Program Management Professional (PgMP) Exam Prep Course

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The Program Management Professional (PgMP) accreditation from the Project Management Institute (PMI) is the subsequent stage after the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and addresses the network of professionals who are answerable for the planned management of various undertakings that are in arrangement with authoritative decisions. This course will help you to learn everything that is needed to pass the PgMP Certification exam.

The course starts with an overview of the PgMP certification exam. Next, you will cover the basic concepts of program management and learn its life cycle phases. Moving along, you will become familiar with concepts related to program strategy alignment, such as charter, environmental analysis, strategy, and program risk. Next, you will find out the benefits of program management and gain an understanding of program stakeholder engagement. Later, you will become familiar with program governance practices and program life cycle management. Finally, you will explore supporting processes, such as the program definition phase, program delivery phase, and program closure phase.

By the end of this course, you will have all the knowledge needed to pass the PgMP certification course.

What You Will Learn

  • Get an overview of the PgMP certification course
  • Study program management activities, examples, and ground rules
  • Explore the program life cycle phases
  • Find out the elements of program strategy alignment
  • Understand the program governance roles, board, and board structure
  • Learn about program management supporting processes


Whether you are a project manager or a program manager, who is looking to pass the PgMP certification exam, this course is for you. For achieving a PgMP certification, you should have a four-year degree and 6,000 hours of project management experience.

About The Author

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Table of contents

  1. Chapter 1 : Introduction
    1. Introduction to the Program Management Professional (PgMP) Certification Exam
  2. Chapter 2 : Lesson 1 – Overview of the PgMP Certification Course
    1. Learning Objectives
    2. Why Become a Program Management Professional?
    3. PgMP Certification Journey
    4. PgMP Credential Exam Fee Structure
    5. Calculating the Experience Hours
    6. PgMP Exam (Evaluation Level-2)
    7. Study Tips and Tips for the Test
    8. Test Strategy
    9. Organization Strategy and Program Alignment
    10. Program Life Cycle Management Tasks
    11. Eco Tasks - Tasks 7 to 15
    12. Eco Tasks - Tasks 16 to 24
    13. Eco Tasks - Tasks 25 to 30
    14. Eco Tasks - Tasks 31 to 35
    15. Program Stakeholder Identification
    16. Establishing a Program Governance Plan
    17. Key Takeaways
  3. Chapter 3 : Introduction to Program Management
    1. Learning Objectives
    2. Overview of Program Management
    3. Program Management Activities, Examples, and Ground Rules
    4. Portfolio, Program, and Project Relationship
    5. Comparative Overview of Project, Program, and Portfolio Management
    6. Project, Program, and Portfolio Supporting Organizational Strategy
    7. Program Management Activities and Benefits
    8. Overview of Program Management and Program Management Office (PMO)
    9. Key Takeaway
  4. Chapter 4 : Program Management Performance
    1. Learning Objective
    2. Overview of Program Management
    3. Program Life Cycle Phases - Part-1
    4. Program Life Cycle Phases - Part-2
    5. Key Takeaways
    6. Case Study 1
  5. Chapter 5 : Program Strategy Alignment
    1. Learning Objective
    2. Overview of Program Strategy Alignment
    3. Elements of Program Strategy Alignment
    4. Overview of Program Charter
    5. Overview of Environmental Analysis
    6. Overview of Program Management Strategy
    7. Overview of Program Risk
    8. Key Takeaways
  6. Chapter 6 : Program Benefits Management
    1. Learning Objective
    2. Overview of Benefits
    3. Overview of Program Benefits Management
    4. Benefits Identification, Register, Analysis, and Planning
    5. Overview of Benefits Delivery
    6. More about Program Benefits
    7. Key Takeaways
  7. Chapter 7 : Program Stakeholder Engagement
    1. Learning Objective
    2. Overview of Program Stakeholder
    3. More about Program Stakeholder
    4. Overview of Stakeholder Analysis
    5. Stakeholder Engagement Planning and Assessment Matrix
    6. Overview of Program Stakeholder Engagement
    7. Program Stakeholder Communications and Public Participation Spectrum
    8. Key Takeaways
    9. Case Study 2
    10. Case Study 3
  8. Chapter 8 : Program Governance
    1. Learning Objective
    2. Overview of Program Governance
    3. Program Governance Practices - Part 1
    4. Program Governance Practices - Part 2
    5. Program Governance Practices - Part 3
    6. Program Governance Practices - Part 4
    7. Overview of Program Governance Roles, Board, and Board Structure
    8. Overview of Program Management Office (PMO)
    9. Overview of Program Governance Design and Implementation
    10. Key Takeaways
    11. Case Study 4
    12. Case Study 5
  9. Chapter 9 : Program Life Cycle Management
    1. Learning Objective
    2. Overview of the Program Life Cycle
    3. Overview of Program Definition, Formulation, and Preparation
    4. Overview of Program Delivery and Program Closure
    5. Overview of Program Integration Management and Infrastructure Development
    6. Overview of Program Delivery Management
    7. More about Program Delivery Management
    8. Overview of Program out
    9. Key Takeaways
  10. Chapter 10 : Program Management Supporting Processes – Program Definition Phase
    1. Learning Objective
    2. Overview of Program Definition (Formulation) Phase
    3. More about Program Definition (Formulation) Activities
    4. Program Definition Phases - Program Scope Management Planning
    5. Overview of Program Schedule Management
    6. Overview of PMBOK® Scheduling Concepts
    7. Program Financial Management and Cost Estimation
    8. Establishing a Financial Framework of a Program
    9. Developing a Financial Management Plan of a Program
    10. Program Quality Management Planning
    11. Program Resource Management Planning
    12. Program Communications Management Planning
    13. Program Risk Management Planning
    14. Risk Management Governance
    15. Program Procurement Management Planning
    16. Program Information Management Planning
    17. Key Takeaways
  11. Chapter 11 : Program Management Supporting Processes – Program Delivery Phase
    1. Learning Objective
    2. Overview of Program Delivery Phase Activities
    3. Overview of Program Scope Monitoring and Controlling
    4. Overview of Program Schedule Monitoring and Controlling
    5. Component Cost Estimation
    6. Overview of Program Financial Monitoring and Controlling
    7. Overview of Change Request
    8. Overview of Earned Value Management
    9. More about Earned Value Management
    10. To Complete Performance Index (TCPI)
    11. Overview of Program Quality Assurance
    12. Overview of Program Quality Control
    13. Program Resource Management and Resource Prioritization
    14. Program Communication Management
    15. Information Gathering and Retrieval Systems
    16. Overview of Program Reporting
    17. Overview of Program Risk Monitoring and Controlling
    18. Overview of a Risk Register
    19. Overview of Program Risk Identification
    20. Overview of Risk Identification Techniques
    21. Overview of Program Risk Analysis
    22. Overview of Risk Categories
    23. Quantitative Risk Analysis and Modeling Techniques
    24. Overview of Risk Analysis
    25. Risk Escalation and Program Risk Response Management
    26. Overview of Program Procurement
    27. More about Program Procurement
    28. Overview of Program Contacts Administration
    29. More on Program Contacts Administration
    30. Key Takeaways
    31. Case Study 6
    32. Case Study 7
  12. Chapter 12 : Program Management Supporting Processes – Program Closure Phase
    1. Learning Objective
    2. Program Closure Activities
    3. Key Takeaways
    4. Case Study 8
    5. Case Study 9

Product information

  • Title: Program Management Professional (PgMP) Exam Prep Course
  • Author(s): Learnkart Technology Private Limited
  • Release date: February 2021
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781801078368