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SAFe® Lean Portfolio Management Incl. Certification for SAFe® Lean Portfolio Manager
Duration: 3 days
This is a two-day interactive course with an additional one-day workshop ‘Getting started with LPM’. Lean Agile Portfolio Management is a modern approach that enables companies to increase the quality and the desired value of products and solutions, improve business results and support strategic business objectives. Through the gradual and constant build-up of products and services, Lean Agile Portfolio Management is the key to aligning strategy with portfolio priorities and systemically increasing business agility.
In the two-day course, you will learn the following principles and practices that will deliver significant benefit to your organization:
- 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.
In this course, attendees will 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 will have the opportunity to capture the current and the future state of their portfolio with the Portfolio Canvas tool and identify important business initiatives for achieving the future state. Participants will be able to establish portfolio flow with the Portfolio Kanban and prioritize initiatives for maximum economic benefi . The course also provides insights on how to establish Value Stream Budgets and Lean Budget Guardrails and measure the Lean portfolio performance.
Who should attend?
- Executives (CIOs, CEOs, CFOs, CTOs and VPs)
- Enterprise Architects
- Product Manager and Solution Manager x Division Managers
- SPCs and Enterprise Agile Coaches
- Human Resources
- Epic owners and business stakeholders
Within these three days, following topics will be covered:
- Introduction to Lean Portfolio Management (LPM)
- Strategy development and investment financing
- Application of Agile Portfolio Operations
- Application of Lean Governance
- Implementation of the LPM function
What do I get with this course?
- Attendee workbook
- Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® Lean Portfolio Manager Exam
- One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
- Course certificate of completion
Are there any prerequisites?
Familiarity with agile concepts and principles are beneficial. Participation in a Leading SAFe or SAFe® PO / PM course, as well as experience in a SAFe® environment is an advantage.
May I obtain PDUs / SEUs with this course?
With this course, you are entitled to obtain PDU’s at the Project Management Institute (PMI) for the PMP and PMI-ACP certifications.
Almudena Rodriguez Pardo.
SAFe® Program Consultant (SPC), Management 3.0 Licensed
Trainer, ICA-BAF. Business Agility Consultant at Rodriguez Pardo & Assocs.
Almudena Rodriguez Pardo has more than 22 years of operational experience in the telecommunication industry, where she has been engaged as a senior software developer, quality coordinator and technical market support engineer in several IT projects-Passionate Agilist, expert for Agile and DevOps methodologies and change management, Almudena has supported with her Agile consulting services the successful Agile deployment of a wide spectrum of European companies. The Agile transformations driven by Almudena affect a wide variety of industrial sectors such as insurance, telecommunications, retail, government, apps, media, etc. … these experiences build the fundamentals of her courses, where she combines the theory with lots of practical examples and lessons learned while supporting enterprises with Business Consultancy. As an international speaker, Almudena has been invited to numerous Agile and DevOps international conferences.