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Program Management Professional (PgMP)®

Course Type: Professional Certification
Duration : 3 Days
Professional Development Unit (PDU): 24
Availability: In-House Training | Public Training | Live Online Training

Course Overview

Program management is the centralized, coordinated management of a program to achieve the program’s strategic benefits and objectives. Organizations 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 organizational objectives.
The Project Management Institute (PMI)®'s Program Management Professional (PgMP)® 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 the real world and prepare for the PgMP® certification exam. Good Program Management practices are crucial for a successful Program Benefits. Delivering timely and maximizing resources to produce quality results are crucial.

Course Outline

  • What is PgMP?

  • What is a Program?

  • What do PgMPs need to know?

  • Domain 1: Strategic Program Management

    • Identifying opportunities and benefits that achieve the organization’s strategic objectives through program implementation

  • ​​Domain 2: Program Life Cycle

    • Initiating
      Defining the program and constituent projects, and obtaining agreement from stakeholders

    • Planning
      Defining program scope and developing the program, 
      including all constituent projects, and all activities that occur within the program

    • Executing
      Performing work necessary to achieve the program’s objectives and deliver the program’s benefits

    • Controlling
      Monitoring progress, updating program plans as required, managing change and risk

    • Closing
      Finalizing all program activities, including all constituent projects, executing transition plan, archiving, obtaining approvals, and reporting


  • Domain 3: Benefits Management

    • Defining, creating, maximizing, and sustaining the benefits provided by programs


  • Domain 4: Stakeholder Management

    • Capturing stakeholder needs and expectations, gaining and maintaining stakeholder support, and mitigating/channeling opposition 


  • Domain 5: Governance

    • Establishing processes and procedures for maintaining proactive program management oversight and decision-making support for applicable policies and practices throughout the entire program life cycle

•    Exam Qualifications and Tips

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Target Audience

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

Learning Outcome

  • Learn the critical knowledge and skills required in Program Management Professional.

  • It provides participants a good idea about the 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.

Added Value

  • Training Handout

    • The Complete Reference Guide for PgMP Certification

  • Assist in completion of PgMP application

  • PgMP® Exam Prep Course oriented Tips & Traps

  • PgMP® Exam Prep Practice Questions - A very good input

  • Industry oriented Practical Tips, Case Studies


  1. A secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree, or the global equivalent)

  2. At least four (4) years or (6,000 hours) of project management experience

  3. Seven (7) years or (10,500 hours) of program management experience.


  1. A four (4) year degree (bachelor’s degree or the global equivalent)

  2. At least four (4) years or (6,000 hours) of project management experience.

  3. Four (4) years or (6,000 hours) of program management experience.

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