PgMP Certification

The Program Management Professional (PgMP)® certification is designed for senior-level program managers who excel in orchestrating multiple interconnected projects to achieve organizational strategic goals. As a program manager, you demonstrate leadership through managing multiple related projects in a coordinated way — achieving benefits that could not occur if the projects were handled separately. PgMP® certification verifies this advanced level of expertise and shows that you have the real-world experience to navigate complexity and align with strategic objectives. By demonstrating your advanced experience and skill in program management, you become a crucial driver of success. PgMP certification showcases your ability to manage complex projects in a coordinated manner, resulting in enhanced benefits for your organization.

Why Earn PgMP Certification?

Earning the PgMP certification empowers you as a senior program manager to lead and manage a collection of related projects that align with your organization’s overarching objectives. By obtaining this certification, you demonstrate your competence in overseeing intricate activities that span various functions, organizations, and cultural contexts. The 2022 PMI Pulse of the Profession® report shows that with program management, 71% of an organization’s projects successfully meet business goals. This certification not only enhances your employability and promotional prospects but also signifies your expertise in advancing strategic and business objectives. As a PgMP-certified professional, you join the ranks of accomplished program managers who contribute significantly to their organizations’ success.

PgMP Preparation Course

The KnowledgeMap PgMP preparation course consists of the following phases:

Additional Reference Materials

Exam candidates should be aware that the Program Management Professional (PgMP) examination isn’t based on a single text or supported by any specific reference. PMI doesn’t endorse specific review courses, resources, references, or other materials for certification preparation. The references below are not an exhaustive list of all resources that may be used and shouldn’t be interpreted as a guaranteed means of passing the exam.

The PgMP is a competency-based credential that assesses the knowledge, skills, and abilities you gain from practical and learned experiences. The references identified here are just one element of a broad set of educational resources and texts that might be used for study or PgMP exam preparation:

  • The Standard for Program Management – Fifth Edition by Project Management Institute, published by Project Management Institute
  • Enterprise Programme Management: Delivering Value by David Williams and Tim Parr.
  • Fundamentals of Effective Program Management: A Process Approach Based on the Global Standard by Paul Sanghera.
  • Global Project Management Handbook Planning, Organizing & Controlling International Projects by David I. Cleland and Roland Gareis.
  • Implementing Program Management: Templates and Forms Aligned with the Standard for Program Management by Ginger Levin and Alan R. Green.
  • Program Management (Fundamentals of Project Management) by Michel Thiry.
  • A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) by Project Management Institute, published by Project Management Institute

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Anatolii Savin, PfMP, PMP

Winner of PMI Eric Jenett Project Management Excellence Award. Author of Project Documentation Manual. First PfMP (Portfolio Management Professional) in Ukraine. Master of Science in Project Management. PMP (Project Management Professional), Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP, Project Professional, Project Server). Implemented over 20 project portfolio management systems. Successful project and program manager. Crisis manager.

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