In this three-day workshop-type training, attendees 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.
Participants in the course will 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 will 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.
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 Agile PMO and CoPs
Coordinate Value Streams
Measure the LPM performance
Build a plan for LPM implementation
Introducing Lean Portfolio Management (LPM)
Establishing Strategy and Investment Funding
Applying Agile Portfolio Operations
Applying Lean Governance
Implementing the LPM function
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
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
All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience.
However, the following recommendations will make the training more productive.
• Familiarity with Agile concepts and principles
• Experience working in a SAFe environment
Attending this course prepares individuals to take the exam in order to receive the SAFe Lean Portfolio Manager (LPM) certification.
Exam Name: 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 SAFe 5 Lean Portfolio Management course
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.
Exam Duration: Once the exam begins, candidates have 120 minutes (2 hours) to complete the exam
Number of Questions: 60
Passing Score: 42 out of 60 (70%)
Attendees who pass the certification exam will receive:
SAFe Lean Portfolio Manager certificate
SAFe 5 Lean Portfolio Manager digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
A one-year certified membership as a SAFe 5 Lean Portfolio Manager, which includes access to the LPM Community of Practice
A SAFe 5 Lean Portfolio Manager certification usage guide with LPM certification marks
Access to a variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe journey
Attendees may be eligible to apply for:
24 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications.