Program Management Professional (PgMP)® Preparation Course

Course Objective

Program management is the process of managing several related projects, often with the intention of improving any organization’s performance. The discipline of program management requires a refined set of business and leadership skills that are vastly different from that of a project manager. However being an effective program manager still requires a firm foothold in project management as the discipline of program management is the next logical step in the career progression.

This Virtual Program Management Professional (PgMP)® Preparation Course focuses on core disciplines required to deliver strategic objectives. It includes a walk through the entire life cycle of a program while facing the types of realistic challenges that are encountered in any program. The Program Management Professional (PgMP)® Preparation Course will provide the tools and techniques for program governance, program planning, effectively managing stakeholders and ensuring that your program realizes its benefits and defined objectives.

The course is designed to achieve the Project Management Professional (PgMP)® certification

Audience:

The PgMP® defines the global standard of best practices for program management professionals. As a result of attending this course, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to effectively navigate the program management discipline and successfully prepare for and pass the PgMP® certification exam.

Course Duration

2 days of virtual training and with practice exams and exam-simulation exercises.

 

PgMP® Exam Simulator:- As part of the course, you will receive full access to Turlon’s Award Winning Exam Simulator https://www.turlon.com/our-courses/

Format:- Virtual Class with simulated sample exam questions

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you should learn how to:

  • Identify the steps needed to complete your exam application and meet the required criteria
  • Prepare to pass the PMI® PgMP® certification examination
  • Navigate the processes and knowledge areas of The Standard for Program Management
  • Use effective program management tools and techniques
  • Identify and implement best practice program management governance
  • Relate program delivery to business / strategic objectives
  • Initiate a large-scale program to implement organisational strategy
  • Manage, plan, execute and control a successful program consisting of multiple, related projects
  • Ensure the realisation of project and program benefits
  • Effectively manage stakeholder relationships
  • Report and control of programs in an effective manner that utilise best practice reporting tools
  • Analyse methods essential for PgMP® exam success
  • Align your program management experience with PgMP® terminology and definitions

Course Day 1: Exam Overview

  • Module 1: – Defining Program Management
    • What are Programs, Portfolios and Projects?
    • The Program Manager Role
    • The Domains of Program Management
    • Module 1 Sample Exam
  • Module 2: – Program Strategy Alignment
    • Definition and Development of Program Strategy
    • Module 2 Sample Exam

Course Day 2: Exam Overview

  • Module 3: – Program Benefit Management
    • Program Benefit Management Process
    • Module 3 Sample Exam
  • Module 4: – Program Stakeholders Engagement
    • Program Stakeholder Management Process
    • The Program Managers Mind-set
    • Module 4 Sample Exam
  • Module 5: – Program Governance
    • Program Governance and the Program Management Office
    • Program Transitioning and Change Management
    • Module 5 Sample Exam
  • Module 6: – Program Management LifeCycle
    • Program Activities and Integration Management
    • Module 6 Sample Exam
  • Module 7: – Program Management Process Mapping
    • Program Definition Phase Activities
    • Program Planning Phase Activities
    • Program Delivery Phase Activities
    • Program Closure Phase Activities
    • Module 7 Sample Exam

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PMP Project Management Professional

Project Management Professional Overview

This course prepares you for the PMI PMP exams. Althris run public course and in-company course for the Project Management Professional course in London, Dublin, Manchester, Belfast and Cork.

Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification is the most coveted credential in project management offered by the reputed Project Management Institute (PMI)®. The Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification is a must-have for any serious project manager. Project Management Professional (PMP)® certified Project Managers on average earn over 20-25% more than those without the certification. The Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification can help you get the job, keep your role, be an effective and efficient project manager, and earn more money at the same time. PM Simplify makes sure that you are prepared to pass the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam on your first attempt.

Next Course Dates

Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Course

5th May – 8th May

Topics Covered

Daily Short PMP exam questions completed and discussed at the end of each day. New PMP5 based tests to give the student the feel of the questioning style and answers. The answers will be presented in class to ensure the student has a deep understanding of the topic and can answer variances on the questions.

  • The complete project management process
  • Project integration management
  • Human resources management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Project scope, cost, quality, and time management
  • Standard project procurement process
  • Professional responsibility and social control
  • Project procurement management
  • Process group view

Includes the Business Case examined added to the exam in Q1 2016

Who Should Attend?

This course is intended for professionals who wish to obtain their Project Management Professional (PMP)®credential. Before taking the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam, Project Management Institute (PMI)® requires you to prove you have 3+ years working as a project manager and 35 contact hours of project management education. Our Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification training course is designed to help you earn your Project Management Professional (PMP)® certificate the easy way.

Daily PowerPoint flash card is available for review of ITTO and key definitions. These are invaluable tools based on the Inputs Tools Techniques Output as well as descriptions that are vital to the understanding and completion of the Exam. A student can use the Flash card to assist with memorisation and determine the area that they need to brush up on their knowledge.

This course is intended for professionals who wish to obtain their Project Management Professional (PMP)®credential. Before taking the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam, Project Management Institute (PMI)® requires you to prove you have 3+ years working as a project manager and 35 contact hours of project management education. Our Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification training course is designed to help you earn your Project Management Professional (PMP)® certificate the easy way.

Daily PowerPoint flash card is available for review of ITTO and key definitions. These are invaluable tools based on the Inputs Tools Techniques Output as well as descriptions that are vital to the understanding and completion of the Exam. A student can use the Flash card to assist with memorisation and determine the area that they need to brush up on their knowledge.

Supporting Environment

Backup is provided by the course lecturer to assist with exam planning and preparation. We also actively create a mail group where past and current student can discuss experiences and share information about the exam. Students post topical issues regularly.

We have practice Exam and online sessions available.

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PRINCE2® Introduction

Course Materials

This is a highly practical workshop that will help participants develop a sound working knowledge of Microsoft Project(MSP)-the primary planning tool for most project managers. MSP is able to meet the planning and control needs of all projects from the most simple, consisting of a few people and a few dozen activities to much more complex projects. Participants will be taken through a structured learning path from the introduc-tion of the MSP environment to the development of work breakdown structures, assignment of resources, estimation of durations, costing, to baselining and the development of Gantt charts.

Course Instructor

The Course Instructor is an experienced project manager and he will bring his many years of practical project management knowledge and expertise to enrich the formal learning of the class.

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PRINCE2® is a well-established project management methodology used in business and government. It provides a proven best practice model that ensures project delivery is on time, on budget and of high quality. Athris provide extensive and approved training in Prince2 for Companies and Individuals, contact us today for more information on our Prince2 Training Courses.

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CAPM PMP Evening Workshop

CAPM Overview – Evening Workshop Session

CAPM Training course provides the basis of project management knowledge to clear the Certified Associate in Project Management exam. You need to pass the CAPM exam and you need quality training that’ll help you in your role as a project manager

Topics Covered

  • PMI® requirements to apply to take the exam
  • A proven study strategy to best prepare yourself to pass the exam
  • The processes in each of the 10 Knowledge Areas of the PMBOK®
  • Exam style question preparation
  • Other required source material of project management practices.

Who Should Attend?

This course is perfect for team members, managers, project leaders, functional managers, and anyone who is directly involved with projects who wishes to achieve a better understanding of practical, formal project management methods and pass the CAPM exam.

Pre-Requisites

Leaving Certificate, Level 7 Diploma or equivalent and 23 hours of formal project management education or 1500 hours of project team experience. Details of the requirements to take examination are available on the website PMI.org

Examination

Each student must apply for the PMI directly to take the PMP exam. The online multiple-choice exam takes place over 4 hours in a Prometric location.View our Prince2, Scrum Master and PMI  project management courses here.

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CAPM 3

Overview

The Project Management Institute’s the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) provides the basis of project management knowledge. The objective of this course is to provide project managers with the knowledge required to take the CAPM exam.

Topics Covered

  • The PMI® requirements to apply to take the exam
  • a proven study strategy in order to best prepare yourself to pass the exam
  • the processes within each of the 10 Knowledge Areas of the PMBOK®
  • Exam style question preparation
  • other required source material of project management practices

Who Should Attend?

This course is perfect for team members, managers, project leaders, functional managers, and anyone who is directly involved with projects who wishes to achieve a better understanding of practical, formal project management methods and pass the CAPM exam.

Pre-Requisites

Leaving Certificate, Level 7 Diploma or equivalent and Either 23 hours of formal project management education or 1500 hours of project team experience. Details of the requirements to take examination are available on the website PMI.org

Examination

Each student must apply directly the PMI to take the PMP exam. This is an online multiple choice exam that takes place over a 4 hour in a Prometric location.

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Online PMP Training Course

What are PMP and CAPM?

The Project Management Institute (PMI) the leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project management profession. It’s qualifications are recognized globally.

The Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is renowned as the global gold standard. It validates your competence to perform in the role of a project manager, leading and directing projects and teams. Salaries and career opportunities for PMPs show that employers recognize the value delivered by trained practitioners.

The Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification demonstrates your understanding of the fundamental knowledge, terminology and processes of effective project management.

This program will allow you to prepare for both examinations.

You will get everything you need to learn the PMBOK® Guide and be prepared to take the PMP or CAPM exam.

  • Equivalent to a 7-day classroom course
  • 20 hours of video / 95 lessons
  • Try-before-you-buy: the first 30 units are free
  • Program includes integrated flashcards
  • Contains Exam Simulator with 1,050 questions
  • Fully compatible with PMBOK® Guide 6th Edition (this is latest edition)
  • A full section about using the PMBOK Guide in Agile projects
  • Certification of completion: when you finish the course
  • Accredited by PMI and gives you 48 Contact hours

This course is formally approved by the PMI as a PMP or CAPM preparation course and you can use it to satisfy the prerequisite for either of those exams.

The course doesn’t include your exam: you will need to pay for and schedule your PMP or CAPM exam with PMI.

The course doesn’t include the official manual, the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK). The PMBoK is not necessary but we do recommend you have a copy. However, when you become a member in PMI, you can download the PMBOK Guide and other publications for free. Or you can buy a paper copy from Amazon (US|UK) or other booksellers.

Price €290 (inc VAT)

Combined Blended Learning with 1 day exam prep €380

– PMI, the Registered Education Provider logo, PMBOK, PMP, CAPM, PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA, the PMI logo, and the PMP logo and PMBOK are marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Who Should Attend?

This course is suitable for anyone who is involved in project Management development or knowledge work. This includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Team Manager running multiple projects simultaneously
  • Product/project managers
  • Product/software developers and testers
  • Business analysts
  • High-level management positions

FAQ’s

What will a PRINCE2 qualification do for me?

A PRINCE2 Certification will boost your confidence when it comes to managing projects. A PRINCE2 Certification will also greatly improve your employment prospects as PRINCE2 training is recognized worldwide. The training and ground work that PRINCE2 provide is second to none and will greatly improve all project management skills.

Which countries recognise PRINCE2 training?

There have been over a million exams taken globally for PRINCE2 certifications making it the most popular project management methodology. PRINCE2 is recognized globally as project management training certification.

Does PRINCE2 ensure successful projects?

No! PRINCE2 only gives the guidelines and training for management of projects but if applied correctly it should increase project success.

Can PRINCE2 be used for non-IT projects?

Yes it can. Unlike the first version of PRINCE, PRINCE2 has been designed to suite any project of any nature.

Where can I sit PRINCE2 Exams?

PRINCE2 exams can be taken at an accredited training company. At Althris we provide you with online examinations for PRINCE2 certifications.

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PRINCE2® Foundation Training and Exam

Next Course Dates

PRINCE2 Combined Foundation and Practitioner Course

13th April – 17th April

What is PRINCE2 Foundation?

PRINCE2® is a well-established project management methodology used in business and government. It provides a proven best practice model that ensures project delivery is on time, on budget and of high quality. PRINCE2 training is used extensively in the public sector and also widely recognized and used in the private sector. The PRINCE2 certification is recognized world wide as a valuable project management training certification and offers some of the best practices and guidance for project management roles.

PRINCE2 training provides individuals with the a certification and training to be able to have greater control of resources and have the ability to manage project risk more effectively.

Each student that passed the exam will be provided with a PRINCE2® certification and will appear on the PRINCE2® Successful Candidate Registers.

Who can benefit from PRINCE2?

PRINCE2 Foundation can benefit many individuals working in any particular sector that are undertaking some form of project management or managing a business. Here are some examples of who might benefit from a PRINCE2 training certification.

  • Individuals seeking training for leading project management skills and also to improve potential employment opportunities.
  • Project Managers
  • Directors/Executives of projects and training groups
  • Organisations

How can PRINCE2 benefit your organisation?

For organisations, PRINCE2 training provides the architecture and standards on how projects are to be delivered in a specific manner. PRINCE2 provides a common and consistent approach to project delivery. PRINCE2 training ensures that there is a controlled start, middle and end with consistent reviews of progress against plan.

Topics Covered in the PRINCE2® Foundation Training

  • Introduction to PRINCE2 and Project Management
  • PRINCE2 Methodology and Project Management structure
  • The PRINCE2 Principles
  • The PRINCE2 Themes
  • The PRINCE2 Processes
  • The PRINCE2 Tailoring
  • Understand the PRINCE2 Project Management

Following the stages covered in the foundation course, the PRINCE2® Exam takes place on the last day in the afternoon.

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FAQS

What will a PRINCE2 qualification do for me?

A PRINCE2 Certification will boost your confidence when it comes to managing projects. A PRINCE2 Certification will also greatly improve your employment prospects as PRINCE2 training is recognized worldwide. The training and ground work that PRINCE2 provide is second to none and will greatly improve all project management skills.

Which countries recognise PRINCE2 training?

There have been over a million exams taken globally for PRINCE2 certifications making it the most popular project management methodology. PRINCE2 is recognized globally as project management training certification.

Does PRINCE2 ensure successful projects?

No! PRINCE2 only gives the guidelines and training for management of projects but if applied correctly it should increase project success.

Can PRINCE2 be used for non-IT projects?

Yes it can. Unlike the first version of PRINCE, PRINCE2 has been designed to suite any project of any nature.

Where can I sit PRINCE2 Exams?

PRINCE2 exams can be taken at an accredited training company. At Althris we provide you with online examinations for PRINCE2 certifications.

Who should attend PRINCE® Foundation Training?

This course targets project managers and team members that wish to consider or are using PRINCE2®

Althris has an outstanding pass rate at PRINCE2® training in Dublin. Highly experience local trainer that present this intensive course in a lively and engaging format.

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