Lean Portfolio Management (LPM)

Aligning Strategy with Execution using the Scaled Agile Framework

Aligning strategy with execution is critical to any organization’s success and a key aspect of Scaled Agile Framework®. With a Lean Portfolio Management (LPM) approach, you can collaborate across silos, empower teams, and organize around value to adapt to what customers want, faster.

The Lean Portfolio Management course helps executives, project management officers (PMOs) and other key stakeholders plan dynamically and be flexible enough to adjust initiatives and budgets as the market changes. The LPM course provides the guidance and tools attendees need to work effectively in remote environments with distributed teams. You’ll learn how to connect portfolio strategy and initiatives to the planning and execution of work, how to integrate feedback from participatory budgeting, and how to adapt to change while maintaining your funding vision and roadmap.

Lean Portfolio Management answers the questions:

  • How do I connect strategy to execution?
  • How do I manage flow and solve perpetual overload?
  • How can I fund and govern dynamically?
  • How does Lean Portfolio Management fit into SAFe?

What’s included:

  • Course materials
  • Remote learning via SAFe® Virtual Classrooms
  • Access to SAFe® Collaborate, a visual online workspace
  • One-year membership to the SAFe® Community Platform
  • Lean Portfolio Manager certification exam
  • Access to the optional Getting Started with LPM Workshop

Attendees learn:

  • How to connect the portfolio to the enterprise.
  • How to maintain portfolio vision and roadmap.
  • How to establish Lean budgets and guardrails.
  • How to create portfolio flow.

Adapted for interactive remote learning with SAFe® Virtual Classrooms

Lean Portfolio Management

What people say about Lean Portfolio Management

“A vastly different viewpoint to the rest of the SAFe content … LPM focuses on the mostly invisible funding and governance. Not many other Agile frameworks address this vital component.”

What people say about Lean Portfolio Management

“Enjoyed LPM considerably.”

What people say about Lean Portfolio Management

“This course is very appropriate for my job and will guide me to make better decisions.”

Leading SAFe®

Thriving in the Digital Age with Business Agility

New to the Scaled Agile Framework®? Leading SAFe® offers you an introduction to the foundations of SAFe, and provides the principles and practices to drive your Lean-Agile transformation with confidence. The course also offers the guidance and tools you need to lead effectively in remote environments with distributed teams.

Take a Leading SAFe course to discover how companies can build business agility, and how to make SAFe work inside your organization. You’ll learn how SAFe helps you improve quality, productivity, employee engagement, and time-to-market. You’ll come away with an understanding of how to align your entire organization around the same clear objectives, and how to improve the flow of value and work from strategy to delivery. You’ll learn what makes companies more customer-centric and how to run key SAFe alignment and planning events, like PI planning.

Leading SAFe® answers the questions:

  • What is SAFe?
  • What is business agility and how does SAFe support it?
  • How does an organization get started Scaled Agile Framework® ?

What’s included:

  • Course materials
  • Remote learning via SAFe® Virtual Classrooms
  • Access to SAFe® Collaborate, a visual online workspace
  • One-year membership to the SAFe® Community Platform
  • SAFe Agilist certification exam

Attendees learn:

  • How to realize the benefits of SAFe, including:
    • Boosting productivity.
    • Improving product quality.
    • Decreasing time to market.
    • Increasing employee engagement.
  • How to establish Team and Technical Agility and organize around the flow of value.
  • How to align massive organizations around clear, common objectives.
  • How to participate successfully in critical SAFe events, such as PI Planning.
  • How to adopt a customer-centric mindset.

Adapted for interactive remote learning with SAFe® Virtual Classrooms

Leading SAFe

What people say about Leading SAFe

“Very good course to follow the process for an organization or to apply to any of the domains or areas. Enjoyed the training with good case study and scenarios.”

What people say about Leading SAFe

“Great to get an overview of the fundamentals of SAFe and to learn by practical exercises.”

What people say about Leading SAFe

“This training is very useful. I was able to apply several principles at my work right away (adding business value to PI objectives, constructing a Program Board).”

What people say about Leading SAFe

“It covers a good range of the necessary foundations for embracing an Agile mindset and the tools necessary for implementing SAFe at scale. I’m really happy that it also embraces many of the modern philosophies and theories.”

What people say about Leading SAFe

“Nice journey through this powerful framework. I’d love to apply it in my current work.”