Lean & Agile Training

Project Portfolio Management Using Agile


Individual contributor (specialist – expert) and select front line and mid-level leaders working in agile environments

  • Onsite Instructor-led
  • Virtual instructor-led

Project Portfolio Management Using Agile is for experienced project portfolio managers, business sponsors, and those responsible for managing the project portfolio and is designed to teach you how to apply Agile, Lean and Kanban to your portfolio planning and management. We will arm you with new methods for planning, prioritizing, sizing and managing your portfolio. You will discuss new ways of looking at enterprise capacity planning by planning around teams, measuring velocity and establishing a pull method from your portfolio backlog. Learn from real world examples and leave feeling confident and knowledgeable about managing your Agile portfolio.

Learning objectives

  • Modify your work using the basics of Agile portfolio planning
  • Define the strategic vision of an organization
  • Build a strategic portfolio backlog
  • Qualify, rank and prioritize ideas for portfolio inclusion
  • Explain the concepts of capacity planning and budgeting
  • Conduct ongoing portfolio management activities or governance activities

Behavioral Competencies

  • Balances stakeholders
  • Builds networks
  • Plans and aligns
  • Resourcefulness


  • Backlog management
  • Commercial acumen
  • Define product/process change strategy
  • Managing change
  • Portfolio performance management
  • Project cost/budget management
  • Project governing
  • Project life cycle adaptation
  • Project portfolio management
  • Strategic project and program alignment


  • Onsite instructor-led: 3 days - 22.5
  • Virtual instructor-led: 3 days - 22.5