SAFe® Lean Portfolio Management Training

Course 1828

  • Duration: 2 days
  • Exam Voucher: Yes
  • Language: English
  • Level: Foundation
Get This Course $3,495
  • 2-day instructor-led training course

  • Instruction Provided by Certified SAFe Program Consultants

  • Certification exam voucher included

  • After-course coaching available

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  • Jun 29 - 30 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
    Herndon, VA or AnyWare
  • Sep 28 - 29 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
    Herndon, VA or AnyWare
  • Dec 21 - 22 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST
    Herndon, VA or AnyWare
  • Mar 29 - 30 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
    Herndon, VA or AnyWare

In this SAFe® 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 learn how to:

  • Assess the current and future state of your portfolio with the Portfolio Canvas tool
  • Establish portfolio flow with the Portfolio Kanban system
  • Establish Value Stream Budgets, Lean Budget Guardrails, and measure the Lean portfolio performance

SAFe® Lean Portfolio Management Training Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

SAFe® Lean Portfolio Management Training Benefits

  • Earn your Scaled Agile Lean Portfolio Management certification

  • Follow instruction provided by certified SAFe Program consultants

  • Prepare for and take the included SAFe LPM certification exam

  • Continue learning and face new challenges with after-course one-on-one instructor coaching

SAFe® Lean Portfolio Management Instructor-Led Course Outline

In this module, you will learn how to:  

  • Apply the Lean-Agile Mindset and SAFe Principles to portfolio management 
  • Realize the benefits of organizing your portfolio around value 
  • Identify the Development Value Streams within a portfolio 

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Connect the portfolio to the Enterprise with Strategic Themes
  • Describe Strategic Themes with objectives and key results (OKRs)
  • Maintain the Portfolio Vision
  • Define the Value Streams and portfolio domain via the portfolio canvas
  • Understand the portfolio’s investment mix by horizon
  • Identify opportunities for the portfolio’s future state with SWOT
  • Express the future state as a Vision
  • Develop the portfolio Roadmap
  • Forecast portfolio Epics for roadmapping
  • Identify market rhythms and milestones
  • Identify valuable release windows using market rhythms
  • identify valuable release windows using market milestones
  • Establish a portfolio strategy and vision

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Define portfolio Epics
  • Achieve the future state of the portfolio with Epics
  • Decompose portfolio Epics into program or Solution Epics
  • Adapt the Lean business case template to your needs
  • Estimate Epic costs
  • Implement Epics and achieve the Vision using the SAFe Lean Startup Cycle

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Establish Lean Budget Guardrails
  • Guide investments by horizons
  • Apply capacity allocation to optimize value and Solution integrity
  • Establish portfolio Epic thresholds
  • Use Participatory Budgeting in SAFe
  • Establish the total portfolio budget
  • Establish Value Stream budgets with participatory budgeting

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Establish flow with the Portfolio Kanban
  • Sequence Epics for implementation using WSJF
  • Sequence Epics for optimal economics
  • Calculate WSJF to sequence Epics
  • Manage portfolio flow

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Coordinate Value Streams to create portfolio-level opportunities
  • Deploy and release portfolio work
  • Support program execution and operational excellence
  • Measure and grow to improve LPM competency

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Measure LPM performance
  • Establish LPM Metrics
  • Coordinate continuous compliance
  • Improve quality with a Lean approach
  • Understand Technology Business Management (TBM) with SAFe
  • Measure Lean portfolio performance

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SAFe® Lean Portfolio Management Training FAQs

To succeed in this course and pass the exam, you should:

  • Be familiar with Agile concepts and principles
  • Have experience working in a SAFe environment

Attend at least one of the following courses first:

A set of organization and workflow patterns that are intended to guide you in scaling lean and agile practices.

Yes! You can bring this course to your facility or train your team virtual in a private training event.

Certified SAFe® Lean Portfolio Manager (LPM) understands how Strategy and Investment funding is established, how to apply Agile Portfolio operations and Lean governance, and how to build a plan for implementing the Lean Portfolio Management function.

Program and Project Managers, Business Owners, Solutions Managers, Product Managers, Portfolio Managers, SAFe Program Consultants, Agile Coaches, and Enterprise Architects would all benefit from attending this course and earning the LPM certification.

Completing this course gives you access to the multiple-choice, web-based exam from Scaled Agile and all related study materials as part of your learning plan in the SAFe Community Platform.

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