Lean Portfolio Management Certification (ICP- LPM)

Become an expert in combining strategic portfolio management with Agile delivery

  • Master the fundamentals of effective Portfolio Management 
  • Develop into a competent steward of funds and other resources
  • Learn to connect strategy to execution using Lean Portfolio Management
  • 400,000 + Professionals trained
  • 250 + Workshops every month
  • 100 + Countries and counting

Become an expert Lean Portfolio Manager

As organizations strive for customer-centricity and business agility, there is a need to shift from a project to a product emphasis. Companies must link their portfolios with value-stream-based operating approaches. Learn how to link Agile development with corporate strategies, with the aim of driving value delivery to consumers via products and solutions.

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Highlights

  • 14 Hour Live Instructor-Led Online Training 

  • Earn 14 Hours of SEUs and PDUs 

  • ICAgile Certificate on course completion 

  • Interactive Sessions with Activities 

  • Real-World Simulations, Case Studies 

  • Courseware from ICAgile 

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The KnowledgeHut Edge

Solid Track Record

KnowledgeHut has empowered over 150,000 professionals with certifications in Agile and Scrum. 

Experiential Workshops

Agile activities, team-based exercises, practical case studies: High energy workshops with hands-on learning.   

Elite Panel of Agile Trainers

Get trained by accredited Agile Trainers with over a decade of experience across industries. 

Mentorship by Industry Experts

Get real-world tips and time-tested techniques from highly qualified mentors.

Continual Learning Support

Webinars, e-books, tutorials, articles, and interview questions - we're right by you in your learning journey!   

Exclusive Post-Training Sessions

Six months of post-training mentor guidance to overcome challenges in your Agile career. 

Prerequisites

Prerequisites

Foundational knowledge of agile principles, values, and mindset 

Who Should Attend

Portfolio Managers on a business agility journey

Professionals working inside Project Management Offices

Professionals working inside Value Management Offices

What You Will Learn

LPM Principles

Explore LPM principles for Business Agility to manage portfolios in a focused, streamlined, and adaptive way. 

Portfolio Management

Learn LPM adaptive approaches that eliminate waste in the overall system and promote customer centricity  

Aligning Execution To Strategy

Discover the key elements of adaptive strategy, which are linked to impacts and outcomes. 

Funding and Budgeting

Learn how funding and budgeting cycles are shortened to match the cadence of learning and delivery. 

Managing Risks and Conflicts

Understand how to monitor and respond to conflicts, variances, and other risks associated with the portfolio. 

Cross-Team Visibility

Learn how to leverage a physical or virtual space to bring transparency and visibility to a portfolio.   

Transform Your Workforce

Build the skills to scale Agile

A trusted skills transformation partner to over 500 organizations across 70 countries, KnowledgeHut is the skills solutions provider that organizations and individuals count on to innovate faster and create progress. We'll help you navigate the complexities of business agility to deliver fast and responsively, adapt your organizational structure and culture, and innovate and disrupt markets. 

  • 4,500+ Enterprise clients globally 
  • 400,000+ professionals skilled 
  • Customized training solutions for business-critical skill development 
  • Agile coaching and consulting for organizational transformation 

500+ Clients

Curriculum

The What and Why of Lean Portfolio Management 

  • Define Lean Portfolio Management for Business Agility 
  • Why the Shift to LPM is Necessary for Business Agility 
  • Principles of LPM for Business Agility   

Align Execution to Strategy 

  • Lpm Supports Adaptive Strategy 
  • Understanding Strategy for Complex Adaptive Organizations 

Funding and Budgeting 

  • Shorter Funding Cycles Enable Faster Adaptation 
  • Being Responsible Stewards of Funds and Other Resources 

Governing and Measuring Lpm 

  • Governing the Portfolio 
  • Managing Risks, Conflict, and Variances 
  • Lpm Metrics and Measurement 

Organization Design for Lpm 

  • Relationship Between Org Design and Portfolio Management 
  • Project to Product-based Structures 
  • Where Lpm Links Into Other Organizational Practices 

Portfolio Types 

  • Portfolio Kanban for Transparency and Communication 
  • Types of Portfolios in Business Agility 
  • Portfolio Anti-patterns 

Enabling Cross-team Visibility     

  • Collaboration Events 
  • Creating Visibility for the Portfolio 
  • Portfolio Roadmap 

Capacity and Demand 

  • Managing Portfolio Intake 
  • Limit Wip and Plan to the Available Capacity 

Continuous Planning & Delivering 

  • Prioritization of Work 
  • The Fundamentals of Portfolio Planning 
  • Continuously Learn and Adapt 

Frequently Asked Questions

ICP-LPM Course

Our ICP-LPM Training aims to equip you with all the skills to be an effective Lean Portfolio Manager. In this engaging and interactive two-day program, you will learn to: 

  • Efficiently Implementing LPM 
  • Create a strategy for complex adaptive organizations 
  • Responsibly steward funds and other company resources 
  • Effectively manage risks, conflicts, and variances 
  • Measure the health, performance, and impact of a portfolio for organizational success 
  • Understand the relationship between Org Design and Portfolio Management 
  • Shift from Project-based to Product-based organizational structures.
  • Establish flow with portfolio Kanban 
  • Connect strategy to execution using Lean 
  • leverage a physical or virtual space to bring transparency and visibility to a portfolio.
  • Manage the intake of work, the value being delivered and prioritizations 
  • Implement the fundamental aspects of portfolio planning and continuous delivery 

The ICP-LPM certification helps you:

  • Demonstrate your proficiency in Agile and Portfolio Management
  • Grow your career in Agile with confidence
  • Command a higher salary over non-certified peers
  • Network with industry leaders and Agile professionals
  • Land lucrative roles in top companies globally
  • Expand your skillset through rigorous training and coursework
  • Advance your expertise by aiming for other Agile certifications from ICAgile 

The ICP-LPM credential is offered by the International Consortium for Agile (ICAgile). 

To take up this course, candidates should possess foundational knowledge of agile principles, values, and mindset. 

No. You cannot get certified without undertaking the course from an ICAgile Member Organization, like KnowledgeHut. This course includes hands-on learning and you'll need to actively participate in a live class to earn this certification. 

On successfully completing the ICP-LPM training and demonstrating your understanding of the role of a Lean Portfolio Manager, you will earn your ICP-LPM certification.  

Here are the steps to get ICP-LPM certified:  

  • Register for the course from KnowledgeHut, an ICAgile Member Organization.
  • Attend 14 hours of training
  • Once you complete the ICP-LPM course, you will receive an invitation from ICAgile to view your transcript and claim your certificate from www.ICAgile.com.
  • Complete the post-class survey and claim your certificate.
  • You will receive the download link to your ICAgile certification badge.

Workshop Experience

The ICP-LPM workshop at KnowledgeHut is delivered through an immersive learning experience platform, via live and interactive instructor-led training sessions. 

Listen, learn, ask questions, and get all your doubts clarified by your instructor, who is an experienced practitioner.   

You will receive personalized guidance from certified ICAgile experts who are masters in Lean Portfolio Management and demonstrate immense experience in Agile coaching. 

Our dedicated team of coaches delivers training on par with the standards of excellence as set out by leading Agile bodies around the world. Every candidate receives the same high-quality content irrespective of the trainer and location. They help you further develop the competencies and skills necessary to make a difference in your organization.   

Our ICP- LPM course focuses on engaging interaction. Most class time is dedicated to fun exercises, lively discussions, and team collaboration - all facilitated by the ICAgile trainer. The focus is on practical solutions to real-world challenges drawn from decades of experience as, Agile coaches, Agile mentors, Change agents, and Product Owners in Agile environments. 

The course material comprises the course schedule or study plan, workbooks, and all relevant assignments, assessments, or case studies. 

If you miss a class, you can access the recordings of the sessions, provided ICAgile and the instructor have permitted recordings. At the beginning of every session, there will also be a 10-12-minute recapitulation of the previous class. 

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