Kanban system and will go on to consider techniques for managing change, removing delays in your system, and scaling Kanban principles and practices.

In the first two days of the course (KMP1 course), created by leading Kanban experts including David J. Anderson, you will be shown how Kanban fits within the Agile context and how it complements your existing Agile or non-Agile ways of working.

The final two days of the course (KMP2 course) focuses on improving Kanban systems. You will consider techniques for managing change, removing delays in your system, and scaling Kanban principles and practices. Consolidating what you have learned in the KMP1 course, you will discover how to improve organisational agility with the Kanban cadences, understanding Kanban metrics, and evolving appropriate Kanban policies.

Edinburgh Agile is one of the world’s leading Agility consultancies and we are proud to offer Kanban System Design and Kanban Systems Improvement courses for people wishing to learn about Kanban across the world!

Book Kanban Management Professional Courses / KMP Courses

Kanban Management Professional Course / KMP Course Overview

Kanban Management Professional (KMP)

Objectives

Trainees on the Kanban Management Professional course are challenged to think in terms of using  Kanban to better understand what to do when they return to their workplaces.

The KMP1 classes (Kanban Systems Design) cover:

  • Understanding Kanban systems – foundation Kanban principles and core Kanban practices;
  • Experience Kanban and flow in a Kanban simulation;
  • Kanban metrics and charts;
  • Learn and use STATIK (Systems Thinking Approach to Introducing Kanban) to design your Kanban system;

The KMP2 classes (Kanban Systems Improvement) cover:

  • Managing Evolutionary Change;
  • Dealing with Resistance to Change;
  • Feedback Loops and Continuous Learning;
  • Implementing and Scaling out Kanban;
  • Balancing Demand and Capability;
  • Optimizing Flow and Predictability.

Kanban Management Professional Certification (KMP)

Attendees who attend the Kanban Management Professional (KMP) course will receive:

  • Kanban Management Professional (KMP) designation;
  • Digital KMP status certificate attached to Kanban University website profile.

Note – The KMP course is the combination of two courses that leads to the Kanban Management Professional (KMP) designation. Upon completion of both KMP1 and KMP2, participants will receive the Kanban Management Professional (KMP) accreditation from Kanban University, a globally-recognised accreditation of achievement.

KMP1 Certificate

Attendees who attend the Kanban Management Professional (KMP) course and go on to pass the KMP I and KMP II certifications assessment will receive:

Kanban System Design (KMP I) certificate;

Kanban Systems Improvement (KMP II) certificate;

Inclusion in the list of Kanban University members

The industry-recognised KMP certifications have true value in the marketplace.  If you attend and complete both the Kanban courses, your name will be posted publicly for colleagues, managers, and potential employers to see.

Kanban Management Professional Course / KMP Course Audience

The KMP course is suitable for anyone who wants to learn about and be successful in using Kanban within their organisation. The Kanban System Design and Systems Improvement courses are for managers and team members who want to initiate a Kanban initiative or improve their current Kanban system. The course is helpful to those new to Kanban and those who have explored Kanban and want to consolidate their Kanban knowledge in a practical setting. Previous attendees of the KMP certification course have been in roles such as:

  • Senior Managers;
  • Program and Project Managers;
  • Product Managers, Product Owners and Business Analysts;
  • Scrum Masters, Team Leads and Change Agents;
  • Product & Software Developers & Testers;
  • Agile Coaches & Practitioners (Scrum, XP, DSDM, AgilePM, etc.);
  • Other roles such as HR and Finance professionals.

Book Kanban Management Professional Courses / KMP Courses

Kanban Management Professional Course / KMP Course FAQs

What is a Kanban Management Professional course?

The Kanban Management Professional course (KMP course) is a four-day Kanban training class, certified by Lean Kanban University. The Kanban Management Professional (KMP) designation is achieved through the completion of the two classes (KMP1 course and KMP2 course). It is for managers, developers, and anyone wanting to learn how to improve the Kanban systems. The KMP course lays the foundations of the Kanban Method… teaching you the principles, practices, and processes.

How do I get KMP certified?

In order to obtain KMP certification, you do NOT need to take an assessment. Those students taking a Kanban University accredited KMP1 and KMP2 courses will become certified KMP eligible to become members of the Kanban University. 

Is the KMP exam difficult?

There is no exam associated with KMP certification.

How much does it cost to become KMP certified?

Each of our Kanban System Design (KMP1 courses) and Kanban Systems Improvement courses (KMP2 courses) courses range from £795 to £995 depending on the format, trainer, location, and other variables. For more information about our KMP courses click here.

Do I need to renew my KMP certification?

No, the Kanban Management Professional (KMP certification) does not require a renewal.

More Kanban University Courses

KMP 1 and 2 Badges

Kanban System Design (KMP1)

The Kanban System Design (KMP1) course helps you learn how to design a Kanban system and initiate change with Kanban. You will learn the basic concepts of flow, pull, and collaborative improvement. Learn more about our KMP1 courses.

Click here to view and book KMP1 courses.

Kanban Systems Improvement (KMP2)

The Kanban Systems Improvement (KMP2) course helps you explore how to maintain momentum beyond initial improvements realized from a successful Kanban implementation. Learn more about our KMP2 courses.

Team Kanban Practitioner (TKP)

Team Kanban Practitioner (TKP)

The TKP course gives an overview of the Kanban Method, its core principles, and the practices for its implementation. It is an ideal introduction to Kanban for team members, managers and others engaged in knowledge work wanting to learn how to be effective within a Kanban team. Learn more about our TKP courses.

Click here to view and book TKP courses.

The Sketchy Guide to Scrum

The Sketchy Guide to Scrum Logo

Edinburgh Agile are very proud to support The Sketchy Guide to Scrum … a treat for any Agilist interested in learning more about Scrum.

Read the guide for free at: The Sketchy Guide to Scrum

Why Train with Edinburgh Agile?

Expert Training

Edinburgh Agile trainers have years of real-life working and teaching experience. Learn from practitioners, not just from theorists.

Best Prices

We offer the most competitive Agile training prices in the UK, Europe, USA and across the globe.

Trusted & Approved

All our trainers are approved/certified by the organisations and bodies they are training for.


Get in Touch


Copyright Edinburgh Agile – All rights reserved.