Do you fancy yourself as a team player?
Then you might enjoy picking up the IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional certification.

This valuable Kanban certification will help you launch your agile career and will enable you to demonstrate your skills and knowledge of general Kanban principles.


The IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional is a very good certification for members of agile teams, where optimal flow and signaling systems are common.

You will learn to work in an agile team under the guidance of a Certified Kanban Coach®.






IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional

Kanban for Team Member: The IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional

  • Benefits for your personal development Learn the Kanban 101 to better adapt to a changing business environment with this team-level certification. Demonstrate to employers your level of professionalism in Kanban.
  • Get the official training material included Save $50 USD and get the official training material included in your training. Our training book can also be bought separately on Amazon.com without booking our training.
  • The original IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional This course will lead to the protected professional title IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional that is internationally recognized by major corporations and can only be awarded by IBQMI®.

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Syllabus of IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional

IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional

What will I learn?

This certification is right for employees and professionals working in agile teams. If you want to learn how to improve agility with asymmetrical commitment and cadence, this is your Kanban 101. You will have an idea of how to manage and evolve Kanban over time and you will learn how to apply Kanban in manufacturing industries and the service sector. The IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional will learn to work under the guidance of the Certified Kanban Coach®.

What is my qualification level after passing the final exam?

With this certification, you can work as a professional in agile teams who decide to apply Kanban as their primary method.

The topics of the official training material for this certification are as follows:

  1. Kanban 101
  2. Origin and history
  3. The four principles of Kanban
  4. Implementing Kanban
  5. Push vs. Pull systems
  6. Kanban Board vs. card walls
  7. Kanban Cards
  8. WIP limits
  1. Tracking work
  2. Cycle Time
  3. Lead Time
  4. Total Work in Process (WIP)
  5. Visualisation
  6. Cumulative Flow Diagrams
  7. Continuous improvement
  8. Kaizen Culture
 

Summary of the IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional Certification

certificate for IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional
Each certificate includes:
- The name of the qualified expert
- The protected qualification title of which you are allowed lifelong use
- A certification number that verifies the authenticity for your employer
- The signatures of the Board of Directors

The exceptional advantages of our certifications:
- No Hidden Fees! We do not charge membership fees
- You will be listed as a validated expert in our competence center
- Our certificates are valid a life long
- Free training material included with all certifications
- You do not need to renew your certificate


PDU credits - www.pmi.org
You may receive PDU credits by enrolling to an IBQMI® certification course. You have to apply for your own credits through the PMI CCRS (Continuous Certification Requirement System). The Project Management Institute® provides an online PDU reporting site, click here to be taken to the site.
Please select "activities offered by third-party vendors". IBQMI® is not a REP training provider. After you log into the PMI.org website in the Report PDUs subsection choose “Course or Training” as your PDU Category.

For more information about how to Submit PDUs for Courses & Training, visit
https://www.pmi.org
Scrum Education Units (SEUs) - www.scrumalliance.org
You may receive SEUs by enrolling to an IBQMI® certification course. An SEU® is a credit earned by a Scrum professional for having completed an educational training or learning opportunity that meets a defined set of learning objectives.

You can find all details about Scrum Education Units at the Scrum Alliance website, as well as instructions for registering and tracking your SEUs.

What is the scope and responsibility of this job title?

As an IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional, you are able to leverage Kanban principles by matching the amount of work in progress (WIP) to the team’s capacity. You take care that you and your team colleagues have a faster output and transparency throughout the development cycle. Another major responsibility is to seek continuous improvement of the current agile process within the agile Kanban team. The IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional is a proven agile team member who promotes a clear understanding of the theory and methods behind the production framework.

What is included in this certification?

This online course includes all you need for the exam. We will condition you for the IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional training. The official training material as an eBook is included in this certification (you save $50 USD) and consists of a set of principles and business processes aimed at eliminating wasteful expenditure of resources and improving efficiency. This book can also be bought on Amazon.com separately without the training. Our certification welcomes developers, managers, Scrum masters, and business coaches, and embraces a new way to deliver value using Kanban and establishing a Kaizen culture in an organization. The training includes a deep dive into Kanban history, and you will learn everything about the key components of Kanban—the WIP limits, Kanban cards, and Kanban walls. You will be able to understand the Kaizen culture and the methods of visual control for the work in your organization. Without prescribing a specific set of roles or process steps, we start with the existing process in your organization, applying the knowledge of our set of agile principles empirically.

After passing the final exam, this course will lead to the protected professional title:

IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional

(This protected job title can only be awarded by IBQMI®, which is the only institution authorized to certify you as an IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional)

Why should I enroll in this certification?

This certification offers you a unique opportunity and advantage in the job market. Our 100% online IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional course includes all the tools, techniques, and concepts essential for the IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional exam. The training material is a set of principles and business processes aimed at eliminating wasteful expenditure of resources and improving efficiency in agile development and management.

According to the International Data Corporation, 63% of hiring managers believe certified individuals are more productive than their non-certified counterparts.

The IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional is a well-researched certification developed for people who would like to master the tools and techniques of Kanban principles and demonstrate proven knowledge and expertise. The course has been designed so that it is easily understood by beginners and people new to Kanban principles. This certification is highly recognized by major corporations and experts in Kanban implementation for production and software development. All our certifications can be validated online and are listed in our competence center.

FAQ (Frequently asked questions)

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IBQMI® offers an array of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers in response to inquiries on our certifications and programs affecting the assessments. Bookmark this page for future reference and watch for updates. If you do not find an answer, feel free to use the web form to contact IBQMI®.

Are there prerequisites?

No, the IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional training course includes all training material needed to pass the test. The price includes the material, the exam, and lifelong public listing in our competence center.

How long is the training course?

The IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional certification is self-paced. The time to complete and pass the test will vary with every individual. It may take several days or weeks of study before you feel comfortable to take the final test. You may take the final exam as soon as you're ready. You have six months from the date of purchase to complete the course.

How in-depth is the training?

The IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional course provides a high-level certification. This professional development course was designed to teach someone with basic knowledge of Kanban and agile methodology the skills needed to function as a IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional within your organization. Many executive jobs today require that their employees have at least a basic understanding of agile processes like Kanban.

How do I learn more about Kanban and prepare for the IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional assessment?

The IBQMI® IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional training material is the first place to start learning about Kanban and an important resource for studying to pass the various assessments available for purchase at www.ibqmi.org. However, reading the training material alone is not enough for someone to pass the assessment. Questions often ask test-takers to interpret information and apply it to challenging situations, so knowledge gained from personal experience and other sources is typically needed. The IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional training material is freely available to all students who enroll in the training. This book is also available for non-students at Amazon.com for $50 USD. You should familiarize yourself with the terms and concepts found in the training material.

Do I need to purchase books or other training material?

No, all training material is included in your purchase. Our training material provides the coursework to study and pass the test. Sometimes we may recommend a book so that you can further study a subject, but they are not required.

Is the IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional test difficult?

The IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional is a team-level certification. The student musst learn how to adapt to a changing business environment with a basic understanding of the Kanban principles.

How many questions does the IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional test have?

The final test of IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional has 30 questions.

What is the passing grade, and how much time do I have?

The final test of the IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional has a passing grade of 65%. You will have a timeframe of 45 minutes, so you will not be able to look up answers to questions while taking the test.

What are the next steps after I pass the test?

When you have passed the test, your certificate will be created immediately for download. The certificate will be registered automatically in our competence center, and you will have the privilege of using the title IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional in your CV for a lifetime.

Can I see the answers to the questions after completing my test?

No, it is not possible to provide answers for the tests of our certifications. The answers to the questions are not displayed. This policy maintains the secrecy of our question bank.

What is the structure of the IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional test?

All exam questions are multiple choice questions with one or more correct answers and true/false. We do not penalize wrong answers. All questions carry equal weight in scoring. You can go back and answer unanswered questions.
At the end of the assessment, we provide feedback on how well you scored on overall, so you can better prepare your studies for next time. We encourage you to navigate to and review the training material on our website. You may then further improve your skills that need strengthening.

What happens if I don't pass my certification test on the first try?

If you do not pass the exam, you can order another attempt.

I am convinced and want to get certified now. Which steps do I have to take to become a IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional?

The first step is to register and create an account. This is free of charge. After you create an account, you should login and start the enrollment. You will be asked for the payment. After the payment process is done, you will be redirected to your activated enrollment.
You now have six months to study the training materials. You can start the test whenever you feel ready. If you are an experienced Kanban coach, you should be able to pass the test by just skimming over the training material. If you are new to Kanban or feel you could use some additional training, we recommend reviewing the training material first before taking the test.

What does the price includes?

  • The final examination
  • Free training material (Amazon price is $50 USD)
  • Unlimited downloads of your stored certificate
  • Lifelong registration as an expert in our competence center
  • Automated validation of your achievement for your employer

What does the certificate include?

The IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional certificate includes:

  • Your name as a qualified expert
  • The protected qualification title of which you are allowed lifelong use
  • A certification number that verifies the authenticity for your employer
  • The signatures of the Board of Directors

Can I get the IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional through another company?

No, the International Business and Quality Management Institute LLC holds the property rights for this certification and is the only institute worldwide that is authorized to certify you as a IBQMI® Approved Kanban Professional.

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