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Program Management Professional (PGMP®) Certification

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

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.

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


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Program Management Professional (PGMP®) Certification

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