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PgMP: Program Management Professional

ISBN : 9781644591109

Prepare for the PMI PgMP certification exam with the PgMP: Program Management Professional course and lab. Lab simulates real-world, hardware, software and command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course or training. The course and lab focus on the objectives covered in the PgMP exam and provide competence across a spectrum of skills that includes managing and administering the project. The chapter and lessons cover the topics of program management including program activities, program management, program strategy alignment, program benefits management, and more.

The PMI PgMP (Program Management Professional) certification is targeted at professionals who are involved in managing and administering the projects. The PgMP exam validates the knowledge and skills of a candidate to lead and direct project teams and to deliver results within the constraints of schedule, budget, and resources. The PgMP certification demonstrates candidate's proven competency to oversee multiple, related projects and their resources to achieve strategic business goals.

Glossary of terms
Pre Assessment Questions
Post Assessment Questions
Performance lab
Exam related FAQs
What is the exam registration fee?
  • For PMI members - USD 800
  • For Non-PMI members - USD 1,000
Where do I take the exam?


What is the format of the exam? Multiple choice questions
What are the pre-requisites of the exam?

PMI has the following pre-requisites for PgMP:

  • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate's degree or the global equivalent)
  • 6,000 hours of project management experience
  • 10,500 hours of program management experience


  • Four-year degree
  • 6,000 hours of project management experience
  • 6,000 hours of program management experience
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 170 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 240 minutes
What is the passing score? A pass/fail result score is generated based on your overall performance on the examination.
What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the RMP examination, PMI's retake policy is:

  • Candidates are granted a one-year eligibility period in which they have to pass the examination.
  • During the eligibility period, candidates are allowed to give upto three attempts for the examination.
  • If a candidate fails the examination three times within one year, they must wait for one year from the date of their last examination to re-apply for the certification.
  • PMI members will have to pay the re-examination fees of USD 600 and Non-PMI members will have to pay USD 800 for their second and third attempt to pass the examination.
What is the validity of the certification?

The PMI PgMP certification is valid for three years.

PMI's Program Management Professional certification expires three years from date of issue, after which the certification holder will need to renew their certification. Click here for more information.

Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the PgMP-2018, click here.
Which certification covers this exam?
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?
  • Project Manager
  • Program Manager
  • IT Project Manager
  • Senior Project Manager
  • Infrastructure Program Manager
  • Purpose of The Standard for Program Management
  • What is Program?
  • What is Program Management?
  • Relationships among Portfolio, Program, and Proj...Roles in OPM (Organizational Project Management)
  • Business Value
  • Role of the Program Manager
  • Role of the Program Sponsor
  • Role of the Program Management Office
  • Summary
  • 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
  • Summary
  • Program Business Case
  • Program Charter
  • Program Roadmap
  • Environmental Assessments
  • Program Risk Management Strategy
  • Summary
  • Benefits Identification
  • Benefits Analysis and Planning
  • Benefits Delivery
  • Benefits Transition
  • Benefits Sustainment
  • Summary
  • Program Stakeholder Identification
  • Program Stakeholder Analysis
  • Program Stakeholder Engagement Planning
  • Program Stakeholder Engagement
  • Program Stakeholder Communications
  • Summary
  • Program Governance Practices
  • Program Governance Roles
  • Program Governance Design and Implementation
  • Summary
  • The Program Life Cycle
  • Program Activities and Integration Management
  • Summary
  • Program Definition Phase Activities
  • Program Delivery Phase Activities
  • Program Closure Phase Activities
  • Summary
  • PgMP Certification Exam Objective Mapping

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • Understanding the relationships among portfolio, program, and project management
  • Understanding the program and project distinctions
  • Understanding the program risk management strategy
  • Understanding benefits analysis and planning
  • Analyzing program stakeholder identification
  • Understanding the program governance roles
  • Understanding the program integration management
  • Analyzing the program delivery phase activities
Price: $239.99