PgMP - Program Management Professional (PMI-USA)

Course ID:               GIPM0150
Course Duration:   40 Hours / 35 PDU

PgMP - Program Management Professional Certification Exam Preparation.


About the PgMP

As per PMI®, “Programs are group of related Projects managed in a coordinated way to obtain benefits and control not available from managing them individually”

Projects in the Program are oriented towards benefit conferment and capability development/enhancement of the Organization. PgMP® credential from the PMI® addresses the community of professionals who manage Programs- demonstrating experience, skill and performance in oversight of multiple, related Projects, which are aligned with Organizational Objectives.

With a charter to enable and enhance the industry’s competency level and maturity in Program Management, ‘ PgMP ® Certification Preparatory Workshop’ is designed to facilitate the participants to gain an internationally recognized certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI®) , USA.

Certification Benefits :

  • Globally recognized and most respected Program Management Certification
  • Establish your competency and legitimacy in Program/ Project Management
  • Increase you visibility and become recognized within your organization and peer circle
  • Make use of the best practices in Program/Project Management and increase the success rate of your Projects

Who should apply?

If you have the proven ability to manage multiple, related projects and navigate complex activities that span functions, organizations, regions or cultures and to align results with organizational goals, then you’re a potential PgMP®.


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


Four-year degree

  • 6,000 hours of project management experience
  • 6,000 hours of program management experience

Exam Format

  • 170 Multiple choice questions 

Exam Fee:

  • $800 (PMI Members), $1000 (Non Members)

Exam Duration:

  • 4 Hours

Course Content

Module 1: Introduction

  • Purpose of The Standard for Program Management
  • What is a Program
  • What is Program Management
  • Relationships among Project, Program, and Portfolio
  • Program Management Of?ce
  • Role of the Program Manager
  • Program-External Factors

Module 2: Program Life Cycle and Benefits Management

  • The Program Life Cycle—Overview
  • Program Life Cycle Phases
  • Program Bene?ts Management

Module 3: Program Management Processes

  • Common Program Management Process Interactions
  • Program Management Process Groups
  • Initiating Process Group
  • Planning Process Group
  • Executing Process Group
  • Monitoring and Controlling Process Group
  • Closing Process Group

Module 4: Program Integration Management

  • Initiate Program
  • Develop Program Management Plan
  • Develop Program Infrastructure
  • Direct and Manage Program Execution
  • Manage Program Resources
  • Monitor and Control Program Performance
  • Manage Program Issues
  • Close Program

Module 5: Program Scope Management

  • Plan Program Scope
  • Define Program Goals and Objectives
  • Develop Program Requirements
  • Develop Program Architecture
  • Develop Program WBS
  • Manage Program Architecture
  • Manage Component Interfaces
  • Monitor and Control Program Scope

Module 6: Program Time Management

  • Develop Program Schedule
  • Monitor and Control Program Schedule

Module 7: Program Cost Management
Module 8: Program Quality Management.
Module 9: Program Human Resource Management
Module 10: Program Communications Management

  • Plan Communications
  • Distribute Information
  • Report Program Performance

Module 11: Program Risk Management

  • Plan Program Risk Management
  • Identify Program Risks
  • Analyze Program Risks
  • Plan Program Risk Responses
  • Monitor and Control Program Risks

Module 12: Program Procurement Management

  • Plan Program Procurements
  • Conduct Program Procurements
  • Administer Program Procurements
  • Close Program Procurements

Module 13: Program Financial Management

  • Establish Program Financial Framework
  • Develop Program Financial Plan
  • Estimate Program Costs
  • Budget Program Costs
  • Monitor and Control Program Financials

Module 14: Program Stakeholder Management

  • Plan Program Stakeholder Management
  • Identify Program Stakeholders
  • Engage Program Stakeholders
  • Manage Program Stakeholder Expectations

Module 15: Program Governance

  • Plan and Establish Program Governance Structure
  • Plan for Audits
  • Plan Program Quality
  • Approve Component Initiation
  • Provide Governance Oversight
  • Manage Program Bene?ts
  • Monitor and Control Program Changes
  • Approve Component Transition