Kanban University Credentials

Our training is certified by the Kanban University who’s credentials are recognized worldwide. The training listed below shows the related credentials we provide training for, from foundation to advanced.

Each training class targets a recognized Kanban Maturity Level, improving organizational maturity and business outcomes. These are shown on the right as an indicator of the level of training most suitable for the maturity of an organization as identified using the Kanban Maturity Model.

Our certified training has been developed by David J Anderson who is the source of this knowledge. Who better to be trained by than the pioneer of the Kanban Method and Kanban Maturity Model.  Below is a short explanation of the training and the credentials that go with our training. 

FOUNDATION

TEAM KANBAN PRACTITIONER, ‘TKP’

Getting work organized; Improving visibility, communication, and collaboration. As a TKP you would have learned the core concepts of the Kanban Method and how to be effective within a Kanban team. Contact for more information.

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TARGETS

KANBAN MATURITY LEVEL 1
For “Team Engagement”

KANBAN SYSTEM DESIGN, ‘KSD’

This training class is the foundation training for the KMP credential and is is ideal for managers, developers, and anyone wanting to learn the fundamentals of the Kanban Method. The class includes the use of a Kanban simulation as well as exercises to design an actual Kanban system. With the KDI or KSI training, earn the KMP credential. (4-day online training) More Info and dates 

KANBAN MATURITY LEVEL 2

For “Smooth Flow”

 

KANBAN DESIGN & INNOVATION, ‘KDI’

This training extends the skills of those who’ve already taken the Kanban System Design class and want to obtain the Kanban Management Professional (KMP) credential. Together with the KSD it provides extensive coverage of current Kanban management techniques with a focus on upstream Kanban. More Info and dates 

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KANBAN MATURITY LEVEL 3

For “Maximize Value: Delivery the right thing, at the right time”

KANBAN SYSTEMS IMPROVEMENT, ‘KSI’

Foundational understanding to be able to resort to first principles to evolve solutions. Focuses more on downstream management. 

Managing with Kanban day to day; Feedback loops; Operating at scale; Effective metrics. 

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KANBAN MATURITY LEVEL 3

For “Trusted Predictable Delivery”

STRATEGIC

CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE PROFESSIONAL, ‘CXP’

Based on the book “Fit-for-Purpose’ by David J Anderson this training course is for executives and decision-makers who set strategy and choose the portfolio of products and services offered.

Certifying as a CXP with Kanban University (Customer Experience Professional) you will know how to use the Fit-for-Purpose Framework to drive strategic marketing, segmenting a market by customer purpose. How to drive evolutionary improvement in products and services by aligning metrics to criteria customers use to select products and services and decide whether or not they are happy with them. CXPs know how to use the F4P Card customer experience survey method, and how to interpret Fitness Box Scores with actionable advice and guidance on marketing focus and product improvement  More Info and dates

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KANBAN MATURITY LEVEL 4

For sustainable economics, balanced business outcomes

ADVANCED

KANBAN MATURITY MODEL, ‘KMM’

The KCP credential certifies that you can use the the Kanban Maturity Model to lead Kanban initiatives and can lead an organisation to Kanban maturity level 4. The KMM provides a proven road-map of guidance on recommended practices to strategically meet improvement goals. More info and dates

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KANBAN MATURITY LEVEL 4
For sustainable economics, balanced business outcomes

KANBAN COACHING PRACTICES, ‘KCP’

Coaching skills to support the Kanban Maturity Model. This training extends the coaching skills of those who have already taken the Kanban Maturity Model class and want to obtain the Kanban Coaching Professional (KCP) credential. Together they provide the full playbook of current Kanban coaching techniques. More info and dates

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KANBAN MATURITY LEVEL 4

For sustainable economics, balanced business outcomes

CHANGE LEADERSHIP MASTERCLASS, ‘Masterclass’

Improvement requires change. Our Masterclass training is ideal for anyone tasked with leading change initiatives. This course provides the tools for understanding and dealing with resistance, to effectively implement change. Attendees have seen more buy-in and greater success with their change initiatives after having taken the training. Learn the techniques and mindset to extend your leadership skills.

This training is also a requirement for the AKC (Accredited Kanban Consultant) which is the highest credential from Kanban University. It demonstrates you are capable of successfully leading large scale change initiatives that produce industry-leading results. More Info and dates

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KANBAN MATURITY LEVEL 5
For market-leading performance

ENTERPRISE SERVICES PLANNING, ‘ESP’

Enterprise strategy, planning and risk management in an uncertain world. Aligning strategy with our market and capability; Fitness Criteria; Modern KPIs; Anti-Fragility. Delivery of strategic goals depends on fast coordination across your enterprise. Combining visibility, focus, and data-driven decisions, Enterprise Services Planning is a complete management system that takes business agility to another level. Contact for more information

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KANBAN MATURITY LEVEL 5

For market-leading performance