Program Management Professional (PgMP)®


Duration: 0 Days + Exam Simulator Access

Course Fee: €1995.00

Early Booking Discounted Fee: €1850.00

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Course Overview

Velopi's Program Management Professional (PgMP) exam preparation course will guide you through the Standard for Program Management and support your journey to the PgMP exam all the way from your initial application to the Project Management Institute through this four-day course and subsequent study to what to expect on the day of the PgMP exam itself.

The PgMP exam preparation course will be given by a PgMP accredited instructor who will guide you based on personal experience of the process. We provide simulated exams to prepare you for the actual test, as well as including 20-question exams at the end of each section of the course.

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Cork International Airport Hotel, Cork Airport Business Park, Co. Cork

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For whom is this course suitable?

This course is suitable for people who have the necessary experience to meet the Project Management Institute's eligibility requirements. These are framed in terms of experience and will be detailed under the "Course Eligibility" tab.

If you are a Project Manager interested in the next step in your career ladder, a board member who wants to learn more about strategy or a new Program Manager who would like to learn the basics of Program Management, then we recommend our 3-day Program Management course.

Learning Outcomes

  • Revise all core PgMP exam content and hot topics
  • Identify and recognise the various types of PgMP exam questions
  • Complete sample exams using our PgMP exam simulator
  • Compile a PgMP exam strategy that will be used in the actual PgMP exam
  • Become familiar with the exam policies and procedures

Course Dates

  • 13/05/2020
  • 14/05/2020
  • 20/05/2020
  • 21/05/2020

Course Content

  • Program Management Definitions
  • Program Strategy Alignment
  • Program Benefits Management:
    • Identification
    • Analysis and Planning
    • Delivery
    • Transition
    • Sustainment
  • Program Stakeholder Engagement
  • Program Governance
  • Program Management Life Cycle
    • Program Definition
      • Program Formulation
      • Program Preparation
    • Program Benefits Delivery
    • Program Closure
      • Program Transition
      • Program Closeout
  • PgMP certification process
  • PgMP exam preparation

Course Deliverables

The course will:

  • Provide assistance with the PMI membership, PgMP Exam registration, PgMP Application form preparation and credential application procedure.
  • Provide 30 hours of accredited project management training required by PMI prior to the PgMP application process.
  • Modules covering all exam material, broken up similarly to the PMI’s Standard for Program Maagement
  • E-mail and Phone support as necessary from PgMP certified tutor until PgMP Certification is achieved
  • Provide a framework to enable trainees to obtain the PMI specific understanding required to pass the examination.
  • Provide access to our 400 PgMP Exam questions in the Velopi PgMP Exam Simulator
  • Provide one-on-one feedback regarding performance in each knowledge area to allow trainees to focus on areas requiring improvement.

Course Eligibility

The Project Management Institute requires all PgMP exam candidates to have:

  • At least four years' (6,000 hours') Project Management experience
  • If you have a bachelor's degree you will also need fur years' (6,000 hours') Program Management experience
  • However, if you do not have a bachelor's degree, the Program Management requirement goes up to seven years (10,500 hours)

In addition to this, we strongly recommend that our students have obtained the Project Management Professional (PMP) accreditation already. Many of the day-to-day tools and techniques covered by the Standard for Program Management are very familiar to PMP exaam students. You will find it much easier if you have encounntered these previously.

Course Completion

Following successful completion of the separate Program Management Professional (PgMP) Exam, the PgMP accreditation will be awarded by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Why Choose this Course?

  • We are official Registered Education Providers with the Project Management Institute. Our training materials and course structure have been reviewed against PMI’s quality standards and are continually updated to match the current PgMP Role Delineation study.
  • Our PgMP Instructors are certified Project and Program Management Professionals with years of experience in both Project and Program Management in local and international markets.
  • We can offer courses in-house or at our own training facilities.
  • Courses can be tailored to meet client needs where sufficient numbers are enrolled.
  • We provide unparalleled one to one support to all course participants in the lead up to and after the Program Management Professional Exam.
  • Free Access to Velopi’s online 400 Question PgMP Exam Simulator.

What to do next

  1. Firstly check to ensure that you meet the Program Maagement Professional (PgMP) certification course pre-requisites listed above in this document.
  2. Contact us to enroll on your chosen course date.

If you are interested in a group booking for one of our Program Management Professional Certification (PgMP) Courses, we can arrange in-house training.Please mention this at the time of booking.

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