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These are the sessions we offer for Lean Portfolio Management in New Zealand.
We also have sessions for this course in: Australia Asia United States

What is the course like?

How can an organisation adapt its portfolio management practices to better align with lean and agile principles, thereby enhancing flexibility, value delivery and organisational agility?

Lean Portfolio Management is about taking a holistic view of all the work being undertaken across the whole organisation, whether that be initiatives, products or business as usual, and being deliberate about where to invest to maximise overall returns aligned with organisational strategy. Our Lean Portfolio Management course is designed to equip leaders and decision-makers with the knowledge and skills necessary to transform their portfolio management practices to be lean, agile, and value-centric. This program will provide you with the tools and techniques to fund and manage the flow of initiatives and activities across the whole enterprise, maximising value delivered to customers and stakeholders.

You'll gain

The ICAgile Certified Professional – Lean Portfolio Management (ICP-LPM) certification is granted on the successful completion of this course. This certification is part of the ICAgile Agile Finance track.

This course will contribute 14 PMI® professional development units (PDUs) towards your chosen certification (4 Power Skills, 5 Business Acumen and 5 Ways of Working).

You'll learn

During this course you will learn about: 

  • The shift to customer-centricity within a larger context
  • Communicating an adaptive strategy with transparency
  • Alignment around common goals, and how they might change
  • How to define, prioritise and deliver business value frequently
  • Structuring in value streams
  • Taking accountability for outcomes over outputs
  • Optimising flow and reducing waste across the whole system
  • Shortening planning and funding cycles
  • Balancing capacity and demand

You'll need

To get the most out of this course, you will need a willingness to challenge traditional thinking and a desire to deliver outcomes for your organisation. It is recommended that participants have a foundational knowledge of Agile values, principles, and mindset through formal training like our Agile Fundamentals or Business Agility Fundamentals courses or have relevant experience working in the Agile context.

Great for

  • Portfolio Managers, Program Managers, Product Managers and Project Managers responsible for the management and/or strategy of a portfolio of work
  • Executives, leaders and Agile Coaches interested in improving the delivery of value through improving the strategic planning and execution process within their organisation
  • Anyone on a business agility journey working in or alongside a Project Management Office (PMO) or Value Management Office (VMO)



Cost: NZD$1,550 +GST (NZD$1,783 incl. GST)
Duration: 3 sessions of 4.5 hours
Cost: NZD$1,790 +GST (NZD$2,059 incl. GST)
Duration: 2 days
20% off for group bookings when booking 3 or more attendees from the same organisation on the same course dates in the same transaction
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Here's what our customers are saying:

I really liked the entire course. Craig was a wonderful facilitator with a wealth of knowledge and open to any and all questions.

- Shayna Knowles, Commonwealth Bank of Australia

The interactivity of the course was great - it really helped with the learning of the sections/concepts.

- Vineet Sharma, Commonwealth Bank of Australia

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