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Kanban Method

Kanban System Design (KMP I)

Get to know Kanban. In 2 days you will learn how to work quicker and better with Kanban. Visualize the workflow, discover a new way of managing your to-do list and make clear arrangements on how to work together. Includes the Lean Kanban University KMP I certificate.

A workflow with a wow-factor!

Kanban is a way to better organize processes. Kanban prescribes a few steps, such as visualizing the workflow, managing the to-do list (where the amount of Work in Progress is decisive) in a totally new way, and making clear agreements about how to work together as a team. This KMP I training, including Lean Kanban University certificate, provides a good foundation for starting with Kanban or improving your current Kanban.

"Good combination of theory and hands on exercises. We worked out a case that we can use in our daily work." - Scrum Master, KPN

This Kanban (KMP I) training is perfect for

This training starts with an introduction to Kanban, which is why specific prior knowledge is not necessary. The training is perfect for Business Professionals, Managers and Developers. Are you looking for a way to improve your planning and deliver on time? Do you want your team to feel they are 'in control' instead of responding to ad-hoc requests? Then this training is perfect for you (and your team).

What will you learn during the Kanban System Design (KMP I) training?

You will learn how to design a Kanban system and how to communicate this new way of working to others. We discuss what Flow, Push, Pull and Work in Progress mean in a Kanban context. Many teams still work in a 'push' way, but Kanban promotes a 'pull' way of working. Together we gain hands-on experience in visualizing work with a Kanban wall (full of Post-its!), measuring and managing the flow with control cards and flow charts. Because we understand that change is not always easy, we also offer you some change management skills and teach you how to deal with resistance. Last but not least, you will also learn how to multitask and prioritize.


  • What is Kanban: we start with the basics of Kanban.
  • Work in Progress: what does Work in Progress mean within Kanban?
  • From push to pull: how do you go from push to pull?
  • Measuring and managing the workflow: working with control cards and flow charts.
  • Change management: some skills for a better adoption of Kanban.

Kanban Trainers

Your trainer is always an Accredited Kanban Trainer (AKT) with extensive practical experience. We also call our trainers gurus in their field. They are passionate about sharing their knowledge and experiences with you during the training!

KMP I Certification

After successfully completing the training, you will receive a Lean Kanban University KMP I certificate. This is the first step to receiving the full KMP certificate. If you follow the Kanban Management Professional training, you will receive your KMP II certificate and can call yourself a Kanban Management Professional.

Kanban Learning Journey

Kanban is a way of working Agile. If you want, you can first deepen your knowledge of Agile with the Scrum Foundation training or the more specific Team Kanban Practitioner training at Foundation level. Xebia Academy offers both this Kanban System Design (KMP I) and the Kanban Management Professional training at Expert level (KMP II). To become a Lean Kanban University certified Kanban Management Professional, KMP I is recommended, KMP II is required.

Yes, I want to discover Kanban

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with practical information. One week before the training we will ask you about any dietary requirements. If preparation is desired, you will also receive the literature via email. See you then!

What else do I need to know?

  • The Lean Kanban University KMP I certificate is included in the price of the training.
  • Study material and a delicious lunch are also included.
  • T&A is not included in the price.
  • This training is in English or Dutch.
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