PgMP® Certification Training

Program Management Professional Training Course

The PgMP certification offered by PMI demonstrates the advanced skills, experience and knowledge required to accomplish multiple projects and their related resources. Organizations hunt for Program Managers who can align and allocate resources strategically to fulfil long-term organizational objectives. The PgMP certification helps holders to gain a distinct advantage over their peers with the senior-level practitioner skills that outgrow their ability to complement the organization’s strategic goals. This PgMP training hones your skills in these prime areas: Prioritization, Governance, Escalation, Benefits Realization, Resource Management, and Stakeholder Management.


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21 PDUs Certification Course

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Program Management Professional (PgMP)® Certification Training Course

When you’re done with your PMP certification, the Program Management Professional (PgMP) credential offered by Project Management Institute (PMI) is your next thoughtful step. This certification elevates your progress with providing the expertise to manage multiple projects and associated resources that are in direct alignment with organizational objectives.

Certified Program Managers are in great demand due to their instrumental role in assessing the management methodologies applicable for maximum benefits. The PMI-PgMP credential is mostly sought-after by aspiring, highly qualified individuals or senior managers who wish to contribute to the greater objective of organizations by collaborating their efforts and resources effectively. PMI-PgMP is the de-facto standard in Program Management.

Program Managers hold high stake in the organizational efficacy and performance and thus is a dream position for many management learners. Program Management is responsible for delivering more successful projects. This certification training by Vinsys is highly recommended.

Course Curriculum


The PgMP course is ideal for those who possess the ability to manage multiple, related projects and organize activities as well as functions to best align with the organizational goals. This PgMP certification training offers benefits to:

  • Program Managers
  • Risk Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Project Coordinators
  • Project Engineers
  • Technical Engineers

PgMP® Course Objectives

With this PgMP training, candidates will be able to gain skills in these areas:

  • Risk process and knowledge areas specific to the Program Management Standard
  • Comprehending test taking strategies
  • Acronyms, terms and specific formulas relating to PgMP
  • Recognizing tools, techniques, and outputs for program management
  • Explaining and managing the overlapping nature and interdependencies of program activities and the five PgMP domains
  • Identification of key project stakeholders and stakeholder engagement
  • Best practices in program management and different stages of program lifecycle
  • Preparing effectively to pass the PMI-PgMP exam

Eligibility Criteria

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


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

About The Examination

Exam Pattern: Multiple Choice Questions

No. of Questions: 170 (out of 170, 20 are pretest questions)

Exam Duration: 240 minutes


Domain/ Sub-domain

Percentage of Questions

Strategic Program Management (11 tasks)


Program Life Cycle (35 tasks)


  • Initiating (6 tasks)


  • Planning (9 tasks)


  • Executing (9 tasks)


  • Controlling (6 tasks)


  • Closing (5 tasks)


Benefits Management (8 tasks)


Stakeholder Management (7 tasks)


Governance (11 tasks)





To maintain the PgMP credential, certification owners need to earn 60 professional development units (PDUs) every three years.

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Training Options


Virtual Instructor-Led Session

  • Instructor led Online Training
  • Experienced Subject Matter Experts
  • Approved and Quality Ensured training Material
  • 24*7 leaner assistance and support


Customized to your team's need

  • Customized Training Across Various Domains
  • Instructor Led Skill Development Program
  • Ensure Maximum ROI for Corporates
  • 24*7 Learner Assistance and Support

Course Outline

  • PgMP credential exam overview
  • Overview of application process
  • Tips for Effective and Efficient learning
  • Understanding the SPMv4 – standard and ECO (Examination Content Outline)
  • Organization Vision and Mission Business value
  • Organization Strategic planning Portfolios, Programs, Projects and Operations Decision making – Portfolio/ Program/Project/Operations
  • Program and Project distinctions
  • Program Management
  • Program Manager skills and competencies
  • Program Management Office
  • Introduction to Exam Content Outline (ECO)
  • Practice questions
  • Program Life Cycle
  • Program Life Cycle gate pass criteria
  • Program management performance domains
  • Program Management – Change cycle
  • Practice questions
  • Introduction to Program strategic alignment Organizational strategy and program alignment
  • Program selection by portfolio
  • Strategic Plan
  • Program Sponsor
  • Program Definition phase dataflow and strategic alignment – dataflow
  • Program Business case
  • Program Charter
  • Program Roadmap
  • Environmental Factors Impact assessments
  • Risk strategy alignment
  • Strategic alignment – ECO tasks analysis and mapping
  • Practice questions
  • Outputs, Capability, Outcome, Benefit and disbenefits
  • Types of benefits
  • Benefit delivery models
  • Balanced scorecard
  • Architecting the program
  • Benefit management life cycle and program life cycle
  • Benefit Identification phase Identifying Data, Metrics, Indicators, KPA, KPIs
  • Benefit analysis and planning phase
  • Benefit realization plan
  • Benefit register
  • Benefit delivery phase
  • Benefits transition phase
  • Benefit Sustenance phase
  • Practice questions
  • What is Program governance
  • Difference between Governance and Management Program Governance – Responsibilities
  • Typical program organisation set-up
  • Program Governance – plan
  • Change management
  • Issue escalation
  • Providing management oversight – Phase gate, health check and other decision point reviews
  • Component Initiation and transition
  • Governance of components
  • Practice questions
  • ECO mapping to the Standard
  • Program Stakeholder engagement Wants, needs and expectations
  • Stakeholder identification
  • Stakeholder analysis
  • Stakeholder Register
  • Stakeholder engagement strategies
  • Stakeholder engagement planning
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Resistance triangle and pyramid
  • Practice questions
  • Review of Program Life cycle
  • Program selection
  • Program definition phase integration activities
  • Program delivery phase integration activities
  • Program closure phase integration activities
  • Program Communication management
  • Program finance management
  • Program resource management
  • Program procurement management
  • Program quality management
  • Program scope management
  • Program schedule management
  • Program risk management
  • Program information management
  • Program change management
  • PgMP Exam application writing – Guidelines and tips
  • Understanding ECO for exam
  • Critical thinking skills and Exam question analysis
  • Exam – Help points and Tips
  • Exam taking – Strategy (per individual)

Course Reviews


PMP validates your project management skills and PgMP authenticates your program management skills. Once you are done with mastering your PMP certification, PgMP is your next thoughtful certification step.

Through this training, you can earn 21 PDUs.

For members, the fee is $800 and for non-members, the fee is $1,000.

Sure, once you successfully complete the PgMP exam, you will get a valid certificate from Vinsys.

The PgMP credential is valid for 3 years after which you have to earn 60 PDUs every three years to maintain the certificate.

Vinsys is a learning platform for professional certification seekers. Through rigorous efforts and dedicated teamwork, Vinsys is known among the leading training providers across the globe. We employ world-class trainers and a proven training methodology to ensure our students receive an excellent training environment. What makes us unique, is the training approach that we use. Our trainers focus highly on a practical approach towards learning that instills both knowledge and skills to candidates.

Key Features of Vinsys training:

  • Trained more than 750,000 professionals globally
  • Accredited trainers
  • Highly interactive sessions
  • Flexible hours of training
  • Skill-based approach
  • 98% pass success rate
  • Post-training support
  • Complete exam preparation guidance