Kanban System Design Course / KMP1 Course

Kanban System Design Course / KMP 1 Course Overview

The Kanban Systems Design course (KMP1 course) is a 2 day foundations level Kanban training class for managers, developers, and anyone wanting to learn about the fundamentals of the Kanban Method. The KMP1 course includes the use of a Kanban simulation as well as exercises to design an actual Kanban system.

During a KMP1 course you will learn how to design a Kanban system and initiate change with Kanban. You will learn the basic concepts of flow, pull, and collaborative improvement.

Join our Kanban Systems Design course, with a curriculum based on the work of David J. Anderson, the pioneer of the Kanban Method, and author of the definitive Kanban book, Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for your Technology Business.

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Kanban System Design Course / KMP1 Course Overview

Kanban Management Professional (KMP)


Trainees on the Kanban System Design .

  • Understanding Kanban systems;
  • Experience flow in a Kanban simulation;
  • Learn and use STATIK (Systems Thinking Approach to Introducing Kanban) to design your Kanban system;
  • Visual board design and ticket design.

Kanban System Design Certification (KMP1)

All participants completing the Kanban System Design course will receive KMP1 certification. The KMP1 course has been accredited by David J Anderson (creator of the Kanban Method) and Kanban University. Upon completion of the course, attendees will become accredited members of the Kanban University. You will receive a certificate of completion and a listing in the Kanban University member directory. KMP1 is part 1 of the Kanban Management Professional (KMP) certification. To obtain the Certified Kanban Management Professional certification, you must complete part 2 following completion of part 1.

KMP1 Certificate

Attendees who attend the Professional Scrum Master (PSM) course, and go on to pass the PSM I certification assessment will receive:

Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I) certificate;

Inclusion in the list of Kanban University members

The industry-recognised KMP1 certifications have true value in the marketplace.  If you attend and complete the Kanban Stem Design course, your name will be posted publicly for colleagues, managers, and potential employers to see.

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Kanban System Design Course / KMP1 Course Audience

The KMP1 course is suitable for anyone who wants to learn about, and be successful in using Kanban within their organisation. The Kanban Systems Design course is 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 KMP1 certification course have been in roles such as:

  • Senior Managers, Team Leads, Heads of Departments;
  • Scrum Masters, Project Managers and Programme Managers;
  • Team members such Business Analysts, Developers, and Testers;
  • Product Owners and Product Managers;
  • Agile Coaches, Consultants and Change Agents;
  • People in roles in IT Operations, especially those that follow ITIL.

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Kanban System Design Course / KMP1 Course FAQs

What is a Kanban System Design course?

The Kanban Systems Design course (KMP1 course) is a two day foundation -level Kanban training class, certified by Lean Kanban University. It is for managers, developers, and anyone wanting to learn the fundamentals of the Kanban Method. The KMP1 course lays the foundations of the Kanban Method… teaching you the principles, practices and processes.

How do I get KMP1 certified?

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

Is the KMP1 exam difficult?

There is no exam associated with KMP1 certification.

How much does it cost to become KMP1 certified?

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

Do I need to renew my KMP1 certification?

No, the Kanban System Design (KMP1 certification) does not require a renewal.

More Kanban University Courses

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Kanban Systems Improvement (KMP2)

The Kanban Systems Improvement (KMP2) course concentrates on the complex demands of a multi-teamed organization and explores how to maintain momentum beyond initial improvements realized from a successful Kanban implementation. Learn more about our KMP2 courses.

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Team Kanban Practitioner (TKP)

Team Kanban Practitioner (TKP)

The TKP course gives 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.

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