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PMI - Program Management Professional (PgMP)®

Duration

Duration:

Only 3 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

8.2.2021 (Monday)

Overview

Prove your ability to oversee and manage simultaneous projects and their resources on this globally recognised PMI PgMP® course. You’ll gain advanced program management knowledge and become more effective in the implementation of multiple projects.

Learn how to efficiently group projects to achieve more organisational success than if they were managed separately.

Define, create and manage successful programmes

You’ll cover PMI’s model for programme management practices - a framework that concisely and comprehensively describes programme management regardless of business, industry or size of organisation.

On this PgMP course you’ll learn:

  • Strategic programme management
  • Initiating, planning and executing a programme
  • Controlling and monitoring programme processes
  • Transition plan execution and programme closing

PgMP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Four reasons why you should sit your PgMP® course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 3-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your PgMP course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass the PgMP exam first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study PgMP with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 76809 students saving more than one million hours since 2001

Benefits

Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Two options of training - Residential classroom-based, or online courses
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities
  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam at the earliest available opportunity after the course - either immediately after your classroom course, or as soon as there are slots available, if you've taken it online
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify

Curriculum

Domain 1: Strategic Programme Management

  • Identifying opportunities and benefits that achieve the organisation’s strategic objectives through programme implementation.

Domain 2: Programme Life Cycle

  • Initiating: Defining the programme and constituent projects, and obtaining agreement from stakeholders.
  • Planning: Defining programme scope and developing the program, including all constituent projects, and all activities that occur within the program.
  • Executing: Performing work necessary to achieve the program’s objectives and deliver the program’s benefits.
  • Controlling: Monitoring progress, updating programme plans as required, managing change and risk.
  • Closing: Finalizing all programme activities, including all constituent projects, executing transition plan, archiving, obtaining approvals and reporting.

Domain 3: Benefits Management

  • Defining, creating, maximising and sustaining the benefits provided by programs.

Domain 4: Stakeholder Management

  • Capturing stakeholder needs and expectations, gaining and maintaining stakeholder support, and mitigating / channeling opposition.

Domain 5: Governance

  • Establishing processes and procedures for maintaining proactive programme management oversight and decision-making support for applicable policies and practices throughout the entire programme management lifecycle.

The framework contains 72 tasks and a core list of 126 knowledge and skills applicable across all domains.

Exam Track

This accelerated course will prepare you to sit your PgMP® exam; the exam is not included. To sit your PgMP exam you will need to contact PMI or your local Prometric Testing Centre.

The PMI PgMP (Program Management Professional)® four hour exam consists of 170 multiple-choice questions.

Note: the exam fee is not included in the course cost.

Once you have gained your certification - to maintain your PgMP, you must earn 60 professional development units (PDUs) every three years.

Prior to being eligible to take the PgMP exam, the delegate must first apply to PMI for a PgMP Panel Review which will assess the delegate’s professional experience. Once the delegate has passed the panel review, they will be eligible to take the PgMP exam. This process takes approximately four weeks to complete.

Program Management Professional (PgMP), PgMP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

What's Included

Firebrand course material.

Exam voucher available (Please note that advance registration is required)

Please note: Your exam fee is not included in the course price. The exam must be requested and paid directly to PMI. This should be done at least 21 days before the course starts.

PgMP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

Prerequisites

To apply for the PgMP® certification, 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.

If you have not gained enough experience in project and program management to meet these eligibility requirements, consider the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification.

Project Management Professional (PMP) and PgMP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

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