Program & Benefits Management Training

Program Management Seminar


Learn about the major themes of Program & Benefits Management and get familiar with its processes, the interface with Project and Portfolio Management. Gain up-to-date in-dept knowledge on Program Management according to the PMI® Standard, enriched by our own knowledge and experience. You will be guided through a complete Program Life Cycle® and by working on a detailed case study and realistic exercises, you will be ready for your future challenges as a program manager.

Your Benefits

  • Get to know the necessary program management definitions and terminology  
  • Get familiar with program types & relation to projects & portfolios 
  • Apply up-to-date methods in order to reveal the real benefits of your programs. 
  • Gain the ability to perform Benefit Mapping managing complete programs 
  • Evaluate risks in programs and understand the role of the Program Manager 
  • Lead your programs to success

After this course, when also meeting the PgMP® requirements, you may wish to apply for PMI’s PgMP certification.By obtaining PMI’s Program Management Professional (PgMP)® credential your advanced experience and skills as a program manager are globally recognized. The PgMP® certificate confirms your proven competency to oversee multiple, related projects and their resources to achieve benefits, aligned to strategic business goals.

You can measure the success of your projects by a number of indicators like budget, completion on time and products delivered to specification. Programs in addition are measured in terms of return on investment, new capabilities and the contribution of benefits. Become aware of the importance of identifying potential benefits, involving and getting commitments from your project stakeholders, and setting up the structure for benefits delivery.

Many companies already start to recognize these topics as the next steps after esta-blishing consistent company wide project management processes. Therefore let this course enhance your capacity to understand and apply Benefits Management by making use of program management processes.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to the principles of Program Management
  • The Historical Context
  • Definitions and Terminology
  • Program Types & their Relation with Projects & Portfolios
  • Overview about leading Methodologies (MSP, PMI)
  • Threon Generic Program Life Cycle® as a framework
  • What needs to be prepared?
  • Starting a Project: Benefits Identification & Benefit Mapping
  • Proactive Stakeholder Management
  • Initiating your Program
  • Program Blueprints
  • Structuring a Program: Dealing with Changes and Stability
  • Consistent Risk Management in your Programs
  • Setting up your Program
  • Developing a Program Management Plan
  • Procurement: Pro-active Supplier Management
  • About Program Governance
  • The right Program Management Tools
  • How to deliver Program Benefits
  • Managing your individual Projects (Tolerance Levels, Change Management)
  • Managing Changes in your Project Environment
  • What about Transition Management
  • Realizing the true Benefits of your Projects
  • Closing your Program
Date Language Place Price
English Amsterdam, Netherlands € 1.566,00
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English Frankfurt Main, Germany € 1.566,00
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Participant Reactions

Olivier Van De Ponseele

"At the end of 2012, I had the opportunity to attend the training "Program & Benefits Management" organized by Threon. The great experience of the trainer and the quality of the training gave me the knowledge to practice this in my organization. I strongly recommend this training!”

Duration: 3 days

PDUs: 21


  • 10:00 - 18:00 | Day 1
  • 09:00 - 17:00 | All other days

Course Fee includes:

  • 3 days classroom training
  • Training Material
  • Exercises & Case Studies
  • Lunch, drinks & snacks

Payment Options

  • Invoice / Money Transfer
  • Credit Card  
  • KMO Portefeuille

Credit card payments will be processed after confirmation of your registration. You will receive a PDF invoice containing a link to a separate, SSL encrypted webpage for credit card payment.


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