Lean Portfolio Management

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Course Description

Aligning strategy with execution

With SAFe®5 Lean Portfolio Management Practitioner Certification

Summary

Create a culture of innovation, flexibility, and speed where all people in the portfolio can effectively execute as one, unified team.

In this course, you 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.

You will have the opportunity to capture the current and future state of the portfolio with the Portfolio Canvas tool and identify important business initiatives for achieving the future state. You’ll 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.

Who Will Benefit?

This course is designed for leaders and influencers who are responsible for the Lean Portfolio Management function. Examples include:

  • 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

Topics Covered

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

What you’ll learn

  • Describe the importance of 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 LPM performance
  • Build a plan for LPM implementation

Prerequisites

All are welcome to attend the course without prior knowledge. However, the following recommendations will make the training more productive:

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

What You Get

Class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbook
  • Preparation and eligibility to take the exam
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Certification of completion
  • SAFe 5 Lean Portfolio Management Practitioner certification upon passing of exam

Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to qualify for the exam.

Annual Renewal

Certifications expire one year from the date of certification is earned.

  • Renewal fee: $295/year

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

  • You may be eligible to apply for 24 PDUs toward your continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications
  • You may be eligible to apply for SEUs under Category C, toward earning or renewing your CSP through the Scrum Alliance
Claim Code 4446KOP5D4 Duration 3 days
PMI Certification Technical Leadership Strategic Total
PMP® 10.00 4.00 10.00 24.00
PgMP® 10.00 4.00 10.00 24.00
PMI_RMP® 8.00 4.00 10.00 22.00
PMI_SP® 6.00 4.00 10.00 20.00
PMI_ACP® 6.00 4.00 10.00 20.00
PfMP® 10.00 4.00 10.00 24.00
PMI_PBAsm 4.00 4.00 10.00 18.00

SAFe Advanced Scrum Master

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Course Description

Advancing Scrum Master servant leadership with SAFe

With SAFe®5 Advanced Scrum Master Certification

Summary

Prepare to step into a SAFe® leadership role— and learn how to facilitate Agile team, program, and enterprise success—by becoming a SAFe® 5 Advanced Scrum Master (SASM).

This two-day course prepares current Scrum Masters for their leadership role in facilitating Agile team, program, and enterprise success in a SAFe implementation. Explore facilitation of crossteam interactions in support of program execution and relentless improvement. Expand the Scrum paradigm with an introduction to scalable engineering and DevOps practices, the application of Kanban to facilitate the flow of value, and supporting interactions with architects, product management, and other critical stakeholders. Learn actionable tools for building high performing teams and explore practical ways of addressing Agile and Scrum anti-patterns in the enterprise.

Who Will Benefit?

  • Existing Scrum Masters
  • Team leaders, project managers, and others who have assumed the role of an Agile Team facilitator in a SAFe or enterprise Agile context
  • Engineering and development managers who are responsible for Agile execution and coaching teams, including teams of teams
  • Agile coaches
  • Agile Program Managers
  • Prospective Release Train Engineers

Topics Covered

  • Exploring the Scrum Master role in the SAFe enterprise
  • Applying SAFe Principles: A Scrum Master’s perspective
  • Exploring Agile and Scrum anti-patterns
  • Facilitating program execution
  • Improving flow with Kanban and XP
  • Building high-performing teams
  • Improving program performance with Inspect and Adapt

What you’ll learn

To perform the role of a SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master, you should be able to:

  • Apply SAFe principles to facilitation, enablement, and coaching in a multi-teamenvironment
  • Build a high-performing team and foster relentless improvement at scale
  • Address Agile and Scrum anti-patterns
  • Support the adoption of engineering practices, DevOps, and Agile architecture
  • Learn to apply Kanban and Extreme Programming (XP) frameworks to optimize flow and improve the team’s work
  • Facilitate program planning, execution, and delivery of end-to-end systems value
  • Support learning through participation in communities of practice and innovation cycles

Prerequisites

All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, having one or more of the following certifications is highly recommended for those who intend to take the SAFe® 5 Advanced Scrum Master (SASM) certification exam:

  • SAFe 5 Scrum Master (SSM) certification
  • Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) certification
  • Professional Scrum Master (PSM) certification

What You Get

Class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbook
  • Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® 5 Advanced Scrum Master (ASM) exam
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Certification of completion

Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to qualify for the exam.

Annual Renewal

Certifications expire one year from the date of certification is earned.

  • Renewal fee: $100/year

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

  • You may be eligible to apply for 15 PDUs toward your continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications
  • You may be eligible to apply for SEUs under Category C, toward earning or renewing your CSP through the Scrum Alliance
    Claim Code 4446PGFUBE Duration 2 days
    PMI Certification Technical Leadership Strategic Total
    PMP® 12.00 2.25 0.75 15.00
    PgMP® 12.00 2.25 0.75 15.00
    PMI_RMP® 0.00 2.25 0.75 3.00
    PMI_SP® 0.00 2.25 0.75 3.00
    PMI_ACP® 12.00 2.25 0.75 15.00
    PfMP® 0.00 2.25 0.75 3.00
    PMI_PBAsm 0.00 2.25 0.75 3.00