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  • 11 hours of high quality e-learning content
  • 1 PgMP® simulation exam
  • 11 end-of-chapter quizzes
  • 27 PDUs offered

Course description

  • What are the PgMP training course objectives?

    The Simplilearn PgMP training helps you improve your efficiency as a program manager and enables you to advance your organization’s strategic goals. You’ll learn PMI’s five program management performance domains, including program strategy alignment, lifecycle management, stakeholder engagement, benefits management and governance. And you’ll use a scalable framework to manage programs of varying sizes and a time-tested approach to mitigating risk. Our PgMP training program is designed to ensure that you pass the PgMP exam on your first attempt.

  • What skills will you learn?

    By the end of this PgMP training, you will:
    • Develop a strong leadership approach to managing multiple projects and navigating complex activities
    • Become an efficient program manager with a good understanding of business strategy and program processes
    • Learn to use effective tools and techniques, including balanced scorecard, program roadmapping and project selection criteria
    • Acquire the relevant knowledge and skills required to pass the PgMP certification exam

  • Who should take this PgMP training?

    A globally recognized certification, the PgMP is ideal for program management candidates who would like to take their newly acquired skills to a new level on a global platform. This certification is best suited for:
    • Program Managers
    • Project Managers
    • Senior PMOs
    • Professionals aspiring to be Program Managers

Course preview

    • Getting started 15:42
      • Getting started15:42
    • Lesson 01 - Overview of PMI-PgMP® Certification Course 27:06
      • 1.1 Overview of PgMP® Certification Course00:18
      • 1.2 Objectives00:37
      • 1.3 What are PMI-PgMP® and PMI01:41
      • 1.4 What are PMI-PgMP® and PMI (contd.)02:08
      • 1.5 About the PMBOK® Guide00:45
      • 1.6 Why PgMP® Certification01:37
      • 1.7 Prerequisites for the PMI-PgMP® Exam01:29
      • 1.8 Important Information about Filling the Application02:12
      • 1.9 PgMP® Credentialing Process Overview
      • 1.10 PgMP® Credentialing Process Overview (contd.)00:40
      • 1.11 Timeline of the PgMP® Credential Process01:41
      • 1.12 PMI-PgMP® Exam Syllabus01:20
      • 1.13 Program Strategy Alignment—Tasks01:53
      • 1.14 Program Strategy Alignment—Knowledge and Skills01:16
      • 1.15 Program Life Cycle Management Tasks
      • 1.16 Program Life Cycle Management—Knowledge and Skills00:57
      • 1.17 Program Benefits Management—Tasks01:25
      • 1.18 Program Benefits Management—Knowledge and Skills00:46
      • 1.19 Program Stakeholder Engagement—Tasks01:08
      • 1.20 Program Stakeholder Engagement—Knowledge and Skills00:56
      • 1.21 Program Governance—Tasks01:47
      • 1.22 Program Governance—Knowledge and Skills01:26
      • 1.23 Quiz
      • 1.24 Summary00:55
      • 1.25 Thank You00:09
    • Lesson 02 - Introduction to Program Management 20:40
      • 2.1 Introduction to Program Management00:20
      • 2.2 Objectives00:26
      • 2.3 What is a Project01:18
      • 2.4 What is a Program00:59
      • 2.5 What is a Program (contd.)01:06
      • 2.6 Definition of Program Management01:05
      • 2.7 Key Focus of Program Management00:58
      • 2.8 Example of Program Management00:44
      • 2.9 Ground Rules01:23
      • 2.10 Key Features of Project
      • 2.11 What is a Portfolio01:29
      • 2.12 Hierarchical View: Portfolios, Programs, and Projects00:43
      • 2.13 Relationship between Project, Program and Portfolio Management
      • 2.14 Definitions of Strategy and Business Value00:58
      • 2.15 Definitions of Vision and Mission00:54
      • 2.16 Strategic Objectives00:42
      • 2.17 Strategic Conditions
      • 2.18 Role of Program Manager00:43
      • 2.19 Responsibilities of a Program Manager
      • 2.20 Prioritization00:55
      • 2.21 Advantages of Using Prioritization Matrix00:34
      • 2.22 Skills of Project and Program Managers02:05
      • 2.23 Skills of Project and Program Managers (contd.)02:06
      • 2.24 Quiz
      • 2.25 Summary01:03
      • 2.26 Thank You00:09
    • Lesson 03 - Program Management Performance Domains 08:14
      • 3.1 Program Management Performance Domains00:17
      • 3.2 Objectives00:28
      • 3.3 Program Management Performance Domains01:15
      • 3.4 Program Management Domain Interactions
      • 3.5 Program Management Performance Domain Definitions
      • 3.6 Overview of Program Life Cycle Phases01:20
      • 3.7 Tasks in the Initiating Phase01:55
      • 3.8 Program Activities vs. Component Activities01:27
      • 3.9 Program and Project Distinctions
      • 3.10 Program and Portfolio Distinctions
      • 3.11 Quiz
      • 3.12 Summary01:18
      • 3.13 Thank You00:14
    • Lesson 04 - Program Strategy Alignment 19:04
      • 4.1 Program Strategy Alignment00:20
      • 4.2 Objectives00:29
      • 4.3 What is Strategy01:16
      • 4.4 Migrating from Tactical to Strategic01:50
      • 4.5 Organizational Strategy and Program Alignment00:59
      • 4.6 Organizational Strategy and Program Alignment (contd.)00:54
      • 4.7 Elements of Strategic Alignment01:44
      • 4.8 Key Terms Related to Strategic Alignment01:41
      • 4.9 Example of Strategic Alignment Terms
      • 4.10 Strategic Program Management Tasks01:25
      • 4.11 Program Roadmap01:06
      • 4.12 Environmental Assessment02:07
      • 4.13 Techniques for Environmental Analysis02:10
      • 4.14 Business Scenario—100:53
      • 4.15 Knowledge Check
      • 4.16 Business Scenario (contd.)00:26
      • 4.17 Knowledge Check
      • 4.18 Business Scenario (contd.)00:40
      • 4.19 Knowledge Check
      • 4.20 Quiz
      • 4.21 Summary00:53
      • 4.22 Thank You00:11
    • Lesson 05 - Program Benefits Management 22:32
      • 5.1 Program Benefits Management00:22
      • 5.2 Objectives00:35
      • 5.3 What Is Benefit01:50
      • 5.4 Examples of Benefits01:14
      • 5.5 Relationship Between Program Life Cycle and Program Benefits Management03:20
      • 5.6 Benefits Identification01:40
      • 5.7 Benefits Register02:27
      • 5.8 Benefits Analysis and Planning01:45
      • 5.9 Benefits Realization Plan01:09
      • 5.10 A Typical Pattern of Costs and Benefits00:57
      • 5.11 Benefits Delivery01:24
      • 5.12 Balanced Scorecard: Tracking Benefits Delivery
      • 5.13 Benefits Transition01:26
      • 5.14 Benefits Sustainment01:14
      • 5.15 Business Scenario00:37
      • 5.16 Knowledge Check
      • 5.17 Business Scenario (contd.)00:51
      • 5.18 Knowledge Check
      • 5.19 Quiz
      • 5.20 Summary01:32
      • 5.21 Thank You00:09
    • Lesson 06 - Program Stakeholder Engagement 14:02
      • 6.1 Program Stakeholder Engagement00:22
      • 6.2 Objectives00:26
      • 6.3 Introduction to Stakeholder Engagement01:47
      • 6.4 Engagement vs. Management
      • 6.5 Case Study-Solution
      • 6.6 Program Stakeholder Identification01:10
      • 6.7 Classification Models for Stakeholder Analysis02:03
      • 6.8 Case Study00:59
      • 6.9 Case Study-Solution
      • 6.10 Stakeholder Engagement Planning01:28
      • 6.11 Stakeholder Engagement Assessment Matrix01:14
      • 6.12 Stakeholder Engagement01:57
      • 6.13 Program Stakeholder Engagement Tasks01:11
      • 6.14 Program Stakeholder Engagement—knowledge And Skills00:40
      • 6.15 Quiz
      • 6.16 Summary00:39
      • 6.17 Thank You00:06
    • Lesson 07 - Program Governance 23:32
      • 7.1 Program Governance00:18
      • 7.2 Objectives00:36
      • 7.3 What Is Program Governance00:43
      • 7.4 What Is Program Governance (contd.)01:42
      • 7.5 Sample Program Governance Structure01:52
      • 7.6 Program Governance Board Structure01:14
      • 7.7 Program Governance Board Responsibilities01:42
      • 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.)
      • 7.12 Program Governance Board Responsibilities (contd.)
      • 7.13 Relationship between Program Governance and Program Management01:08
      • 7.14 Common Individual Roles Related to Program Governance
      • 7.15 Program as Governing Bodies: The Governance of Program Component01:09
      • 7.16 Other Governance Activities that Support Program Management
      • 7.17 Case Study-1
      • 7.18 Case Study-2
      • 7.19 Organizational Context for Governance01:05
      • 7.20 Functional Organization01:56
      • 7.21 Projectized Organization01:16
      • 7.22 Matrix Organization01:49
      • 7.23 Advantages And Disadvantages of Organizational Types02:21
      • 7.24 Quiz
      • 7.25 Summary00:54
      • 7.26 Thank You00:07
    • Lesson 08 - Program Life Cycle Management 20:32
      • 8.1 Program Life Cycle Management00:19
      • 8.2 Objectives00:29
      • 8.3 Program Life Cycle00:53
      • 8.4 Program Life Cycle Attributes00:20
      • 8.5 Program Life Cycle Diagram01:29
      • 8.6 Overview of Life Cycle Phases00:55
      • 8.7 Program Definition00:56
      • 8.8 Program Formulation and Preparation00:46
      • 8.9 Conceptualization Phase01:10
      • 8.10 Conceptualization Phase (contd.)00:40
      • 8.11 Setup Phase00:46
      • 8.12 Setup Phase—Part 200:41
      • 8.13 Construction Phase00:51
      • 8.14 Construction Phase (contd.)
      • 8.15 Implementation Phase00:21
      • 8.16 Closure Phase00:13
      • 8.17 Program Benefits Delivery01:25
      • 8.18 Program Benefits Delivery (contd.)
      • 8.19 Program Benefits Delivery (Contd.)01:34
      • 8.20 Program Closure01:48
      • 8.21 Mapping of Processes to Life Cycle04:07
      • 8.22 Quiz
      • 8.23 Summary00:38
      • 8.24 Thank you00:11
    • Lesson 09 - Program Management Supporting Processes: Program Definition Phase 25:35
      • 9.1 Program Management Supporting Processes00:29
      • 9.2 Objectives00:37
      • 9.3 Integration Management Processes00:45
      • 9.4 Program Initiation00:11
      • 9.5 Program Initiation Activities01:16
      • 9.6 Program Roadmap and Program Charter Development
      • 9.7 Program Management Plan Development00:44
      • 9.8 Program Infrastructure Development00:55
      • 9.9 Business Scenario00:55
      • 9.10 Knowledge Check
      • 9.11 Program Scope Planning00:40
      • 9.12 Schedule Management Processes00:56
      • 9.13 Program Schedule Planning00:43
      • 9.14 Financial Management Processes02:09
      • 9.15 Program Cost Estimation00:43
      • 9.16 Program Cost Estimation (contd.)00:46
      • 9.17 Program Financial Framework Establishment00:47
      • 9.18 Program Financial Management Plan Development00:45
      • 9.19 Quality Management Processes00:56
      • 9.20 Program Quality Planning00:56
      • 9.21 Resource Planning00:42
      • 9.22 Risk Management Processes01:00
      • 9.23 Program Risk Management Planning01:08
      • 9.24 Communications Management Processes00:37
      • 9.25 Communications Planning01:00
      • 9.26 Program Procurement Planning01:23
      • 9.27 Program Procurement Planning (contd.)01:23
      • 9.28 Business Scenario01:23
      • 9.29 Knowledge Check
      • 9.30 Quiz
      • 9.31 Summary01:37
      • 9.32 Thank you00:09
    • Lesson 10 - Program Management Supporting Processes: Program Benefits Delivery Phase 20:19
      • 10.1 Program Management Supporting Processes00:19
      • 10.2 Objectives00:40
      • 10.3 Integration Management Processes00:39
      • 10.4 Program Delivery Management00:55
      • 10.5 Program Performance Monitoring and Control00:55
      • 10.6 Program Performance Monitoring and Control (contd.)00:30
      • 10.7 Program Scope Control00:34
      • 10.8 Program Schedule Control00:54
      • 10.9 Component Cost Estimation00:35
      • 10.10 Program Cost Budgeting00:50
      • 10.11 Program Financial Monitoring and Control01:01
      • 10.12 Financial Management Activities00:48
      • 10.13 Program Quality Assurance00:47
      • 10.14 Program Quality Control00:23
      • 10.15 Resource Prioritization00:23
      • 10.16 Resource Interdependency Management00:23
      • 10.17 Case Study-1
      • 10.18 Program Risk Identification01:15
      • 10.19 Program Risk Analysis00:57
      • 10.20 Program Risk Response Planning00:36
      • 10.21 Program Risk Response Planning contd00:43
      • 10.22 Program Risk Monitoring and Control00:50
      • 10.23 Risk Supervision00:52
      • 10.24 Information Distribution00:47
      • 10.25 Information Gathering and Retrieval Systems00:21
      • 10.26 Information Distribution Methods00:21
      • 10.27 Program Performance Reporting00:21
      • 10.28 Case Study-2
      • 10.29 Program Procurement01:10
      • 10.30 Program Procurement Administration00:32
      • 10.31 Quiz
      • 10.32 Summary00:50
      • 10.33 Thank You00:08
    • Lesson 11 - Program Management Supporting Processes: Program Closure Phase 04:06
      • 11.1 Program Management Supporting Processes: Program Closure Phase00:21
      • 11.2 Objectives00:20
      • 11.3 Program Transition and Benefits Sustainment00:32
      • 11.4 Program Closure
      • 11.5 Case Study-1
      • 11.6 Financial Management Processes00:22
      • 11.7 Program Financial Closure00:46
      • 11.8 Case Study-2
      • 11.9 Program Procurement Closure01:04
      • 11.10 Quiz
      • 11.11 Summary00:34
      • 11.12 Thank you00:07
    • Final Words 08:02
      • Final Words08:02
    • Tips and Tricks 31:03
      • Introduction01:04
      • General01:53
      • Preparation00:27
      • Program Strategy Alignment03:15
      • Program Benefits Management03:28
      • Program Stakeholder Engagement03:32
      • Program Governance01:31
      • Program Lifecycle Management02:52
      • Tools and Techniques03:35
      • Sample Tricky Questions05:16
      • Time Management01:51
      • Final Insights02:19
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  • How do I become a PgMP® certified professional?

    To become a certified PgMP professional, you need to undergo formal PgMP training from a registered accredited training organization like Simplilearn and successfully pass the PgMP exam.

    Disclaimer:
    PMI, PMBOK, PMP, PgMP, CAPM, PMI-RMP, PMI-ACP are registered trademarks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

  • What are the prerequisites for the PgMP® certification?

    Prerequisites for the PgMP certification are as follows:
    • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent)
    • 6,000 hours of project management experience
    • 10,500 hours of program management experience
    OR
    • Four-year degree
    • 6,000 hours of project management experience
    • 6,000 hours of program management experience

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Excellent training. The content was great & effective management of time by the faculty.

Zakir Ahmed

Good tutorial on Program management covering various attributes of PM

John Cernazanu

I liked the interaction with the instructor and the other students. I also liked the examples provided during the training.

Amani Alawneh

The trainer was very knowledgeable, and was helpful in providing extra material. The time was managed very well, explanations were concise and straight to the point. Overall, the course was well delivered.

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Clear and concise. A great training!

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Tim Jerome
Tim Jerome Project Management Expert and Evangelist

Tim Jerome is an international project management expert with over 15 years of experience at companies like Intel and Digital Network Services. A former president of the PMI Rio Grande Chapter, Tim is also a PMP instructor with over 10 years of experience in addition to his extensive project management consulting experience.

FAQs

  • What is the cost of taking the PgMP exam?

    The fee for PMI members is $800 and $1000 for non-members. The re-examination fee for members is $600 and for non-members $800.

  • How can I prepare for the PgMP exam?

    You can prepare for the exam by attending study groups, by using various study aids or most importantly by attending formal training from Simplilearn, the leading provider of online training and certification.

  • If I am unable to appear for the PgMP exam, will PMI provide complete refund of my exam fees?

    No, PMI will not refund the exam fees if you do not  provide cancellation or rescheduling notification to PMI’s testing administration partner Prometric.

  • How long is the PgMP certification valid for?

    PgMP Certification is valid for three years and the candidate is required to attain 60 professional development units (PDUs) to maintain credentials.

  • How long does it take to renew the PgMP certificate?

    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 PDUs toward credential maintenance. Upon successful completion of a single cycle, a new three-year cycle begins.

  • What do I need to do to unlock my Simplilearn certificate?

    In order to unlock your Simplilearn certificate you need to complete 85% of the course and complete one simulation test with a minimum score of 60%.

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    You can enroll through our website and make an online payment using any of the following options:

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    You will receive access to e-learning content for all learning units as well as access to exclusive forums moderated by faculty and industry experts.

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    Yes, you can cancel your enrollment if necessary. We will refund the course price after deducting an administration fee. To learn more, please read our Refund Policy.

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    Yes. We do offer a money-back guarantee for many of our training programs. Please refer to our Refund Policy. Refund requests can be submitted via our Help and Support portal.

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    All of our highly qualified trainers are industry experts with at least 10-12 years of relevant teaching experience. Each of them has gone through a rigorous selection process that includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo before they are certified to train for us. We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating remain on our faculty.

  • How does Simplilearn assure that the material and the training delivered are effective?

    Our certification training is designed for you to pass the exams on your first attempt. With a hands-on learning approach and Global Learning Framework, the training not only gives you the confidence to pass the exam, but also helps you retain knowledge beyond the exam.

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