Program Management Professional (PgMP)®

PM Expert's comprehensive workshop covers the Program Management Lifecycle and practices from beginning to end, It helps to enhance  skills  and knowledge in the five key domains :

  • Program Strategy Alignment 
  • Program Lifecycle
  • Program Benefits Management
  • Program Governance
  • Program Stakeholder engagement 

.As a PgMP® credential holder, you will be able to promote better integration and coordination of multiple projects for the overall benefit of the program.  

The next step after Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification, the Program Management Professional (PgMP)® credential from Project Management Institute (PMI)® addresses the community of professionals who are responsible for the coordinated management of multiple projects that are in alignment with organizational objectives. They are required to direct and manage complex activities that may span functions, organizations, cultures and geographies.  

PgMP Course Details  

PgMP Course Contents

  • Program Management Professional (PgMP)® certification process overview
  • Program Management Foundation Information
  • Program Management framework and Life cycle
  • Program Definition phase
  • Program Life Cycle Management
  • Program Strategic alignment
  • Program Benefits Management
  • Program governance
  • Program Stakeholder Engagement
  • Program Management Supporting process - Overview
  • Definition phase activities of Supporting process
  • Program Benefit delivery phase activities of Supporting process
  • Program Closure phase activities of Supporting process
  • Program Management Applications

PgMP Program Deliverables

  • 21 PDUs
  • Course delivered by certified instructor
  • Group discussion learning through instructor-led training
  • PMI® Exam Application Form assistance end-to-end
  • Quiz to test your knowledge
  • Downloadable e-book

Benefits of PgMP Certification

Obtaining the PgMP (Program Management Professional) certification offers several benefits to professionals involved in program management. Here are some key advantages of earning the PgMP certification:

  1. Enhanced Program Management Skills: The PgMP certification validates your expertise in program management, demonstrating your ability to manage multiple related projects to achieve strategic business objectives. It equips you with a comprehensive understanding of program management principles, tools, and techniques, enabling you to effectively lead and govern complex programs.

  2. Professional Credibility and Recognition: PgMP is a globally recognized certification that establishes your professional credibility as a program manager. It demonstrates your commitment to the program management discipline and validates your skills and knowledge. Employers and clients often prioritize certified professionals, giving you a competitive edge in the job market.

  3. Career Advancement Opportunities: The PgMP certification opens up new career opportunities in program management. It qualifies you for senior-level positions such as Program Manager, Portfolio Manager, or Program Director. These roles typically involve overseeing large-scale initiatives, driving organizational change, and aligning programs with strategic goals. The certification can accelerate your career progression and increase your earning potential.

  4. Expanded Marketability: Program management is a critical function across various industries, including IT, construction, finance, healthcare, and government sectors. The PgMP certification enhances your marketability and enables you to pursue program management roles in diverse industries. It demonstrates your ability to navigate complex program environments, manage stakeholders, and deliver successful outcomes.

  5. Networking and Professional Development: Becoming a PgMP certified professional provides access to a global community of program management practitioners. You can connect with like-minded professionals, participate in industry events, join professional groups, and engage in knowledge-sharing activities. This networking opportunity allows you to learn from others, exchange best practices, and stay updated with the latest trends in program management.

  6. Continuous Learning and Growth: Maintaining the PgMP certification requires earning professional development units (PDUs) through ongoing learning and development activities. This ensures that you stay current with evolving program management practices, emerging methodologies, and industry advancements. The certification encourages continuous learning, enabling you to grow as a program management professional.

  7. Program Success and Organizational Value: PgMP certified professionals possess the skills and knowledge to effectively manage programs and align them with organizational goals. They are equipped to navigate complexity, mitigate risks, manage resources, and drive program success. By earning the PgMP certification, you contribute to improved program outcomes, increased organizational value, and enhanced stakeholder satisfaction.

It's important to note that the benefits of PgMP certification can vary depending on individual career goals, experience, and the specific needs of organizations. However, overall, the certification provides a valuable credential for program management professionals and offers numerous advantages in the field of program management.

Program Management Professional (PgMP)® Certification Exam


To apply for the Program Management Professional (PgMP)®, you need to have either:

A Four-year Degree (Bachelors or Global equivalent), with at least four years of Project Management experience and four years of Program Management experience.


A Secondary Diploma (High school or Global equivalent), with at least four years of Project Management experience and seven years of Program Management experience.

Note: If you do not meet these requirements, please consider the Project Management Professional (PMP®) credential.

Gain and Maintain PgMP

PgMP Certification Exam Price

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

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