Official SAFe® 5.1 course with SAFe®5 Lean Portfolio Management (LPM) certification. Delivered by Estratecno, Scaled Agile GOLD Transformation Partner, Inc.
Create a culture of innovation, flexibility, and speed where all people in the portfolio can effectively execute as one, unified team.
In this course, you will 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.
You will have the opportunity to capture the current and future state of the portfolio with the Portfolio Canvas tool and identify important business initiatives for achieving the future state.
You’ll be able 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.
Includes the certification exam for the SAFe® Lean Portfolio (LPM) certification.
Who should attend?
This course is designed for leaders and influencers who are responsible for the Lean Portfolio Management function. Examples include:
Executives and leaders (CIOs, CEOs, CFOs, CTOs, and VPs)
Product managers and solution managers
Business unit managers
Program office personnel
SPCs and enterprise Agile coaches
What you will learn?
Describe the importance of LPM
Connect the portfolio to enterprise strategy
Implement Lean budgeting and guardrails
Establish portfolio flow with the Portfolio Kanban
Support operational excellence with APMO and CoPs
Coordinate Value Streams
Measure the LPM performance
Build a plan for LPM implementation
What you will get?
Class registration includes:
Certification of completion
Preparation and eligibility to take the exam
One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
One certification exam attempt
How the training is delivered?
Live virtual classroom.
Expert trainers and facilitators in online training.
Breakout rooms for teamwork.
Virtual Campus with LMS (Learning Management System) platform for the study material, tests, forums, and complementary materials.
Collaborative tools for exercises, practices and simulations. Each of them is carefully selected and adapted to the course using:
The infrastructure and software are provided by Estratecno. Having a stable and high-speed internet connection and a computer with a microphone and a camera is enough. During the course, you will practice and learn to optimize work in distributed environments.
SAFe® official agenda
Lesson 1: Introducing Lean Portfolio Management
Define the SAFe portfolio
Organize the portfolio around value
Explain the need for Lean Portfolio Management
Apply the Lean-Agile mindset to portfolio management
Describe key Lean Budgeting practices
Lesson 2: Establishing Strategy and Investment Funding
Connect the portfolio to the Enterprise strategy
Maintain the Portfolio Vision
Establish Lean Budgets and Guardrails for the portfolio’s Value Streams
Establish flow with the Portfolio Kanban
Lesson 3: Applying Agile Portfolio Operations
Coordinate Value Streams
Support program execution and operational excellence
Foster Agile contracts
Lesson 4: Applying Lean Governance
Adjust Value Stream budgets dynamically
Sequence Epic implementation with WSJF
Forecast portfolio Epics
Measure Lean portfolio performance
Apply technology business management to IT finance
Coordinate continuous compliance
Explain Agile development software capitalization
Lesson 5: Implementing the LPM Function
Identify missing LPM constructs from the current state
Build your LPM implementation roadmap
ROAM the LPM risks
Identify key stakeholders of the LPM function
Lesson 6: Becoming a SAFe Lean Portfolio Manager
All are welcome to attend the course without prior knowledge. However, the following recommendations will make the training more productive:
Familiarity with Agile concepts and principles
Attended a Leading SAFe® or SAFe® PO/PM course
Experience working in a SAFe environment
Certification and Exam
Format: Web-based, timed exam with multiple choices (only one is correct) or multiple select (2 or 3 choices are correct)
Access: Through the SAFe Community Platform after the attendee has completed the SAFe® LPM course