Kanban Management Professional® (KMP II) - Toronto

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Kanban Management Professional® (KMP II) - Toronto members

Tue, Nov 06, 2018 to Wed, Nov 07, 2018
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Kanban Systems Improvement (KMP II)

This 2-day course focuses on the rollout and daily operation of a Kanban system. You will consider what type of Kanban initiative is most appropriate for your organization and how to manage and evolve it over time without trauma.

Learn how to improve agility with asymmetrical commitment and cadences. Also covered in this course: recommended meetings, handling metrics, and setting policy.

This course is the second of two courses towards the Kanban Management Professional (KMP) credential. By completing both KMP I and KMP II, participants can achieve the KMP credential with the Lean Kanban University®.


Free eBook Download

'Essential Kanban Condensed' by David J Anderson and Andy Carmichael,


Pre-requisite for this training

Recommended reading from LKU


Event Registration

LKU Badge

  • 14 PDUs | 14 SEUs
  • Lean Kanban University® (LKU) certificate
  • Profile listing on the LKU alumni page
  • 2 free books, newsletter subscription, and more
  • Registered Education Provider with LKU and PMI

Download your copy of the pre-reading book by David J. Anderson:

Essential Kanban Condensed

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Who should attend?

  • Those who have experience applying the Kanban method in their organizations and who desire to keep momentum beyond the initial improvements realized from the Kanban system introduction;
  • Those who need to ensure that better products and services lead to higher customer satisfaction and business performance and
  • Those who want to grow a learning organization, where many such services connect and interact.


    Learning Outcomes

    Participants will learn deeper Kanban practices to sustain evolutionary improvements, how to get to pull at enterprise scale and how to implement Kanban Cadences for improved organizational feedback loop mechanisms.



  • Motivation for the Kanban method
  • Emotional objections to WIP limit introduction
  • Enterprise-level Kanban case study
  • Kanban value system
  • Commitment and replenishment in-depth
  • Kanban at scale: understanding the organization as a network of services
  • Implementing organizational feedback loops with Kanban Cadences such as Replenishment Meetings, Service Delivery Reviews, Operational Reviews and Risk Reviews
  • Managing sources of delay, dependencies and variability
  • Models for improvement
  • Evolutionary approach to change management


    The course is structured around interactive exercises, discussions and simulations.



Attendees are expected to have read "Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for Your Technology Business" by David J Anderson, or "Kanban from the Inside" by Mike Burrows.

Attendees are also expected to have read the eBook 'Essential Kanban Condensed' by David J Anderson and Andy Carmichael, which is free and publicly available on the LKU website.

Prior attendance at a Team Kanban Practitioner 1-day course is recommended but not required.


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



    Additional Benefits


​​​Kanban by David J. AndersonKanban from the Inside by Mike BurrowsAll attendees receive a free electronic copy of either Kanban by David J. Anderson or Kanban from the Inside by Mike Burrows. In addition, you will receive a physical copy of another book of your choice from our list of recommended reading. You'll choose a book after successfully completing the course.