Q. What is the PgMP exam?
A. PgMP exam is conducted by the Project Management Institute (PMI). Passing the PgMP exam is the prime process for being certified. The PgMP certification is to designate those professionals that qualify through their experience, program management knowledge and review by professional peers as certified program managers. PgMPs are professionals whose day-to-day activities are beyond project management. As a certified program manager, you demonstrate your ability to lead, manage, and direct programs. One of the primary goals of the certification is to display the certified program managers within your performing organization and in the international program and project management community.

Q. What are the prerequisites for the PgMP exam?
A. You need to have project management as well as program management experience as a pre-requisite for appearing in the PgMP exam.

  1. Candidates having High school diploma/global equivalent educational qualification will require 4 years of project management experience and 7 years of program management experience.
  2. Candidates having Bachelor’s degree/global equivalent educational qualification will require 4 years of project management experience and 4 years of program management experience.

Note: Your application may be picked for auditing. Be careful in documenting and fulfilling your details.

Q. What are the benefits to becoming a PgMP certified?
A. As a certified program manager, you demonstrate your ability to lead, manage, and direct programs. One of the primary goals of the certification is to display the certified program managers within your performing organization and in the international program and project management community. It makes you elite and you stand out from the crowd.

Q. What certificate does it provide?
A. Passing the PgMP exam is the prime process for being PgMP certified.

Q. How many questions are asked in the test?
A. 170

Q. What is the duration of the test?
A. 4 Hours or 240 Minutes

Q. Which type of the test is it? (Adaptive/Linear)
A. Linear

Q. What is the passing score?
A. Approximately 65%

Q. What is the test retake policy?
A. You can take the PgMP assessment exam up to three times within the one-year period from your authorization to test letter. PMI members will have to pay re-examination fees of $500. Whereas, non-PMI members will have to pay $600.

Q. Is the PgMP exam right for me?
A. This exam requires four year of project management work and four year of program management work. If you have this level of experience and you want to stand out of the crowd, this exam is for you.

Q. What to expect in the exam?
A. It is a multiple-choice exam.

Q. What are the skills being measured for the PgMp exam?
A. PMI has specified more than thirty-five objectives for the PgMP test. These objectives are grouped under six topics. Following are the important areas in which an individual should possess good knowledge before taking the PgMP test:

  1. Defining the program
  2. Initiating the program
  3. Planning the program
  4. Executing the program
  5. Controlling the program
  6. Closing the program

Q. How to prepare for the exam?
A. uCertify provides quality PgMP training products to help you pass the required exam. uCertify preparation kits (PrepKits) come with realistic practice tests containing challenging questions with detailed explanations to help you understand the key concepts. The PgMP PrepKit also contains short tutorials, study notes, articles, and exam tips so that you can identify question patterns, key concepts and little known tips. Comprehensive reporting tools identify your strengths, weaknesses and opportunities for improvements. In other words, we provide you everything you need to become PgMP certified.

The PrepKit covers 100% objectives for PMI’s PgMP: Program Management Professional exam, in accordance with actual exam pattern and question types. This kit is based on The Standard for Program Management (SPM) Second Edition published by PMI.

Q. Where to take the test?
A. PgMP certification exam is provided through Prometric.

Q. How do I register for an exam?
A. Visit Prometric

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