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Program Management Professional (PgMP®) Certification Preparation Course
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Includes:
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 6 Articles
  • 34 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • At the end of your course, students will be able to utilize the program management framework, as per “The Standard for Program Management – Third Edition” guide, in their program management job.
  • At the end of your course, students will be able to create the major program management artifacts and use them in real life job.
  • At the end of your course, students will grasp many PgMP exam tips and tricks that help them in passing the PgMP certification exam on the first attempt.
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Requirements
  • Be familiar and having practical experience on the project management principles.
  • Having a copy of the “The Standard for Program Management – Third Edition” which was PMI certified in 2013
Description

This course helps you to get your PgMP® certification on your first attempt. It is created based on “The Standard for Program Management – Third Edition” which was PMI certified in 2013. This course adopts all PMI publications related to the Program Management that were created in Q1 2016.

This course helps the PgMP certified professional to earn 10 PDUs in PgMP CCR program with these details: Education, Online Digital Media, and then PgMP Technical.

This course helps the PMP certified professional to earn 10 PDUs in PMP CCR program with these details: Education, Online Digital Media, and then PMP Technical.

This course covers the standards part of program management as per the PMI standards in a simpler and visual way, augmented with long practical experience in program management, and prepare you for tips, tricks and one complete mock test to pass your PgMP certification exam on your first attempt.

This course has unique charts created by the experienced instructor to visualize the program management domains and their relation with the program life cycle.  It simplifies the concepts of the standard guide and provides the examinees with exam tips and tricks that help them grow a sense of what they will face in the exam.  It clarifies the confusion regarding some terms that may be considered similar like: quality and grade, management and governance, audit and benchmarking,…and more.

This course is developed by an instructor who passed the PfMP®, PgMP® and PMP® Exams on his first attempt, so it contains examination tips that help you a lot in passing the PgMP exam on the first time.  This course reflects the flavor of the questions that you are going to see on the exam.  Besides, it covers different examples of each type of the commonly found questions on the PgMP® Exam model; including the regular question, table question, and question set.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for the professionals who are looking for passing the Program Management Professional ( PgMP® ) certification, of PMI, on their first attempt.
  • This course is for the program managers who want to enhance their skills by understanding the standards of program management from PMI in easier and more presentable way.
  • This course helps the PMP Professional who is looking for PDUs and want to learn program management at the same time.
  • This course helps the PgMP Professional who is looking for PDUs and want to polish their program management skills.
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Curriculum For This Course
70 Lectures
04:34:56
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PgMP® Certification Course Structure
1 Lecture 06:28

Course Introduction Lecture to let you know what will be covered in this course "Get your PgMP® Certification on your first attempt" and to provide your with information about the instructor.

Preview 06:28
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Introduction to Program Management
7 Lectures 27:20

This lecture lists the topics to be covered in the "Introduction to Program Management" section.

Preview 00:37

This lectures provides your with the definitions of the project, program with its components, and portfolio.

Project, Program, and Portfolio Definitions
03:54

This lecture provides your with the differences between project management office, program management office and portfolio management office.  It also highlights the PMO structures as Supportive, Controlling and Directive.

The PMO
05:41

This lecture describes the different program structures as simple, regular and complex.

The Program Structure
03:56

This lectures elaborates the roles and responsibilities in the three program structures mentioned previously; simple, regular and complex with a good practical example.

Program Structure Roles and Responsibilities - Actual Example
07:26

This section defines the program management and highlights some differences between the program and the project.

What is the Program Management?
04:57

This lecture summarizes the topics covered in the "Introduction to Program Management" section.

Introduction to Program Management - Summary
00:49
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The Program Management Life Cycle Domain
6 Lectures 15:40

This lecture lists the topics to be covered in the "Program Management Life Cycle Domain" section.

Preview 00:36

This lecture elaborates the Program Management Life Cycle Domain phases and sub-phases.

Program Management Life Cycle Phases and Sub-phases
04:43

This lecture describes the interaction between the program management and the project management when having the project as a program component.

Program Management Life Cycle interaction with the Project Management
03:34

This lecture describes the interaction between the program management and the sub-program management when having the sub-program as one of the program components.

Program Management Life Cycle interaction with Subprogram/Portfolio Management
03:10

This section reviews the major artifacts of the program management life cycle domain.

Program Management Life Cycle - Major Artifacts
02:48

This lecture summarizes the topics covered in the "Program Management Life Cycle Domain" section.

Program Management Life Cycle Conclusion
00:49

Program Management Life Cycle Sample Questions
5 questions
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The Program Benefits Management Domain
6 Lectures 19:58

This lecture lists the topics to be covered in the "Program Benefits Management Domain" section.

Program Benefits Management Introduction
00:48

This section elaborates the program benefits management domain phases.

Program Benefits Management Phases
05:17

This section reviews the major artifacts of the program benefits management domain.

Program Benefits Management - Major Artifacts
04:51

This section reviews the major activities in the program benefits management domain.

Program Benefits Management - Major Activities
05:17

This section highlights the program transition and the interactions between the program benefits management and the program life cycle.

Program Benefits Management - Highlights
03:04

This lecture summarizes the topics covered in the "Program Benefits Management Domain" section.

Program Benefits Management Conclusion
00:41

Five sample questions related to the Program Benefits Management Domain

Program Benefits Management Sample Questions
5 questions
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The Program Strategy Alignment Domain
6 Lectures 17:42

This lecture lists the topics to be covered in the "Program Strategy Alignment" section.

Program Strategy Alignment Domain Introduction
01:00

This lecture elaborates the program strategy alignment domain elements.

Program Strategy Alignment Elements
01:38

This section reviews the major artifacts of the program strategy alignment domain.

Program Strategy Alignment - Major Artifacts
08:10

This section reviews the major activities in the program strategy alignment domain.
Program Strategy Alignment - Major Activities
01:43

This section highlights the relation between the organization strategy and the program strategy. In addition to the interactions between the program strategy alignment and the program life cycle.

Program Strategy Alignment - Highlights
04:27

This lecture summarizes the topics covered in the "Program Strategy Alignment" section.

Program Strategy Alignment Conclusion
00:44

Program Strategy Alignment Sample Questions
5 questions
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The Program Stakeholder Engagement Domain
6 Lectures 10:52

This lecture lists the topics to be covered in the "Program Stakeholder Engagement" section.

Program Stakeholder Engagement Introduction
01:02

This lecture elaborates the program stakeholder engagement domain elements.
Program Stakeholder Engagement Elements
02:04

This section reviews the major artifacts of the program stakeholder engagement domain.

Program Stakeholder Engagement - Major Artifacts
04:35

This section reviews the major activities in the program stakeholder engagement domain.

Program Stakeholder Engagement - Major Activities
01:40

This section highlights the interactions between the program stakeholder engagement and the program life cycle.

Program Stakeholder Engagement - Highlights
00:57

This lecture summarizes the topics covered in the "Program Stakeholder Engagement" section.

Program Stakeholder Engagement Conclusion
00:34

Program Stakeholder Engagement Sample Questions
5 questions
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The Program Governance Domain
6 Lectures 18:42

This lecture lists the topics to be covered in the "Program Governance Domain" section.

Program Governance Domain Introduction
00:42

Program Governance Elements
04:00

This lecture elaborates the program governance domain elements.
Program Governance - Major Artifacts
09:25

This section reviews the major artifacts of the program governance domain.
Program Governance - Major Activities
01:28

This section highlights some characteristics of the program management office, in addition to the interactions between the program governance and the program life cycle.

Program Governance - Highlights
02:20

This lecture summarizes the topics covered in the "Program Governance Domain" section.

Program Governance Conclusion
00:47

Program Governance Sample Questions
5 questions
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The Program Management Supporting Processes
11 Lectures 48:22

This lecture lists the topics to be covered in the "Program Management Supporting Processes" section.

Program Management Supporting Processes Introduction
01:57

This lecture describes the Integration Management Supporting Processes activities, sub-activities and artifacts during the different program management life cycle.

Program Integration Management
06:43

This lecture describes the Scope Management Supporting Processes activities, outputs and artifacts during the different program management life cycle.  In addition to adding some lights for the differences between Control Quality , Validate Scope and Control Scope.
 


Program Scope Management
04:19

This lecture describes the Communication Management Supporting Processes activities, sub-activities, and outputs during the different program management life cycle. 

Program Communication Management
02:44

This lecture describes the Resource Management Supporting Processes activities and outputs during the different program management life cycle.

Program Resource Management
02:36

This lecture describes the Schedule Management Supporting Processes activities and outputs during the different program management life cycle.  It elaborates some important aspects of the program master schedule.

Program Schedule Management
05:48

This lecture describes the Quality Management Supporting Processes activities and outputs during the different program management life cycle. It pinpoints the differences between the audit, the review and the benchmarking.

Program Quality Management
06:49

This lecture describes the Risk Management Supporting Processes activities and outputs during the different program management life cycle. It highlights many risk terms as well.

Program Risk Management
06:37

This lecture describes the Financial Management Supporting Processes activities and outputs during the different program management life cycle. In addition to some financial management highlights.

Program Financial Management
05:34

This lecture describes the Procurement Management Supporting Processes activities and outputs during the different program management life cycle.

Program Procurement Management
04:16

This lecture summarizes the topics covered in the "Program Management Supporting Processes" section.


Program Management Supporting Processes Conclusion
00:59

Program Management Supporting Processes Sample Questions
5 questions
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The Program Management Summary
6 Lectures 25:41

This lecture lists the topics to be covered in the "Program Management Summary" section.

Introduction
00:32

This lecture summarizes the definitions of the program, program management, and PMO that were elaborated in the "Introduction to Program Management Section".

Preview 02:35

This lecture summarizes the five Program Management Domains that were covered in five sections and pinpoints the interaction between all of them in one chart.


Program Management Domains
11:03

This lecture summarizes the Program Management Supporting Process that were covered in the previous section using one combined chart.

Preview 04:12

This lecture shows how the program artifacts are aggregated from the different components artifacts.

Aggregated Program Artifacts
06:33

This lecture summarizes the topics covered in the "Program Management Summary" section.


Conclusion
00:46

Program Summary Sample Questions
5 questions
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Exam Preparations
7 Lectures 28:51

This lecture lists the topics to be covered in the "Exam Preparation" section.

Exam Preparation Introduction
01:09

This article highlights the 2016 exam outlines for PgMP certification and provides you with the expected question distributions over the different program life cycle phases.

2016 Exam Outlines
03:30

This lecture describes the three question types; the regular question, the table question, and the question set.

Exam Question Types
02:59

This lecture highlights 20 tips and tricks to get the right answer in the PgMP exam.

Tips to get the right answer
17:10

This lecture provides you with an example of a question that you can answer with logic sense and without going into complicated equations.

Answer by logic sense - Tip #9
02:48

This lecture lets you know how to get your sequence number of the program management professional certification PgMP among the others within your country or geography.

PMI registry
00:33

This lecture summarizes the topics covered in the "Exam Preparation" section.

Exam Preparation Conclusion
00:42
1 More Section
About the Instructor
Leithy Mohamed Leithy
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1,850 Students
5 Courses
MBA, PfMP,PgMP, PMP, PMOC, Founder of 6P-Consulting

Leithy Mohamed Leithy is a certified Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP®), Program Management Professional (PgMP®), and Project Management Professional (PMP®). He also has the certification of Project Management Office (PMOC), ITIL, COBIT, and CSSGB.

Leithy is an engineer graduated from Ain Shams University in Egypt in 1989.  Later, he upgraded his educational level and got his master (MBA) in IT Management from Leicester University in the UK.

Leithy has extensive experience in portfolio management, program management, project management and PMO. He practiced the implementation of project management office, program management office, and portfolio management office for the different models: Supportive, Directive and Controlling.

He has practical experience in delivering sensitive projects and programs under high pressure, harsh target deadlines, and budget challenges.  He developed project and program management methodologies and implemented them in large multi-national organizations.

He occupied different roles during his practical experience; project manager, program manager, professional services delivery manager, PMO officer, PMO manager, instructor, and book author.

He acquired excellent practical portfolio management experience while managing multiple portfolios and guiding the portfolio managers to achieve their target strategic and financial objectives.

He has many books in eBook format and paper format that are sold in the most famous worldwide bookstore; Amazon, Apple, B&N, Kobo, etc.  He is the author of the following books:

  • Passing the PfMP® Exam: A Study Guide
  • Passing the PgMP® Exam: A Study Guide
  • Passing the PMP® Exam: A Study Guide

He worked over the last twenty-five years with big firms and international enterprises and that strengthened his practical experience and added a lot to his pragmatic thinking.   While concentrating on information technology, he interfered with different industries; educational, healthcare, financial, telecommunication, utilities, and oil and gas.

Combining the practical experience with the academic knowledge and international certifications creates an excellent understanding of the best practice and world-class standards.

Leithy is the founder of the 6P-Consulting management services company, which is specialized in project, program, portfolio, and PMO management services.