Course Description

This course will prepare students to become a certified PgMP professional by covering the exam and teaching key skills through hands-on practice. It provides a comprehensive review of The Standard for Program Management, the current exam content outline, and the certification process. Students will find this helpful in preparing for the Program Management Professional (PgMP)® certification exam or in the solidification of their knowledge and understanding of the standards of program management. This course is also good for the PMP Professional that wants to learn program management and earn PDUs as well as current PgMP Professionals that needs PDUs and wants to polish their program management skills.

The Center's project management classes offer professional development units (PDUs). As a PMI Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.), Saint Louis University Workforce Center has been approved by PMI to issue PDUs for our courses.

Students attending this course will receive the book: The Standard for Program Management and a leading PgMP Study Guide.

Course Outline

  • PgMP Certification Exam Application
  • PgMP Certification Exam
  • Intro to Program Management
  • Program Life Cycle Management Domain
  • Program Strategy Alignment Domain
  • Program Benefits Management Domain
  • Program Stakeholder Engagement Domain
  • Program Governance Domain
  • Program Integration Mangement
  • Passing the PgMP Certification Exam

Learner Outcomes

  • Learn to utilize the program management framework, as per The Standard for Program Management guide, in their program management job.
  • Create the major program management artifacts and apply them at work.
  • Prepare and learn tips and tricks to facilitate passing the PgMP certification exam
  • Learn about environmental scanning and its role in Strategic Planning
  • Clarify program mission and vision
  • Consolidate project/program data such as documented issues, status reviews, risks, financial reports
  • Identify preventive and corrective actions
  • Approve completion, acceptance, and closure of constituent projects through appropriate processes and procedures
  • Improve your ability to analyze and compare actual values in cost, schedule, quality, and risk with the program plan

Additional Information

PgMP ® Testing Requirements:

· Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent)

· 6,000 hours of project management experience

· 10,500 hours of program experience


· Four-year degree

· 6,000 hours of project management experience

· 6,000 hours of program management experience


PMM800 - Project Management Professional (PMP)® Bootcamp or equivalent experience.


18 Hours | 3 Days or 6 Nights

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