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Applying Professional Kanban


Kanban is fast becoming the modern way to manage an organization’s delivery of customer value. In today’s always-on environment, you need a clear set of practices that don’t get in the way of your ability to continuously deliver but that provides enough structure to keep everyone aligned and focused. This two-day course will give you an in-depth introduction to improving your team’s effectiveness by applying Kanban flow principles. 

In this class,  you will learn the basic principles of flow and how to use them to make your team process more efficient, predictable, and effective.  With an emphasis on the practical application of concepts, this course includes many hands-on exercises that will lead you through the steps of setting up and operating a Kanban system for continuous value delivery and improvement.

Learning Outcomes

After attending the course, learners will be able to:

  • Explain the basic principles of flow
  • Describe the value of WiP limits
  • Create a visual board to manage your work
  • Capture and interpret key flow metrics and analytics to find improvement opportunities
  • Explain why flow should be focused on value delivery
  • Define, build, operate, and continuously improve a Kanban system

Who Should Attend

The Applied Professional Kanban course is for anyone who wants to improve their ability to deliver value and be more effective. Typical attendee roles include business analysts, team members, team leads, agile coaches, Scrum Masters, Product Owners, project managers and product managers.


  • Kanban theory, strategy, and practices
  • Applying Kanban practices
  • Workflow design and visualization
  • How to improve a Kanban system
  • How to get started

Certification Opportunity

After taking the course, you will have an opportunity to validate that you understand core Kanban topics. We will invite you to take an online assessment that evaluates your understanding and provides you with guidance on areas to improve. Those who pass the assessment will receive the industry-recognized PK I Certification to demonstrate their fundamental level of Kanban practitioner knowledge.

Course Brochure

A great way to socialize this course with your peers, co-workers, and managers when exploring different opportunities for professional development and training. A concise overview on the course objectives, topics, and our validated learning approach – this brochure can easily help you explain the return on investment and positive impact that having an APK course under your belt will bring to both you and your organization! Click HERE to download.


To ensure a solid level of participation and shared learning, this course is subject to rescheduling based on minimum attendance. The instructor will notify the student at least five (5) days before class in the event of a rescheduling or cancelation. Attendees will be given the option to move to a future class or receive a full refund. Refunds for any other reason will be at instructor’s discretion. Please reach out with any questions via email at

Available Courses

May 16, 2024

Jim Sparks

Live Virtual Course

3 days | 8:30a - 1:30p EST

The Applied Professional Kanban course is for anyone who wants to improve their ability to deliver.