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Program Management Professional - Exam Preparation Course

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35 PDU
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Course Overview

Program management is the centralized, coordinated management of a program to achieve the program’s strategic benefits and objectives, the standard for Program Management. By definition, program management addresses systemic issues and focuses on business and strategic aspects of projects and programs that cannot be resolved at the project management level. Organizations are increasingly seeking to better integrate and coordinate multiple projects to deliver business value. Obtaining PMI’s® Program Management Professional (PgMP)® credential your advanced experience and skills as a program manager are globally recognized. The PgMP® demonstrates your competency to oversee multiple, related projects and their resources to achieve benefits and strategic goals.

Key Takeaways

1
Deeper understanding of the hard and soft factors relating to program management
2
Prepare for the certification for PgMP and be part of a small elite club of program managers (less than 2000 world-wide).
3
The confidence of understanding how best to setup and run successful programs
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Confidence of business success through the selection and running of programs
5
Take yourself to the next level of understanding and be seen as a mentor and leader in the field of programs and projects.

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PMI is one of the world’s largest notfor-profit membership associations for the project management profession. Our professional resources and research empower more than 700,000 members, credential holders and volunteers in nearly every country in the world to enhance their careers, improve their organizations’ success and further mature the profession. PMI™ and PMP® are registered marks of Project Management Institute, Inc.

Course Outline

Day 1
PgMP Application
PgMP eligibly and certification process including timeline Developing you PgMP application Preparing a Sample Program for your PgMP Application Developing your Program Management Summaries
Introduction
Introduction into projects, programs and portfolios Project and program success/failure - multi-view perspective Relationship among program management, operations management, and organizational strategy Business value Role of the program manager versus project manager
Program management performance domains
Definitions, Program Life Cycle Phases, Activities Program Management Performance Domain Interactions Program and Project Distinctions: Uncertainty, Change Program and Portfolio Distinctions Organizational Strategy, Portfolio Management, and Program Management Linkage PgMP Sample Exam 1
Program strategy alignment
Organizational Strategy and Program Alignment: Business Case, Program Plan Program Roadmap Environmental Assessments: Factors, Analysis PgMP Sample Exam 2
Program Benefits management
Benefits Identification Business Case, Benefits Register Benefits Analysis and Planning Benefits Realization Plan Benefits Management and the Program Roadmap Benefits Delivery: Components, Governance Benefits Transition Benefits Sustainment PgMP Sample Exam 3
Day 2
Program stakeholder engagement
Program Stakeholder Identification Stakeholder Engagement & Planning
Program Governance
Program Governance Boards Program Governance Board Responsibilities Relationship Between Program Governance and Program Management Common Individual Roles Related to Program Governance Programs as Governing Bodies: The Governance of Program Components Other Governance Activities that Support Program Management The Program Management Office Program Management Information Systems, Knowledge Management, Audit Support, Training PgMP Sample Exam 4
Program Life Cycle Management
The Program Life Cycle Program Definition Phase Program Benefits Delivery Phase Program Closure Phase Mapping of the Program Life Cycle to Program Supporting Processes PgMP Sample Exam 5
Program management supporting processes
Program Communications Management Program Financial Management Program Integration Management Program Procurement Management Program Quality Management Program Resource Management Program Risk Management Program Schedule Management Program Scope Management PgMP Sample Exam 6
Flash Performance Domains/Knowledge Areas (supporting processes)
This is a new concept where the participants work in teams to determine the key object types including processes, scenarios, triggers, tools and techniques within each area and then presenting the findings to the group.

Who Should Attend?

This highly practical and interactive course has been specifically designed for
Project, program, functional managers and program sponsors who want to understand more about the differences between projects and programs and why and how to setup programs to increase the overall benefits to the organization.
Project and program managers who wish to take to PMI® PgMP® certification for program management.
Consultants who have worked on projects and programs who wish to increase their understanding of project and programs
Functional managers, which governance structures influence the selection, comprehensiveness and use of methodologies.

FAQ

What language will the course be taught in and what level of English do I need to take part in an LEORON training program?
Most of our public courses are delivered in English language. You need to be proficient in English to be able to fully participate in the workshop and network with other delegates. For in-house courses we have the capability to train in Arabic, Dutch, German and Portuguese.
Are LEORON Public courses certified by an official body/organization?
LEORON Institute partners with 20+ international bodies and associations.We also award continuing professional development credits (CPE/PDUs) for:1. NASBA (National Association of State Boards of Accountancy) 2. Project Management Institute PDUs 3. CISI credits 4. GARP credits 5. HRCI recertification credits 6. SHRM recertification credits
What is the deadline for registering to a public course?
The deadline to register for a public course is 14 days before the course starts. Kindly note that occasionally we do accept late registrations as well, but this needs to be confirmed with the project manager of the training program or with our registration desk that can be reached at +1071 4 1075 5711 or [email protected]
What does the course fee cover?
The course fee covers a premium training experience in a 5-star hotel, learning materials, lunches & refreshments, and for some courses, the certification fee and membership with the accrediting bodies.
Does LEORON give discounts?
Yes, we can provide discounts for group bookings. If you would like to discuss a discount on a corporate level, we will be happy to talk to you.

Reviews

  • Review:
    IAMM Internal Audit Maturity Model
    In recognition of their dedication and contribution supporting IKEA Saudi Arabia in arranging training programs during 2017 & 2018, looking forward for more development and exciting effort this year. On behalf of IKEA Saudi Arabia, THANK YOU!
    Dalal Kutbi
    Country Learning & Development Manager at IKEA Saudi Arabia
  • Review:
    Certified Professional in Quality and Patient Safety
    Dating back to 2014, Mobily’s “LEORON” experience has grown from a single collaboration to a long-term partnership. We consider ‘’LEORON” Institute as a strategic partner, whose contribution has been nothing but premium in equipping our staff with field-based knowledge and information. Past three years have resulted with an expanded collaboration with superior customer service and support. Best Regards,
    Turki S. Alsahaan
    Dir L&D, Talent Management at Mobily, Etihad Etisalat Company
  • Review:
    Certified Professional in Quality and Patient Safety
    Since the partnership was signed between BAE Systems Saudi Development & Training and LEORON in 2017, we have been working together to offer the Saudi market a complete portfolio of training solutions benefiting from the wide and extensive experience of both parties. Recognizing the great success of this partnership, we are looking for further collaborations in the future that will position both companies as one of the leading training providers in Saudi Arabia. We thank the LEORON team for their full cooperation and continuing support, and look forward to further success together in the years to come.
    Emad Alrajih
    VP, Business Winning at BAE Systems Saudi Development & Training
  • Review:
    Certified Professional in Quality and Patient Safety
    We have been working with LEORON for the past two years and will be working with them again this upcoming year. The programs they delivered were fruitful and exciting and our organization has received positive feedback from the participants. What our organization aims to do is to provide at no cost training for all the private sector employees so that they may benefit from our offered programs in Innovation and Professional development. Leoron has helped us achieve this goal. We look forward to continuing this service and wish them the best of luck. Regards,
    Nasser M. Al-Subaie
    Sr. Program Officer, Enterprise Learning & Human Development at Kuwait Foundation for the Advancemen