Product and Portfolio Management II

ESP Module 3

Shaping Demand and Hedging Risk

You have more capacity than you think! Shape demand to deliver more work without adding more workers. Learn techniques to stay in control even when demand shifts. Apply visual risk profiles and options thinking to select and manage the right work.

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DURATION

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1-day class

PREREQUISITES

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Previous Kanban experience or attendance in a Lean Kanban KMP-level class strongly recommended but not required.

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ESP module 2: Product and Portfolio Management I strongly recommended but not required.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

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Understand how to simplify planning with a demand shaping threshold plus triage protocol.

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How to design a Portfolio Kanban board and pick up to 4 business, delivery or governance risks to visualize

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Understand how to use Real Options thinking

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Understand commitment and how an option converts into a commitment to deliver; How to align commitment points

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Know where to place a commitment point in the workflow in order to best manage risk and expectations while minimizing waste

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Understand why it makes sense to align organizational boundaries with commitment points

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

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Recommended for Service Request Managers, Product Managers, Portfolio Managers, Program Managers, Project Managers, Heads of Portfolio, Program, and Project Management, Enterprise Risk Managers, Quantitative Analysts, and anyone who works with scheduling and portfolio planning

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Ideal for those who have previously attended the Kanban Coaching Masterclass or a Risk Assessment workshop with David J. Anderson

CERTIFIED TRAINING

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Training certified by Lean Kanban University

RECOMMENDED COMBINATIONS

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Combine with module 2 (Portfolio focus)

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Combine with modules 2 and 4 (Planning focus)