KMP II: Kanban Management Professional

Duration: 2 days
Prerequisites: Successful completion of an Introductory or Foundation I level class (such as KMP I: Kanban Systems Design) or demonstrated knowledge and training in the STATIK method

Outcome: Kanban Management Professional (KMP) Certification

The KMP II: Kanban Management Professional training class is certified by Lean Kanban University. Successful completion of the KMP II class will result in certification as a Kanban Management Professional.

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KMP II: Kanban Management Professional — Overview

KMP II systematically builds upon the foundations established in KMP I or your existing Kanban knowledge. By focusing on the complex demands of a multi-teamed organization, KMP II explores how to keep momentum beyond initial improvements realized from a successful Kanban implementation. KMP II addresses the need to ensure that better products and services lead to higher customer satisfaction and business performance. This course provides the essential tools to those wanting to grow a learning organization and leverage your organization’s many services which connect and interact.

Why Kanban?

  • Looking for a more flexible agile methodology?
  • Seeking agility without disrupting your current workflow?
  • Tired of trying to artificially divide your services work into Sprints?

If you answered “Yes” to any one of these questions, the Kanban method may be right for your Team or organization.

Through the Kanban Method, you’ll learn how to leverage the tools, collaboration mechanisms and actionable metrics to harness the full potential of your Team(s). Understand the evolutionary and interactive approach to discovering greater customer satisfaction, and further your Team or organization on its way to greater agility.

What You’ll Learn

  • Practice Kanban as a robust blueprint for real-world change management scenarios
  • Compile Kanban strategies to sustain and scale evolutionary improvements in your organization
  • Learn practical approaches to apply Kanban to projects in your organization
  • Incorporate known empirical methods to gain traction with viable improvements
  • Enabled by Kanban cadences, apply a tactical approach to organizational feedback loops in common areas, including:
    • Operations Review
    • Service Delivery Review
    • Risk Review
  • Gain hands-on learning with an enterprise-level Kanban case study

What You Get

  • Full attendance and participation in the course will result in becoming a Certified Kanban Management Professional from Lean Kanban University, the world’s first and foremost certifying body for Kanban training. No Exam Required.
  • Lean Kanban University Membership – Upon successful completion of your KMP II class, you’ll receive a lifetime membership to Lean Kanban University and a listing in the LKU Alumni Directory.
  • FREE book Kanban by David J. Anderson – As a KMP I participant, you’ll receive a free digital copy of the book Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for Your Technology Business by David J. Anderson, who is credited with the first implementation of a kanban process for software development, in 2005.
  • A fun and memorable learning experience – This KMP II course is not your usual classroom training. Instructor Marcelo Lopez, Jr. uses cutting edge adult learning practices, which not only make the class enjoyable, but are proven to increase retention and understanding.

KMP II: Kanban Management Professional — Agenda

Kanban Management KMP class photo

Day 1:

  • Review and explore the motivations for the Kanban method
  • Examine and recognize emotional objections to WIP limit introduction
  • Assess and interpret the Kanban value system, commitment and replenishment
  • Investigate Kanban at scale, understanding the organization as a network of services
  • Introducing an enterprise-level Kanban case study

Day 2:

  • Identify an evolutionary approach to change management
  • Investigate Fitness for purpose, KPIs, and metrics
  • Implement organizational feedback loops with Kanban cadences
  • Further analyze an enterprise-level Kanban case study

Who Should Attend?

The ideal participants of this class are those seeking to gain a deeper understanding of the benefits of applying Kanban to their existing workflows. This course serves those who take responsibility for establishing, managing and/or improving delivery of products and services to customers of professional service businesses.

  • Developers
  • Engineers
  • Project Managers
  • Testers
  • Stakeholders
  • Business Analysts
  • CXOs
  • Sponsors
  • QA Team Members
  • Subject Matter Experts
  • Process Improvement Coaches

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