Kanban System Design (KMPI)

Karen Ruby's picture

Kanban System Design (KMPI) members

Sat, Sep 19, 2020 to Sun, Sep 27, 2020
Training Language:
Training type:
Kanban System Design
Kanban System Design (KMP I) - Learn the core of Kanban practices to design a Kanban system.

About this Event

Kanban Systems Design (KMP I ) is a highly interactive course that lays the foundations of the principles and practices of the Kanban Method. This course has been created by leading Kanban experts including David J. Anderson and has been recently re-designed for online learning.

This course will be using the Okaloa Flowlab online simulation for you to experience the core Kanban practices and principles.

This online course is divided into 4 Sessions that are a mixture of instruction, simulation, interactive exercises, with pragmatic advice that will help you gain practical knowledge that can be taken away and implemented immediately.

Who Should Attend?

Managers and team members who want to start a Kanban initiative or get more out of their current Kanban system.


  • Sat19 September: 09:00 am EST - 1:00 pm EST
  • Sun 20 September: 09:00 am EST - 1:00 pm EST
  • Sat 26 September: 09:00 am EST - 1:00 pm EST
  • Sun 27 September: 09:00 am EST - 1:00 pm EST

(Note: training takes place over 2 consecutive weekends (Sat & Sun). All sessions must be completed to earn course completion.)


  • Kanban principles and practices
  • Understanding Kanban systems using the Okaloa Flowlab online simulation
  • Metrics and charts
  • Learn and use STATIK (Systems Thinking Approach to Introducing Kanban) to design your Kanban system
  • Kanban board and ticket visual design


All experience levels are welcome. Although no previous Kanban training or experience is required, it is beneficial if you have completed the TKP - Team Kanban Practitioner course and/or have read "Kanban" by David J Anderson or "Kanban from the Inside" by Mike Burrows.


Participants will earn a Certificate of Completion of Kanban University Certified Kanban Training and membership listing in Kanban University alumni directory. Completing this course and the Kanban Management Professional II course will receive the Kanban Management Professional (KMP) credential.

Note: Both KMPI and KMPII courses have to be completed to earn the KMP credential.

Additional Information

How to Access the Training

We use Zoom and Miro for our training. You will receive the Zoom link after registration and before the course begins. Please become familiar with Miro before the class.

Cancellation Policy

Refunds are available up to 7 days before the course starts. No refunds after this date. Please note that we require a minimum of 2 students to make this course financially feasible the organizer reserves the right to cancel classes if registrations are insufficient.

About Your Trainer:

Karen Ruby is the first woman in Canada to become a Kanban University Accredited Kanban Trainer (AKT). With this designation, she is able to bring her extensive knowledge, gained over 20 years in the IT Industry, to train and coach students who want to learn and enhance their knowledge about Kanban. Being a Kanban Trainer, Coach, and Practitioner, she brings different perspectives to assess and help individuals, teams and organizations to succeed. Karen is passionate about continuous learning and is enthusiastic about sharing her knowledge and finding ways to leverage technology with the Kanban Method to enable business agility.