The aim of this course is to prepare professionals for the prestigious Credential of PMI The Program Management Professional (PgMP). The process of obtaining this credential is multi staged, including experience summaries and an exam. This course covers all such stages and provides candidates with tips and guidance on every step.
This course is designed and developed by PgMP-certified consultants and instructors, and the curriculum is based on following PMIs documents and standards: The PgMP handbook The PgMP Examination Content
The Standard for Program Management Third Edition,
A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge Fifth Edition ( PMBOKGuide),
The code of Ethics and professional conduct
In addition to preparing for the PgMP exam, candidates will gain a thorough understanding of program management. They will also learn about the role of program managers, the interface between project and program managers, the competencies of a program manager and the relationship between program and portfolio managers. Candidates will
understand how program managers define, align and manage benefits, engage and involve stakeholder expectations, and establish governance across the program life cycle.
This is an advanced course, and attendees must have previous working knowledge with Programs as well as familiarity with PMIs project management standards. It is highly recommended that candidates have between three and five years of PM experience as well as PMP certification, although not mandatory.
Program Management Professional (PgMP)Preparation Course
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Course Duration: The duration of this course is 40 hours, and is
delivered over five full business days. Participants can claim 35 PDUs for attending this
course. By attending this course, candidates will have
satisfied the prerequisites set forth by PMI for eligibility to sit for the exam.
Attendees of this course will receive The PgMP handbook, The Code of Ethics and Professional conduct, The Standard for Program Management Third Edition, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge Fifth
Edition (PMBOK Guide), Jean Gouix and Martial Bellec PgMP Exam Preparation Study
Guide & 220 Practice Questions & Answers, Second Edition Ginger Levin and J.LeRoy Ward PgMP Exam Practice Test &
Study Guide, Third Edition
1. Foundation conceptsa) Program definitions b) Business Valuec) Definition and interactions between Portfolios, programs,
projects, and operationsd) Presentation of the five program management
performance domainse) Program life cyclef) Program management supporting processesg) Role of program manager and of the Program
Management Office (PMO)h) Program management skills
2. Program Management Performance Domainsa) Strategic Program Management
- Portfolios- Relationships between portfolios and programs- Program alignment to portfolios
b) Program Life cycle- Presentation of the three phases and sub phases- Role of the program management team during each
phasec) Benefits management
- Benefits, outcomes, results, and deliverables- Benefits identification, measurement, delivery, and
tracking- Benefits transition and sustainment
d) Stakeholder management/engagement- Identify, plan and manage stakeholder expectations
e) Program Governance- What Program Governance means- Develop a Governance plan- Role of the Governance board
3. Program Management Supporting processesa) Communicationsb) Financialc) Procurementd) Integratione) Qualityf) Resourceg) Riskh) Schedulei) Scope
4. PgMP exam specifications (The Examination Content Outline or ECO)a) Importance of the ECOb) Relationships between the ECO and the standard
5. How to prepare for the PgMP Examination a) Prerequisites and eligibilityb) Two steps processc) The Exam
6. Mock exam / 170 questions & answers
Who Should Attend:This course can be attended by anyone with an interest in Program Management, we strongly recommend persons with the following occupations to attend the course: Project Managers, Program Managers, PMO Staff, Company executives, Etc.
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Position programs within a Company Understand the relationships between portfolios,
programs, projects, and operations Program management vs. project management The five Performance domains related to program
managemento Strategic alignmento Program life cycleo Benefits management/engagemento Stakeholder managemento Governance
The program life cycle, related phases and sub phases Program management supporting processes The role of the program management team during the
program life cycle The certification process and the requirements for each
step Familiarity of the examination format and how to prepare
for the exam Hands on and mock exam similar to the real PgMP
Learning Objectives:Attendees of this course will learn the following:
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