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Aligning strategy with execution
Aligning strategy with execution
In this course, attendees 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.
Participants in the course will have the opportunity to capture the current and the future state of their portfolio with the Portfolio Canvas tool and identify important business initiatives for achieving the future state. Participants will 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.
Principal Consultant and TrainerA software engineer by trade, Glenn cut his teeth creating embedded telecoms equipment with Motorola back in the 90s, although now he works as a coach and trainer helping enterprises improve their ROI on their product development. He is an SPC and SPCT Candidate, which is the highest level of certification SAFe offers, which backs up his many years of experience in numerous industries. He spends most of his time on the ground supporting change with clients, so has a wealth of stories to share on how to, and how not to make the transformation work in your business.
Director and Head of ConsultingDarren has a background in commercial management, being an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers following sixteen years in Retail Banking. This culminated as a Senior Personal Banking Manager within the Guildford Group of Branches. A career change into IT in the late 1990s has led to a number of senior IT positions with world-class organisations in the travel and transport industry. Darren is now an active Agile practitioner, coach and is a SAFe Program Consultant Trainer (SPCT), one of a small number in the UK. The SPCT Certification is the highest level of certification provided by Scaled Agile. He is also an accredited contributor to the SAFe Reference Guide. Darren is a Chartered IT Professional and frequent contributor to local Agile Interest Groups. He is the Treasurer of BCS Kent Branch and co-founder of the Kent Scrum User Group and more recently the founder of the London SAFe Meetup Group. He is a co-author of the BCS Book “Agile Foundations – Principles Practices and Frameworks” and a reviewer of “Valuing Agile; the financial management of agile projects
All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. 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
Prior to attending the course, students should familiarise themselves with the Scaled Agile Framework
Attendees who pass the certification exam will receive:
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