This rapid-paced course is aligned with The Standard for Program Management, fourth edition. Content is structured in a logical order so that emphasis on the dynamic activities among the program management domains can be visualized and understood from a 360-degree viewpoint. Program management best practices embedded throughout this course are conveyed in a life-cycle manner just as a program journey is intended to progress. Knowledge transfer is reinforced with interactive sessions so that participants can work as teams to elaborate a case study into a plausible Business Case for presentation to class participants on the afternoon of the third day. This relevant experience is intended to be applied to day-to-day responsibilities and activities as a program management practitioner. From a strategic perspective, must-know content is emphasized using relevant examples. Proven techniques utilized by instructor throughout his thirty-plus year career in the roles of a program director, project manager, and project engineer are shared. A multiple choice pre-course exam, a daily retention exam, and a comprehensive final exam will be given to reinforce content presented. Purpose is to solidify the portfolio program-project knowledge spectrum that individuals engaged in a program management role must know to increase capacity for delivering business value during the 2020 decade. This holistic content also is tailored for each motivated course participant to discover and eliminate her or his program management knowledge gaps and fortify confidence for challenging and completing their unique journey for earning the globally relevant PgMP certification if this is your goal.
A working understanding of program management and project management methodology
3 Days/Lecture & Lab
This course is designed for managers responsible for driving program team performance and delivering business value through enterprise projects. This rigorous course is suitable for individuals seeking to deepen their program management competencies as well as for emerging leader-managers pursuing forward-thinking instruction based upon the program management standard established by the Project Management Institute. Upon completion of this course, individuals considering the PMI Program Management Professional certification can benefit from insights and self-study planning strategy that the instructor applied to pass each of his PMI certification examinations on the first exam taking engagement.
- Pre-Course Exam
- Course Overview
- Introduction to Program Management from a PMI Perspective
- Program Management Performance Domains
- Program Stakeholder Engagement
- Program Strategy Alignment
- Program Benefits Management
- Program Governance
- Program Life Cycle Management
- Program Activities
- Course Final Exam