Kanban Management Professional (KMP II)

Kanban Management Professional (KMP II)
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Gain the knowledge necessary for roll-out and daily operation of a Kanban system. Learn how to manage and evolve it over time.

This class focuses on the roll-out and daily operation of a Kanban system. It shows how to manage and evolve a Kanban initiative over time without trauma. Learn how to improve agility with asymmetrical commitment and cadences. The class also covers recommended meetings, handling metrics, and setting policy.

Implement continuous improvement for sustainable customer satisfaction.


At the end of this course students will be able to:

  • Improve a Kanban System.
  • Implement feedback loops.
  • Understand the principles of scaling Kanban across the enterprise to connect interdependent services.
  • Deal with resistance to WIP limits.
  • Understand asymmetrical commitment.
  • Roll out phases for a Kanban initiative.
  • Develop a service orientation.
  • Manage evolutionary change.

Student Profile

People who are currently using a Kanban system, have prior experience with Kanban, or are currently in the KMP training series.


Attendees are expected to have read “Kanban” by David J Anderson or “Kanban from the Inside” by Mike Burrows. Prior attendance in the Kanban System Design or other LKU Foundations-level class is preferred.

Course Materials

Each student will receive a copy of the official course documentation.


Engaging and interactive face-to-face course. The instructor introduces content using the demonstrative method; the participants learn new concepts through exercises and real application practices.


Attendance certificate will be issued only to students with an attendance of more than 75%, and diploma will be issued to students who pass the evaluation test.


This training is certified by Lean Kanban University. It is Step 2 in earning the Kanban Management Professional (KMP) certificate.

For attending this course, students are awarded 14 PDUs from the Project Management Institute.

Course Outline

  1. Introduction
  2. Motivation for the Kanban Method
  3. Evolving from Proto-Kanbans
  4. Understanding Kanban Systems and Commitment Types
  5. Scaling Kanban for an Enterprise at the Portfolio Level
  6. Emerging Kanban Roles
  7. Commitment & Replenishment
  8. Kanban Method Cadences
  9. Advanced Metrics
  10. Economic Costs
  11. Evolutionary Change

Public Classes

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Course Details


LKU 300


2 days

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