Program Management Professional (PgMP)®

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PgMP is Program Management Professionals certification from PMI USA. If you have already attained PMP certification or having over 10 years of experience in managing multiple related projects then PgMP is best for career advancement.

Our training not just focused at PgMP certification but building the program management concept which will help achieving certification goal.  

Our study materials, question banks, exam tips and strategy documents along with multiple collaboration platforms with batch mates and PgMP alumni member has helped achieve certification in very first attempts.

As a PgMP® credential holder you will gain a distinct advantage in employment and promotional opportunities.

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DESCRIPTION

This program is designed to empower participants with complete knowledge of Program Management practices from PMI USA and helping them to clear PgMP certification on their very first attempt with Above Target score.

Addon Skills presenting extensive training on Program Management Professional (PgMP) certification from PMI. This training course will prepare participant for PgMP certification examination along with empowering them with implementation knowledge of program management practices.

Participant would be trained with tools and templates of program management. Every concept is explained with a case study from real programs and participant would be experiencing hands-on implementation of program management practices. Furthermore, this is not just a training course on PgMP concept but it’s an engagement program until you get certified.

Program Objectives?

1. Understand the difference between Program and Portfolio? 

2. Understand the difference between Project and Program? 

3. Understand Program components and rules that govern their inclusion into Program? 

4. Understand Program artifacts such as Program Business Case, Program Charter, Program Roadmap, Program Benefits realizations Plan, Benefits Register, etc.,.? 

5. Understand five Program Performance Domains, Strategic Management, Benefits Management, Stakeholder Engagement, Program governance and Program life cycle? 

6. Understand Program Stakeholder such as Program Steering committee, Program Sponsor, Program Management Office, Program Manager, etc., and their roles and responsibility? 

7. How to define benefits, benefits metrics, and map benefits to program component? 

8. What is Program Strategic alignment and which artifact aligns program with organization strategic alignment? 

9. Understand Program life cycle and various activities performed during phases of Program Life cycle? 

10. What is program governance, governance model, governance goals, governance activities, governance support function, etc.,.? 

11. Understand the concept of Program Value delivery? 

12. Understand Importance of Program Transition Plan and Program sustainment Plan? 

13. Understand Program Financial Management and Resource Management related concept and activities? 

14. What is Program Infrastructure and its importance?  

Who should attend?

Project managers, Senior Managers, Functional Managers, Program managers, PMO / PMO consultants or anyone who typically support or manage project/program containing complex activities spanning functions, organizations, clients and geographic regions.

However, this course can be taken by anyone who wants to learn the fundamentals of program management.


Introduction to PMI standard of Program Management

  • Introduction to Project, Program, and Portfolio
  • The Relationship between Program Management, Operation Management and Organizational Strategy
  • Role of Program Manager
  • Program Manager Skills and Competencies
  • Introduction to Portfolio and Program Governance board and Office


Program Management Performance Domain

  • Definition of Program management performance domain
  • Program Life-Cycle Phases and Activities
  • Program Management Performance Domain interaction


Program Strategic Alignment

  • Organizational Strategy and Program Alignment
  • Program Mandate and Business Case
  • Program Plan & Program Roadmap

Program Lifecycle Management

  • Introduction to Program lifecycle
  • Program Definition phase, it’s sub-phases and activities
  • Program Benefits Delivery Phase and It’s Activities
  • Program Closure Phase, its sub-phases and its activities


Program Benefits Management

  • Introduction to Benefits Lifecycle and alignment of Benefit lifecycle to Program Lifecycle
  • Introduction and Creation of Benefit Dependency Map (BDM)
  • Scoring Benefits, Finalizing Benefits Path and Preparing Benefit Register
  • Preparation of BRP (Benefits Realization Plan), Benefits Trajectory and Benefit Distribution Map
  • Mapping Benefits to Program Management Plan
  • Introduction to Benefits Transition / Sustainment process and its activities definition


Program Governance Performance Domain

  • Introduction to Program Governance domain
  • Prioritized governance goals
  • Governance Structure and Composition
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Issue Escalation, Audit and Quality Management

Program Stakeholder Management

  • Introduction to Program Stakeholder Management
  • Program Stakeholder Identification
  • Stakeholder Engagement Planning and linkage to Communication Management Plan
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Question and Answer Sessions – Discussion on Addon Skills PgMP Question Bank
  • Discussion on PgMP Application Filing
  • Discussion on Exam Question Patterns and Strategy


  • Addon Skills curated study material designed by PgMP® and PfMP® industry experts explaining the key concepts, terms, and principals necessary for successfully passing the PgMP® exam. 
  • Tips and guidance for completing PgMP® Exam Application Process.
  • All course materials are delivered by PgMP® credentialed experienced industry professionals, having many years of management and consulting career in top-notch enterprises.
  • Post Training Support until you clear your PgMP® certification.

  • 1000+ question banks covering all Domains and supporting process.
  • ECO (Exam Content Outline) detail session.
  • Experience sharing session from PgMP cleared Student during the same month.
  • 24 PDUs to renew your PMP or other existing certificates.
  • Exam Strategy, Tips and tricks to pass in first attempt.

To be eligible for the PgMP certification, you must meet certain educational and professional experience requirements. 

Educational  Background
Project Management Experience Program Management Experience
Secondary diploma (high school diploma, associate’s degree or
global equivalent)
Minimum four years (6,000 hours) of unique non-overlapping
professional project management experience*
Minimum seven years (10,500 hours) of unique non-overlapping professional program management
experience**



Educational  Background
Project Management Experience Program Management Experience
Four-year degree (bachelor’s degree, global equivalent or
higher degree)
Minimum four years (6,000 hours) of unique non-overlapping
professional project management experience*
Minimum four years (6,000 hours) of unique non-overlapping professional program management experience**

Certification Resources:

Here is the process you must follow and some helpful details to help you successfully gain the PgMP certification.

PMI Program Management Professional (PgMP) Certification Handbook

PgMP Exam Content Outline


Source : www.pmi.org

Sanjay Dhawas, PgMP


Himanshu Patel, PgMP


Nitin Rai, PgMP


Sampanna Agnihotri, PgMP


PgMP Application Support : Participant will be guided/supported thoroughly for application process. We will help you prepare this application as per PMI's requirements and will make sure that it get approve in first attempt by panel.

Study Material : We will provide comprehensive course material & training handout’s which has helped our participants clear this certification on their very first attempt. You don’t have to invest anything toward study material such as question bank, reference book, etc., other than Addon Skills material. 

Question/Answer sessions : There will be Q&A sessions focused on certification exam post completion of training program via webinar. Participant will be provided with Question bank which will simulate actual exam question pattern. 

Training Delivery Method : Our training delivery methods have evolved over past many years. Our approach is unlike traditional player, we ensure participant are engaged, we encourage questioning and brainstorming over every topic and moreover concept are aligned to real program case studies for concrete understanding. 

Our Expert Trainer : Our trainers are not only certified on training their subject areas but they are experienced professionals having over 20 years of global management and consulting career in top-notch enterprises & have also gone through training delivery courses such as Train the Trainer (T3) Certification.    

Post Training Support : We will provide hand-holding and support, as and when you require, till you pass the exam. You can re-join any of our ongoing batches, post completion of your training boot camp.

ADDON SKILLS REVIEWS

Sureshkumar Somanathan

I have attended PgMP virtual session from Addon Skills during Feb end. It was wonderful and their expert trainer explained with real time examples which give a lot of insight on Program management. I would like to thank Addon Skills for their support and direction to clear my PgMP exam. They identified my gaps and asked me to focus the areas which required more attention. Without Addon Skills support and perseverance, it would not be possible for me to clear the exam in 2 months effort.

Swapnil Malgaonkar

I have attended Addon Skills PgMP classroom training in Jan'17 and cleared PgMP in March'17. Addon Skills training is completely different than other training institutes I attended. Addon Skills stresses on concept understanding than mugging up or remembering. Their perseverance is commendable and will not leave your back unless you understand the concept. Even the notes are excellent in terms of the mapping of different processes of the standards. I recommend all the aspirants of PMP and PgMP that if you want knowledge as well as 100% result Addon Skills is one of the Best.

Vanita Ahuja

I had trained under Addon Skills for preparation of PgMP credential exam of PMI. I had attended virtual sessions conducted by them. Addon Skills delivered a very focused training with the perspective of clarifying the concepts as well as for preparing the group for successfully clearing the exam. Moreover, they have qualified trainer who constantly supported, coached and motivated the group. Each one of us got individual attention from him. I wish Addon Skills team good luck in their professional ventures and hope many more aspirants like us would benefit from Addon Skills expertise.

Sachin Shirke

I was fortunate to be well trained by Addon Skills team for PgMP certification and well supported me during my journey of achieving PgMP. They have a skilled professional trainer who understands your issues and makes you comfortable while imparting complex knowledge. The best part of Addon Skills team is the total commitment towards your success. Even after training, they kept in touch with me to check on my progress and any queries I had and ensured I am focused on achieving PgMP. From the first day, they provided me tremendous confidence booster till the last day. Considering the complexity of PgMP I never imagined that my journey will be so much fun, fruitful and enriching.

Albert D'costa

Everything that I learnt and practiced about Project & Program Management comes through Addon Skills. Addon Skills provided valuable advice and most importantly acted as a sounding board and wise counselor. Thank you for making an amazing difference to my career!

Balakrishna Raju

I am greatly pleased to share that I have successfully obtained Program Management Professional (PgMP) Credential!! Without Addon Skills this journey wouldn’t have been possible. Special thanks to Addon Skills team for the guidance/support throughout the process, you made it to so easy for me to pass the exam. Addon Skill Training material and notes helped Big time for fundamentals of Program management. Question banks with explanation were very helpful in gaining the thorough understanding of all domains. Question bank is very close to the exam question.

Milind Karandikar

Passed my PgMP certification exam. I have attended PgMP training conducted by PMI Mumbai Chapter and Addonskills in the month of September and it was really good and helpful to understand Program Management. As mentor/instructor you are too good Kailash. I liked your study material and the way you discussed minor things as well as explained and clarified the whatever doubts & queries we had raised during the session. I liked your confidence level and involvement towards us for exam preparation to become PgMP certified. I'll definitely recommend other Addonskills as a perfect place for PMP and PgMP training.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is the eligibility criteria?

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 

(OR) 

Four-year degree 

6,000 hours of project management experience 

6,000 hours of program management experience 

What do I have to do to earn the PgMP? 

All candidates must pass two evaluations that include:

Application panel review during which a panel of program managers review your work experience and verify any aspect of your application.

The multiple-choice examination calls upon you to demonstrate your ability to apply your knowledge to a variety of situational or scenario-based questions.

Who are the application reviewers?

A panel of program managers has been appointed to serve as the application reviewers for the PgMP credential. PMI carefully selected members of this panel for their extensive knowledge and expertise in the field of program management. Since PMI appoints these members, there is no formal process available to the public to serve as a volunteer in this capacity. To protect applicants against any potential review bias, PMI will not provide candidate names, demographics, or employment information to the reviewers.

Am not sure, if i am eligible to appear for PgMP or whether this is the right certification for me?

Please send in an email to info@addonskills.com, and we will call you to discuss further. 

Have more queries or questions? 

Please send in an email to info@addonskills.com, and we will happy to answer you! 

For more Information please visit  PMI Certification FAQs