Kanban Essentials Professional Certificate (KEPC)


Kanban is a technique used to give work instructions to customers through cards. This cards are made as per each customer requirement with the goal of controlling the progress and be able to have a product or service of good quality.

Kanban helps particularly to coordinate the production of products and services. It also helps to adapt to different variations of the production of products and services to identify areas of improvement.

Learning Objectives

  • Lean manufacturing.
  • Lean principles.
  • Agile.
  • JIT.
  • Kaizen.
  • Lean Thinking.
  • Scrum.
  • Waterfall vs agile.
  • Kanban (development).
  • Bad reasons to choose Kanban.
  • History of Kanban.
  • Kanban.
  • Kanban’s 5 Core Properties.
  • Theory of Constraints.
  • Value-Network Mapping (Value Stream Mapping).

Kanban – Implementation

  • Work Item Types.
  • Card Walls.
  • Pull and Push.
  • Workflow.
  • WIP Limits (Limit work in progress).
  • Queues and Buffers.
  • Cadences.
  • Bottlenecks.
  • Issues and Blocked Items.
  • Metrics Overview.
  • Tracking Work-in-Process.
  • Cumulative Flow Diagram.
  • Lead Time.
  • Trends.
  • Throughput.

Target Audience

  • This certification is appropriate for anyone who is interested in becoming a Kanban professional.


  • There are no formal prerequisites for this certification.


  • Course Type: Fundamentals.
  • Certification Code: KEPC.
  • Duration: 16 hours.

Certification Exam

  • Format: Multiple choice.
  • Questions:  40.
  • Language: English/Spanish.
  • Pass Score:  24/40  or  60%.
  • Duration: 60 minutes Maximum.
  • Open book: No.
  • Delivery: This examination is available in Online or Paper based format.
  • Supervised: it will be at the discretion of the Partner.