LPM® Certification - Certified SAFe Lean Portfolio Manager®


LIVE ONLINE; INSTRUCTOR - led Workshop

By Certified SAFe Program Consultant from Scaled Agile®

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SAFe® 5.0 Lean Portfolio Management (LPM® Certification) from Scaled Agile 

3-day Live Online workshop led by certified trainer from Scaled Agile.

Course Description:

Aligning strategy with execution 

With SAFe®5 Lean Portfolio Management Practitioner Certification 

Summary:

Create a culture of innovation, flexibility, and speed where all people in the portfolio can effectively execute as one, unified team. 

In this course, you 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. 

You will have the opportunity to capture the current and future state of the portfolio with the Portfolio Canvas tool and identify important business initiatives for achieving the future state. You’ll 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. 

Who Will Benefit? 

This course is designed for leaders and influencers who are responsible for the Lean Portfolio Management function. Examples include:

  • 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 

What Participants Get

Class registration includes: 

  • Attendee workbook 
  • Certification of completion 
  • Preparation and eligibility to take the exam 
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform, which includes access to the LPM Community of Practice
  • One certification exam attempt 
  • A variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe journey

Topics Covered

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

What you’ll learn

  • Describe the importance of LPM 
  • Connect the portfolio to enterprise strategy 
  • Implement Lean budgeting and guardrails
  • Establish portfolio flow with the Portfolio Kanban 
  • Support operational excellence with APMO and CoPs 
  • Coordinate Value Streams 
  • Measure the LPM performance 
  • Build a plan for LPM implementation 

Exam Details

  • Exam name – 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%)

Prerequisites

All are welcome to attend the course without prior knowledge. However, the following recommendations will make the training more productive: 

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

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

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

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



TRAINER PROFILE

Harry Narang:

Based out of Toronto, Canada, Harry has lead 19 Lean-Agile transformations in enterprises of varying size and scale across North America. He is an Accomplished Author, Award Winning Corporate Trainer and Agile Consultant.

In 2016, he was judged as one of the top 9 speakers and trainers in US and Canada by Toastmasters International – world’s leading authority in public speaking and communication.

This year, Harry is rated among the top 2% trainers as per feedback received by Scaled Agile, provider of SAFe.

Recognized as one of the most sought after thought leaders in North America, Harry has delivered over 750 workshops and keynotes on topics of Lean Agile, Product Leadership and and System Transformation for leading corporations, associations, and conferences.

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Testimonials:

'Harry Narang is an absolutely great instructor. I wasn’t sure how I would feel about taking the course online but Harry made sure that everyone had the same learning experience as we would have had in a physical classroom setting' - Jackie Duerr, Senior Program Manager

'Amazing training with lots of interactive and interesting demos and exercises. Passes my exam on first attempt. Thank you Harry and Skillbook' - Zhongqiu Lin, Project Manager

'Harry is excellent at communicating concepts with practical examples. Harry is an able coach, mentor, and leader who can make a difference. Thanks for what you do to change lives' - Rajendra Koli, Data Analytics Leader


Specialties: SAFe, Agile, Extreme Programming, SCRUM, TDD, Refactoring

Industry Experience: Product development, Technical service, Leadership in Agile, Large corporate, New venture (startup) among others

Agile Superpower: Helping organizations migrate over from dated frameworks such as waterfall to agile scrum

Clients:  Bell, Lucent, Avaya, Cisco and many more