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Lean Portfolio Management SAFe®​ Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Lean Portfolio Management

  • Lean Portfolio Management
  • Why Lean Portfolio Management?
  • Lean-Agile Mindset and SAFe® Principles
  • Problem with Project-Based Accounting
  • Benefits of Organising Around Value
  • SAFe® Portfolio Structure
  • Shift to LPM

Module 2: Establishing Strategy and Investment Funding

  • Connecting the Portfolio to the Enterprise Strategy
  • Maintaining the Portfolio Vision
  • Developing the Portfolio Roadmap

Module 3: Realising Portfolio Vision Through Epics

  • Portfolio Epics
  • Estimating Epic Costs
  • SAFe® Lean Start-Up Cycle

Module 4: Establishing Investment Funding

  • Lean Budget Guardrails
  • LPM Events overview
  • Strategic Portfolio Review and Portfolio Sync
  • Participatory Budgeting
    • Adjust the Portfolio Budget Allocation
    • Value Stream Budgets
    • Benefits of Participatory Budgeting

Module 5: Managing Portfolio Flow

  • Value of Portfolio Flow
  • Establishing Flow with the Portfolio Kanban
    • How Kanban Works?
    • Portfolio Kanban Benefits
  • Sequencing Epics for Implementation Using WSJF

Module 6: Applying Agile Portfolio Operations

  • Value Stream Coordination
  • Supporting ART Execution and Operational Excellence
    • Function of the Lean-Agile Centre of Excellence
    • LACE Operating Models
    • Measure and Grow to Improve LPM Competency

Module 7: Applying Lean Governance

  • Measuring LPM Performance
  • Coordinating Compliance
  • Technology Business Management with SAFe®
  • Agile Software Capitalisation
  • Getting Started with Lean Portfolio Management Workshop
  • Additional LPM Resources

Module 8: Practicing SAFe®

  • LPM Practice Guides on the Adopt LPM page
  • LPM Class Page
  • SAFe® Toolkits
  • Online Learning Resources
  • Community Video Hub
  • SAFe® Collaborate
  • SAFe® Assessments
  • Discussion Forums

Module 9: Getting Started with LPM

  • Establish the Case for Change
  • Portfolio Scope
  • Identify LPM Participants
  • Prepare for Empathy Interviews
  • Design the LPM Events
  • Sponsor the LPM Community of Practice
  • Prepare for LPM Kickoff Event
  • Anticipate Common Challenges
  • Preparing Finance for LPM Implementation
  • Plan Your Next Steps

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Who should attend this Lean Portfolio Management SAFe® Course?

The Lean Portfolio Management SAFe® Course is designed for individuals involved in strategy, governance, and portfolio management in a Scaled Agile environment.

A few of the professionals who will benefit from this course are:

  • Executives and Leaders
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Enterprise Architects
  • Product Managers and Product Owners
  • Solution Managers
  • Program Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Agile Coaches

Prerequisites of the Lean Portfolio Management SAFe® Course

Prerequisites for the Lean Portfolio Management SAFe® Course include understanding of Agile principles and practices, familiarity with SAFe®, and experience in a Lean-Agile environment. Prior SAFe® training and certifications are beneficial but not mandatory. Hands-on leadership experience is also recommended. 

 

Lean Portfolio Management SAFe®​ Course Overview

Lean Portfolio Management applies lean thinking to the management of business, programme, and product portfolios to offer a quick and flexible flow of high-value labour. It helps organisations gain visibility, figure out what works, and optimise strategies by connecting strategy with implementation. Studying this training helps professionals also use lean portfolio management for agile portfolio operations and lean governance. This training course will help the learners gain a comprehensive understanding of the practical tools and techniques to implement lean portfolio management functions in their organisation. Having sufficient knowledge of using Lean Portfolio Management SAFe® will help learners brighten their careers by providing new career opportunities globally.

The Knowledge Academy’s 2-day Lean Portfolio Management SAFe® Training is designed to provide delegates with the knowledge and skills to use Lean Portfolio Management. During this training, delegates will learn how to conduct many low-cost experiments to evaluate the MVP. They will also learn about solution roadmaps that communicate forecasted solution deliverables over a planning horizon. The Knowledge Academy’s highly professional and knowledgeable tutor, who has years of teaching experience, will conduct this training.

Lean Portfolio Management Course Objectives:

  • To develop solutions required for collaborating with external suppliers.
  • To convert a business hypothesis into a technology-enabled solution.
  • To develop business initiatives and implement new features.
  • To balance the backlog of new business features with continual investment.
  • To provide a shared mindset for improving operational efficiency.
  • To launch the LPM implementation and create a sense of urgency for change.

At the end of this training course, delegates will be able to use practical tools and techniques to implement the Lean Portfolio Management functions in their organisations. They will also be able to capture the current and future state of the portfolio and identify important business initiatives to achieve the portfolio vision.

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What's included within this Lean Portfolio Management SAFe®  Course?

  • Lean Portfolio Manager Certification Examination
  • World-class training sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Lean Portfolio Management SAFe® Certificate 
  • Digital Delegate Pack

Lean Portfolio Management SAFe® Exam Information 

The Lean Portfolio Management SAFe® examination assesses a candidate's understanding of aligning strategy with execution within the SAFe® framework. It certifies their ability to implement Lean-Agile portfolio operations, strategic themes, and portfolio strategy. 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice 
  • Total Questions: 45 
  • Total Marks: 45 Marks 
  • Pass Mark: 77%, or 35/45 Marks 
  • Duration: 90 Minutes 
  • Open Book/ Closed Book: Closed Book 

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To keep you comfortable during your course we offer a fully air conditioned environment.

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IT support is on hand to sort out any unforseen issues that may arise.

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This location has full video conferencing equipment.

The town of Slough is located in the county of Berkshire in the South East of England. The town is located around 20 miles west of London’s centre. Slough town has an approximate population of 140,000 residents. The unemployment rate for Slough currently stands at just under 5%. This is dramatically lower in comparison to the national average unemployment rate which currently stands at 7.6%. Slough has a wide variety of different schools; 27 primary schools, 10 non-selective secondary schools, 4 grammar schools, 3 alternative schools, and 2 further education schools. East Berkshire College has one of its two campuses in Slough and has over 11,000 students enrolled. Westgate School educates around 900 students each year and has a sixth form that is part of the Herschel Consortium.

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West Berkshire
SL1 2YE

T: 01344203999

Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.

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All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.

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Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience

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Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.

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Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.

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Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.

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Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.

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Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

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Lean Portfolio Management SAFe® FAQs

FAQ's

Lean Portfolio Management explains how a SAFe® portfolio combines value streams for a specific business domain in an organisation.
Lean Portfolio Management focuses on aligning Agile development with business strategy, focusing on delivering value to customers by creating products and solutions.
There are various principles of Lean Portfolio Management including, identify your clients and specify the value, map your value stream, create a value flow and eliminate waste, and pursue perfection.
Attending this Lean Portfolio Management SAFe® Training course will enhance your abilities to make the working environment stable and productive. The obtained information will help you attain highly reputed designations such as portfolio manager, portfolio delivery manager, agile portfolio transformation coach, and many other highly paid job roles.
In this Lean Portfolio Management SAFe® Training, you will learn about SAFe® principles, developing the portfolio roadmap, value of portfolio flow, agile software capitalisation, LACE operating models, coordinating compliance, identify LPM participants and related concepts.
The price for Lean Portfolio Management SAFe® certification in Slough starts from £1995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Lean Portfolio Management SAFe®.
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