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  • 16 hours of Instructor led Training
  • 11 Hrs of High Quality e-Learning content
  • 180 Days e-Learning Included
  • 1 PgMP® Simulation Exam
  • 11 Chapter-end Quizzes
  • 24 PDUs Offered

About Course

  • What is this course about?

    Program Management Professional (PgMP) ® is a credential that is offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI) to individuals who successfully qualify the PgMP exam. It certifies individuals as having the requisite experience in program management. It demonstrates their competency to oversee multiple, related projects in order to achieve the strategic goals of the organization.

    Simplilearn’s PgMP course has been created to help professionals prepare for and clear the certification exam conducted by the PMI. It is an ideal course package for people who aspire to make a career in program management.

  • Why is this certification popular?

    PgMP is a globally recognized and demanded certification. It helps managers to increase their visibility and value with their organization. It also increases their chances of landing a better remuneration.

    Programs help large corporations to align their activities with business goals without compromising on speed, quality, and efficiency. Program management professionals can help their organizations to become cost efficient, achieve growth, and deliver stakeholder objectives.

    This skillset is highly desired across industries, including manufacturing, retail, energy, aerospace, technology, and media. Some large governmental organizations, too, prefer program management professionals to oversee their important programs.

  • What learning benefits do you get from Simplilearn’s training?

    Simplilearn (Global PMI® REP ID 3147) offers both online PgMP training and PgMP classroom training coupled with PgMP live webinars, sample PgMP exam questions, and mock PgMP practice exams. Simplilearn's PgMP professional certification training lets you enhance your knowledge on program management and get ready for the actual PgMP certification exam.

    Lecture materials, quizzes, and multiple choice tests have been formatted to specifically address the Project Management Institute’s five program management performance domains.

    The course has also been enriched with different videos that will serve as valuable resources for learners. These videos provide sufficient context for the lessons and also contain a case study discussion and a summary of the important concepts learned.

    Another highlight is the 12 essential and detailed tips & tricks videos to crack the PgMP exam. These discuss key strategies for handling different question types. The videos also look at some of the specific topics in PgMP and talk about key points for handling these. For example, each information domain has a video devoted to it with information on important points and question types. There is an exclusive video on tackling tricky questions and another on time management.

    Candidates are offered PDUs at the end of the training.

  • What are the career benefits in-store for you?

    PMI’s PgMP credential is beginning to get recognized across industries. Many prestigious employment postings now state that a PgMP certification is highly desired or required for their program management positions. In fact, a large number of companies working with the U.S. Government now require PgMP certified individuals for handling their programs.

    The certification essentially demonstrates your commitment to the profession of program management.

    Further, program managers with an understanding of business strategy and program processes at a level required by the PMI are quite rare. The selection process is highly selective and difficult and there are only around 1000 PgMP certified managers today in the world. Hence, you can distinguish yourself from other program professionals by obtaining this certification.

    According to CIO.com, many professionals have reportedly benefitted in terms of new jobs, promotions, or salary increases due to a PgMP certification. Also, nearly everyone stated that it helped their professional networking activities and put them in a better position for future opportunities.

  • Who should do this course?

    If you expect to be working as a program management practitioner for 5 or more years, then this course is an excellent choice. It’s the perfect fit if you define projects, assign project managers and oversee programs. If you’re a program manager looking to demonstrate a proven ability to manage complex, multiple projects and align results to organizational goals; increase your visibility and value with your organization; and separate yourself in the eyes of employers, the PgMP credential is for you.

  • Why Simplilearn?

    • Simplilearn is the World’s Largest Certification Training Provider, with over 500,000+ professionals trained globally
    • Trusted by the Fortune 500 companies as their learning provider for career growth and training
    • 2000+ certified and experienced trainers conduct trainings for various courses across the globe
    • All our Courses are designed and developed under a tried and tested Unique Learning Framework that is proven to deliver 98.6% pass rate in first attempt
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Course Syllabus

    • Getting started with PgMP 15:42
      • Getting started with PgMP 15:42
    • Lesson 01 - Overview of PMI-PgMP Certification Course 27:06
      • 1.1 Overview of PgMP Certification Course 00:18
      • 1.2 Objectives 00:37
      • 1.3 What are PMI-PgMP and PMI 01:41
      • 1.4 What are PMI-PgMP and PMI (contd.) 02:08
      • 1.5 About the PMBOK Guide 00:45
      • 1.6 Why PgMP Certification 01:37
      • 1.7 Prerequisites for the PMI-PgMP Exam 01:29
      • 1.8 Important Information about Filling the Application 02:12
      • 1.9 PgMP Credentialing Process Overview 00:00
      • 1.10 PgMP Credentialing Process Overview (contd.) 00:40
      • 1.11 Timeline of the PgMP Credential Process 01:41
      • 1.12 PMI-PgMP Exam Syllabus 01:20
      • 1.13 Program Strategy AlignmentTasks 01:53
      • 1.14 Program Strategy AlignmentKnowledge and Skills 01:16
      • 1.15 Program Life Cycle Management Tasks 00:00
      • 1.16 Program Life Cycle ManagementKnowledge and Skills 00:57
      • 1.17 Program Benefits ManagementTasks 01:25
      • 1.18 Program Benefits ManagementKnowledge and Skills 00:46
      • 1.19 Program Stakeholder EngagementTasks 01:08
      • 1.20 Program Stakeholder EngagementKnowledge and Skills 00:56
      • 1.21 Program GovernanceTasks 01:47
      • 1.22 Program GovernanceKnowledge and Skills 01:26
      • 1.23 Quiz 00:00
      • 1.24 Summary 00:55
      • 1.25 Thank You 00:09
    • Lesson 02 - Introduction to Program Management 20:40
      • 2.1 Introduction to Program Management 00:20
      • 2.2 Objectives 00:26
      • 2.3 What is a Project 01:18
      • 2.4 What is a Program 00:59
      • 2.5 What is a Program (contd.) 01:06
      • 2.6 Definition of Program Management 01:05
      • 2.7 Key Focus of Program Management 00:58
      • 2.8 Example of Program Management 00:44
      • 2.9 Ground Rules 01:23
      • 2.10 Key Features of Project 00:00
      • 2.11 What is a Portfolio 01:29
      • 2.12 Hierarchical View: Portfolios, Programs, and Projects 00:43
      • 2.13 Relationship between Project, Program and Portfolio Management 00:00
      • 2.14 Definitions of Strategy and Business Value 00:58
      • 2.15 Definitions of Vision and Mission 00:54
      • 2.16 Strategic Objectives 00:42
      • 2.17 Strategic Conditions 00:00
      • 2.18 Role of Program Manager 00:43
      • 2.19 Responsibilities of a Program Manager 00:00
      • 2.20 Prioritization 00:55
      • 2.21 Advantages of Using Prioritization Matrix 00:34
      • 2.22 Skills of Project and Program Managers 02:05
      • 2.23 Skills of Project and Program Managers (contd.) 02:06
      • 2.24 Quiz 00:00
      • 2.25 Summary 01:03
      • 2.26 Thank You 00:09
    • Lesson 03 - Program Management Performance Domains 08:14
      • 3.1 Program Management Performance Domains 00:17
      • 3.2 Objectives 00:28
      • 3.3 Program Management Performance Domains 01:15
      • 3.4 Program Management Domain Interactions 00:00
      • 3.5 Program Management Performance Domain Definitions 00:00
      • 3.6 Overview of Program Life Cycle Phases 01:20
      • 3.7 Tasks in the Initiating Phase 01:55
      • 3.8 Program Activities vs. Component Activities 01:27
      • 3.9 Program and Project Distinctions 00:00
      • 3.10 Program and Portfolio Distinctions 00:00
      • 3.11 Quiz 00:00
      • 3.12 Summary 01:18
      • 3.13 Thank You 00:14
    • Lesson 04 - Program Strategy Alignment 19:04
      • 4.1 Program Strategy Alignment 00:20
      • 4.2 Objectives 00:29
      • 4.3 What is Strategy 01:16
      • 4.4 Migrating from Tactical to Strategic 01:50
      • 4.5 Organizational Strategy and Program Alignment 00:59
      • 4.6 Organizational Strategy and Program Alignment (contd.) 00:54
      • 4.7 Elements of Strategic Alignment 01:44
      • 4.8 Key Terms Related to Strategic Alignment 01:41
      • 4.9 Example of Strategic Alignment Terms 00:00
      • 4.10 Strategic Program Management Tasks 01:25
      • 4.11 Program Roadmap 01:06
      • 4.12 Environmental Assessment 02:07
      • 4.13 Techniques for Environmental Analysis 02:10
      • 4.14 Business Scenario1 00:53
      • 4.15 Knowledge Check 00:00
      • 4.16 Business Scenario (contd.) 00:26
      • 4.17 Knowledge Check 00:00
      • 4.18 Business Scenario (contd.) 00:40
      • 4.19 Knowledge Check 00:00
      • 4.20 Quiz 00:00
      • 4.21 Summary 00:53
      • 4.22 Thank You 00:11
    • Lesson 05 - Program Benefits Management 22:32
      • 5.1 Program Benefits Management 00:22
      • 5.2 Objectives 00:35
      • 5.3 What Is Benefit 01:50
      • 5.4 Examples of Benefits 01:14
      • 5.5 Relationship Between Program Life Cycle and Program Benefits Management 03:20
      • 5.6 Benefits Identification 01:40
      • 5.7 Benefits Register 02:27
      • 5.8 Benefits Analysis and Planning 01:45
      • 5.9 Benefits Realization Plan 01:09
      • 5.10 A Typical Pattern of Costs and Benefits 00:57
      • 5.11 Benefits Delivery 01:24
      • 5.12 Balanced Scorecard: Tracking Benefits Delivery 00:00
      • 5.13 Benefits Transition 01:26
      • 5.14 Benefits Sustainment 01:14
      • 5.15 Business Scenario 00:37
      • 5.16 Knowledge Check 00:00
      • 5.17 Business Scenario (contd.) 00:51
      • 5.18 Knowledge Check 00:00
      • 5.19 Quiz 00:00
      • 5.20 Summary 01:32
      • 5.21 Thank You 00:09
    • Lesson 06 - Program Stakeholder Engagement 14:02
      • 6.1 Program Stakeholder Engagement 00:22
      • 6.2 Objectives 00:26
      • 6.3 Introduction to Stakeholder Engagement 01:47
      • 6.4 Engagement vs. Management 00:00
      • 6.5 Case Study-Solution 00:00
      • 6.6 Program Stakeholder Identification 01:10
      • 6.7 Classification Models for Stakeholder Analysis 02:03
      • 6.8 Case Study 00:59
      • 6.9 Case Study-Solution 00:00
      • 6.10 Stakeholder Engagement Planning 01:28
      • 6.11 Stakeholder Engagement Assessment Matrix 01:14
      • 6.12 Stakeholder Engagement 01:57
      • 6.13 Program Stakeholder Engagement Tasks 01:11
      • 6.14 Program Stakeholder Engagementknowledge And Skills 00:40
      • 6.15 Quiz 00:00
      • 6.16 Summary 00:39
      • 6.17 Thank You 00:06
    • Lesson 07 - Program Governance 23:32
      • 7.1 Program Governance 00:18
      • 7.2 Objectives 00:36
      • 7.3 What Is Program Governance 00:43
      • 7.4 What Is Program Governance (contd.) 01:42
      • 7.5 Sample Program Governance Structure 01:52
      • 7.6 Program Governance Board Structure 01:14
      • 7.7 Program Governance Board Responsibilities 01:42
      • 7.8 Program Governance Board Responsibilities (contd.) 00:37
      • 7.9 Program Governance Board Responsibilities (contd.) 01:39
      • 7.10 Program Governance Board Responsibilities (contd.) 01:24
      • 7.11 Program Governance Board Responsibilities (contd.) 00:00
      • 7.12 Program Governance Board Responsibilities (contd.) 00:00
      • 7.13 Relationship between Program Governance and Program Management 01:08
      • 7.14 Common Individual Roles Related to Program Governance 00:00
      • 7.15 Program as Governing Bodies: The Governance of Program Component 01:09
      • 7.16 Other Governance Activities that Support Program Management 00:00
      • 7.17 Case Study-1 00:00
      • 7.18 Case Study-2 00:00
      • 7.19 Organizational Context for Governance 01:05
      • 7.20 Functional Organization 01:56
      • 7.21 Projectized Organization 01:16
      • 7.22 Matrix Organization 01:49
      • 7.23 Advantages And Disadvantages of Organizational Types 02:21
      • 7.24 Quiz 00:00
      • 7.25 Summary 00:54
      • 7.26 Thank You 00:07
    • Lesson 08 - Program Life Cycle Management 20:32
      • 8.1 Program Life Cycle Management 00:19
      • 8.2 Objectives 00:29
      • 8.3 Program Life Cycle 00:53
      • 8.4 Program Life Cycle Attributes 00:20
      • 8.5 Program Life Cycle Diagram 01:29
      • 8.6 Overview of Life Cycle Phases 00:55
      • 8.7 Program Definition 00:56
      • 8.8 Program Formulation and Preparation 00:46
      • 8.9 Conceptualization Phase 01:10
      • 8.10 Conceptualization Phase (contd.) 00:40
      • 8.11 Setup Phase 00:46
      • 8.12 Setup PhasePart 2 00:41
      • 8.13 Construction Phase 00:51
      • 8.14 Construction Phase (contd.) 00:00
      • 8.15 Implementation Phase 00:21
      • 8.16 Closure Phase 00:13
      • 8.17 Program Benefits Delivery 01:25
      • 8.18 Program Benefits Delivery (contd.) 00:00
      • 8.19 Program Benefits Delivery (Contd.) 01:34
      • 8.20 Program Closure 01:48
      • 8.21 Mapping of Processes to Life Cycle 04:07
      • 8.22 Quiz 00:00
      • 8.23 Summary 00:38
      • 8.24 Thank you 00:11
    • Lesson 09 - Program Management Supporting Processes: Program Definition Phase 25:35
      • 9.1 Program Management Supporting Processes 00:29
      • 9.2 Objectives 00:37
      • 9.3 Integration Management Processes 00:45
      • 9.4 Program Initiation 00:11
      • 9.5 Program Initiation Activities 01:16
      • 9.6 Program Roadmap and Program Charter Development 00:00
      • 9.7 Program Management Plan Development 00:44
      • 9.8 Program Infrastructure Development 00:55
      • 9.9 Business Scenario 00:55
      • 9.10 Knowledge Check 00:00
      • 9.11 Program Scope Planning 00:40
      • 9.12 Schedule Management Processes 00:56
      • 9.13 Program Schedule Planning 00:43
      • 9.14 Financial Management Processes 02:09
      • 9.15 Program Cost Estimation 00:43
      • 9.16 Program Cost Estimation (contd.) 00:46
      • 9.17 Program Financial Framework Establishment 00:47
      • 9.18 Program Financial Management Plan Development 00:45
      • 9.19 Quality Management Processes 00:56
      • 9.20 Program Quality Planning 00:56
      • 9.21 Resource Planning 00:42
      • 9.22 Risk Management Processes 01:00
      • 9.23 Program Risk Management Planning 01:08
      • 9.24 Communications Management Processes 00:37
      • 9.25 Communications Planning 01:00
      • 9.26 Program Procurement Planning 01:23
      • 9.27 Program Procurement Planning (contd.) 01:23
      • 9.28 Business Scenario 01:23
      • 9.29 Knowledge Check 00:00
      • 9.30 Quiz 00:00
      • 9.31 Summary 01:37
      • 9.32 Thank you 00:09
    • Lesson 10 - Program Management Supporting Processes: Program Benefits Delivery Phase 20:19
      • 10.1 Program Management Supporting Processes 00:19
      • 10.2 Objectives 00:40
      • 10.3 Integration Management Processes 00:39
      • 10.4 Program Delivery Management 00:55
      • 10.5 Program Performance Monitoring and Control 00:55
      • 10.6 Program Performance Monitoring and Control (contd.) 00:30
      • 10.7 Program Scope Control 00:34
      • 10.8 Program Schedule Control 00:54
      • 10.9 Component Cost Estimation 00:35
      • 10.10 Program Cost Budgeting 00:50
      • 10.11 Program Financial Monitoring and Control 01:01
      • 10.12 Financial Management Activities 00:48
      • 10.13 Program Quality Assurance 00:47
      • 10.14 Program Quality Control 00:23
      • 10.15 Resource Prioritization 00:23
      • 10.16 Resource Interdependency Management 00:23
      • 10.17 Case Study-1 00:00
      • 10.18 Program Risk Identification 01:15
      • 10.19 Program Risk Analysis 00:57
      • 10.20 Program Risk Response Planning 00:36
      • 10.21 Program Risk Response Planning contd 00:43
      • 10.22 Program Risk Monitoring and Control 00:50
      • 10.23 Risk Supervision 00:52
      • 10.24 Information Distribution 00:47
      • 10.25 Information Gathering and Retrieval Systems 00:21
      • 10.26 Information Distribution Methods 00:21
      • 10.27 Program Performance Reporting 00:21
      • 10.28 Case Study-2 00:00
      • 10.29 Program Procurement 01:10
      • 10.30 Program Procurement Administration 00:32
      • 10.31 Quiz 00:00
      • 10.32 Summary 00:50
      • 10.33 Thank You 00:08
    • Lesson 11 - Program Management Supporting Processes: Program Closure Phase 04:06
      • 11.1 Program Management Supporting Processes: Program Closure Phase 00:21
      • 11.2 Objectives 00:20
      • 11.3 Program Transition and Benefits Sustainment 00:32
      • 11.4 Program Closure 00:00
      • 11.5 Case Study-1 00:00
      • 11.6 Financial Management Processes 00:22
      • 11.7 Program Financial Closure 00:46
      • 11.8 Case Study-2 00:00
      • 11.9 Program Procurement Closure 01:04
      • 11.10 Quiz 00:00
      • 11.11 Summary 00:34
      • 11.12 Thank you 00:07
    • Final Words 08:02
      • Final Words 08:02
    • Tips and Tricks 31:03
      • Introduction 01:04
      • General 01:53
      • Preparation 00:27
      • Program Strategy Alignment 03:15
      • Program Benefits Management 03:28
      • Program Stakeholder Engagement 03:32
      • Program Governance 01:31
      • Program Lifecycle Management 02:52
      • Tools and Techniques 03:35
      • Sample Tricky Questions 05:16
      • Time Management 01:51
      • Final Insights 02:19
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Exam & Certification

  • How do I become a PgMP® Certified Professional?

    To begin the PgMP certification process, you need to fill out a detailed application form highlighting your program management experience and other career highlights over the years. You can apply online at www.pmi.org or download printable application forms from the same website.

    Some applications will go through an audit review. It is recommended to be prepared for the review.

    The credentialing process consists of two evaluations: panel review and multiple-choice examination. In panel review, your application will be reviewed by a panel of credentialed program managers. They will check for clarity of thought, consistency in approach and assess your program management experience.
    The examination consists of 200 questions that need to be answered in four hours.

    Your certification begins the day you pass the exam and is valid for three years from the date of obtaining the certification. Once you have attained the PgMP credential, you must participate in the Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) program to maintain an active certification status. The PgMP certification cycle lasts three years during which you must attain no less than 60 professional development units (PDUs) toward credential maintenance.

    Upon successful completion of a single cycle, a new, three-year cycle begins.

  • What are the prerequisites for the certification?

    To be eligible for the PgMP credential, you need to have either:
    • A secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree, or the global equivalent), with at least four years (6,000 hours) of project management experience and seven years (10,500 hours) of program management experience. OR
    • A four-year degree (bachelor’s degree or the global equivalent), with at least four years (6,000 hours) of project management experience and four years (6,000 hours) of program management experience.
    All project and program management experience must have been accrued over the last 15 years.

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Good tutorial on Program management covering various attributes of PM

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  • Why should I choose PMI Certification and not any other project management certification? What makes PMI’s special?

    1. PMI certifications are not based on one specific methodology, so they’re flexible and adaptable. You can easily transfer them between industries, market segments and geographic locations.
    2. PMI continually conducts in-depth studies to ensure that our credentials actually reflect the current skills, knowledge and best practices you need to succeed.
    3. You will never have to worry about a PMI certification becoming obsolete. Our certification maintenance program requires you to earn a professional development unit (PDUs), which encourages you to continually develop your skills and stay up to date as the profession changes.
    4. PMI certification offers financial benefits — the Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential increases your salary by up to 10%, according to the PMI Salary Survey — Sixth Edition, 2009—and helps you stand out and better market yourself to prospective employers.
    5. PMI has provided project management certifications for over 25 years, and our PMP® credential was the first one designed specifically for project managers.

  • Which certification exams does PMI offer?

    PMI offers five different exams related to the discipline of Project Management. These are:

    1. PgMP: Program Management Professional
    2. PMP: Project Management Professional
    3. CAPM: Certified Associate in Project Manager
    4. PMI-SP: PMI Scheduling Professional
    5. PMI-RMP: PMI Risk Management Professional
    6. PMI-ACP: PMI Agile Certified Practitioner

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