Lean Portfolio Management Course Overview:
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.
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.
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.
Completion of this course gives you access to the exam and all related study materials as part of your Learning Plan in the SAFe Community Platform.
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.
What Attendees Get:
The class registration includes:
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 both days of the course in order to be eligible for the exam.