SAFe® Lean Portfolio Management (LPM)

Aligning your strategy with execution - based on the most frequent version 6.0 of SAFe®
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SAFe® Lean Portfolio Management (LPM)

Gain practical tools and techniques with Lean Portfolio Management

This course will give you the necessary practical tools as well as techniques to implement the LPM functions of strategy and investment funding, agile portfolio operations, and Lean governance.

You’ll have the opportunity to capture the current and future state of your portfolio with the Portfolio Canvas tool, allowing you to identify important business initiatives to achieve the portfolio vision. You’ll learn how to establish portfolio flow with the Portfolio Kanban and prioritise Epics to ensure maximum economic benefit.

The course also gives insights into how you can establish Value Stream Budgets and Lean Budget Guardrails and measure the Lean portfolio performance.

Programme structure and content

SAFe® Lean Portfolio Management (LPM) runs over 3 continuous days.

The course is a combination of theory and exercises in the SAFe®-framework version 6.0. The ‘training from the back of the room’ learning principles mean you’ll play an active role and take part in many practical exercises.
You will be able to:

Introduce Lean Portfolio Management (LPM)

Establish strategy and investment funding

Apply Agile Portfolio Operations

Apply Lean Governance


mplement the LPM function

Who can participate?

Though everyone is welcome to take part in the course, the following experience is beneficial and will make the training more productive:

  • being familiar with agile concepts and principles
  • having attended Leading SAFe® or SAFe® PO/PM course
  • having experience working in a SAFe® environment.

You could benefit from this course if you have experience of being:

  • Executives and leaders (CIOs, CEOs, CFOs, CTOs and VPs)
  • Enterprise Architects
  • Product Managers as well as Solution Managers
  • Business Unit Managers
  • Program Office Personnel
  • SPCs as well as Enterprise Agile Coaches
  • Human Resources
  • RTEs
  • Epic Owners

Why participate?

When you participate in this course, you will not only gain personal skills, but also skills that your company or organisation can greatly benefit from.

Your personal benefits

  • Describing Lean Portfolio Management (LPM)

  • Connecting the portfolio to Enterprise Strategy

  • Establishing the Portfolio Vision

  • Implementing Lean Budgeting and Guardrails

  • Establishing flow with the Portfolio Kanban

  • Supporting operational excellence with agile PMO as well as CoPs

  • Coordinating value streams

  • Measuring the LPM performance

  • Building a plan for LPM implementation

Benefits for your organisation

  • An employee who understands the roles surrounding product development with SAFe®

  • A better foundation for creating innovation

  • The best possible link between clients and the developing organisation

  • Ensuring business value

Preparation, exam and certification

The SAFe® exam should be taken within 30 days of the last course day. The course includes 1 attempt for certification. You can acquire additional attempts at Scaled Agile.

How to prepare for the exam

You’ll receive an email on how to prepare before the course. This will include guidance on articles and videos to read, watch and review, and how to prepare for the exam. There’ll also be information about the test and SAFe® certification

A test exam should be passed as preparation for the final exam.

The test exam is very similar to the final test and can be taken continuously until passed. This indicates whether you are ready to pass the final exam.

About your certification

The exam is in English and is multiple-choice. It’s also a so-called web-based closed book and has a time-limited certification.

The test will be available through the SAFe® Community Platform. You’ll receive your login for the platform on the final day of the course.

Both the test and the final exam have 45 questions that must be answered within 90 minutes.

The score to pass is 35 out of 45 questions or 77%

Do you have any questions?

Not sure if this course is right for you?

Let me give you a call for personal sparring.

Lotte Foged
Commercial & Product Manager
+45 4517 6235

Have this course as an internal programme

With an in-house programme, you can choose any course from our broad portfolio. We will conduct the course for your employees, only – adapted to your specific needs, wishes and business goals.

Mariann Illum Vendler
Relation Manager
+45 4517 6189


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When you sign up for this course, Mannaz handles your registration, while the course execution will be managed by BESTBRAINS ACADEMY.

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