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The Program Management Professional (PgMP)® credential from Project Management Institute (PMI)® is the next step after Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification, and addresses the community of professionals who are responsible for the coordinated management of multiple projects that are in alignment with organizational objectives. They are required to direct and manage complex activities that may span functions, organizations, cultures and geographies.

Our comprehensive workshop covers the Project Management process from beginning to end, honing your skills in the six prime focus areas: Governance, Prioritization, Escalation, Resource Management, Benefits Realization, and Stakeholder Management.

As a PgMP® credential holder, you will be able to promote better integration and coordination of multiple projects for the overall benefit of the program.

Who is the target audience for this course?

Team Leads, Sponsors, Project Directors, Program Managers, Portfolio Managers, or Project Management Office (PMO) Heads wishing to know more about the processes/benefits of the Program Management approach in supporting organizational strategy can attend this course.

Prerequisites:

    To apply for the Program Management Professional (PgMP)®, candidates need to have either:

  • A Four-year Degree (Bachelor's or Global equivalent), with at least four years of Project Management experience and four years of Program Management experience. or
  • A Secondary Diploma (High school or Global equivalent), with at least four years of Project Management experience and seven years of Program Management experience.
  • Note: If the above requirements are not met, candidates can also consider the Project Management Professional (PMP®) credential.

What you will learn?
  • Get in-depth knowledge of tools and techniques to handle complex multiple related projects
  • Understand Program Lifecycle and its 54 processes, competencies, tools and techniques with practical sample templates
  • Learn to implement large-scale programs to align with business strategy
  • Get a thorough understanding of project management concepts such as resource and budget allocations, schedules and risks
  • Learn through practical examples, the issues faced in large scale project implementations
  • Learn how to communicate, motivate, and hone your leadership skills
  • Get overall project management knowledge that will help fulfill organizational vision
You will also get?
  • 21 PDUs
  • Comprehensive downloadable courseware
  • In-depth case studies for better retention
  • Quiz to test your knowledge
Certification?
  • Candidates need to register and log in to PMI's Online System to get started
  • A printable PgMP application form is also available
  • Please refer to the PgMP Handbook for further information
  • As part of PMI’s Continuing Certification Requirements program, a PgMP® credential holder will need to earn 60 PDUs per three-year cycle
  • For more information, you may refer to PMI® handbook
Certification?

There are two evaluations for the Program Management Professional (PgMP) ® credential.

The first evaluation is a Panel Review, and the panel review process begins once the certification payment is received and the audit is completed (if your application is selected). A panel of volunteer PgMP® -certified program managers will assess your professional experience based on your responses to the Program Management Experience Summaries on the PgMP® application. Once you pass the panel review, you will be eligible to take the examination.

The PgMP® examination consists of 170 multiple-choice questions. Of the 170 questions, 20 are considered pretest questions which are not scored. The allotted time to complete the computer-based examination is four hours.

Course Curriculum
  • Program Management Professional (PgMP)®certification process overview
  • Program Management Foundation Information
  • Program Management framework and Life cycle
  • Program Definition phase
  • Program Strategic alignment
  • Program Benefits Management
  • Program governance
  • Program Stakeholder Engagement
  • Program Management supporting process – Overview
  • Definition phase activities of supporting process
  • Program Benefit delivery phase activities of supporting process
  • Program Closure phase activities of supporting process
  • Program Management Applications
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Sample Exam Questions
Is there an eligibility criteria for attending this course?

There are no prerequisites if one wishes to attend the workshop but in order to appear for the Program Management Professional (PgMP)® certification, candidates must have a Four-year Degree (Bachelor's or Global equivalent), with at least four years of Project Management experience and four years of Program Management experience or a Secondary Diploma (High school or Global equivalent), with at least four years of Project Management experience and seven years of Program Management experience.

How many PDUs will I be eligible for?

You will get 21 PDUs.

Where are PDUs applicable?

PDUs are credits awarded by the Project Management Institute. They recognize your dedication to the Project Management world through the award of credits for every educational effort you make throughout your career. Every PMI® certification, except the CAPM®, requires you to earn a specific number of PDUs per three-year certification cycle.

Why should you pursue Program Management Professional (PgMP) ® Certification training?

To manage and assume leadership positions, overseeing multiple projects that span geographies and technologies, organizations need dedicated individuals who have the qualification along with the experience to see these through. PgMP® certified professionals bring in the commitment and expertise needed to pull off these high pressure roles and hence it is a widely recognized credential world over.

Also, PgMP® is far more rigorous than PMP® and hence there are fewer PgMP® qualified professionals out there.

Given the exposure that this credential can bring in, pursuing it is a sure shot way to take a giant leap in one’s career.

Who provides the certification?

The certifications are provided by the Project Management Institute, PMI®.

What next after PgMP® course?

The PMI® suite of credentials reflects a professional’s passion for continuous excellence. The PgMP® is especially useful for professionals who are ready to assume leadership roles in companies.

So once you are PgMP® certified, you can be sure to rise up the ranks of the corporate ladder.

While the PMP® teaches you about Project Management, the PgMP® is all about Program Management and you will know how to start and close programs of any scale.

Once you get this certification, there would be no looking back for you!

 

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COURSE FEATURES

  • Lectures 26
  • Quizzes 0
  • Duration 60 Hours
  • Skill level Beginner
  • Language English
  • Students 23
  • Assessments Self