PM039C – Program Management Professional (PgMP)®

Duration : 3 days Technical : 5 Leadership : 9 Strategic : 10 PDU: 24

Course Overview

Program management is the centralised, coordinated management of a program to achieve the program’s strategic benefits and objectives. Organisations are increasingly seeking to better integrate and coordinate multiple projects to deliver business value.  A Program Management Professional (PgMP®) oversees programs, defines projects and assigns project managers.

Be Recognised for Your Elite-level Capabilities

PgMP® certification is PMI’s most elite qualification – proving that you have the advanced experience, knowledge and skills necessary to define and oversee multiple projects, and deliver on important organisational objectives.

The Project Management Institute’s Program Management Professional credential defines the global standard of best practices for program management professionals. As a result of attending this course, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to successfully deliver programs in real world and prepare for the PgMP® certification exam. Good Program Management practices are crucial for a successful Program Benefits. Delivering timely and maximising resources to produce quality results are crucial.

 

Course Outline
  •  Introduction to PMI® & PgMP® Certification process
  •  PgMP® Application
    • Introduction to PgMP® Application process
    • How to write good PgMP® Application?
    • Discuss sample applications
  •  Introduction to Programs/ Projects/ Portfolios
    • Introduction to Program/ Project/ Portfolio Management
    • The Relationship Among Program Management,
    • Operations Management, and Organisational Strategy
    • Business Value                        
    • Role of the Program Manager                      
    • Program Manager Skills and Competencies  
    • Question & Answer
    • Tips and Tricks for Exam Success
    • EXAM PRACTICE QUESTIONS     
  •    Program Management Performance Domains
    • Program Management Performance Domain Definitions                    
    • Program Life Cycle Phases          
    • Program Activities                      
    • Program Management Performance Domain Interactions
    • Program and Project Distinctions              
    • Question & Answer
    • Tips and Tricks for Exam Success
    • EXAM PRACTICE QUESTIONS        
  • Program Strategic Alignment
    • Organizational Strategy and Program Alignment              
    • Program Business Case              
    • Program Plan          
    • Program Roadmap    
    • Question & Answer
    • Tips and Tricks for Exam Success
    • EXAM PRACTICE QUESTIONS
  •  Program Benefits Management
    • Business Case          
    • Benefits Register                        
    • Benefits Realization Plan              
    • Benefits Management and the Program Roadmap              
    • Benefits Transition                    
    • Benefits Sustainment      
    • Question & Answer
    • Tips and Tricks for Exam Success
    • EXAM PRACTICE QUESTIONS  
  •    Program Stakeholder Management
    • Program Stakeholder Identification              
    • Stakeholder Engagement Planning              
    • Stakeholder Engagement
    • Question & Answer
    • Tips and Tricks for Exam Success
    • EXAM PRACTICE QUESTIONS  
  •  Program Governance
    • Program Governance Boards                        
    • Program Governance Board Responsibilities                    
    •  Relationship Between Program Governance and Program Management       
    • Common Individual Roles Related to Program Governance                
    • Other Governance Activities
    • Question & Answer
    • Tips and Tricks for Exam Success
    • EXAM PRACTICE QUESTIONS    
  •    Program Life Cycle Management
    • The Program Life Cycle            
    • Program Definition Phase            
    • Program Benefits Delivery Phase                    
    • Program Closure Phase                
    • Mapping of the Program Life Cycle to Program Supporting Processes  
    • Question & Answer
    • Tips and Tricks for Exam Success
    • EXAM PRACTICE QUESTIONS          
  •  Program Management Supporting Processes
    • Program Communications Management      
    • Program Financial Management                  
    • Program Integration Management                
    • Program Procurement Management            
    • Program Quality Management                      
    • Program Resource Management                  
    • Program Risk Management                        
    • Program Schedule Management                
    • Program Scope Management                      
    • Question & Answer
    • Tips and Tricks for Exam Success
    • EXAM PRACTICE QUESTIONS      
Target Audience

This training module is for Program managers, Project managers, VPs/AVPs, PMO / PMO consultants and anyone leading large-scale programs.

Prerequisites

To apply for the PgMP®, you need to have either:

High School Diploma (or equivalent)     

  • At least 4 years (6,000 hours) of project management experience
  • and 7 years (10,600 hours) of program management experience

Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent)

  • At least 4 years (6,000 hours) of project management experience
  • and 4 years (6,000 hours) of program management experience
Learning Outcomes
  • Learn the critical knowledge and skills required in Program Management Professional.
  • Provides participants a good idea about Program and what is expected of them.
  • Learn the right, proper and common terminologies and good practices that will help achieve program success.
  • Learn the tips and tricks for exam success and exam practice questions.