PMI

Program Management Professional (PgMP)

(PgMP-2018) / ISBN : 9781644591109

This course includes
Lessons
TestPrep
Lab

Create new career opportunities by being PMI PgMP certified with the Program Management Professional course and lab. The lab is cloud-based, device-enabled, and can easily be integrated with an LMS. The PgMP course focuses on the PgMP exam objectives and provides competence across a spectrum of skills that includes managing and administering the project. The Program Management certification course provides knowledge on program activities, program management, program strategy alignment, program benefits management, and more.

Here's what you will get

The PMI PgMP (Program Management Professional) certification is targeted at professionals who are involved in managing and administering the projects. The PgMP exam validates the knowledge and skills of a candidate to lead and direct project teams and to deliver results within the constraints of schedule, budget, and resources. The PgMP certification demonstrates a candidate's proven competency to oversee multiple, related projects, and their resources to achieve strategic business goals.

Lessons

9+ Lessons | 80+ Quizzes | 80+ Flashcards | 80+ Glossary of terms

TestPrep

150+ Pre Assessment Questions | 2+ Full Length Tests | 150+ Post Assessment Questions | 300+ Practice Test Questions

Here's what you will learn

Download Course Outline

  • Purpose of The Standard for Program Management
  • What is Program?
  • What is Program Management?
  • Relationships among Portfolio, Program, and Proj...Roles in OPM (Organizational Project Management)
  • Business Value
  • Role of the Program Manager
  • Role of the Program Sponsor
  • Role of the Program Management Office
  • Summary

  • 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
  • Summary

  • Program Business Case
  • Program Charter
  • Program Roadmap
  • Environmental Assessments
  • Program Risk Management Strategy
  • Summary

  • Benefits Identification
  • Benefits Analysis and Planning
  • Benefits Delivery
  • Benefits Transition
  • Benefits Sustainment
  • Summary

  • Program Stakeholder Identification
  • Program Stakeholder Analysis
  • Program Stakeholder Engagement Planning
  • Program Stakeholder Engagement
  • Program Stakeholder Communications
  • Summary

  • Program Governance Practices
  • Program Governance Roles
  • Program Governance Design and Implementation
  • Summary

  • The Program Life Cycle
  • Program Activities and Integration Management
  • Summary

  • Program Definition Phase Activities
  • Program Delivery Phase Activities
  • Program Closure Phase Activities
  • Summary

  • PgMP Certification Exam Objective Mapping

Hands-on LAB Activities (Performance Labs)

  • Understanding the relationships among portfolio, program, and project management

  • Understanding the program and project distinctions

  • Understanding the program risk management strategy

  • Understanding benefits analysis and planning

  • Analyzing program stakeholder identification

  • Understanding the program governance roles

  • Understanding the program integration management

  • Analyzing the program delivery phase activities

Exam FAQs

  • For PMI members - USD 800
  • For Non-PMI members - USD 1,000

Multiple choice questions

PMI has the following pre-requisites for PgMP:

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

OR

  • Four-year degree
  • 48 months of project management experience OR PMP
  • 48 months of program management experience within the last 15 years

The exam contains 170 questions.

240 minutes

A pass/fail result score is generated based on your overall performance on the examination.

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the PgMP examination, PMI's retake policy is:

  • Candidates are granted a one-year eligibility period in which they have to pass the examination.
  • During the eligibility period, candidates are allowed to give upto three attempts for the examination.
  • If a candidate fails the examination three times within one year, they must wait for one year from the date of their last examination to re-apply for the certification.
  • PMI members will have to pay the re-examination fees of USD 335 and Non-PMI members will have to pay USD 435 for their second and third attempt to pass the examination.

To maintain your PgMP, you must earn 60 professional development units (PDUs) every three years.