SAFe – SAFe Lean Portfolio Management

In this 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.


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
  • Coordinate Value Streams
  • Measure LPM performance
  • Build a plan for LPM implementation

Intended Participants

  • SAFe Product Owners / Product Managers
  • Business Agility Leaders & Coaches
  • Business & Organizational Strategy Leaders

Course Formats & Duration

  • 3 days virtual (recommended)
  • 9 am to 4 pm / Max. 20 students
  • 2-days on-site (client provides location)
  • 8 am to 5 pm / Max. 24 students
  • No customizations allowed by SAFe

Prerequisites

  • Familiarity with Agile concepts and principles
  • Attended Leading SAFe or SAFe Product Manager / Product Owner course (certification achieved)
  • Experience working in a SAFe environment

Exam Details

  • Online exam provided by SAFe completed by student within 30 days of course end date
  • Multiple choice 45 questions in 90 mins
  • 70% pass rate (32 of 45 questions)
  • Each exam retake attempt $50 US

More information at Scaled Agile Framework Website

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