Certified Kanban Management Professional (KMP II)

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Certified Kanban Management Professional (KMP II) members

Tue, Jun 25, 2019 to Wed, Jun 26, 2019
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Kanban Systems Improvement

Certified Kanban Management Professional (KMP II)

Perfect the day-to-day management of your Kanban system

The Kanban Method provides pragmatic, actionable, evidence-based guidance for successful evolutionary change. It starts with what you do now and respects current roles, responsibilities and job titles, and encourages acts of leadership at all levels. This class builds upon the foundations established in KMP I or your existing Kanban knowledge.

Kanban Management Professional (KMP II) 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.

In this class, you will explore 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 effectively manage and evolve it over time. Learn how to improve agility with asymmetrical commitment and regular cadences for meetings and feedback. The class also covers metrics and effective policies.

This course also allows the students to claim 14 Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs) which can be applied to Project Management Professional (PMP)® and PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® certifications. PMI, PMP, and PMI-ACP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Who Should Attend

This class is great for teams such as:

  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Research and development
  • Product development
  • Support

Previous attendance at a KMP I: Kanban System Design or other Lean Kanban University Foundations-level class is preferred but not required if you are not seeking the KMP credential.


Attendees are expected to read Kanban by David J. Anderson or Kanban From the Inside by Mike Burrows prior to the start of class. Attendees will be provided access to Anderson’s Kanban eBook upon registration.

In order to receive the Kanban Management Professional (KMP) designation, students must have previously completed Kanban System Design (KMP I)

What’s in it for You

  • A digital copy of Kanban by David J. Anderson
  • Certificate of completion from Lean Kanban University
  • Lean Kanban University membership and a listing in the LKU Alumni Directory
  • Access to special invitations, discounts, and content available only to LKU members
  • Kanban Management Professional (KMP) designation, upon completion of both KMP I and KMP II.

Kanban Management Professional (KMP)

In order to obtain your Kanban Management Professional (KMP) designation, students must complete Kanban System Design (KMP I) and Kanban Management Professional (KMP II).

In addition to the above benefits, those who are awarded the KMP designation will also receive:

  • 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

Course Outline

  • Building an Information Flow: the 7 Cadences
  • Dealing with resistance to WIP limits
  • Understanding asymmetrical commitment
  • Rollout phases for a Kanban initiative
  • Developing a service orientation
  • Kanban Values: a different approach to introducing Kanban
  • Scrumban case study
  • Managing evolutionary change

About Your Trainer

Mark Grove is an Agile coach and Management Consultant with Excella and an ICAgile Authorized Trainer and Lean Kanban University Accredited Kanban Trainer (AKT). He coaches individuals and teams to continuously deliver value to the customer by embracing an Agile mindset while maximizing business performance and team potential. He provides coaching and facilitation expertise on a variety of Agile topics as well as creates and delivers training on a broad range of Agile subjects. Mark holds a Master’s degree in Information Systems and multiple Agile certifications from various certifying organizations.

Class Logistics

Your registration fee includes:

  • Certification fees
  • Training manual and supplies
  • Breakfast, lunch and afternoon snacks
  • Validated parking

The class will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Arlington Tech eXchange (ATX) at 2300 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 610, Arlington, Virginia (located two blocks from the Court House metro station on the Orange and Silver lines).

Cancellation Policy

Students submitting cancellation requests 10 business days or more prior to the start of the course are entitled to a full refund. Students submitting cancellation requests less than 10 business days prior to the start of the course will be offered a credit toward a future Excella course of equivalent value, or a refund less a processing fee of $100. Should the organizer cancel the course for any reason, each registered student will be issued a full refund.