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.”

SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager

Delivering Value through Effective Program Increment Execution

What skills do you need to deliver value in a Lean enterprise? The SAFe® Product Owner and SAFe® Product Manager (POPM) course covers the tactical responsibilities of these roles in the Agile Release Train. The course also gives you the guidance and tools you need to work effectively in remote environments with distributed teams.

Learn how product owners and product managers should work together to achieve the best possible customer and business outcomes. The SAFe POPM course will teach you how to adopt a customer-centric approach to building products, using Scaled Agile Framework® to deliver more value, faster. Topics covered in this course include the daily role of POs and PMs; collaborating with engineering teams and business stakeholders; how to write epics, features, and stories; and how to design, prioritize, build, test, and deliver products with increased productivity and higher quality.

SAFe® POPM answers the questions:

  • How do POs and PMs plan and execute work during a PI?
  • How do you integrate a customer-centric mindset to deliver products customers want?
  • How do you connect SAFe Lean-Agile principles and values to the PO/PM roles?

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
  • Access to content, tools, and resources you need to practice SAFe every day
  • SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager certification exam

Attendees learn:

  • How to perform the role of a PO and a PM on a daily basis.
  • How to put the customer at the center of your design, build, and test process.
  • How to prepare for and lead PI Planning.
  • How to decompose Epics to Features and Features to Stories.
  • How to collaborate with Agile teams to forecast work.

Adapted for interactive remote learning with SAFe® Virtual Classrooms

SAFe® Product Owner / Product Manager

What people say about SAFe® POPM

“Much better context in how POs and PMs should work together as well as align on value delivery outcomes when implementing SAFe.”

What people say about SAFe POPM

“Enjoyed the course. Thought I knew a lot about Agile but went to a whole new level.”

What people say about SAFe POPM

“Best training and we had lots of discussions about practical scenarios during this training.”