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PMI Program Management Professional

(PgMP) Certification Training

Course: PMI008 PDU: 14  
Duration: 2 Days RMB 24,000  Check Schedule
  Overview

Program Management Professional (PgMP) certification provides you with a globally recognised and highly respected credential that validates your advanced project and program management skills.

We will provide you with all the training you need to pass the PgMP exam and get certified.

  Who is this course for?
  • Program managers
  • Senior project managers
  • Senior business consultants
  • Anyone looking to lead large-scale program implementations
* Participants do not need to hold a PMP® certification but should be aware of the examination eligibility criteria established by PMI.
  Be Recognised for Your Elite-level Capabilities

The Project Management Institute (PMI) is the world's leading association for the project management profession. PMI credentials are globally recognised and prove your level of education and experience in project management.

A Program Management Professional (PgMP) oversees programs, defines projects and assigns project managers.

PgMP certification is PMI's most elite qualification - proving that you have the advanced experience, knowledge and skills necessary to define and oversee multiple projects, and deliver on important organisational objectives.

 
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Detailed Outline

DAY 1
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
    • Sample Test Questions
    • 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
    • Phase 1: Pre-Program Setup
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 Setup: 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
DAY 2
Module 4 – Executing the Program
  • Learning Objectives
  • Domain Description
  • Cost and Benefit Profile and the Program Life Cycle
  • Benefits Management and Program Mgmt Life Cycles
  • Cost and Benefit Profile and the Program Life Cycle
  • Phase 3: Establish Program Management and Technical Infrastructure – Executing
  • 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 Seller
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
   
Course Benefits

The Project Management Institute's Program Management Professional credential (PgMP) defines the global standard of best practices for program management professionals. As a result of attending this course, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to effectively navigate the program management discipline and successfully prepare for the PgMP certification exam.

Don't Have Enough Experience for the PgMP?

If you have fewer than 4 years of project management experience, you can still attain PMI project management certification. See the Project Management Professional (PMP) courses to learn more.

The Facilitator

Dr. Ginger Levin, PMP, PgMP
Certified OPM3 Assessor and Consultant

Dr. Ginger Levin is a Senior Consultant and Educator in project management. Her specialty areas are portfolio management, program management, the Project Management Office, metrics, and maturity assessments. She is certified as a PMP®, PgMP® and as an OPM3® Assessor and Consultant. She was the second person in the world to receive the PgMP®. In addition, Dr. Levin is a Lecturer for the University of Wisconsin-Platteville where she teaches in its M.S. in Project Management Program. She is an Adjunct Professor for Esc Lille University, France, in its project management program at the masters and doctoral level.
PgMP trainer

Also, she is a Visiting Professor for RMIT in Melbourne, Australia and for UTS in Sydney, Australia. In consulting, she has served as Project Manager in numerous efforts for Fortune 500 and public sector clients, including Bank One, UPS, Citibank, the Food and Drug Administration, General Electric, SAP, EADS, John Deere, Schreiber Foods, TRW, New York City Transit Authority, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Prior to her work in consulting, she held positions of increasing responsibility with the U.S. Government, including the Federal Aviation Administration, Office of Personnel Management, and the General Accounting Office.

She is the co-author of Implementing Program Management: Forms and Templates Aligned with the Standard for Program Management Second Edition (2008), Project Portfolio Management, Metrics for Project Management, Achieving Project Management Success with Virtual Teams, Advanced Project Management Office A Comprehensive Look at Function and Implementation, People Skills for Project Managers, Essential People Skills for Project Manager, The Business Development Capability Maturity Model, and ESI's PMP® Challenge! PMP® Study Guide, and the PgMP Study Guide. Dr. Levin received her doctorate in Information Systems Technology and Public Administration from The George Washington University, and received the Outstanding Dissertation Award for her research on large organizations.

 

 
 
 

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Customer Comments

"Dr. Levin is a gift to the industry. Her leadership is extraordinary contribution to the program and project management disciplines." Anna Cerito

Ginger ROCKS!!! Anyone seeking the PgMP Credential would be foolish to look anywhere else for the best "learning" and prep material..

Thanks to you. Ginger's material is very very helpful and I strongly recommend it." Sridhar Peddisetty SCPM,PMP®,CSM®

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Partial Client List

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville
  • Esc Lille University
  • RMIT in Melbourne
  • UTS in Sydney
  • Schreiber Foods
  • TRW

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