SAFe Lean Portfolio Management (LPM Certification)

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SAFe Lean Portfolio Management (LPM Certification)
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Introduction

In this course, 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.

Attending this class prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® 4 Lean Portfolio Manager (LPM).

Objectives

At the end of this course students will 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 Agile PMO and CoPs
  • Coordinate Value Streams
  • Measure the LPM performance
  • Build a plan for LPM implementation

Student Profile

This training is ideal for:

  • 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

There are no prerequisites to attend this course. However, the following recommendations will make the training more productive.

  • Familiarity with Agile concepts and principles
  • Attended a Leading SAFe or SAFe POPM course
  • Experience working in a SAFe environment

Course Materials

Each student will receive a copy of the course documentation workbook prepared by Scaled Agile as well as membership to the SAFe Community Platform for one year ($295 renewal for each year thereafter).

Accreditation

  • A certificate of completion will be issued to students who attend this course.
  • 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

Certification

Attending both days of this course prepares and qualifies individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Lean Portfolio Management (LPM). Students will be registered with Scaled Agile to take the LPM exam at their convenience within 30 days of attending the course.

Students who successfully pass the certification exam will receive a certificate and a digital badge to promote their achievement virtually.

Exam Details

  • Format: Multiple choice; Multiple select
  • Delivery: Web-based (single browser), closed book, no external assistance, timed
  • 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.
  • Duration: Once the exam begins, candidates have 120 minutes (2 hours) to complete the exam
  • Number of Questions: 60
  • Language: English
  • Retake Policy: Second attempt on exam (first retake) can be done immediately after first attempt. Third attempt requires a 10-day wait. Fourth attempt requires a 30-day wait.
  • See the Scaled Agile website for more LPM exam details including the the current passing score and study materials. (The conditions of the additional Certification services are subject to the terms of the license owner or the authorized certification body.)

Course Outline

  • Introducing Lean Portfolio Management (LPM)
  • Establishing Strategy and Investment Funding
  • Applying Agile Portfolio Operations
  • Applying Lean Governance
  • Implementing the LPM function

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PMI-PBA, PMI-ACP, CAPM, PMP, and PMI are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Public Classes

Currently, we don't have any public sessions of this course scheduled. Please let us know if you are interested in adding a session.

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Course Details

Reference

JJM 159

Duration

3 days

Delivery Mode

Face-to-Face

Certification

SAFe Lean Portfolio Manager
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