• Malte Kumlehn

    Management Consultant

    Language(s): German, English
  • Brief profile

    Malte is a leading consultant for scaled agile SAP® business transformations. He supports organisations in achieving their strategic goals and creating value through the use of SAP solutions. As a world-leading SAFe® Fellow, he founded the first SAP Delivery Excellence Practice at Accenture and led complex agile S/4HANA transformations. Today, he supports executives in transforming their delivery model and realising their strategy through Lean Portfolio Management. He is a sought-after management consultant, trainer and speaker for scaled agile SAP® business transformations.


    • Agile Transformation
    • Lean-Agile
    • Agile SAP S/4 HANA Business Transformation
    • Enterprise and Lean Portfolio Managemen


    Date Training Language Price (Net) Places available

    05.11.2024 – 07.11.2024

    SAFe® Lean Portfolio Management (LPM)

    Remote 08:30 – 18:00 h

    German 2.090 EUR 1.890 EUR 15 Book
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    19.11.2024 – 21.11.2024

    SAFe® Release Train Engineer (RTE)

    Wiesbaden 08:30 – 18:00 h

    German 2.750 EUR 2.550 EUR 14 Book


    • Proven strategic, tactical and operational approaches 
    • Reducing the complexity of collaboration
    • Increasing the performance of the work organization
    • Levers for increasing delivery reliability
    • Increasing maturity in the application of scaled agility
    • Resolving conflicting objectives in line with business goals
    • Adaptation of structures and roles 
    • Increasing transparency and measurability 

    • Training CxO and S/4 leadership in SAP Delivery Excellence to implement decision-making, steering and governance processes in SAP® S/4HANA business transformation from strategy to operations with SAFe. 
    • Advising executives on building internal capacity to manage cross-functional portfolio initiatives, harmonization of business processes 
    • Advising on how harmonization and standardization with scaled agility lead to better results 
    • Advice on cross-divisional integration of business models, processes, data and systems 
    • Advice on how to improve process organization and governance, including team/delivery unit alignment and review of applicable frameworks.

    • Introduction of an agile release train with more than 100, gathering requirements from multiple brands in a complex SAP and non-SAP landscape. 
    • Advised on improving process organization and governance, including team/delivery unit cutover and review of applicable frameworks. 
    • Advising leaders to reach the next level of agile maturity and productivity. 
    • Leading the analysis and improvement of the existing agile approach. 
    • Defining and implementing common goals, vision, roadmaps and organizational developments. 
    • Introduce success criteria and prioritization mechanisms to break down complex issues into smaller pieces. 
    • Identifying obstacles that could prevent the organization from achieving its business goals. 
    • Development of measures to remove the obstacles. 

    • Advised executives on building internal capacity to manage cross-functional portfolio initiatives, harmonizing business processes in more than 10 agile release trains impacting 20,000 employees in the implementation of a company-wide ERP system. 
    • Organization of S/4 deployment teams by value and process optimization, resulting in shortened decision paths. 
    • Transitioned to SAFe Lean (Enterprise) Portfolio Management, including Leadership, Strategy & Investment Finance and Lean Governance Transformation, improving program predictability. 

    • Advised on the implementation of Lean Portfolio Management in ongoing operations, including Leadership, Strategy & Investment Funding and Lean Governance Transformation, improving portfolio management efficiency with impact on 6,000 employees. 
    • Introduced strategic portfolio discussions and alignment at C-level and built LPM capabilities, resulting in improved governance and decision making at senior level and increased throughput of initiative portfolios. 
    • 100% remote consulting based on CRPR (Complex Responsive Processes of Relating) with high impact and savings on travel and accommodation costs.