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01 - 05 Jul 2018 Dubai - UAE $4,750 Book Now
02 - 06 Dec 2018 Dubai - UAE $4,750 Book Now

Why Choose this Training Course?

Program management is the process of managing several related projects, often with the intention of improving any organization's performance. The discipline of program management requires a refined set of business and leadership skills that are vastly different from that of a project manager. However being an effective program manager still requires a firm foothold in project management as the discipline of program management is the next logical step in the career progression.

This program management training course in Dubai focuses on core disciplines required to deliver strategic objectives. It includes a walk through the entire life cycle of a program while facing the types of realistic challenges that are encountered in any program. The training course will provide the tools and techniques for program governance, program planning, effectively managing stakeholders and ensuring that your program realizes its benefits and defined objectives.

The training course is designed to achieve the Project Management Professional (PgMP)® certification

This AZTech training course will feature:

  • The steps needed to complete your exam application and meet the required criteria
  • Understand and prepare how to pass the PMI® PgMP® certification examination
  • Navigate the processes and knowledge areas of The Standard for Program Management 3rd Edition
  • Use effective program management tools and techniques
  • Identify and implement best practice program management governance

 

What are the Goals?

  • Understand terms, acronyms, and formulas specific to PgMP®
  • Learn therisk processes and knowledge areas specific to the Program Management Standard
  • Recognize inputs, tools and techniques and outputs for program management
  • Comprehend test taking strategies
  • Understand PMI’s specific methods, processes and expectations for managing programs

By the end of this AZTech training course, participants will be able to:

  • Relate program delivery to business / strategic objectives
  • Initiate a large-scale program to implement organisational strategy
  • Manage, plan, execute and control a successful program consisting of multiple, related projects
  • Ensure the realisation of project and program benefits
  • Effectively manage stakeholder relationships
  • Report and control of programs in an effective manner that utilise best practice reporting tools
  • Analyse methods essential for PgMP® exam success
  • Align your program management experience with PgMP® terminology and definitions

 

Who is this Training Course for?

The Project Management Institute's (PMI)® PgMP® defines the global standard of best practices for program management professionals. As a result of attending this training course, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to effectively navigate the program management discipline and successfully prepare for and pass the PgMP® certification exam.

This AZTech training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Professionals who have been directly involved in project and program management
  • Professionals who are working as project managers or key project or program team members
  • Those who want to get a recognized Program Management qualification and who recognize risk management as a core part of their professional experience

 

How will this Training Course be Presented?

This training course will utilize a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. This includes case study presentation, lecture-based presentation, video and audio inserts, simulated exams and exam practice.

 

The Course Content

Day One

Topic 1: Introduction to PgMP®

  • Application and Eligibility Requirements
  • Understanding Strategic Alignment
  • Overview of Program Governance
  • Defining Organisation Stakeholders
  • The Program Management Lifecycle
  • Defining and Managing Benefits
  • Submitting you PgMP® Application

Day Two

Topic 2: Defining Program Management and Related Concepts

  • What are programs, portfolios and projects?
  • Relating programs, portfolios and projects
  • The five phases of the program management life cycle
  • Conducting pre-program preparations
  • Initiating the program
  • Setting up the program
  • Delivering program benefits
  • Closing the program
  • The program manager’s role in delivering programs
  • Topic 2 Sample Exam

Topic 3: Program Management Life Cycle

  • Program governance and the program management office
  • Program management processes
  • The stages of program management
  • Monitoring and controlling program changes
  • Topic 3 Sample Exam

Day Three

Topic 4: Program Planning

  • The program management plan
  • Define program goals and requirements
  • Developing a program schedule
  • Monitor and control program status
  • Topic 4 Sample Exam

Topic 5: Program Reporting

  • Identify and analysing program risk
  • Effective program reporting
  • Program stakeholder management
  • Effective program auditing
  • Topic 5 Sample Exam

Topic 6: Program Financial Management

  • Identify a program financial plan
  • Control program financials
  • Managing program benefits
  • Topic 6 Sample Exam

Day Four

Topic 7: Evaluating the Program

  • Developing the Benefits Realisation Plan
  • Establishing alliances with other departments and organisations
  • Evaluating organisational capabilities
  • Requesting authorisation to proceed
  • Topic 7 Sample Exam

Topic 8: Executing the Program

  • Outsourcing program components
  • Establishing program contracts
  • Procuring projects
  • Executing the appropriate program contracts
  • Motivating the program team
  • Ensuring product quality
  • Closing the Procurements
  • Topic 8 Sample Exam

Topic 9: Controlling the Program

  • Monitoring and measuring performance
  • Analysing variance of costs, schedule, quality and risks
  • Identifying potential corrective actions
  • Managing and Adapting to change
  • Addressing program level issues and risks
  • Topic 9 Sample Exam

Day Five

Topic 10: Closing the Program

  • Managing program completion
  • Conducting the stakeholder post-review meeting
  • Completing component projects
  • Closing and archiving projects
  • Topic 10 Sample Exam

Topic 11: Project and Program Facilitation

  • Program Time Management
  • Program Cost Management
  • Program Quality Management
  • Program Human Resource Management
  • Topic 11 Sample Exam

Full Sample Exam

 

The Certificates

  • AZTech Certificate of Completion for delegates who attend and complete the training course.
  • The applicable PMI Professional Development Units/Contact Hours will be reflected in the Certificate of Completion
  • PgMP® certification subject to successful completion of the examination organized by the Project Management Institute (PMI)®

Accreditation

PMI Registered Programme

AZTech as an R.E.P. has been approved by PMI® to issue applicable Professional Development Units (PDUs) for its Project Management training courses. PMI® allows credential holders to apply PDUs to the maintenance of their credentials where one contact hour of training is equivalent to one PDU.

The PMI Registered Education Provider logo, PMI and PgMP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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