Lean Portfolio Management

Acquire the expertise as a SAFe Lean Portfolio Manager to drive enterprise-level transformation.

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This course offers a deep dive into the Scaled Agile Framework

Lean Portfolio Management (LPM) plays a pivotal role in shaping strategic initiatives within organizations, driving alignment, and maximizing value delivery across the enterprise. This integral function empowers leaders to make informed decisions, optimize resource allocation, and foster a culture of continuous improvement. LPM practitioners are equipped with the tools and techniques necessary to navigate complex business landscapes, connect portfolio strategies with enterprise objectives, and establish lean governance frameworks to ensure agility and responsiveness.

During this immersive two-day workshop, participants will immerse themselves in the core principles and practices of Lean Portfolio Management within the context of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe). Through interactive sessions and practical exercises, attendees will gain hands-on experience in implementing LPM functions, from strategy formulation and investment funding to agile portfolio operations and governance. They will learn to leverage portfolio visualization tools, prioritize initiatives for maximum impact, and establish lean budgeting mechanisms to drive economic value.

The Lean Portfolio Management course provides comprehensive insights into the pivotal role of LPM in dynamic business landscapes. Attendees gain practical tools and techniques for implementing Lean Portfolio Management functions, fostering Lean Governance, and aligning strategy with execution.

This workshop-style course equips participants to drive Strategy and Investment Funding, streamline Agile Portfolio Operations, and establish Lean Governance effectively. By delving into topics such as Portfolio Vision, Lean Budgeting, and Value Stream Coordination, attendees develop a deep understanding of LPM principles.

Moreover, the course readies individuals to sit for the SAFe® Lean Portfolio Manager certification exam, empowering them to become certified professionals capable of navigating complex organizational landscapes with agility and precision.

Sridhar Kethandapatti

Sridhar Kethandapatti plans to leverage his extensive experience in IT project management and SAFe principles to enrich the Leading SAFe course. Drawing from his deep knowledge in program management, integration, and the implementation of enterprise applications, he aims to provide participants with real-world insights and practical strategies

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Lean Portfolio Management
  • 14 hours live online training
  • Interactive environment
  • Innovative learning methods
  • Notebook and training material
  • SAFe® SASM 6
  • Language : English
SAFe LPM 6 - SAFe®

SAFe Lean Portfolio Management

In this course, you will gain the skills to:

  • Prepare for and achieve SAFe® 6 LPM certification.
  • Implement Lean Portfolio Management methodologies for strategic alignment.
  • Apply Lean and Agile principles to optimize portfolio operations.
  • Strategically prioritize and manage business initiatives for maximum impact.
  • Coordinate value stream budgets and establish lean budget guardrails.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement within the portfolio.
  • Guide enterprise leadership in establishing portfolio vision and flow.
  • Facilitate collaboration among Agile teams and stakeholders for portfolio success.
  • Measure and enhance Lean Portfolio Management performance.
  • Drive successful Lean Portfolio Management transformations within your organization.
SAFe Lean Portfolio Management

Course Program SAFe LPM

Lean Portfolio Managers (LPM) serve as pivotal drivers in steering the strategic direction, optimizing resource allocation, and enhancing operational agility within an organization. Positioned as architects of Lean-Agile portfolio transformation, LPMs are entrusted with shaping the portfolio vision, fostering alignment, and championing continuous improvement across the enterprise landscape. Moreover, LPMs empower teams and stakeholders by nurturing talent, cultivating a culture of innovation, and ensuring synchronization with overarching business objectives.

Topics covered

  • Implementing SAFe within the Lean enterprise context
  • Aligning SAFe Lean-Agile principles and values with the LPM role
  • Engaging with Lean Portfolio Management for streamlined operations
  • Embracing continuous improvement through cross-team collaboration
  • Overseeing the facilitation of Lean Portfolio Management practices to ensure value delivery
  • Defining the responsibilities of the Lean Portfolio Manager clearly
  • Developing a comprehensive action plan tailored to the LPM role

Transform your organization with our Lean Portfolio Management (LPM) course. Tailored for professionals ready to revolutionize their enterprise’s approach, this training equips you with the practical tools and techniques necessary for implementing Lean Portfolio Management functions. Dive deep into Strategy and Investment Funding, Agile Portfolio Operations, and Lean Governance, gaining the skills to align strategy with execution and optimize portfolio performance.

Explore the intricacies of Lean Portfolio Management, from establishing the Portfolio Vision to implementing Lean Budgeting and Guardrails. Learn to foster operational excellence with an Agile Program Management Office (PMO) and coordinate Value Streams for maximum economic benefit. Discover how to measure LPM performance and build a robust plan for implementation.

Join a dynamic community of professionals driving organizational agility and excellence. Enroll today to embark on your journey towards becoming a certified SAFe Lean Portfolio Manager (LPM) and revolutionize your organization’s approach to portfolio management.

  • SAFe® Lean Portfolio Manager (LPM) Exam
  • 14-hour live online training sessions with your group
  • Interactive lectures, exercises, and live discussions
  • Comprehensive training materials and workbook
  • Engaging and innovative learning methods

Course Materials –All course materials, including downloadable resources and study guides, are readily accessible on the SAFe Community Platform for seamless navigation and review. A comprehensive training manual outlines the Lean Portfolio Management (LPM) certification’s job role and provides exam-oriented resources. Furthermore, a practice exam, structured to mimic the certification exam’s format, is included in the Learning Plan at no additional expense, though excelling in it doesn’t assure success on the certification assessment.

This class is taught online using Zoom as our online meeting place where we will discuss, present and experiment with Agile . The Online course delivers the exact same content and at the end you receive the same certificate.

Working methods:
Multimedia presentations, group exercises and discussion, practical workshops, case study and online practice tests.

The course spans a total of 14 hours (2 sessions of 7 hours), during which participants gain access to invaluable resources on the SAFe Community Platform.

To ensure high quality training for our students, we decided to limit our online Coaching Fundamentals classes to only 15 participants per cohort.

The following individuals will benefit from this course:

  • Executives and Leaders, Managers, Directors, CIOs, and VPs
  • Development, QA, and Infrastructure Management
  • Program and Project Managers
  • Product Owners and Product Managers
  • Portfolio Managers, PMO, and Process Leads
  • Enterprise, System, and Solution Architects

Enroll in the Lean Portfolio Management (LPM) course to pursue certification as a SAFe® Lean Portfolio Manager (LPM).

Recommended prerequisites for the Lean Portfolio Management course include:

  • Understanding of Agile concepts and principles
  • Completion of Leading SAFe or SAFe PM/PO course
  • Experience working in a SAFe environment
  • Familiarity with Lean thinking and systems approach
  • Capability to align portfolio with enterprise strategy
  • Proficiency in establishing portfolio vision and implementing Lean budgeting
  • Experience in coordinating value streams and measuring LPM performance
  • A minimum of 3 months of hands-on experience in portfolio management or related role.

Full attendance on all course days is essential to qualify for the certification exam.

In order to follow this online course in good conditions, you must also :

  • Have a good internet connection.
  • Have a computer.
  • Have headphones or speakers.
  • Be familiar with computers and the use of the Internet
Exam Details
  • SAFe® Lean Portfolio Manager (LPM) Exam
  • Format: Multiple choice, multiple response
  • Delivery: Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed
  • Access: Within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of the SAFe Lean Portfolio Management course
  • Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Number of questions: 60
  • Passing score: 44 out of 60 (73%)
  • Language: English
  • Cost: First attempt included in course registration fee if taken within 30 days of course completion. Each retake attempt costs $50.
  • Retake policy: Second attempt immediate, third attempt after 10 days, fourth attempt after 30 days.

Achieving the SAFe LPM 6 certification is a significant milestone that signifies a broad skill set and opens up a pathway for individuals who excel in servant leadership. The certification package includes:

  • Lean Portfolio Management (LPM) PDF certificate
  • A Lean Portfolio Management (LPM) 6 digital badge for online recognition
  • A one-year certified membership as a SAFe Lean Portfolio Manager (LPM), granting access to the SAFe Community of Practice
  • Guidance on leveraging your SAFe Lean Portfolio Manager (LPM) certification, including utilization of certification marks
  • Opportunities to participate in Meetup groups and events tailored for networking with fellow SAFe Lean Portfolio Managers (LPM)
  • Various learning materials to support ongoing development in your Lean Portfolio Management journey

Learn more about the benefits of SAFe community membership

Certifications expire one year from the date the certification is earned.

  • For further information about the annual renewal of certification please visit Scaled Agile website.

Access to all our training courses is immediate once the registration is validated.

For public training courses open to all, you can register as long as the date of the training is posted in the agenda. You can reserve your training by buying your ticket on the site directly, or send us a message by email.

  • Hosting of trainees in a dedicated online training conference room (zoom)
  • Access to The Agile Company community
  • Access to the private group of the cohort
  • Toolbox
  • Work on «board Miro»
  • Exercises and work in sub-groups
  • Interactive and participative teaching method
  • Projected training support documents
  • On-line availability of support documents following the training
  • Training workbook
  • Online attendance sheets
  • Oral questions
  • Group role plays
  • Pre- and post-training assessment forms
  • Certificate of completion of the training action

Every effort is made to make our courses accessible. In order to establish the necessary adaptation arrangements, trainees with disabilities are invited to contact us at contact@theagilecompany.org.
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Professional Development Units
Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Education Units (SEUs)
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.

  • Course Identifier: ABOYTD2

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


Language : English
Duration : 14  hours
Certification : YES, 
Level : Professional

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