SAFe Lean Portfolio Management

In this three-day workshop style course, attendees gain the practical tools and techniques necessary to implement the Lean Portfolio Management functions of Strategy and Investment Funding, Agile Portfolio Operations and Lean Governance.
3 days (21hrs)
Exam fees included
Language: English
In person (Lunch included)
Virtual: via zoom

Summary

Participants in the course have the opportunity to capture the current and the future state of their portfolio with the Portfolio Canvas tool and identify important business initiatives for achieving the future state. Participants also explore methods to establish portfolio flow with the Portfolio Kanban and prioritize initiatives for maximum economic benefit. The course also provides insights on how to establish Value Stream Budgets and Lean Budget Guardrails and measure the Lean portfolio performance

Learning Goals

To perform the role of a Lean Portfolio Manager, attendees should be able to:

  • Describe Lean Portfolio Management (LPM)

  • Connect the portfolio to enterprise strategy

  • Establish the Portfolio Vision

  • Implement Lean Budgeting and Guardrails

  • Establish flow with the Portfolio Kanban

  • Support operational excellence with an Agile Program Management Office (PMO) and Communities of Practice (CoPs)

  • Coordinate Value Streams

  • Measure LPM performance

  • Build a plan for LPM implementation

Topics Covered

  • Introducing Lean Portfolio Management (LPM)

  • Establishing Strategy and Investment Funding

  • Applying Agile Portfolio Operations

  • Applying Lean Governance

  • Implementing the LPM function

What Attendees Get

 

The class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbook

  • Course certificate of completion

  • Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® LPM certification exam

  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform

  • One certification exam attempt

Attendees must attend all 3 days of the course in order to be eligible for the exam.

Who will Benefit ?

The following individuals will benefit from this course:

  • Executives and Leaders, Managers, Directors, CIOs, and VPs

  • Development, QA, and Infrastructure Management

  • Program and Project Managers

  • Product and Product Line Management

  • Portfolio Managers, PMO, and Process Leads

  • Enterprise, System, and Solution Architects

Prerequisites

All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience.

However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended

  • Familiarity with Agile concepts and principles

  • Attended Leading SAFe or SAFe PM/PO course

  • Experience working in a SAFe environment

Exam Details

  • Exam name – SAFe® 4 Lean Portfolio Manager Exam – or – SAFe® 5 Lean Portfolio Manager Exam

  • Exam format – Multiple choice; Multiple select

  • Exam delivery – Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed

  • Exam access – Candidates can access the exam within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of the Lean Portfolio Management course

  • Exam duration – Once the exam begins, candidates have 120 minutes (2.0 hours) to complete the exam

  • Number of questions – 60

  • Passing score – 42 out of 60 (70%)

  • Language – English

  • Exam cost – First exam attempt is included as part of the course registration fee if the exam is taken within 30 days of course completion. Each retake attempt costs $50.

  • Retake policy – Second attempt on exam (first retake) can be done immediately after first attempt. Third attempt requires a 10-day wait. Fourth attempt requires a 30-day wait.

Once you pass the exam

Becoming a Certified SAFe® Lean Portfolio Manager requires an exceptional range of skills. Certification includes:

  • Certified SAFe® Lean Portfolio Manager PDF certificate

  • Certified SAFe® Lean Portfolio Manager digital badge to promote the accomplishment online

  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform, which includes access to the LPM Community of Practice

  • Access to Meetup groups and events that provide connections to other certified SAFe professionals

  • A variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe journey

 
Upcoming Lean Portfolio Management Classes

Tel: 001-703-945-6060

Email: rk@myagilegurus.com

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