The Program Management Professional- PgMP

DURATION:
40 hours
ID:
PM003

Location

UAE, Jordan, Online Training

Categories

PMI

This course is for anyone preparing to sit for the PMI® Program Management Professional (PgMP®) exam. Through lectures, practice exams, and practical exercises, participants will focus on key concepts, terms, and principles necessary for successfully passing the PgMP exam. In addition, participants will become familiar with the format and makeup of the exam.

Key Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Recall key terms and concepts from each process group in program management
  • Recognize processes, inputs, and outputs in each body of knowledge for program management
  • Identify areas where they require further study to successfully pass the program management professional exam

Course Outline

Overview – Tips for the PgMP Exam

  • Course goal
  • Course objectives
  • Course delivery strategy
  • Details on the PgMP Exam
  • Six performance domains
  • Interpreting your score
  • Study tips
  • Taking the exam
  • Main resources

Module 1 – Defining the Program

  • Learning objectives
  • Domain description
  • Key definitions
  • What is program management?
  • How do you know if you should manage multiple projects as a program?
  • Projects, programs, portfolios
  • Areas of emphasis
  • Themes of program management
  • Program stakeholder management
  • Program governance
  • Cost and benefit profile and the program life cycle
  • Benefits management and program management life cycles

Module 2 – Initiating the Program

  • Learning objectives
  • Domain description
  • Cost and benefit profile and the program life cycle
  • Program life cycle
  • Benefits management and program management life cycles
  • Pre-program set up phase: Initiating
  • Phase 2: Program set up: Initiating
  • Initiating process group


Module 3 – Planning the Program

  • Learning objectives
  • Domain description
  • Cost and benefit profile and the program life cycle
  • Program life cycle
  • Benefits management and program management life cycles
  • The planning processes
  • Phase 2: Program set up: Planning
  • Planning group processes
  • Common process inputs and outputs
  • Key planning considerations
  • Develop program management plan
  • Interface planning
  • Transition planning
  • Resource planning
  • Scope definition
  • Create program work breakdown structure
  • Schedule development
  • Cost estimating and budgeting
  • Quality planning
  • Human resource planning
  • Communications planning
  • Risk management planning and analysis
  • Plan purchases and acquisitions
  • Plan program contracting

Module 4 – Executing the Program

  • Learning objectives
  • Domain description
  • Cost and benefit profile and the program life cycle
  • Program life cycle
  • Benefits management and program management life cycles
  • Phase 3: Establish program management and technical infrastructure: Executing
  • Cost and benefit profile and the program life cycle
  • Program life cycle
  • Phase 4: Deliver the incremental benefits: Executing
  • Direct and manage program execution
  • Perform quality assurance
  • Acquire program team
  • Develop program team
  • Information distribution
  • Request seller responses
  • Select sellers


Module 5 – Controlling the Program

  • Learning objectives
  • Domain description
  • Cost and benefit profile and the program life cycle
  • Program life cycle
  • Benefits management and program management life cycles
  • Phase 4: Deliver the incremental benefits: Controlling
  • Integrated change control
  • Resource control
  • Monitor and control program work
  • Issue management and control
  • Scope control
  • Schedule control
  • Cost control
  • Perform quality control
  • Communications control
  • Performance reporting
  • Risk monitoring and control
  • Perform contract administration

 Module 6– Closing the Program

  • Learning objectives
  • Domain description
  • Cost and benefit profile and the program life cycle
  • Program life cycle
  • Benefits management and program management life cycles
  • Phase 5: Close the program
  • Program closure objectives
  • Close program
  • Component closure
  • Contract closure
  • Benefits assurance and sustainment

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