PgMP® Course

The Program Management Professional - PgMP certification is designed for senior managers and C-suite professionals who have a thorough knowledge of project management and aspire to advanced experience in the PM field. The PgMP certification is considered an elite stage in your PM career to acquire in-depth knowledge to manage related mega projects that fall under large programs in various sectors. Few PM professionals managed to hold this certificate which means that you will be one of the top-notch PgMP-certified managers globally.

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18 Dec 2022

5 Days

25 Hours

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  • Interactive Training Method
  • 100+ Practice Questions
  • Certified Trainer
  • Convenient Delivery Option
  • 24/7 Learner Support
  • Content Designed by Industry Experts

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Who Needs this Course

Skills & Competencies

Delivery Method

Exam Details

What to Expect From This Course

This elite PgMP prep course aims at helping Program Managers enhance their knowledge and fortify it with the International Standard in Program Management set by PMI. You will study the standard of program management condensed book to gain the necessary principles and knowledge in the PgMP prep course.  

By the end of this online course, you will be able to obtain the following objectives:  

  • Promoting your program management skills to manage mega projects in a coordinated manner with the organization's goals 
  • Managing related projects under one program   
  • Defining key terminologies and differentiating between project, program, and portfolio management  
  • Linking the concepts of organizational strategy, portfolio management, and program management  
  • Progressing in strategic decision-making and understanding program life cycle  
  • Understanding the full descriptions of the five program management domains  
  • Differentiating between key roles like project manager, program sponsor, and program management office 
  • Identifying program benefits management, program lifecycle, program stakeholder engagement, and program activities  

Who Needs this Course

  • C-Suite managers
  • Senior Managers 
  • Board members who aspire for taking lead in mega projects  

Skills & Competencies

  • Upscaling your negotiation skills  
  • Elevating your planning skills  
  • Acquiring advanced talents for program executions  
  • Gaining global recognition that will open new opportunities for you  
  • Achieving career advancement with a higher PgMP salary  
  • Acquiring a prestigious certification as there are a few thousand around the world who hold PgMP certification  

Delivery Method

Online Training:

  • The duration of the PgMP prep course is 5 Days  
  • Exam Simulation  
  • Group Activity (Break-out Session) after each lesson  
  • Practice Test  
  • Access to additional References – Glossary/ Recommended Reading/ Syllabus  
  • The material language will be English  

Read more at PMI–PgMP®  

Exam Details

Exam Prerequisite  

Path A: Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate degree, or the global equivalent)  

  • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate degree, or the global equivalent)  
  • 48 months (four years) of project management experience or PMP  
  • 84 months (seven years) of program management experience within the last 15 years  

Path B: Four-year degree  

  • 48 months (four years) of project management experience or PMP  
  • 48 months (four years) of program management experience within the last 15 years  

Path C: Bachelor's or postgraduate degree from a GAC accredited program  

  • Minimum of 36 months (three years) of unique, non-overlapping, professional project management experience (or PMP)  
  • Minimum of 36 months (three years) of unique, non-overlapping, professional program management experience  

 

Exam Protocol  

  • PgMP Strategic Program Management – 15%  
  • PgMP Program Life Cycle – 44%  
  • Initiating – 6%  
  • Planning – 11%  
  • Executing – 14%  
  • Controlling – 10%  
  • Closing – 3%  
  • Benefits Management – 11%  
  • Stakeholder Management – 16%  
  • Governance – 14%  

Exam Format  

  • No. of Scored Questions - 150  
  • No. of Pre-test (Unscored) Questions - 20  
  • PgMP Exam Questions - 170  
  • Allotted Examination Time - 4 Hours  
  • The exam will be from PearsonVUE  

 

Course Outline

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  • Purpose of The Standard for Program Management
  • What Is a Program?
  • What Is Program Management?
  • The Relationships among Portfolio, Program, and Project Management, and their Roles in Organizational Project Management (OPM)
  • The Relationships among Organizational Strategy, Program Management, and Operations Management
  • Business Value
  • Role of the Program Manager
  • Role of the Program Sponsor
  • Role of the Program Management Office

 

 

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  • Program Management Performance Domain Definitions
  • Program Management Performance Domain Interactions
  • Organizational Strategy, Portfolio Management, and Program Management Linkage
  • Portfolio and Program Distinctions
  • Program and Project Distinctions
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  • Program Business Case
  • Program Charter
  • Program Roadmap
  • Environmental Assessments
  • Program Risk Management Strategy
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  • Benefits Identification
  • Benefits Analysis and Planning
  • Benefits Delivery
  • Benefits Transition
  • Benefits Sustainment
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  • Program Stakeholder Identification
  • Program Stakeholder Analysis
  • Program Stakeholder Engagement Planning
  • Program Stakeholder Engagement
  • Program Stakeholder Communications
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  • Program Governance Practices
  • Program Governance Roles
  • Program Governance Design and Implementation
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  • The Program Life Cycle
  • Program Activities and Integration Management
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  • Program Management Supporting Processes

FAQs

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No, the course fee includes the training fee only.

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Yes, it's PMI certified.

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