Course Overview

Agile ways of working can improve alignment, streamline processes and boost productivity. And they can relieve the pain and suffering many teams feel. Kanban is a popular agile approach that is simple yet powerful. The Kanban Application and Mastery course will help you to get started quickly with Kanban and then grow your Kanban skills.


Course Curriculum

Module 1: What is Kanban and Why is it Used?

In Module 1, we will provide more details on where Kanban originated and why it has become so popular.

Module 2: Getting Started with Kanban

In Module 2, we will look at a detailed, 10-step approach to get started with Kanban. Don’t let that intimidate you – we will also provide a quickstart approach that will have you up and running in hours.

Module 3: WIP Limits, Blocked Items and Lanes of Service

In Module 3, we will look at some specific situations that people often have questions about. This includes how to apply work in progress or WIP limits, how to handle items that are blocked, and how to deal with different lanes of service.

Module 4: Kanban Metrics and Measures

In Module 4, we are featuring an interview with one of my colleagues, Tom Cagley. Tom will cut through the confusion on Kanban metrics and discuss the 3 key metrics that he thinks all Kanban teams should be using.

Module 5: Using Kanban with Trello

In Module 5, we will look at a specific tool that many people use for Kanban. The tool is called Trello. We provide a quickstart guide and share some popular add on tools that provide additional functionality

Module 6: Using Scrum with Kanban

You probably already knew this but many people like to mix Kanban with Scrum. Scrum is a separate agile framework from Kanban and many people find that the two approaches compliment each other. In Module 6, we provide more details on what is Scrum and then describe how to use the two together.

Module 7: Care, Feeding and Continuous Improvement in Kanban

Finally, in Module 7, we are going to look at ways to keep your Kanban approach vibrant and relevant. Without some care and feeding, we have found that many times Kanban initiatives can fall into neglect. We will close with 6 action steps that you can take to make sure your approach remains useful and engaging to others.


Agile Expert, Author and Trainer

Anthony Mersino

Anthony Mersino is an Agile Coach and Trainer who has deep experience in Agile frameworks, as well as large-scale IT project and program management. Anthony has trained hundreds of people and coached dozens of Fortune 500 organizations through their Agile Transformation including Bank of America, Northern Trust, and Deloitte Tax. Anthony Mersino is the author of Agile Project Management, and Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers; the People Skills You Need to Succeed. Anthony has an MBA and holds the PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, CSP, CAL1, PAL, PSM, PSPO, CDA, and DALSM certifications.

What Our Participants Say


Agile Consultant

"I enjoyed the Kanban Application & Mastery course as it provided an understanding of the fundamentals of Kanban with some good work-based examples. The videos were not too lengthy and the module questions helped to check understanding. A great course for anyone new to Kanban and wanting to learn what it's all about. Many thanks to Anthony and the team."


Program Manager, Web Services

"Just wrapped up the online Kanban course taught by Anthony Mersino and Thomas Cagley . It was a great course, and I learned a lot of the background, basics and beyond with Kanban. Looking forward to transforming some of the work and management I am doing with this new knowledge!"

Join the Course

Join this online course for 30 days...RISK-FREE! If you are not happy with the course in your first 30-days, you can get a full refund with no questions asked.

What You Will Get

  • 7 modules of training

  • 3 PDUs

  • Online quizzes

  • Lifetime access to the course materials

  • Access to the course on the go

  • Certificate of Completion


  • How Long Will it Take Me To Complete the Course?

    There are 7 modules in the course that vary in length. It takes most people between 3.5 to 4.5 hours to complete the entire course.

  • What is your refund policy?

    We have a 30-day, no questions asked refund policy. If you are not happy with the course within the first 30-days of purchase, you can request a full refund.

  • Does this course provide PDU's or SEU's?

    Yes! This course qualifies for 3 Professional Development Units (PDU's) toward PMI certification. The course also counts as 3 Scrum Education Units (SEUs) for Scrum Alliance re-certification.

  • Do you offer a group discount?

    Yes, please email or call to discuss pricing if you have more than 2 people interested in attending the course. We also offer a group option that blends online learning in a cohort with weekly proctored sessions.

  • Does this course include any live instructor sessions?

    This course is online and self-paced. We offer a version that includes live instructors - please email or call if you are interested.

  • Is there any deadline for me to complete the course?

    All courses are set up with a one year completion date. So you have time! But don't procrastinate. Getting started is half the battle.