Program Management Professional (PgMP)® Training Course

6 Days Instructor Led Course | 30 PDUs

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Do you prefer a personalized learning experience? You can customize your course to suit your training needs, by having:

  • Training assessment before start
  • Tailored curriculum
  • Focus on work cases
  • Start from Any Date
  • Flexibility in scheduling
  • and more..

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Course Objective

This world-class PgMP® training course will help Program Managers translate the International Standard for Program Management into real-world technologies and real-world applications. Over the course Program Managers will review the entire Program Management process from beginning to end, and improve their skills in six major areas of focus—including Governance, Prioritization, Escalation, Resource Management, Benefits Realization, and Stakeholder Management. Trainees will also learn from practicing Program Managers, share real-world issues with the group, develop action plans, and learn Program Management best practices.

PgMP® training course provides the information that you need to prepare for PMI’s credential, the Program Management Professional (PgMP)®. At the same time, it gives you the knowledge, in an organized and experiential framework that you need to improve your program management competency and your ability to make a contribution to program success.

Targeted Audience

Project managers, project management office personnel, managers and executives who want to learn about this approach, and program managers who want verify that they are employing the best practices of program management.

Delivery Method

  • Instructor-led, 6-Days intensive PgMP® training program
  • Material and discussion language will be in English
  • Identifying opportunities and benefits that achieve the organization’s strategic objectives through program implementation

Activities related to:

  • Initiating. Defining the program and constituent projects, and obtaining agreement from stakeholders
  • Planning. Defining program scope and developing the program, including all constituent projects, and all activities that occur within the program
  • Executing. Performing work necessary to achieve the program’s objectives and deliver the program’s benefits
  • Controlling. Monitoring progress, updating program plans as required, managing change and risk
  • Closing. Finalizing all program activities, including all constituent projects, executing transition plan, archiving, obtaining approvals, and reporting

Defining, creating, maximizing, and sustaining the benefits provided by programs.

Capturing stakeholder needs and expectations, gaining and maintaining stakeholder support, and mitigating/channeling opposition.

Establishing processes and procedures for maintaining proactive program management oversight and decision-making support for applicable policies and practices throughout the entire program life cycle.

Exam Prerequisite

  • 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

OR

  • Four-year degree
  • 6,000 hours of project management experience
  • 6,000 hours of program management experience

Exam Price

  • Member: US$800.00
  • Non-member: US$1,000.00

Exam Protocol

  • Strategic Program Management – 15%
  • Program Life Cycle – 44%
    • Initiating – 6%
    • Planing – 11%
    • Executing – 14%
    • Controlling – 1o%
    • Closing – 3%
  • Benefits Management – 11%
  • Stakeholder Management – 16%
  • Governance – 14%

Exam Format

The PgMP® examination consists of 170 multiple-choice questions. Of the 170 questions, 20 are considered pretest questions. Pretest questions do not affect the score but are used in examinations as an effective and legitimate way to test the validity of future examination questions. All questions are randomly placed throughout the examination.

  • No. of Scored Questions (150)
  • No. of Pretest (Unscored) Questions (20)
  • Total Examination Questions (170)
  • Allotted Examination Time (4 Hours)
  • Exam will be from PearsonVUE
  • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate degree or the global equivalent) 
  • 48 months of project management experience OR PMP  
  • 84 months of program management experience within the last 15 years 

             OR 

  • Four-year degree 
  • 48 months of project management experience OR PMP 
  • 48 months of program management experience within the last 15 years 

Yes, PMI (Project Management Institute) 

We currently have classroom option.  

The PgMP examination is administered in English only. Language aids for the PgMP examination are not currently available. 

The PgMP examination is administered in English only. Language aids for the PgMP examination are not currently available. 

All Bakkah trainers are certified practitioners with several years in teaching. 

  • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate degree or the global equivalent) 
  • 48 months of project management experience OR PMP  
  • 84 months of program management experience within the last 15 years 

            OR 

  • Four-year degree 
  • 48 months of project management experience OR PMP 
  • 48 months of program management experience within the last 15 years 

 

Yes, Computer-based testing (CBT) Paper-based testing (PBT)  

The PgMP examination is administered in English only. Language aids for the PgMP examination are not currently available.  

You can also access your exam report on the online certification system no later than 10 business days after your examination date. You will receive an email notifying you when your exam report is available online.  

The passing score for all PMI exams is determined by sound psychometric analysis. PMI uses subject matter experts – project professionals from around the world and many different disciplines – to determine how many questions you must answer correctly to pass the exam. Each scored question on the exam is worth one point; and your final score is calculated by totaling the points you have earned on the exam. The number of questions you answer correctly places you within one of the performance rating categories you see on this report. 

You are granted a one-year eligibility period in which to pass the examination. During the eligibility period, you may take the examination up to three times because candidates do not always pass the examination on their first attempt. Gauge your time carefully to leave enough time during the eligibility period to retake the examination, if needed. 

If your eligibility period expires without you passing the examination, you must reapply for the Certification. 

 

Yes, To reschedule or cancel your CBT appointment, log-in to PMI’s certification system and click the links onscreen to reschedule or cancel. Please note, if you are within two days of your examination appointment, not counting the date of the appointment itself, you will be unable to reschedule your appointment. The only option presented will be to cancel. Cancellation of an appointment within two days of the examination will result in the forfeiture of the full examination fee, as dictated by the policies on the previous page. Emails are not acceptable forms of communication to reschedule or cancel your examination appointment. If you have Internet connectivity problems, or experience any issues rescheduling or cancelling your examination online, you can call the test vendor directly to reschedule or cancel your appointment. Contact telephone numbers for test vendor service centers are located in your Examination Scheduling Instructions. All candidates are instructed not to call the testing site to reschedule or cancel the examination. 

 

All PMI certification holders must earn PDUs to actively maintain their PMI certification(s). These PDUs can be earned through various professional development activities that center on one of two areas: 

  1. Education – Learning opportunities that allow you to expand and enhance your technical, leadership, or strategic and business management skills. 
  1. Giving back to the Profession – Activities that enable you to share and utilize your knowledge and skills to contribute to and help build the profession. 

 

Within six to eight weeks, you will receive a Certification package that includes: 

  • Congratulatory letter 
  • Information on how to maintain and renew your Certification 
  • Certification certificate 
+ Upcoming Training Schedule

Contact Us

+966920003928

Call Us Now

Request more information

Do you prefer a personalized learning experience? You can customize your course to suit your training needs, by having:

  • Training assessment before start
  • Tailored curriculum
  • Focus on work cases
  • Start from Any Date
  • Flexibility in scheduling
  • and more..

Click here to read about our customized training services.

+ Course Details

Course Objective

This world-class PgMP® training course will help Program Managers translate the International Standard for Program Management into real-world technologies and real-world applications. Over the course Program Managers will review the entire Program Management process from beginning to end, and improve their skills in six major areas of focus—including Governance, Prioritization, Escalation, Resource Management, Benefits Realization, and Stakeholder Management. Trainees will also learn from practicing Program Managers, share real-world issues with the group, develop action plans, and learn Program Management best practices.

PgMP® training course provides the information that you need to prepare for PMI’s credential, the Program Management Professional (PgMP)®. At the same time, it gives you the knowledge, in an organized and experiential framework that you need to improve your program management competency and your ability to make a contribution to program success.

Targeted Audience

Project managers, project management office personnel, managers and executives who want to learn about this approach, and program managers who want verify that they are employing the best practices of program management.

Delivery Method

  • Instructor-led, 6-Days intensive PgMP® training program
  • Material and discussion language will be in English
+ Course Outline
  • Identifying opportunities and benefits that achieve the organization’s strategic objectives through program implementation

Activities related to:

  • Initiating. Defining the program and constituent projects, and obtaining agreement from stakeholders
  • Planning. Defining program scope and developing the program, including all constituent projects, and all activities that occur within the program
  • Executing. Performing work necessary to achieve the program’s objectives and deliver the program’s benefits
  • Controlling. Monitoring progress, updating program plans as required, managing change and risk
  • Closing. Finalizing all program activities, including all constituent projects, executing transition plan, archiving, obtaining approvals, and reporting

Defining, creating, maximizing, and sustaining the benefits provided by programs.

Capturing stakeholder needs and expectations, gaining and maintaining stakeholder support, and mitigating/channeling opposition.

Establishing processes and procedures for maintaining proactive program management oversight and decision-making support for applicable policies and practices throughout the entire program life cycle.

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Exam Prerequisite

  • 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

OR

  • Four-year degree
  • 6,000 hours of project management experience
  • 6,000 hours of program management experience

Exam Price

  • Member: US$800.00
  • Non-member: US$1,000.00

Exam Protocol

  • Strategic Program Management – 15%
  • Program Life Cycle – 44%
    • Initiating – 6%
    • Planing – 11%
    • Executing – 14%
    • Controlling – 1o%
    • Closing – 3%
  • Benefits Management – 11%
  • Stakeholder Management – 16%
  • Governance – 14%

Exam Format

The PgMP® examination consists of 170 multiple-choice questions. Of the 170 questions, 20 are considered pretest questions. Pretest questions do not affect the score but are used in examinations as an effective and legitimate way to test the validity of future examination questions. All questions are randomly placed throughout the examination.

  • No. of Scored Questions (150)
  • No. of Pretest (Unscored) Questions (20)
  • Total Examination Questions (170)
  • Allotted Examination Time (4 Hours)
  • Exam will be from PearsonVUE
+ FAQs
  • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate degree or the global equivalent) 
  • 48 months of project management experience OR PMP  
  • 84 months of program management experience within the last 15 years 

             OR 

  • Four-year degree 
  • 48 months of project management experience OR PMP 
  • 48 months of program management experience within the last 15 years 

Yes, PMI (Project Management Institute) 

We currently have classroom option.  

The PgMP examination is administered in English only. Language aids for the PgMP examination are not currently available. 

The PgMP examination is administered in English only. Language aids for the PgMP examination are not currently available. 

All Bakkah trainers are certified practitioners with several years in teaching. 

  • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate degree or the global equivalent) 
  • 48 months of project management experience OR PMP  
  • 84 months of program management experience within the last 15 years 

            OR 

  • Four-year degree 
  • 48 months of project management experience OR PMP 
  • 48 months of program management experience within the last 15 years 

 

Yes, Computer-based testing (CBT) Paper-based testing (PBT)  

The PgMP examination is administered in English only. Language aids for the PgMP examination are not currently available.  

You can also access your exam report on the online certification system no later than 10 business days after your examination date. You will receive an email notifying you when your exam report is available online.  

The passing score for all PMI exams is determined by sound psychometric analysis. PMI uses subject matter experts – project professionals from around the world and many different disciplines – to determine how many questions you must answer correctly to pass the exam. Each scored question on the exam is worth one point; and your final score is calculated by totaling the points you have earned on the exam. The number of questions you answer correctly places you within one of the performance rating categories you see on this report. 

You are granted a one-year eligibility period in which to pass the examination. During the eligibility period, you may take the examination up to three times because candidates do not always pass the examination on their first attempt. Gauge your time carefully to leave enough time during the eligibility period to retake the examination, if needed. 

If your eligibility period expires without you passing the examination, you must reapply for the Certification. 

 

Yes, To reschedule or cancel your CBT appointment, log-in to PMI’s certification system and click the links onscreen to reschedule or cancel. Please note, if you are within two days of your examination appointment, not counting the date of the appointment itself, you will be unable to reschedule your appointment. The only option presented will be to cancel. Cancellation of an appointment within two days of the examination will result in the forfeiture of the full examination fee, as dictated by the policies on the previous page. Emails are not acceptable forms of communication to reschedule or cancel your examination appointment. If you have Internet connectivity problems, or experience any issues rescheduling or cancelling your examination online, you can call the test vendor directly to reschedule or cancel your appointment. Contact telephone numbers for test vendor service centers are located in your Examination Scheduling Instructions. All candidates are instructed not to call the testing site to reschedule or cancel the examination. 

 

All PMI certification holders must earn PDUs to actively maintain their PMI certification(s). These PDUs can be earned through various professional development activities that center on one of two areas: 

  1. Education – Learning opportunities that allow you to expand and enhance your technical, leadership, or strategic and business management skills. 
  1. Giving back to the Profession – Activities that enable you to share and utilize your knowledge and skills to contribute to and help build the profession. 

 

Within six to eight weeks, you will receive a Certification package that includes: 

  • Congratulatory letter 
  • Information on how to maintain and renew your Certification 
  • Certification certificate 
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