Program Management Professional ( PgMP ) ®
Program Management Professional ( PgMP )® is a credential that is offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI)® to individuals who successfully qualify the PgMP ® exam. It certifies individuals as having the requisite experience in program management. It demonstrates their competency to oversee multiple, related projects in order to achieve the strategic goals of the organization.
The Program Management Professional ( PgMP )® course has been created to help professionals prepare for and clear the certification exam conducted by the Project Management Institute. It is an ideal course package for people who aspire to make a career in program management.
Key Features :
11 Hrs of High Quality e-Learning content
30 PDUs Offered
11 Chapter-end Quizzes
1 PgMP ® Simulation Exam
Course Completion Certificate
Course Structure :
Getting started with Program Management Professional ( PgMP )®
- Getting started with Program Management Professional ( PgMP )®
Lesson 01 – Overview of Program Management Professional ( PgMP )® Certification Course
- 1.1 Overview of Program Management Professional ( PgMP )® Certification Course
- 1.2 Objectives
- 1.3 What are Program Management Professional ( PgMP )® and PMI ®
- 1.4 What are Program Management Professional ( PgMP )® and PMI ® (contd.)
- 1.5 About the PMBOK ® Guide
- 1.6 Why Program Management Professional ( PgMP )® Certification
- 1.7 Prerequisites for the Program Management Professional ( PgMP )® Exam
- 1.8 Important Information about Filling the Application
- 1.9 Program Management Professional ( PgMP )® Credentialing Process Overview
- 1.10 Program Management Professional ( PgMP )® Credentialing Process Overview (contd.)
- 1.11 Timeline of the Program Management Professional ( PgMP )® Credential Process
- 1.12 Program Management Professional ( PgMP )® Exam Syllabus
- 1.13 Program Strategy Alignment—Tasks
- 1.14 Program Strategy Alignment—Knowledge and Skills
- 1.15 Program Life Cycle Management Tasks
- 1.16 Program Life Cycle Management—Knowledge and Skills
- 1.17 Program Benefits Management—Tasks
- 1.18 Program Benefits Management—Knowledge and Skills
- 1.19 Program Stakeholder Engagement—Tasks
- 1.20 Program Stakeholder Engagement—Knowledge and Skills
- 1.21 Program Governance—Tasks
- 1.22 Program Governance—Knowledge and Skills
- 1.23 Quiz
- 1.24 Summary
- 1.25 Thank You
Lesson 02 – Introduction to Program Management
- 2.1 Introduction to Program Management
- 2.2 Objectives
- 2.3 What is a Project
- 2.4 What is a Program
- 2.5 What is a Program (contd.)
- 2.6 Definition of Program Management
- 2.7 Key Focus of Program Management
- 2.8 Example of Program Management
- 2.9 Ground Rules
- 2.10 Key Features of Project
- 2.11 What is a Portfolio
- 2.12 Hierarchical View: Portfolios, Programs, and Projects
- 2.13 Relationship between Project, Program and Portfolio Management
- 2.14 Definitions of Strategy and Business Value
- 2.15 Definitions of Vision and Mission
- 2.16 Strategic Objectives
- 2.17 Strategic Conditions
- 2.18 Role of Program Manager
- 2.19 Responsibilities of a Program Manager
- 2.20 Prioritization
- 2.21 Advantages of Using Prioritization Matrix
- 2.22 Skills of Project and Program Managers
- 2.23 Skills of Project and Program Managers (contd.)
- 2.24 Quiz
- 2.25 Summary
- 2.26 Thank You
Lesson 03 – Program Management Performance Domains
- 3.1 Program Management Performance Domains
- 3.2 Objectives
- 3.3 Program Management Performance Domains
- 3.4 Program Management Domain Interactions
- 3.5 Program Management Performance Domain Definitions
- 3.6 Overview of Program Life Cycle Phases
- 3.7 Tasks in the Initiating Phase
- 3.8 Program Activities vs. Component Activities
- 3.9 Program and Project Distinctions
- 3.10 Program and Portfolio Distinctions
- 3.11 Quiz
- 3.12 Summary
- 3.13 Thank You
Lesson 04 – Program Strategy Alignment
- 4.1 Program Strategy Alignment
- 4.2 Objectives
- 4.3 What is Strategy
- 4.4 Migrating from Tactical to Strategic
- 4.5 Organizational Strategy and Program Alignment
- 4.6 Organizational Strategy and Program Alignment (contd.)
- 4.7 Elements of Strategic Alignment
- 4.8 Key Terms Related to Strategic Alignment
- 4.9 Example of Strategic Alignment Terms
- 4.10 Strategic Program Management Tasks
- 4.11 Program Roadmap
- 4.12 Environmental Assessment
- 4.13 Techniques for Environmental Analysis
- 4.14 Business Scenario
- 4.15 Knowledge Check
- 4.16 Business Scenario (contd.)
- 4.17 Knowledge Check
- 4.18 Business Scenario (contd.)
- 4.19 Knowledge Check
- 4.20 Quiz
- 4.21 Summary
- 4.22 Thank You
Lesson 05 – Program Benefits Management
- 5.1 Program Benefits Management
- 5.2 Objectives
- 5.3 What Is Benefit
- 5.4 Examples of Benefits
- 5.5 Relationship Between Program Life Cycle and Program Benefits Management
- 5.6 Benefits Identification
- 5.7 Benefits Register
- 5.8 Benefits Analysis and Planning
- 5.9 Benefits Realization Plan
- 5.10 A Typical Pattern of Costs and Benefits
- 5.11 Benefits Delivery
- 5.12 Balanced Scorecard: Tracking Benefits Delivery
- 5.13 Benefits Transition
- 5.14 Benefits Sustainment
- 5.15 Business Scenario
- 5.16 Knowledge Check
- 5.17 Business Scenario (contd.)
- 5.18 Knowledge Check
- 5.19 Quiz
- 5.20 Summary
- 5.21 Thank You
Lesson 06 – Program Stakeholder Engagement
- 6.1 Program Stakeholder Engagement
- 6.2 Objectives
- 6.3 Introduction to Stakeholder Engagement
- 6.4 Engagement vs. Management
- 6.5 Case Study-Solution
- 6.6 Program Stakeholder Identification
- 6.7 Classification Models for Stakeholder Analysis
- 6.8 Case Study
- 6.9 Case Study-Solution
- 6.10 Stakeholder Engagement Planning
- 6.11 Stakeholder Engagement Assessment Matrix
- 6.12 Stakeholder Engagement
- 6.13 Program Stakeholder Engagement Tasks
- 6.14 Program Stakeholder Engagement—knowledge And Skills
- 6.15 Quiz
- 6.16 Summary
- 6.17 Thank You
Lesson 07 – Program Governance
- 7.1 Program Governance
- 7.2 Objectives
- 7.3 What Is Program Governance
- 7.4 What Is Program Governance (contd.)
- 7.5 Sample Program Governance Structure
- 7.6 Program Governance Board Structure
- 7.7 Program Governance Board Responsibilities
- 7.8 Program Governance Board Responsibilities (contd.)
- 7.9 Program Governance Board Responsibilities (contd.)
- 7.10 Program Governance Board Responsibilities (contd.)
- 7.11 Program Governance Board Responsibilities (contd.)
- 7.12 Program Governance Board Responsibilities (contd.)
- 7.13 Relationship between Program Governance and Program Management
- 7.14 Common Individual Roles Related to Program Governance
- 7.15 Program as Governing Bodies: The Governance of Program Component
- 7.16 Other Governance Activities that Support Program Management
- 7.17 Case Study-1
- 7.18 Case Study-2
- 7.19 Organizational Context for Governance
- 7.20 Functional Organization
- 7.21 Projectized Organization
- 7.22 Matrix Organization
- 7.23 Advantages And Disadvantages of Organizational Types
- 7.24 Quiz
- 7.25 Summary
- 7.26 Thank You
Lesson 08 – Program Life Cycle Management
- 8.1 Program Life Cycle Management
- 8.2 Objectives
- 8.3 Program Life Cycle
- 8.4 Program Life Cycle Attributes
- 8.5 Program Life Cycle Diagram
- 8.6 Overview of Life Cycle Phases
- 8.7 Program Definition
- 8.8 Program Formulation and Preparation
- 8.9 Conceptualization Phase
- 8.10 Conceptualization Phase (contd.)
- 8.11 Setup Phase
- 8.12 Setup Phase—Part2
- 8.13 Construction Phase
- 8.14 Construction Phase (contd.)
- 8.15 Implementation Phase
- 8.16 Closure Phase
- 8.17 Program Benefits Delivery
- 8.18 Program Benefits Delivery (contd.)
- 8.19 Program Benefits Delivery (Contd.)
- 8.20 Program Closure
- 8.21 Mapping of Processes to Life Cycle
- 8.22 Quiz
- 8.23 Summary
- 8.24 Thank you
Lesson 09 – Program Management Supporting Processes
- 9.0 Program Definition Phase
- 9.1 Program Management Supporting Processes
- 9.2 Objectives
- 9.3 Integration Management Processes
- 9.4 Program Initiation
- 9.5 Program Initiation Activities
- 9.6 Program Roadmap and Program Charter Development
- 9.7 Program Management Plan Development
- 9.8 Program Infrastructure Development
- 9.9 Business Scenario
- 9.10 Knowledge Check
- 9.11 Program Scope Planning
- 9.12 Schedule Management Processes
- 9.13 Program Schedule Planning
- 9.14 Financial Management Processes
- 9.15 Program Cost Estimation
- 9.16 Program Cost Estimation (contd.)
- 9.17 Program Financial Framework Establishment
- 9.18 Program Financial Management Plan Development
- 9.19 Quality Management Processes
- 9.20 Program Quality Planning
- 9.21 Resource Planning
- 9.22 Risk Management Processes
- 9.23 Program Risk Management Planning
- 9.24 Communications Management Processes
- 9.25 Communications Planning
- 9.26 Program Procurement Planning
- 9.27 Program Procurement Planning (contd.)
- 9.28 Business Scenario
- 9.29 Knowledge Check
- 9.30 Quiz
- 9.31 Summary
- 9.32 Thank you
Lesson 10 – Program Management Supporting Processes
- 10.0 Program Benefits Delivery Phase
- 10.1 Program Management Supporting Processes
- 10.2 Objectives
- 10.3 Integration Management Processes
- 10.4 Program Delivery Management
- 10.5 Program Performance Monitoring and Control
- 10.6 Program Performance Monitoring and Control (contd.)
- 10.7 Program Scope Control
- 10.8 Program Schedule Control
- 10.9 Component Cost Estimation
- 10.10 Program Cost Budgeting
- 10.11 Program Financial Monitoring and Control
- 10.12 Financial Management Activities
- 10.13 Program Quality Assurance
- 10.14 Program Quality Control
- 10.15 Resource Prioritization
- 10.16 Resource Interdependency Management
- 10.17 Case Study-1
- 10.18 Program Risk Identification
- 10.19 Program Risk Analysis
- 10.20 Program Risk Response Planning
- 10.21 Program Risk Response Planning contd.
- 10.22 Program Risk Monitoring and Control
- 10.23 Risk Supervision
- 10.24 Information Distribution
- 10.25 Information Gathering and Retrieval Systems
- 10.26 Information Distribution Methods
- 10.27 Program Performance Reporting
- 10.28 Case Study-2
- 10.29 Program Procurement
- 10.30 Program Procurement Administration
- 10.31 Quiz
- 10.32 Summary
- 10.33 Thank You
Lesson 11 – Program Management Supporting Processes
- 11.0 Program Closure Phase
- 11.1 Program Management Supporting Processes: Program Closure Phase
- 11.2 Objectives
- 11.3 Program Transition and Benefits Sustainment
- 11.4 Program Closure
- 11.5 Case Study-1
- 11.6 Financial Management Processes
- 11.7 Program Financial Closure
- 11.8 Case Study-2
- 11.9 Program Procurement Closure
- 11.10 Quiz
- 11.11 Summary
- 11.12 Thank you
- Final Words
Program Management Professional ( PgMP )® Tips and Tricks
- Program Management Professional ( PgMP )® Exam Preparation
- Program Strategy Alignment
- Program Benefits Management
- Program Stakeholder Engagement
- Program Governance
- Program Lifecycle Management
- Tools and Techniques
- Sample Tricky Questions
- Time Management
- Final Insights
Learning Objectives :
We offer both online PgMP ® training and PgMP ® classroom training coupled with PgMP ® live webinars, sample PgMP ® exam questions, and mock PgMP ® practice exams.
Program Management Professional ( PgMP )® certification training lets you enhance your knowledge on program management and get ready for the actual PgMP ® certification exam.
Lecture materials, quizzes, and multiple choice tests have been formatted to specifically address the Project Management Institute’s five program management performance domains.
The course has also been enriched with different videos that will serve as valuable resources for learners. These videos provide sufficient context for the lessons and also contain a case study discussion and a summary of the important concepts learned.
Another highlight is the 12 essential and detailed tips & tricks videos to crack the PgMP ® exam. These discuss key strategies for handling different question types. The videos also look at some of the specific topics in PgMP ® and talk about key points for handling these. For example, each information domain has a video devoted to it with information on important points and question types. There is an exclusive video on tackling tricky questions and another on time management.
Candidates are offered PDUs at the end of the Program Management Professional ( PgMP )® training.
Target Audience :
If you expect to be working as a program management practitioner for 3 or more years, then this course is an excellent choice. It’s the perfect fit if you define projects, assign project managers and oversee programs. If you’re a program manager looking to demonstrate a proven ability to manage complex, multiple projects and align results to organizational goals; increase your visibility and value with your organization; and separate yourself in the eyes of employers, the Program Management Professional ( PgMP )® credential is for you.
Exam Format :
How do I become a Program Management Professional ( PgMP )® Certified Professional?
To begin the Program Management Professional ( PgMP )® certification process, you need to fill out a detailed application form highlighting your program management experience and other career highlights over the years. You can apply online at www.pmi.org or download printable application forms from the same website.
Some applications will go through an audit review. It is recommended to be prepared for the review.
The credentialing process consists of two evaluations: panel review and multiple-choice examination. In panel review, your application will be reviewed by a panel of credentialed program managers. They will check for clarity of thought, consistency in approach and assess your program management experience.
The Program Management Professional ( PgMP )® exam consists of 200 questions that need to be answered in four hours.
Upon successful completion of a single cycle, a new, three-year cycle begins.
What are the prerequisites for the PgMP ® certification?
To be eligible for the Program Management Professional ( PgMP )® credential, you need to have either:
- A secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree, or the global equivalent), with at least four years (6,000 hours) of project management experience and seven years (10,500 hours) of program management experience. OR
- A four-year degree (bachelor’s degree or the global equivalent), with at least four years (6,000 hours) of project management experience and four years (6,000 hours) of program management experience.
All project and program management experience must have been accrued over the last 15 years.
How do I enroll for the Program Management Professional ( PgMP )® training ?
You can enroll for the Program Management Professional ( PgMP )® training online. Payments can be made using any of the following options and receipt of the same will be issued to the candidate automatically via email.
- Through PayPal
- Through Stripe
What will I get along with this PgMP ® training?
You will have access to online e-learning and practice tests along with the Program Management Professional training.
Can I extend the access period?
Yes, you can extend the access period by paying an additional fee. Contact [email protected] for more information.
Can I cancel my enrollment? Do I get a refund?
Yes, you can cancel your enrollment.
Refund Policy :
1. Cancellation & Refunds : Online Training
Raise refund within 7 days of purchase of course. Money back guarantee is void if the participant has accessed more than 50% content or downloaded the E-book.
2. Cancellation & Refunds : Classroom Training
Management Square reserves the right to postpone / cancel an event, or change the location of an event because of insufficient enrollments, instructor illness or force majeure events.
o In case Management Square cancels event, 100% refund will be paid to the delegate.
o If a cancellation is done by a delegate 7 days (or more) prior to the event, 10% of the total paid fee will be deducted and the remaining amount will be refunded to the delegate.
o If a cancellation is done by a delegate within 7 days (or less) of the event, no refunds will be made.
Refund request can be initiated in two ways :
o Please reach out to our support team through our Help & Support section on the website, or
o Sending email to [email protected]
Refunds : Duplicate payment
Refund of the duplicate payment made by the delegate will be processed via the same source (original method of payment) in 7 to 10 working days post intimation by the customer.
Note: All refunds will be processed within 7-10 working days after the refund request is approved by Management Square.
Where and how can I access the PgMP ® e-learning content? Are there any limitations?
Once you register with us for a course by paying the course fee, you can have 24/7 access to the elearning content on our website. An automated course purchase confirmation mail from our side will guide you through the process.
Does the course fee include the examination fee as well?
No, the course fee is only for earning PDU’s required to appear for the respective exams.
Why should I choose Project Management Institute' Certification and not any other project management certification? What makes PMI®’s special?
Project Management Institute’ certifications are not based on one specific methodology, so they’re flexible and adaptable. You can easily transfer them between industries, market segments and geographic locations.
Project Management Institute continually conducts in-depth studies to ensure that our credentials actually reflect the current skills, knowledge and best practices you need to succeed.
You will never have to worry about a PMI®’ certification becoming obsolete. Our certification maintenance program requires you to earn a professional development unit (PDUs), which encourages you to continually develop your skills and stay up to date as the profession changes.
Project Management Institute’ certification offers financial benefits — the Project Management Professional ( PMP )® credential increases your salary by up to 10%, according to the PMI® Salary Survey — Sixth Edition, 2009—and helps you stand out and better market yourself to prospective employers.
Project Management Institute has provided project management certifications for over 25 years, and our Program Management Professional credential was designed specifically for program managers.
Which certification exams does Project Management Institute offer?
Project Management Institute offers different exams related to the discipline of Project Management. These are:
- PgMP ®: Program Management Professional
- PMP ®: Project Management Professional
- PfMP ®: Portfolio Management Professional
- CAPM ®: Certified Associate in Project Manager
- PMI-SP ®: PMI Scheduling Professional
- PMI-RMP ®: PMI Risk Management Professional
- PMI-ACP ®: PMI Agile Certified Practitioner
11 hours of High Quality video e-learning content
1 PgMP ® Simulation Exam
30 PDUs Offered
30 Access Days
11 hours of High Quality video e-learning content
1 PgMP ® Simulation Exam
30 PDUs Offered
180 Access Days
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