PgMP® Exam Prep Training Course

Live Online Training (Eastern Standard Time Zone) - Boston, MA, USA

4 Days

30 PDUs

PgMP Training BostonAttend our Program Management Professional (PgMP)® Exam Prep training course and be ready to sit and pass the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Program Management Professional (PgMP)® exam.

The PgMP® credential recognizes the advanced experience and skill of program managers and demonstrates proven competency to oversee multiple, related projects and their resources to achieve strategic business goals. PgMP® credential holders typically are responsible for the success of a program and the grouping of related projects together to realize benefits not available if these projects were managed separately. It is the perfect fit for those who define projects, assign project managers, and oversee programs within their role.

By attending this PgMP® training in Boston, MA, USA, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to effectively navigate the program management discipline, including all themes, concepts, processes and knowledge areas of The Standard for Program Management 4th Edition, and align your program management experience with PgMP® terminology and definitions, as well as identify the steps needed to complete your exam application and meet the required criteria.

All delegates will be supplied with customized course materials including sample questions & answers that will build your confidence and raise your chances of passing the PgMP®️ exam on your first attempt. Register now for our upcoming PgMP®️ Training in USA.

Course Objectives

The PgMP Course will:

Prepare delegates to sit for the PgMP®️ Exam by reviewing PgMP®️ key terms and concepts and the 5 performance domains as well as all topics within The Standard for Program Management 4th Edition.

Teach delegates about best practice program management tools and techniques so they can apply them successfully in their own projects and programs.

Enhance the Program Managers’ abilities to manage multiple projects and project managers in order to obtain program-level benefits not attainable if projects were managed separately.

Course Format

The PgMP® training course in Boston is presented as PowerPoint presentations via Zoom or MS Teams which is explained by the instructor while keeping students engaged. Illustrations, whiteboards, and other tools will be used to demonstrate the key points.  Students will also be given quizzes at each training section to solidify their knowledge, as well as additional practice questions to take home and prepare for the Program Management Professional PgMP® exam.

Course Outline - Program Management Professional (PgMP)


  • What is a Program?
    • Initiation of Programs
    • The Relationships between Portfolios, Programs, and Projects
  • What is Program Management?
  • The Relationships among Portfolio, Program, and Project Management, and their Roles in Organizational Project Management (OPM)
    • The Interactions among Portfolio, Program, and Project Management
    • The Relationship between Program Management and Portfolio Management
    • The Relationship between Program Management and Project Management
  • The Relationships among Organizational Strategy, Program Management, and Operations Management
  • Business Value
  • Role of the Program Manager
    • Program Manager Competences
  • Role of the Program Sponsor
  • Role of the Program Management Office


Program Management Performance Domains

  • Program Management Performance Domain Definitions
  • Program Management Performance Domain Interactions
  • Organizational Strategy, Portfolio Management, and Program Management Linkage
  • Portfolio and Program Distinctions
  • Program and Project Distinctions
    • Uncertainty
    • Managing Change
    • Complexity



  • Program Business Case
  • Program Charter
  • Program Roadmap
  • Environmental Assessments
    • Enterprise Environmental Factors
    • Environmental Analysis
  • Program Risk Management Strategy
  • Enterprise Environmental Factors
  • Environmental Analysis
    • Risk Management for Strategy Alignment
    • Program Risk Thresholds
    • Initial Program Risk Assessment
    • Program Risk Response Strategy


  • Benefits Identification
    • Benefits Register
  • Benefits Analysis and Planning
    • Benefits Management Plan
    • Benefits Management and the Program Roadmap
    • Benefits Register Update
  • Benefits Delivery
    • Benefits and Program Components
    • Benefits and Program Governance
  • Benefits Transition
  • Benefits Sustainment



  • Program Stakeholder Identification
  • Program Stakeholder Analysis
  • Program Stakeholder Engagement Planning
  • Program Stakeholder Engagement
  • Program Stakeholder Communications


  • Program Governance Practices
    • Program Governance Plan
    • Program Governance and Vision and Goals
    • Program Approval, Endorsement, and Definition
    • Program Success Criteria
    • Program Monitoring, Reporting, and Controlling
    • Program Risk and Issue Governance
    • Program Quality Governance
    • Program Change Governance
    • Program Governance Reviews
    • Program Periodic Health Checks
    • Program Component Initiation and Transition
    • Program Closure
  • Program Governance Roles
    • Program Sponsor
    • Program Steering Committee
    • The Program Management Office
    • Program Manager
    • Project Manager(s)
    • Other Stakeholders



  • The Program Life Cycle
    • Program Life Cycle Phases Overview
    • Program Definition Phase
    • Program Delivery Phase
    • Program Closure Phase
  • Program Activities and Integration Management
    • Program Activities Overview
    • Program Integration Management
    • Mapping of the Program Life Cycle to Program Activities


  • Program Definition Phase Activities
  • Program Formulation Activities
  • Program Planning Phase Activities
  • Program Delivery Phase Activities
  • Program Change Monitoring and Controlling
  • Program Communications Management
  • Program Financial Management
  • Program Information Management
  • Program Procurement Management
  • Program Quality Assurance and Control
  • Program Resource Management
  • Program Risk Monitoring and Controlling
  • Program Schedule Monitoring and Controlling
  • Program Scope Monitoring and Controlling
  • Program Closure Phase Activities
  • Program Financial Closure
  • Program Information Archiving and Transition
  • Program Procurement Closure
  • Program Resource Transition
  • Program Risk Management Transition

Certificate of Completion

A certificate of completion will be issued to those who attend and complete the PgMP® training course/PgMP® exam prep course. This course will entitle delegates to 30 Professional Development Units (PDUs) from PMI.

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