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PMI-PgMP® Certification

$439.00

Our PgMP training course helps you to prepare & clear the Program Management Professional PgMP certification exam held by PMI in the 1st attempt.

PMI-PgMP® Certification

$439.00

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Program Overview:

This PMI-PgMP® course, designed for mid- or senior-level project managers, will hone your
skills in managing multiple projects and aligning program activities with business goals
without compromising on speed, quality, or efficiency. You’ll learn PMI’s five program
management performance domains, including program strategy alignment, lifecycle
management, stakeholder engagement, benefits management, and governance.

Program Features:

  • 26 hours of high quality elearning content
  • 4 PgMP simulation exams
  • 11 chapter-end quizzes
  • 27 PDUs offered

Prerequisites:

Prerequisites for the PgMP certification are as follows:

  • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree, or the global equivalent)
  • 6,000 hours of project management experience
  • 10,500 hours of program management experience
    OR
  • Four-year degree
  • 6,000 hours of project management experience
  • 6,000 hours of program management experience

Target Audience:

This certification is best suited for the following professionals:

  • Program managers
  • Project managers
  • Senior PMOs
  • Professionals aspiring to be program managers

Key Learning Outcomes:

When you complete this PMI-PgMP course, you will be able to accomplish the following:

  • Develop a strong leadership approach to managing multiple projects and navigating complex activities
  • Become an efficient program manager with a good understanding of business strategy and program processes
  • Learn to use effective tools and techniques, including balanced scorecard, program roadmapping, and project selection criteria
  • Acquire the relevant knowledge and skills required to pass the PgMP certification exam

Course Curriculum:

Lesson 01 – Overview of PgMP Certification Course

  • Objectives
  • What are PMI-PgMP and PMI
  • What are PMI-PgMP and PMI (contd.)
  • About the PMBOK® Guide
  • Why PgMP Certification
  • Prerequisite for the PMI-PgMP Exam
  • Important Information About Filling the Application
  • PgMP Credentialing Process Overview
  • PgMP Credentialing Process Overview (contd.)
  • Timeline of the PgMP Credential Process
  • PMI-PgMP Exam Syllabus
  • Program Strategy Alignment—Tasks
  • Program Strategy Alignment—Knowledge and Skills
  • Program Life Cycle Management—Tasks
  • Program Life Cycle Management—Knowledge and Skills
  • Program Benefits Management—Tasks
  • Program Benefits Management—Knowledge and Skills
  • Program Stakeholder Engagement—Tasks
  • Program Stakeholder Engagement—Knowledge and Skills
  • Program Governance—Tasks
  • Program Governance—Knowledge and Skills
  • Quiz

Lesson 02 – Introduction to Program Management

  • Objectives
  • What is a Project
  • What is a Program
  • What is a Program (contd.)
  • Definition of Program Management
  • Key Focus of Program Management
  • Example of Program Management
  • Ground Rules
  • Key Features of Project
  • What is a Portfolio
  • Hierarchical View: Portfolios, Programs, and Projects
  • Relationship between Project, Program, and Portfolio Management
  • Definitions of Strategy and Business Value
  • Definitions of Vision and Mission
  • Strategic Objectives
  • Strategic Conditions
  • Role of Program Manager
  • Responsibilities of a Program Manager
  • Prioritization
  • Advantages of Using Prioritization Matrix
  • Skills of Project and Program Managers
  • Skills of Project and Program Managers (contd.)
  • Quiz

Lesson 03 – Program Management Performance Domains

  • Objectives
  • Program Management Performance Domains
  • Program Management Domain Interactions
  • Program Management Performance Domain Definitions
  • Overview of Program Life Cycle Phases
  • Tasks in the Initiating Phase
  • Program Activities vs. Component Activities
  • Program and Project Distinctions
  • Program and Portfolio Distinctions
  • Quiz

Lesson 04 – Program Strategy Alignment

  • Objectives
  • What is Strategy
  • Migrating from Tactical to Strategic
  • Organizational Strategy and Program Alignment
  • Organizational Strategy and Program Alignment (contd.)
  • Elements of Strategic Alignment
  • Key Terms Related to Strategic Alignment
  • Example of Strategic Alignment Terms
  • Strategic Program Management Tasks
  • Program Roadmap
  • Environmental Assessment
  • Techniques for Environmental Analysis
  • Business Scenario
  • Knowledge Check
  • Business Scenario (contd.)
  • Knowledge Check
  • Business Scenario (contd.)
  • Knowledge Check
  • Quiz

Lesson 05 – Program Benefits Management

  • Objectives
  • What is a Benefit
  • Examples of Benefits
  • Relationship Between Program Life Cycle and Program Benefits Management
  • Benefits Identification
  • Benefits Register
  • Benefits Analysis and Planning
  • Benefits Realization Plan
  • A Typical Pattern of Costs and Benefits
  • Benefits Delivery
  • Balanced Scorecard: Tracking Benefits Delivery
  • Benefits Transition
  • Benefits Sustainment
  • Business Scenario
  • Knowledge Check
  • Business Scenario (contd.)
  • Knowledge Check
  • Quiz

Lesson 06 – Program Stakeholder Engagement

  • Objectives
  • Introduction to Stakeholder Engagement
  • Engagement vs. Management
  • Case Study
  • Case Study—Solution
  • Program Stakeholder Identification
  • Classification Models for Stakeholder Analysis
  • Case Study
  • Case Study—Solution
  • Stakeholder Engagement Planning
  • Stakeholder Engagement Assessment Matrix
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Program Stakeholder Engagement Tasks
  • Program Stakeholder Engagement—Knowledge and Skills
  • Quiz
  • Summary

Lesson 07 – Program Governance

  • Objectives
  • What is Program Governance
  • What is Program Governance (contd.)
  • Sample Program Governance Structure
  • Program Governance Board Structure
  • Program Governance Board Responsibilities
  • Program Governance Board Responsibilities (contd.)
  • Program Governance Board Responsibilities (contd.)
  • Project Management Activities
  • Relationship between Program Governance and Program Management
  • Common Individual Roles Related to Program Governance
  • Program as Governing Bodies: The Governance of Program Component
  • Case Study
  • Case Study—Solution
  • Case Study
  • Case Study—Solution
  • Other Governance Activities that Support Program Management
  • Functional Organization
  • Projectized Organization
  • Matrix Organization
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Organizational Types

Lesson 08 – Program Life Cycle Management

  • Objectives
  • Program Life Cycle
  • Program Life Cycle Attributes
  • Program Life Cycle Diagram
  • Overview of Life Cycle Phases
  • Program Definition
  • Program Formulation and Preparation
  • Conceptualization Phase
  • Setup Phase
  • Construction Phase
  • Implementation Phase
  • Closure Phase
  • Program Benefits Delivery
  • Program Benefits Delivery (contd.)
  • Program Closure
  • Mapping of Processes to Life Cycle
  • Quiz

Lesson 09 – Program Management Supporting Processes: Program Definition Phase

  • Objectives
  • Integration Management Processes
  • Program Initiation
  • Program Initiation Activities
  • Program Roadmap and Program Charter Development
  • Program Management Plan Development
  • Program Infrastructure Development
  • Business Scenario
  • Knowledge Check
  • Program Scope Planning
  • Schedule Management Processes
  • Program Schedule Planning
  • Financial Management Processes
  • Program Cost Estimation
  • Program Financial Framework Establishment
  • Program Financial Management Plan Development
  • Quality Management Processes
  • Program Quality Planning
  • Resource Planning
  • Risk Management Processes
  • Program Risk Management Planning
  • Communications Management Processes
  • Communications Planning
  • Program Procurement Planning
  • Business Scenario
  • Knowledge Check
  • Quiz

Lesson 10 – Program Management Supporting Processes: Program Benefits Delivery Phase

  • Objectives
  • Integration Management Processes
  • Program Delivery Management
  • Program Performance Monitoring and Control
  • Program Scope Control
  • Program Schedule Control
  • Component Cost Estimation
  • Program Cost Budgeting
  • Program Financial Monitoring and Control
  • Financial Management Activities
  • Program Quality Assurance
  • Program Quality Control
  • Resource Prioritization
  • Resource Interdependency Management
  • Case Study
  • Case Study—Solution
  • Program Risk Identification
  • Program Risk Analysis
  • Program Risk Response Planning
  • Program Risk Monitoring and Control
  • Risk Supervision
  • Information Distribution
  • Information Gathering and Retrieval Systems
  • Information Distribution Methods
  • Program Performance Reporting
  • Case Study
  • Case Study—Solution
  • Program Procurement
  • Program Procurement Administration
  • Quiz

Lesson 11 – Program Closure Phase

  • Objectives
  • Program Transition and Benefits Sustainment
  • Program Closure
  • Generation of Final Reports
  • Resource Disposition
  • Knowledge Transition
  • Program Closeout
  • Case Study
  • Case Study—Solution
  • Financial Management Processes
  • Program Financial Closure
  • Case Study
  • Case Study—Solution
  • Program Procurement Closure