Program Management Professional

Program Management Professional (PgMP)® 

Program Duration: 5 Days
Cost: Available on request
Program Material: Program Manual and the Standard for Program Management Second Edition
PMI® (Code: PM039B)
(PDU's) Code: 35


Course Overview:

The Program is based on the PMI® standard for Program Management - Fourth Edition certification program launching on 25 June 2018.

This Program Management course focuses on core disciplines required to deliver strategic objectives. It includes an overview of the entire life-cycle of a program while facing the types of realistic challenges that are encountered in any program.

This course will provide the tools and techniques for:

  • Program governance

  • Program planning

  • Effectively managing stakeholders

  • Ensuring that your program realizes its benefits and defined objectives

This course is designed to achieve the Project Management Professional (PgMP®) certification. 

Course Content​:

Application and eligibility requirements, as well as defining program management and related concepts:​

  • What are programs, portfolios and projects?

  • Relating programs, portfolios and projects

  • Program  life-cycle Management

  • ​The role of the Program Manager​

  • The role of the Program Sponsor

  • The role of the Program Management Office

  • Program Management Performance Domains

  • Program Strategy Alignment

  • Program Benefits Management

  • Program Stakeholder Engagement

  • Program Governance

  • Program Governance roles

  • Conducting pre-program preparation

  • Business Value

  • Program Activities

  • Initiating the program

  • Setting up the program

  • Delivering program benefits

  • Closing the program

  • The program manager’s role in delivering programs

Target Group:

​Program Managers or Project Managers working with multiple projects

Course Objectives:

  • How to align your program management experience with PgMP® terminology

  • What a program is and how it differs from portfolios and projects

  • How to identify and sequence projects to help estimate, schedule and optimize resources

  • How to set up communication, collaboration and reporting structures

  • How to align program objectives with those of the organization

  • Program Financial Management​

  • Identify a program financial plan

  • Control program financials

  • Managing program benefits