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

    • Course Introduction

      01:22
      • Course Introduction
        01:22
    • Lesson 1 Overview of PgMP Certification Course

      1:17:03
      • Learning Objective
        01:58
      • 1 Why Program Management Professional (PgMP) Certification
        04:48
      • 2 PgMP Certification Journey
        06:07
      • 3 PgMP Credential Exam Fee Structure
        02:20
      • 4 Calculating the Experience Hours
        06:49
      • 5 PgMP Exam (Evaluation Level-2)
        06:28
      • 6 Study Tips and Test Taking Tips
        03:46
      • 7 Test Taking Strategy
        03:55
      • 8 Eco Task 1, SPM 3.1 Organization Strategy and Program Alignment
        06:34
      • 9 Program Lifecycle Management Tasks
        03:46
      • 10 Eco Tasks 7 to 15
        05:03
      • 11 Eco Tasks 16 to 24
        04:10
      • 12 Eco Tasks 25 to 30
        02:27
      • 13 Eco Tasks 31 to 35
        06:53
      • 14 ECO Task 1, SPM 5.1 Program Stakeholder Identification
        05:29
      • 15 ECO Task 1, SPM 6.1.1 Establishing a Program Governance Plan
        06:11
      • 16 Key Takeaway
        00:19
    • Lesson 2 Introduction to Program Management

      30:22
      • Learning Objective
        00:57
      • 1 Overview of program management-
        04:43
      • 2 Program Management Activities, Examples and Ground Rules
        02:18
      • 3 Portfolio, Program and Project Relationship
        04:42
      • 4 Comparative Overview of Project, Program and Portfolio Management
        03:40
      • 5 Project, Program, and Portfolio Supporting Organizational Strategy
        03:51
      • 6 Program Management Activities and Benefits
        02:46
      • 7 Overview of Program Management and PMO
        06:30
      • 8 Key Takeaway
        00:55
    • lesson 3 Program Management Performance Domain

      21:08
      • Learning Objective
        00:33
      • 1 Overview of Program Management
        04:40
      • 2 Program Life Cycle Phases
        04:19
      • 3 More About Program Lifecycle Phases
        04:48
      • 4 Comparative Overview of Project, Program and Portfolio Management
        03:22
      • 5 Key Takeaway
        00:31
      • Case Study 1
        02:55
    • Lesson 4 Program Strategy Alignment

      23:07
      • Learning Objective
        01:04
      • 1 Overview of Program Strategy
        03:18
      • 2 Elements of Program Strategy Alignment
        04:11
      • 3 Overview of Program Charter
        03:20
      • 4 Overview of Environmental Analysis
        02:45
      • 5 Overview of Program Management Strategy
        03:20
      • 6 Overview of Program Risk
        04:22
      • 7 Key Takeaway
        00:47
    • Lesson 5 Program Benefits Management

      26:32
      • Learning Objective
        00:55
      • 1 Overview of Benefits
        04:07
      • 2 Overview of Program Benefits Management
        04:11
      • 3 Benefits Identification, Register, Analysis, and Planning
        05:31
      • 4 Overview of Benefits Delivery
        05:46
      • 5 More About Program Benefits
        05:14
      • 6 Key Takeaways
        00:48
    • Lesson 6 Program Stakeholder Engagement

      29:40
      • Learning Objective
        00:46
      • 1 Overview of Program Stakeholder
        04:35
      • 2 More About Program Stakeholder
        05:41
      • 3 Overview of Stakeholder Analysis
        04:02
      • 4 Stakeholder Engagement Planning and Assessment Matrix
        03:36
      • 5 Overview of Program Stakeholder Engagement
        02:09
      • 6 Program Stakeholder Communications and Public Participation Spectrum
        02:07
      • 7 Key Takeaway
        00:37
      • Case Study 2
        03:07
      • Case Study 3
        03:00
    • Lesson 7 Program Governance

      43:10
      • Learning Objective
        00:22
      • 1 Overview of Program Governance
        05:44
      • 2 Program Governance Practices - Part 1
        05:13
      • 3 Program Governance Practices - Part 2
        03:18
      • 4 Program Governance Practices - Part 3
        05:13
      • 5 Program Governance Practices - Part 4
        04:02
      • 6 Overview of Program Governance Roles, Board, and Board Structure
        05:32
      • 7 Overview of Program Management Office (PMO)
        05:11
      • 8 Overview of Program Governance Design and Implementation
        02:07
      • 9 Key Takeaway
        00:20
      • Case Study 4
        03:04
      • Case Study 5
        03:04
    • Lesson 8 Program Lifecycle Management

      29:43
      • Learning Objective
        00:40
      • 1 Overview of Program Lifecycle
        04:08
      • 2 Overview of Program Definition, Formulation, and Preparation
        06:17
      • 4 Overview of Program Integration Management and Infrastructure Development
        04:37
      • 5 Overview of Program Delivery Management
        02:15
      • 6 More About Program Delivery Management
        05:07
      • 7 Overview of Program Closeout
        06:14
      • 8 Key Takeaway
        00:25
    • Lesson 9 Program Management Supporting Processess - Program Defination Phase

      1:02:33
      • Learning Objective
        00:50
      • 1 Overview of Program Definition (Formulation) Phase
        05:08
      • 2 More About Program Definition (Formulation) Activities
        05:08
      • 3 Program Definition (Formulation) Phases Activities - Program Scope Management Planning
        06:23
      • 4 Overview of Program Schedule Management
        06:37
      • 5 Overview of PMBOK® Schduling Concepts
        03:09
      • 6 Program Financial Management and Cost Estimation
        03:30
      • 7 Program Financial Framework Establishment
        03:43
      • 8 Program Financial Management Plan Development
        05:38
      • 10 Program Resource Management Planning
        03:01
      • 11 Program Communications Management Planning
        04:14
      • 12 Program Risk Management Planning
        05:27
      • 13 Risk Management Governance
        02:23
      • 14 Program Procurement Management Planning
        05:25
      • 15 Program Information Management Planning
        01:13
      • 16 Key Takeaway
        00:44
    • Lesson 10 Program Management Supporting Processess - Program Delivery Phase

      1:56:09
      • 1 Overview of Program Delivery Phase Activities
        03:17
      • 2 Overview of Program Scope Monitoring and Controlling
        02:13
      • 3 Overview of Program Schedule Monitoring and Controlling
        02:33
      • 4 Component Cost Estimation
        03:15
      • 5 Overview of Program Financial Monitoring and Controlling
        04:13
      • 6 Overview of Change Request
        01:12
      • 7 Overview of Earned Value Management
        02:36
      • 8 More About Earned Value Management
        05:58
      • 9 To Complete Performance Index (TCPI)
        01:31
      • 10 Overview of Program Quality Assurance
        02:39
      • 11 Overview of Program Quality Control
        02:24
      • 12 Program Resource Management and Resource Prioritization
        04:29
      • 13 Program Communication Management
        02:32
      • 14 Information Gathering and Retrival Systems
        05:10
      • 15 Overview of Program Reporting
        02:21
      • 16 Overview of Program Risk Monitoring and Controlling
        06:23
      • 17 Overview of Risk Register
        05:08
      • 18 Overview of Program Risk Identification
        03:54
      • 19 Overview of Risk Identification Techniques
        05:45
      • 20 Overview of Program Risk Analysis
        04:43
      • 21 Overview of Risk Categories
        03:25
      • 22 Quantitative Risk Analysis and Modelling Techniques
        05:36
      • 23 Overview of Risk Analysis
        03:09
      • 24 Risk Escalation and Program Risk Response Management
        05:38
      • 25 Overview of Program Procurement
        04:37
      • 26 More About Program Procurement
        03:37
      • 27 Overview of Program Contacts Administration
        04:22
      • 28 More of Program Contacts Administration
        05:00
      • 29 Key Takeaway
        01:02
      • Case Study 6
        04:16
      • Case Study 7
        03:11
    • Lesson 11 Program Management Supporting Processess - Program Closure Phase

      15:01
      • 0 Learning Objective
        00:50
      • 1 Program Closure Activities
        07:17
      • 2 Key Takeaway
        00:33
      • Case Study 8
        03:23
      • Case Study 9
        02:58
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Exam & Certification

  • 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

Course Advisor

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.

Jeff Allen
Jeff Allen Project Management and Agile Expert, Consultant, Author

Jeff Allen is a highly regarded project management and Agile expert with more than 15 years of experience at large companies like Compaq and HP. As an Agile Coach, he has mentored over 5000 professionals globally.

Reviews

Delmer T. Jones
Delmer T. Jones Senior Project Manager at Fiserv

Simplilearn is the best online learning platform. The customer service from Simplilearn is outstanding. They are very knowledgeable about their products and helpful in explaining the training materials. There is a lot of material and the practice tests are very useful in the preparation of the actual exam. I feel very well prepared to take the exam.

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John Cernazanu
John Cernazanu Program Manager at Kyrio

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

Amani Alawneh
Amani Alawneh Project Management & Sevice Delivery

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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Mohamed I. Hamra
Mohamed I. Hamra Project Manager at TransUnion

I did my PMI-ACP course with Simplilearn. I am really benefited from the course and found it to be well structured. The course contains all the right information for an Agile practitioner. My experience with Simplilearn was worth the time and effort.

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Eric
Eric Program Manager @BASE Company

Clear and concise. A great training!

Shivananda H Wali
Shivananda H Wali Wipro

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

Anton Formoso
Anton Formoso

Very good training delivered by Simplilearn. It was really helpful.

Leena Kishnani
Leena Kishnani Director - Technology and Innovation at Cross-Tab Marketing Services Pvt. Ltd

The course content was elaborate. All the topics were covered in great detail. The case studies gave necessary insights on all the topics.

Zakir Ahmed
Zakir Ahmed

Good tutorial on Program management covering various attributes of PM

      FAQs

      • How do I enroll for the online training?

        You can enroll for the training online. Payments can be made using any of the following options and receipt of the same will be issued to the candidate automatically via email.

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        3. Master Card, or
        4. Through PayPal

      • What will I get along with this training?

        You will have access to the online e-learning and practice tests along with the training.

      • Can I cancel my enrollment? Do I get a refund?

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        Once you register with us for a course by paying the course fee, you can have 24/7 access to the e-learning content on our website. An automated course purchase confirmation mail from our side will guide you through the process.

      • I am not able to access the online course. Whom should I contact for a solution?

        Please raise a request via our Help and Support portal to have your issue resolved.

      • Does the course fee include the examination fee as well?

        No, the course fee is only for earning PDU's required to appear for the respective exams.

      • I want to know more about the training program. Whom do I contact?

        Please join our Live Chat for instant support, call us, or Request a Call Back to have your query resolved.

      • Certification Process

        Simplilearn has a well-defined certification process that helps you face the challenges of the IT world.  You need to meet following conditions to unlock the certificate –
        • You need to complete at least 85% of the course or attend one complete batch
        • If your course has simulation exams you will need to complete it with the minimum passing score.
        • You need to submit a project and get it approved by our panel of Subject Matter Experts.
        • In case your project is rejected, our subject matter experts would provide all necessary help to clear the project in your next attempt.

      • Who are our Faculties and how are they selected?

        All our trainers are working professionals and industry experts with at least 10-12 years of relevant teaching experience.

        Each of them have gone through a rigorous selection process which includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and training demo before they are certified to train for us.  

        We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating continue to train for us.

      • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

        Our teaching assistants are here to help you get certified in your first attempt.

        They are a dedicated team of subject matter experts to help you at every step and enrich your learning experience from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance.

        They engage with the students proactively to ensure the course path is followed.

        Teaching Assistance is available during business hours.

      • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

        We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls.  

        We also have a dedicated team that provides on demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your course with us.

          • Disclaimer
          • PMP, PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PgMP, PfMP, ACP, PBA, RMP, SP, and OPM3 are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.