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Course Description

Aligning strategy with execution.

SAFe Lean Portfolio Management is a two-day interactive course that includes a one-day Getting Started with LPM workshop.

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 in the course 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 also 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.

Objectives

  • Describe the importance of 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 Program Management Office (PMO) and Communities of Practice (CoPs)
  • Coordinate Value Streams
  • Measure LPM performance
  • Build a plan for LPM implementation

Topics Covered

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

Audience and Certification Details

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 recommendations will make the training more productive.

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

Duration

2 days

Price

Email sales@iconagility.com or call (636) 530-7776 for private, on-site pricing.

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