Certified SAFe® Lean Portfolio Manager (LPM)

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 also 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 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.

Retail Price: $1,495.00

Next Date: 02/22/2021

Course Days: 2


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About this Course

  • 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

Audience Profile 

  • Executives and Leaders (CIOs, CEOs, CFOs, CTOs and VPs)
  • Enterprise Architects
  • Program and Project Managers
  • Product Managers and Solution Managers
  • Business Unit Managers
  • Program Office Personnel
  • SPCs and Enterprise Agile Coaches
  • Release Train Engineers
  • Agile Coaches
  • Human Resources
  • Epic Owners

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 PO/PM course
  • Experience working in a SAFe environment

Exam/Credits

  • Exam name:
    • SAFe® 4 Lean Portfolio Manager Exam
    • SAFe® 5 Lean Portfolio Manager Exam (5.0)
    • SAFe® 5 Lean Portfolio Manager Exam (5.0.1)
  • 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:
    • SAFe® 4 Lean Portfolio Manager Exam – Once the exam begins, candidates have 120 minutes (2.0 hours) to complete the exam
    • SAFe® 5 Lean Portfolio Manager Exam (5.0) – Once the exam begins, candidates have 120 minutes (2.0 hours) to complete the exam
    • SAFe® 5 Lean Portfolio Manager Exam (5.0.1) – Once the exam begins, candidates have 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete the exam
  • Number of questions:
    • SAFe® 4 Lean Portfolio Manager Exam – 60 questions
    • SAFe® 5 Lean Portfolio Manager Exam (5.0) – 60 questions
    • SAFe® 5 Lean Portfolio Manager Exam (5.0.1) – 45 questions
  • Passing score:
    • SAFe® 4 Lean Portfolio Manager Exam – 42 out of 60 (70%)
    • SAFe® 5 Lean Portfolio Manager Exam (5.0) – 42 out of 60 (70%)
    • SAFe® 5 Lean Portfolio Manager Exam (5.0.1) – 32 out of 45 (71%)
  • 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.

 


Course Outline

  1. Lean Portfolio Management (LPM)
  2. Establishing Strategy and Investment Funding
  3. Applying Agile Portfolio Operations
  4. Applying Lean Governance
  5. Implementing the LPM function
  6. Day 3 Workshop (for private sessions only)
Course Dates Course Times (EST) Delivery Mode GTR
2/22/2021 - 2/23/2021 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Virtual Enroll
3/29/2021 - 3/30/2021 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Virtual Enroll
4/27/2021 - 4/28/2021 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Virtual Enroll
5/24/2021 - 5/25/2021 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Virtual Enroll
6/7/2021 - 6/8/2021 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM Virtual Enroll
7/6/2021 - 7/7/2021 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Virtual Enroll
8/24/2021 - 8/25/2021 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM Virtual Enroll
9/13/2021 - 9/14/2021 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM Virtual Enroll
10/25/2021 - 10/26/2021 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Virtual Enroll
11/2/2021 - 11/3/2021 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Virtual Enroll
11/16/2021 - 11/17/2021 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Virtual Enroll
12/8/2021 - 12/9/2021 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Virtual Enroll
12/14/2021 - 12/15/2021 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Virtual Enroll