SAFe® 5.0 Lean Portfolio Management (LPM) Certification


January 15, 2020 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Transformation Experts, LLC |
Miami, FL
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Course Summary

Through the LPM function in SAFe framework students and practitioners can address the challenge of defining, communicating and aligning strategy, by empowering themselves at the highest level of decision-making and financial accountability for the value streams and solutions in a SAFe portfolio.

The Lean Portfolio Management function provides a set of three collaborations-strategy and investment funding, Agile portfolio operations, and Lean governance—intended to bring leadership together.

LPM course is intended for enterprises, business managers and executives who understand the enterprise’s financial, technical, and business contexts and therefore need to develop the ability to execute existing commitments reliably and better enable innovation by building on the foundation of the Five Core Competencies of the Lean Enterprise.

Who will benefit?

  • Executives and Leaders (CIOs, CEOs, CFOs, CTOs and VPs)

  • Enterprise Architects

  • Product Managers and Solution Managers

  • Business Unit Managers

  • Program Office Personnel

  • SPCs and Enterprise Agile Coaches

  • Human Resources

  • RTEs

  • Epic Owners

Learning Objectives

After this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the Lean Portfolio Management (LPM)

  • Understand, identify and later apply the three collaborations needed to realize the Lean Portfolio Management Competency.

  • Understand, identify and strategically engage the key people who will agree and communicate portfolio strategy.

  • Understand and manage how to connect the portfolio strategy to the enterprise strategy, maintaining a portfolio vision, funding value streams, and establishing portfolio flow.

  • Understand and Apply the system thinking needed to:

  • Ensure that ARTs and Solution Trains are aligned and operate within the broader enterprise context.

  • Coordinate Value Streams

  • Support Program Execution

  • Drive Operational excellence

  • Measure the LPM performance

  • Build a plan for LPM implementation

Topics Covered

  • Five Core Competencies of the Lean Enterprise.

  • Lean Portfolio Management competency

  • Lean and systems thinking approaches

  • SAFe portfolio

  • Lean Agile approach

  • Safe Transformation

  • Investment funding collaboration

  • Portfolio strategy

  • Business objectives

  • Business Strategy

  • Strategic Themes

  • Portfolio Vision

  • Value Streams

  • Portfolio Flow

  • Agile Release Train (ART)

  • Solution Train

  • Portfolio Kanban

  • Epic Owners

  • Enterprise Architects

  • Business Owner

  • Program Management Office

  • Release Train Engineer (RTEs)

  • Solution Train Engineers STEs)


There are no prerequisites to take this course. All stakeholders working in a Lean-Agile environment or transformation are welcome to attend.

SAFe Certification

Attending this course prepares you to take the SAFe® LPM certification exam in order to receive the SAFe® LPM certification.

What You Get

Class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbook

  • Course certificate of completion

  • Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® LPM certification exam

  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform

  • One certification exam attempt

Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Education Units (SEUs)

  • Attendees may be eligible to apply for 24 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications

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


$2,400.00 Member Ticket

$2,400.00 Guest Ticket