Program Management Professional (PgMP)

 

Program Management Professional (PgMP)

 

Course Description


As per PMI®, "Programs are group of related Projects managed in a coordinated way to obtain benefits and control not available from managing them individually"

 

Projects in the Program are oriented towards benefit conferment and capability development/enhancement of the Organization.

 

PgMP® credential from the PMI® addresses the community of professionals who manage Programs- demonstrating experience, skill and performance in oversight of multiple, related Projects, which are aligned with Organizational Objectives.

 

With a charter to enable and enhance the industry's competency level and maturity in Program Management, ' PgMP ® Certification Preparatory Workshop' is designed to facilitate the participants to gain an internationally recognized certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI®) , USA.



Workshop Objectives


The workshop addresses following themes across the Program Management Lifecycle and Setting up and operationalisation of PMO- focusing on the PgMP ® certification:

 

  • What are Programs and how are they different from Projects?
  • Relationships among Project, Program and Portfolio
  • When do Programs arise and in which types of organizations they are predominant?
  • How to undertake Program Portfolio Planning?
  • Program Lifecycle Management
  • Multiple Phases in Program Lifecycle
    • Pre-Program Preparations
    • Program Initiation
    • Program Setup
    • Delivery of Program Benefits
    • Program closure
  • Program Benefits Management Lifecycle
  • Program Management Processes
    • Initiating Process group
    • Planning Process Group
    • Executing Process Group
    • Monitoring and Controlling Process Group
    • Closing Process Group
  • Program Management Knowledge Areas and Processes
    • Program Integration Management
    • Program Scope Management
    • Program Time Management
    • Program Cost Management
    • Program Quality Management
    • Program HR Management
    • Program Communication Management
    • Program Risk Management
    • Program Procurement Management
    • Program Financial Management
    • Program Stakeholder Management
    • Program Governance
  • Development of the Program management Plan by integrating the Plans for Component Projects
  • Component Transition Management
  • Role of Project Healthchecks in Program Management
  • Program Managerial skills – an overview
  • The role of Program Management Office (PMO) in successful execution of Programs
  • Roadmap for setting up and operationalising PMOs


Target Audience

 

Senior Managers (with more than 4 years of Program management and 4 years of Project Management experience) - seeking to obtain the PgMP® Certification.

 

These Managers typically manage Programs containing complex activities spanning functions, organizations, clients and geographic regions. As a part of their Program Management, they would also typically possess advanced skills in finance, leadership, cross-cultural communications, negotiations and conflict resolutions.


Highlights of Course Delivery

 

The salient features of the Course delivery are as under:

  • The workshop is a mix of instructor lead and self paced learning, designed as per the Second edition of the PMI® standard for Program Management
  • Each section has definitions, examples and illustration to facilitate the learning and application of the contents.
  • Subsequent to the presentation of each chapter, a quiz on the topic covered is administered.
  • The PgMP® training is followed by a mock test (170 questions) to check the understanding of the participants, towards PgMP® Certification

 

The course will be handled by a PgMP® Certified faculty having extensive Program and Project Management experience.

 

Course Duration

 

3 Day   -   21 PDUs

 

Workshop Outline

 

The daywise outline of the course is indicated below

 

Day-1

  • An Overview to PgMP® Certification Process
  • Program Management concepts
  • Relationships between Project, Program and Portfolio Management
  • Program Management Office – an Overview
  • Characteristics of Program Lifecycle
  • Interrelationships with Benefits Management and Program Governance
  • Phases of Program Lifecycle
  • Pre-Program activities of the Program Lifecycle
  • Initiation of the Program
  • Program Setup activities
  • Program Benefit Delivery Management
  • Closure of Programs
  • Benefit Management Lifecycle – including Delivering and Sustaining Benefits
  • Program Management Processes overview
  • Program Initiating Process Group
  • Program Planning Process Group
  • Program Execution process - overview
  • Program Monitoring and Controlling Process Group
  • Program closure
  • Various Knowledge Areas pertaining to Program Management
  • Program Integration Management
  • Initiating a Program
  • Developing Program Management Plan and Infrastructure
  • Directing and Managing Program execution
  • Managing Program resources
  • Monitoring and Controlling Program performance
  • Closing Programs

 

Day-2

  • Program Scope Management
  • Developing Program level Scope statement
  • Benefit Realization Plan development
  • Program requirements documentation
  • Development of the Program architecture baseline
  • Development of the Program WBS
  • Program Scope control Management
  • Development of the Program level Schedule
  • Updating Component schedules
  • Development of the Program Budgets
  • Program Communications Management Plan
  • Program Communications updations
  • Program Performance reporting
  • Managing Program level Risks
  • Risk Management Lifecycle

 

Day-3

  • Planning for Program level Procurements
  • Conducting Program level Executions
  • Administering and closing Program level Procurements
  • Establishing Program level Financial Framework
  • Developing the Program Financial Plan and Program budget baseline
  • Monitoring and controlling Program financials
  • Managing Program level Stakeholders
  • Program level Stakeholder Expectation Management
  • Establishing a Program Governance Plan
  • Planning for Program Quality
  • Managing Program Benefits
  • Approving Component initiation and transition
  • Role of Project Healthchecks in successful Program management
  • Role of PMO in successful Program management
  • Course end Mock test

 

Within the above structure, the daywise breakup will be managed to provide an optimum learning experience for the participants

 

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