Lean Portfolio Management Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) for Lean Enterprises 5.0

Lean Portfolio Management


Lean Portfolio Management is an interactive course which explores the practical tools and techniques necessary to implement strategy and investment funding, agile portfolio operations, and lean governance.

Participants have the opportunity to capture the current and future state of their portfolio with the Portfolio Canvas tool and identify important business initiatives for achieving the portfolio vision. Participants establish portfolio flow with the Portfolio Kanban and prioritize epics 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.

About this course


This course focuses primarily on the Lean-Agile mindset and role of a Lean Portfolio Manager and will enable participants to:

  • Describe Lean Portfolio Management (LPM)
  • Connect the Portfolio to the Enterprise Strategy
  • Establish the Portfolio Vision
  • Implement Lean Budgeting and Guardrails
  • Establish flow with the Portfolio Kanban
  • Support Operational Excellence with an Agile Program management Office (PMO) and Communities of Practice (CoP)
  • Coordinate Value Streams
  • Measure LPM Performance
  • Build a plan for LPM implementation

How this course is delivered

Key Topics

This course explores the following content:

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

Outcomes and certification


Attending this course prepares you to take the SAFe® Lean Portfolio Manager exam (5.0.1). The exam is a multiple choice, closed-book, web-based examination (90 mins, 45 questions, 71% passing score) taken after course completion.

Attendees who pass the exam will receive:

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

Note: First exam attempt is included as part of the course registration fee if the exam is taken within 30 days of course completion.

Attendees must attend all days of the course to be eligible for the exam.

Course prerequisites

All are welcome to attend the course. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SAFe® Lean Portfolio Manager exam:

  • Familiarity with agile concepts and principles
  • Familiarity with value streams
  • Familiarity with portfolio management funding models
  • Attended a Leading SAFe course
  • Experience working in a SAFe environment


Where is the training venue located?

Sydney courses are held at 45 Clarence Street, Sydney.

Melbourne courses are held at 123 Queen Street, Melbourne.

I require an invoice before payment is processed – can I still book this course online?

Yes. Simply select ‘invoice’ from the payment options during the checkout process and one of our consultants will be in contact to organise payment.

Is this a certified course?

Yes. The exam for this course is to be undertaken online within 6 months of completing the 2 day training course. Upon passing the exam you will be certified. PM-Partners will provide you with the details and log-ins during the course.

Is the exam fee included?

Yes. The certification exam fee is included in the course cost.

Course Dates


There are currently no dates scheduled. Please contact us today for future availability.



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