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Program Management Professional (PgMP)® Certification Exam Prep Training

Projects in the Program are oriented towards benefit conferment and capability development/enhancement of the Organization. PgMP® credential from the Project Management Institute (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 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

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 PMI®‘s
    The Standard for Program Management® – Third Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc., 2013
  • 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.

Why QAI?

QAI is a leading Global Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) accredited to PMI®. We specialize in Project and Program Management related trainings and Consultancy offerings- having trained thousands of candidates in Project and Program management related offerings, with very favorable participant ratings.

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.

The daywise outline of the course is indicated below


– 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


– 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


– 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

PMI, PgMP and The Standard for Program Management are registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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