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SAFe® Agile Framework  - Lean Portfolio Management (v5.0.1)

Lean Portfolio Management V5.0.1 with LPM Certification

Lean Portfolio Management is a two-day, interactive course that teaches the practical tools and techniques necessary to implement Strategy and Investment Funding, Agile Portfolio Operations, and Lean Governance. There is also an additional 1-day workshop available to help enterprise teams get started with LPM in their organization.

In this 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 also have the opportunity to capture the current and future state of their portfolio with the Portfolio Canvas tool and identify important business initiatives for achieving the portfolio vision.

 

Participants establish portfolio flow with the Portfolio Kanban and prioritize epics 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.

Topics Covered

  • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

  • Becoming a Lean-Agile Leader

  • Establishing Team and Technical Agility

  • Experiencing Program Increment (PI) Planning

  • Releasing on Demand with DevOps

  • Building Business Solutions and Lean Systems

  • Implementing Lean Portfolio Management

  • Leading the transformation

What Attendees Get

  • The class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbook

  • Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® 4 Agilist exam

  • One year membership to the SAFe Community Platform

  • Course certificate of completion

  • Limited complimentary Agile toolkit book -Sun Tzu The Art of Agile Software Delivery

  •         (Collect this book on attendance)

  • Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to be eligible for the exam.

Learning Goals

  • 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

Topics Covered

  • Introducing Lean Portfolio Management

  • Establishing Portfolio Strategy and Vision

  • Realising Portfolio Vision through Epics

  • Establishing Investment Funding

  • Managing Portfolio Flow

  • Applying Agile Porfolio Operations

  • Applying Lean Governance

What Attendees Get

  • The class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbook

  • Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® 5 LPM exam

  • One year membership to the SAFe Community Platform

  • Course certificate of completion

  • Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to be eligible for the exam.

Who will benefit?

The following individuals will benefit from this course:

  • Executives and Leaders (CIOs, CEOs, CFOs, CTOs and VPs)

  • Enterprise Architects

  • Product Managers and Solution Managers

  • Business Unit Managers

  • Program Office Personnel

  • SPCs and Enterprise Agile Coaches

  • Human Resources

  • RTEs

  • Epic Owners

Prerequisites

All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SAFe®  LPM certification exam:

  • Familiarity with Agile concepts and principles

  • Attended a Leading SAFe or SAFe PO/PM course

  • Experience working in a SAFe environment

SAFe Certification Kit

Attendees will recieve the following:

  • 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

Delegate Support

  • Preferential Hotel Rates: Available on request.

  • Global SAFe Certified professional provider: We provide SAFe certified professionals from our exclusive scaled agile network for large international enterprises looking to do a Scaled Agile transformation programme.

  • Free Entry into ALLYSKY scaled agile network: Complimentary associate membership to ALLYSKY scaled agile network providing you with exclusive opportunites in the agile market place.

Annual Renewal

Certifications expire one year from the date the certification is earned.

  • Renewal fee is $295

Training Options

  • On-site Training: Get our trainers to come to you for training exclusive to your organisation.

  • Scheduled Classes:

  • Course Language: English

  • Exam Language: English.

Exam Details

  • Name: SAFe 5 LPM Exam

  • Format: Multiple Choice

  • Delivery: Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed

  • Access: Candidates can access the exam within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of the LPM course

  • Duration: Once the exam begins, candidates have 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete the exam

  • Number of Questions: 45

  • Passing Score: 32 out of 45 (71% passing score)

Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Education Units (SEUs)

Attendees may be eligible to apply for 15 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications.

Attendees may be eligible to apply for SEUs under Category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum Alliance.

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