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Certified Kanban Systems Improvement (KSI)

NextUp’s two-day Kanban Systems Improvement (KSI) training explores how to maintain and maximize the momentum from successful Kanban implementation within a multi-teamed organization.

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This class builds upon the foundation established in Kanban System Design (KSD) training or your own existing Kanban knowledge. Students will consider what type of Kanban is most appropriate for their organization and how to effectively manage and evolve it over time. Students will also understand the Kanban Maturity Model, practical improvement techniques, and learn how to improve Agility with regular meeting and feedback cadences.


Upon completion of the class, students will receive a certificate of completion. In order to receive the Kanban Management Professional (KMP) credential, students must also complete the first course in the Kanban University foundations track: Kanban System Design (KSD).

Who Should Attend

This class is great for leadership, marketing, research and development, product development, and support teams, as well as anybody interested in increasing throughput and decreasing lead time. Prior experience applying the Kanban method is recommended. Previous attendance at a Kanban System Design (KSD) class is preferred but not required.

What’s In the KSI Training You:

A certificate of completion from Kanban University.

Attract more recruiters and command a higher rate of pay.

Claim 16 Scrum Alliance Scrum Education Units (SEUs).

Claim 14 Project Management Institute (PMI) Professional Development Units (PDUs).

What You Will Learn:

This course gives students the skills necessary for rollout and daily operation of a Kanban system. Topics include:

  • Managing evolutionary change
  • Dealing with resistance to change
  • Feedback loops and continuous learning
  • Introduction to the Kanban Maturity Model
  • Implementing and scaling out Kanban
  • Balancing demand and capability
  • Optimizing flow and predictability

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Also Included in the KSI Course:

A free digital copy of “Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for your Technology Business” by David Anderson

Kanban University membership and listing in the KU alumni directory

Digital copies of all class materials and templates

Dedicated customer support and scheduling flexibility

Access to NextUp’s original content like blogs and webinars as well as trainer office hours

The Kanban Management Professional Learning Journey: