Lean Portfolio Management Mark your Interest Aligning strategy with execution Certified SAFe®

Course Name : Lean Portfolio Management

Aligning strategy with execution

A Certified SAFe® Lean Portfolio Manager (LPM) understands how Strategy and Investment funding is established, how to apply Agile Portfolio operations and Lean governance, and how to build a plan for implementing the Lean Portfolio Management function.

Key areas of competency

  • Connecting the Portfolio to Enterprise strategy
  • Establishing the Portfolio Vision
  • Implementing Lean Budgeting and Guardrails
  • Establishing flow with the Portfolio Kanban
  • Establishing Strategy and Investment funding
  • Applying Agile Portfolio Operations
  • Applying Lean Governance
  • Building a plan for implementing the Lean Portfolio Management function
  • Coordinating Value Streams
  • Measuring the Lean Portfolio Management function performance

Summary

In this three-day 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
  • 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 (LPM)
  • Establishing Strategy and Investment Funding
  • Applying Agile Portfolio Operations
  • Applying Lean Governance
  • Implementing the LPM function

What Attendees Get

  • Attendee workbook
  • 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

SAFe Certification Kit

Prerequisites

All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience.

However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended:

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

Annual Renewal

Membership renewals are one year from the date certification is earned

  • Renewal Fee: $295

Exam Details

Completion of this course gives you access to the exam and all related study materials as part of your Learning Plan in the SAFe Community Platform.

The first step toward becoming an Certified SAFe® Lean Portfolio Manager is to attend the Lean Portfolio Management course. This is a requirement, because attending the course provides access to all the study materials and the exam. Note that attending the course does not guarantee passing the exam.

  • Exam name – SAFe® 4 Lean Portfolio Manager Exam – or – 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 Lean Portfolio Management course
  • Exam duration – Once the exam begins, candidates have 120 minutes (2.0 hours) to complete the exam
  • Number of questions – 60
  • Passing score – 42 out of 60 (70%)
  • Language – English
  • 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.
  • 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.

Exam prerequisite skills

These skills and knowledge are highly recommended to successfully pass the exam:

  • Basic to intermediate understanding of SAFe
  • Basic understanding of strategy
  • Basic understanding of funding models
  • Understanding how to organize value streams

Exam study materials

The exam is designed to measure knowledge and skill related to the job role. We highly recommend candidates use a variety of resources to prepare for this exam including:

  • Course materials – The course materials are an essential artifact from the course and can be downloaded from the SAFe Community Platform. These materials can be used to refer back to the content that was presented during the class.
  • Study guide – This comprehensive guide details the job role and all resources related to the exam, including a detailed reading list. Access is available through the Learning Plan in the SAFe Community Platform upon course completion.
  • Practice test – The practice test is designed to be predictive of success on the certification exam,* and it has the same number of questions, level of difficulty, and time duration. It is part of the Learning Plan in the SAFe Community Platform and can be taken an unlimited number of times at no cost. *This is not the actual exam, and passing it does not guarantee success on the certification exam.
  • Sample Questions – A web-enabled, flashcard style version of the sample questions can be found online and in the study guide.

What you get

Becoming a Certified SAFe® Lean Portfolio Manager requires an exceptional range of skills. Certification includes:

  • Certified SAFe® Lean Portfolio Manager PDF certificate
  • Certified SAFe® Lean Portfolio Manager digital badge to promote the accomplishment online
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform, which includes access to the LPM Community of Practice
  • Access to Meetup groups and events that provide connections to other certified SAFe professionals
  • A variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe journey

Where this training will be conducted ?
This Training will be conducted Online or in your city, probably within any hotel Banquette hall  or any closed city, depend on how many candidates are there.

When this training will be conducted?
we will soon published the calendar (if already not published). as Scaled agile recommend to have at least 12 participants for each class, we will schedule the training once we will have minimum of that number of participants enrolled.

Will you provide any invoice of the payment ? 
Yes we will provide a payment invoice with all necessary details that may require for any reimbursement.

Will I get any PDUs after your training program?
Yes, you will get 16 ‘Course or Training’ PDUs after completing the 2 days course, towards PMI’s PMP® / PMI-ACP® credential after training program.

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.

Professional Development Units & Scrum Education Units

Professional Development Units & Scrum Education Units

Claim Code 4446KOP5D4 Duration 3 days
PMI Certification Technical Leadership Strategic Total
PMP® 10.00 4.00 10.00 24.00
PgMP® 10.00 4.00 10.00 24.00
PMI_RMP® 8.00 4.00 10.00 22.00
PMI_SP® 6.00 4.00 10.00 20.00
PMI_ACP® 6.00 4.00 10.00 20.00
PfMP® 10.00 4.00 10.00 24.00
PMI_PBAsm 4.00 4.00 10.00 18.00

Will I get any study materials?
You will get hard copy of the course material, along with that access to Scaled Agile Community. Plus multiple links to learn, prepare for exam and implement. Also access to SAFe E-learning Program, for your course.

Is there any additional cost for exam?
The first exam attempt is included with the course fees, In case you fail on first attempt, each retake will cost you $50.

When Can I Give the exam ?
with in 30 days from your course completion. 2nd Retakes can be done immediately, If you need more retakes, that have a resting period.

Can I attend this class online ?
Yes

Public Class

As per Scaled Agile Inc direction, all public class are mandatory to have a cost Range (minimum and Maximum). Keeping that in mind all Public class will cost

INR 1,75,000.00 (Regular cost)

Which includes,

  1. Three days of Classroom session
  2. Training Room Expense
  3. Course Materials and stationary
  4. Access to Scaled Agile Community and learning center
  5. Lunch and Tea-Break with snacks for two days
  6. First time examination fees.

There are some early bird discounts, You can contact us for details and avail the discount. Scroll to the bottom of this page to contact us.

Corporate Class

Please contact us with the following details for a quotation of corporate class.

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Niladri Mahapatra have 20+ Years of experience in the field of Agile Coach, Agile Trainer, Scrum Master, Project Management, Technical Management in small and complex business engagement, within a group as well as delivering responsibilities at an individual level. Handling multiple clients across the globe, gives him more opportunities to interact and communicate with clients of different time zones and cultures.

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1. Trained the team(s) and coach the Agile transformation, for Individual team or Large Program
2. Trained all the levels and roles, including senior leaders, across the organization on Agile principles, process, practices and tools
3. Guide management on effective Agile Portfolio / Program management
4. Maturity assessment
5. Partner with Engagement Management to conduct Methodology Assessments
6. Partner with Engagement Management to conduct Agile Maturity Assessments & offer recommendations
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