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Certified SAFe® Lean Portfolio Management (LPM)


*Expert Instructor- Omni3-Payment Plan, 1-yr SAFe Mbrshp, Exam fee included, confirmed courses, 24 PDU, Workbook=PDF+H/C, Study-Guide/Study-Group, Multi-Cert Discount

SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) is # 1 agile scaling framework and is highly marketable; Takes you well beyond simple team-level such as CSM, CSPO, PSM, PSPO, PMI-ACP classes

Cert options w/ Omni3 Inc.: SAFe for Architects (ARCH), Releate Train Engineer (RTE), (Scrum Master/Advanced SSM/SASM), DevOPs (SDP), Prod Owner/Prod Mgr (POPM), Leading SAFe (SA), SAFe for Government Practitioners (SGP) :

https://www.omni3systems.com/

- Great networking event into the lean-agile world – and my students find jobs via my classes/network

- Top 5% Instructor 1st-Pass-Rate, if you don't pass in first try [30-day limit], we split the retake fee

- Payment Plan available, because many folks are investing in their own career and paying out of their own pocket

- 24 PDUs, PMI refers to agility as a "Game Changer" - be a part of it, at full-scale

- Learn how your role/skills & strengths best translate into lean-agile-SAFe

- SAFe pre-read materials [optional] shared out prior to course, and study group set-up facilitated for after course to include discussion of sample test questions

- Not an "Ivory Tower" Instructor. Dan, an active lean-agile-DevOps practioner brings real-life experience from 7+ industries, 20+ companies - Complex theories are translated into relateable practice/understanding


Lean Portfolio Management Course Description

This is a three-day interactive course that provides a workshop-type of experience. 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 benefit. The course also provides insights on how to establish Value Stream Budgets and Lean Budget Guardrails and measure the Lean portfolio performance.

A Certified SAFe® 4 Lean Portfolio Manager (LPM) understands how strategy and investment funding is established, how to apply Agile portfolio operations and Lean governance, and how to build a plan for implementing the Lean Portfolio Management function.

Key Areas of Competency

  • Connecting the Portfolio to Enterprise strategy
  • Establishing the Portfolio Vision
  • Implementing Lean Budgeting and Guardrails
  • Establishing flow with the Portfolio Kanban
  • Establishing Strategy and Investment funding
  • Applying Agile Portfolio Operations
  • Applying Lean Governance
  • Building a plan for implementing the Lean Portfolio Management function
  • Coordinating Value Streams
  • Measuring the Lean Portfolio Management function performance

Who will benefit? - The following individuals will benefit from this course:

  • 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
  • And more~

Learning Goals - To implement the Lean Porfolio Management function, attendees should be able to:

  • Describe the importance of Lean Portfolio Management (LPM)
  • Connect the portfolio to enterprise strategy
  • Implement Lean budgeting and Guardrails
  • Establish portfolio flow with the Portfolio Kanban
  • Support operational excellence with APMO and CoPs
  • Coordinate Value Streams
  • Measure the Lean portfolio management performance
  • Build a plan for LPM implementation

Topics Covered

  • Introducing Lean Portfolio Management (LPM) • Applying Lean Governance
  • Establishing Strategy and Investment Funding • Implementing the LPM function
  • Applying Agile Portfolio Operations

Prerequisites - All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following recommendations will make the training more productive.

  • Familiarity with Agile concepts and principles
  • Attended a Leading SAFe or SAFe PM/PO course
  • Experience working in a SAFe environment

Exam Study Materials - The exam is designed to measure knowledge and skill related to the job role. We highly recommend candidates use a variety of resources to prepare for this exam including:

  • Course Materials – The course materials are an essential artifact from the course and can be downloaded from the SAFe Community Platform. These materials can be used to reference back to the content that was specifically presented during the class.
  • Study Guide – This comprehensive guide details the job role and all resources related to the exam, including a detailed reading list. Access is available through the Learning Plan in the SAFe Community Platform upon course completion.
  • Practice Test – The practice test is designed to be predictive of success on the certification exam*, and it has the same number of questions, level of difficulty, and time duration. It is part of the Learning Plan in the SAFe Community Platform and can be taken an unlimited number of times at no cost. *This is not the actual exam and passing it does not guarantee success on the certification exam.

What Attendees Get

Becoming a Certified SAFe® 4 Lean Portfolio Manager requires an exceptional range of skills. Certification includes:

  • Certified SAFe® 4 Lean Portfolio Manager PDF certificate
  • Certified SAFe® 4 Lean Portfolio Manager digital badge to promote the accomplishment online
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform, which includes access to the LPM Community of Practice
  • Access to Meetup groups and events that provide connections to other certified SAFe professionals
  • A variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe journey

Exam Requirements

The first step toward becoming a Certified SAFe® 4 Lean Portfolio Manager is to attend the Lean Portfolio Management course. This is a requirement, because attending the course provides access to all the study materials and the exam. Note that attending the course does not guarantee passing the exam.

These skills and knowledge are highly recommended to successfully pass the exam:

  • Basic to intermediate understanding of SAFe
  • Basic understanding of strategy
  • Basic understanding of funding models
  • Understanding how to organize value streams

Exam name: SAFe® 4 Lean Portfolio Manager Exam

  • 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: Once the exam begins, candidates have 120 minutes (2.0 hours) to complete the exam
  • Number of questions – 60
  • Passing score – 42 out of 60 (70%)
  • 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.
  • Attendees must attend all days of the course in order to qualify for the exam

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

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

Refund Policy/Terms and Conditions

- Full Refund if 30 or more days notice

- 1/2 refund with 14 days notice.

- 1/3 refund between 14 and 7 days notice. [no refund with less than 7 day notice.]

- but in many cases may transfer to different class/another student

Instructor Info: Public Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/agiledaniel

Instructor: Daniel J. Miklusicak, Lean-Agile/SAFe Transformation Consultant & Instructor


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