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Program Management Professional (PgMP)® - Hong Kong

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Course Information

Schedules
  • 10 Jan 2022 (Mon) - 12 Jan 2022 (Wed) 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 24 Jan 2022 (Mon) - 26 Jan 2022 (Wed) 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 7 Feb 2022 (Mon) - 9 Feb 2022 (Wed) 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Registration period
7 Oct 2021 (Thu) - 23 Jan 2022 (Sun)
Price
HKD 15,495
Course Level
Study Mode
Duration
3 Day(s)
Language
English
Location
-
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Course Overview

Prerequisites

To apply for the Program Management Professional (PgMP)® Certification, PMI® requires applicants to fulfil one of the following educational and professional experience requirements:

  • Have a high school diploma (secondary diploma, associate degree, or global equivalent), 4 years of project management experience or PMP, and 7 years of program management experience within the last 15 years.

OR

  • Possess a four-year degree (bachelor's degree or higher degree, or its global equivalent), 4 years of project management experience or PMP, and 4 years of program management experience in the last 15 years.

Audience

This Program Management Professional (PgMP)® Training can be attended by anyone having the pre-knowledge and who wants to gain a comprehensive understanding of program management and boost their career. However, individuals working as program and project managers can thrive by attending this training.

Program Management Professional (PgMP)® Course Overview

Program management is a strategic approach used to simultaneously implement and manage various interrelated projects to accomplish common objectives. A program manager plays a crucial role in coordinating projects, ensuring that various projects' goals aren't conflicting, and managing day to day project activities to ensure smooth program delivery. Using program management practices enable professionals to process project requests from an organisational viewpoint and provides maximum ROI (Return on Investment). This Program Management Professional (PgMP)® Training is designed to provide all the required knowledge and resources to individuals who strive to gain the program management skills and want to get successful in their organisational initiatives. Gaining required program management skills through this PgMP® training will help individuals in their career progression and get higher job profiles.

This 3-day Program Management Professional (PgMP)® Training course will provide delegates with the advanced experience, knowledge, and skills required to define and manage multiple projects and deliver important organisational objectives. Delegates will learn to perform an initial program assessment, estimate the program's financial and non-financial benefits, initiate the program, evaluate the program's status, etc. They will also learn to control and close programs, develop a transition plan to operations, perform stakeholder analysis, and many more concepts. This Program Management Professional (PgMP)® Training will be conducted by our highly skilled trainer with years of experience teaching project and program management courses.

Other than the above concepts, this training will also cover the following concepts:

  • Integration opportunities and needs within the program and operational activities
  • Standard measurement criteria for success for all constituent projects
  • Monitoring key human resources for program and project roles
  • Benefits realisation and sustainment plans
  • Developing and fostering relationships with stakeholders
  • Establishing escalation policies and procedures

After attending this Program Management Professional (PgMP)® Training, delegates will be able to identify opportunities and benefits to fulfil the organisation's strategic goals by program implementation. They will also be able to encourage better integration and coordination of multiple projects for the overall benefit of an organisation.

  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor

What You’ll Learn

Program Management Professional (PgMP)® Course Outline

Domain 1: Strategic Program Management

  • Task 1: Perform an Initial Program Assessment
  • Task 2: Establish a High-Level Road Map with Milestones and Preliminary Estimates
  • Task 3: Define the High-Level Road Map/Framework
  • Task 4: Define the Program Mission Statement by Evaluating the Stakeholders' Concerns and Expectations
  • Task 5: Evaluate the Organisation's Capability by Consulting with Organisational Leaders
  • Task 6: Identify Organisational Benefits for the Potential Program Using Research Methods
  • Task 7: Estimate the High Level Financial and Non-financial Benefits of the Program
  • Task 8: Evaluate Program Objectives
  • Task 9: Obtain Organisational Leadership Approval for the Program
  • Task 10: Identify and Evaluate Integration Opportunities and Needs within Program and Operational Activities
  • Task 11: Exploit Strategic Opportunities for Change

Domain 2: Program Life Cycle

Part 1: Initiating the Program

Task 1: Develop Program Charter Using Input from all Stakeholders
Task 2: Translate Strategic Objectives into High-Level Program Scope Statements
Task 3: Develop a High-Level Milestone Plan
Task 4: Develop an Accountability Matrix by Identifying and Assigning Program Roles and Responsibilities
Task 5: Define Standard Measurement Criteria for Success for all Constituent Projects
Task 6: Conduct Program Kick-Off with Key Stakeholders by Holding Meetings

Part 2: Planning the Program

  • Task 7: Develop a Detailed Program Scope Statement
  • Task 8: Develop Program WBS
  • Task 9: Establish the Program Management Plan and Schedule
  • Task 10: Optimise the Program Management Plan
  • Task 11: Define Project Management Information System (PMIS)
  • Task 12: Identify and Manage Unresolved Project-Level Issues
  • Task 13: Develop the Transition/Integration/Closure Plan by Defining Exit Criteria
  • Task 14: Develop Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Task 15: Monitor Key Human Resources for Program and Project Roles

Part 3: Executing the Program

  • Task 16: Charter and Initiate Constituent Projects
  • Task 17: Establish Consistency
  • Task 18: Establish a Communication Feedback Process
  • Task 19: Lead Human Resource Functions
  • Task 20: Review Project Managers' Performance in Executing the Project as per the Project Plan
  • Task 21: Execute the Appropriate Program Management Plans
  • Task 22: Consolidate Project and Program Data Using Predefined Program Plan Reporting Tools and Methods
  • Task 23: Evaluate the Program's Status
  • Task 24: Approve Closure of Constituent Projects Upon Completion of Defined Deliverables

Part 4: Controlling the Program

  • Task 25: Analyse Variances and Trends in Costs, Schedule, Quality, and Risks
  • Task 26: Update Program Plans by Incorporating Corrective Actions
  • Task 27: Manage Program Level Issues
  • Task 28: Manage Changes According to the Change Management Plan
  • Task 29: Conduct Impact Assessments for Program Changes and Recommend Decisions
  • Task 30: Manage Risk as per the Risk Management Plan

Part 5: Closing the Program

  • Task 31: Complete a Program Performance Analysis Report
  • Task 32: Obtain Stakeholder Approval for Program Closure
  • Task 33: Execute the Transition and/or Close-Out of all Program and Constituent Project Plans
  • Task 34: Conduct the Post-Review Meeting
  • Task 35: Report Lessons Learned and Best Practices Observed and Archive to the Knowledge Repository

Domain 3: Benefits Management

  • Task 1: Develop the Benefits Realisation Plan and its Measurement Criteria
  • Task 2: Identify and Capture Synergies and Efficiencies Identified Throughout the Program Life Cycle
  • Task 3: Develop a Sustainment Plan that Identifies the Processes, Measures, Metrics, and Tools Necessary for Management of Benefits Beyond the Completion of the Program
  • Task 4: Monitor the Metrics
  • Task 5: Verify that the Close, Transition, and Integration of Constituent Projects and the Program Meet the Benefit Realisation Criteria
  • Task 6: Maintain a Benefit Register and Record Program Progress
  • Task 7: Analyse and Update the Benefits Realisation and Sustainment Plans
  • Task 8: Develop a Transition Plan to Operations

Domain 4: Stakeholder Management

  • Task 1: Identify Stakeholders
  • Task 2: Perform Stakeholder Analysis
  • Task 3: Negotiate the Support of Stakeholders
  • Task 4: Generate and Maintain Visibility for the Program and Confirm Stakeholder Support
  • Task 5: Define and Maintain Communications Adapted to Different Stakeholders
  • Task 6: Evaluate Risks Identified by Stakeholders
  • Task 7: Develop and Foster Relationships with Stakeholders

Domain 5: Governance

  • Task 1: Develop Program and Project Management Standards and Structure
  • Task 2: Select a Governance Model Structure
  • Task 3: Obtain Authorisation(s) and Approval(s)
  • Task 4: Evaluate Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Task 5: Develop and/or Utilise the Program Management Information System, and Integrate Different Processes as Needed
  • Task 6: Regularly Evaluate New and Existing Risks that Impact Strategic Objectives
  • Task 7: Establish Escalation Policies and Procedures
  • Task 8: Develop and/or Contribute to an Information Repository
  • Task 9: Identify and Apply Lessons Learned
  • Task 10: Monitor the Business Environment, Program Functionality Requirements, and Benefits Realisation
  • Task 11: Develop and Support the Program Integration Management Plan


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