Kanban System Design

Kanban System Design (KSD or KMP I)

  • 16 Hours of Live Instructor-Led Online Training
  • Course fee includes certification fee
  • Earn 16 PDUs and 16 SEUs
  • Free download of “Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for your Technology Business” e-book by David J Anderson
  • Hands-on, interactive course led by industry experts
  • Learn through case studies and simulations

Kanban is a simple, yet powerful systems thinking approach that streamlines and improves processes and enhances service delivery agility. This 2-day foundational course will introduce you to the fundamentals of Kanban, and you will get hands-on understanding of designing a Kanban system and initiating change. Learn the concepts of flow, pull and collaborative improvement and identify and address bottlenecks. Understand how to deal with shifting priorities and control work in progress, thereby improving the efficiency of delivery to end users. 

At the end of this course, you will receive a KMP I certificate of course completion from Kanban University (KU) as well as membership of KU. You’ll be able to create a rough prototype of your own Kanban system that you can transfer into your working context.

While there are no prerequisites for this course, we recommend that you have read this book: “Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for your Technology Business” by David J. Anderson

All registered participants can download this e-book for free.

This is a foundational course and is designed for anyone who has an interest in driving performance improvements, regardless of their previous experience.

Previous attendees of this course include (but are not limited to) these roles:

  • Senior Managers
  • Program and Project Managers
  • Product Managers, Product Owners and Business Analysts
  • Scrum Masters, Team Leads and Change Agents
  • Product & Software Developers and Testers
  • Agile Coaches and Practitioners (Scrum, XP, DSDM, Agile PM, etc.)
  • Other roles such as HR and Finance professionals

On completion of this course, you will understand:

  • The foundational principles and practices of Kanban
  • Visualization, pull-based systems, planning and metrics
  • The System Thinking Approach to Kanban implementation
  • Identifying areas for improvement, analyzing and modelling workflows
  • Designing a Kanban system
  • Kanban Board design

Through review of a case study and practical work, this course will give you actionable insights that you can straightaway implement back at your workplace.

Here's what you will get:

  • Here’s what you will get:
  • Interactive 2-day training from an Accredited Kanban Trainer
  • Course eBook
  • A digital copy of the book "Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for your Technology Business" by David J. Anderson.
  • Digital Certificate of Completion of Lean Kanban University
  • KMP I credential certificate, KMP I badge on KU website
  • Membership of Kanban University
  • Profile listing on the Kanban University (KU) alumni page.

On completion of the course, you could apply for Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Education Units (SEUs) as below:

  • 16 PDUs from Project Management Institute (PMI)®
  • 16 SEUs from Scrum Alliance

Day 1:

Meet and Experience Kanban

  • Experiential simulation using Okaloa’s Flowlab for a deeper understanding of Kanban for learners of all backgrounds and experience levels.

Definition of Kanban

  • Foundational Principles (Change Management and Service Delivery)
  • Core Practices
  • The Kanban Values
  • Service orientation

Understanding Kanban

  • Visualization
  • Pull-Based Systems
  • Commitment in Kanban
  • Replenishment and Planning
  • Delivery of Products
  • Kanban Metrics
  • Little’s Law
  • Cumulative Flow Diagrams
  • Flow Efficiency

Day 2:

Introduce Kanban

Review of a case study as well as practical work with examples of the participants in the design of a Kanban system based on the System Thinking Approach to Implementing Kanban:

Implementing Kanban

  • STATIK – Systems Thinking Approach to Implementing Kanban
  • Understanding Sources of Variability
  • Analyzing Demand and Capability
  • Modelling Workflow
  • Designing a Kanban System
  • Work Item Types
  • Classes of Service

Kanban Board Design

  • Designing Kanban Ticket
  • Examples of Visual Kanban Boards

Kanban Simulation

Students will be guided to understand concepts through a simulation of a Kanban System. Through interactive, hands-on sessions, they will develop, refine, and use their own Kanban for decision-making and performance improvements.


Kanban is increasingly in the limelight, as an alternative path to Agility for Scrum teams that are finding it hard to maintain a sustainable pace in volatile situations. This course will give you actionable insights and a roadmap to start Kanban as a best practice in your own organization, or to streamline and improve an existing Kanban system. The certificate will add value to your resume, and show prospective employers that you have the knowledge and tools to improve work productivity using Kanban.
Completion of the 2-day training will give you the KMP I certificate from Kanban University. There is no certification exam for this course. You will also get membership of Kanban University, and your profile listing on the Kanban University (KU) alumni page.
The KMP I certificate is valid for a lifetime.

>The registration fee includes the training fee, the study material provided, and the KMP I certificate on course completion.

Besides this, all registered participants can download the "Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for your Technology Business" e-book by David J Anderson for free. This is suggested as a prerequisite before undertaking the course, so that you can grasp the concepts quickly.

You can earn up to 16 PDUs and 16 SEUs by attending the 2-day KMP I training program.

The Project Management Institute issues the Professional Development Units (PDUs) and the Scrum Alliance issues the Scrum Educational Units (SEUs) to the candidate after the completion of any certification course. They are given to recognize the participation of the professional and to authenticate the knowledge of the principles and practices taught. To hold your certification from the Scrum Alliance, you should earn a particular number of SEUs every two years. Similarly, to hold your certification from PMI, you should earn a particular number of PDUs every three years.

PDUs and SEUs recognize your dedication to the global Project Management/Agile and Scrum community. They are required for recertification and to maintain your PMI or Scrum Alliance credential in good standing. You can learn more about PDUs here and about SEUs here.
You can get more course details at this link or write to us at info@cyberbahntas.com. You can also chat with our counsellors on the Live Chat on this website, and get your queries answered in real time.
After completing the Kanban System Design (KMP I) course, you can go on to undertake the Kanban Systems Improvement (KMP II) course. Once you have both certifications, you will achieve the Kanban Management Professional (KMP) designation with Kanban University.

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