What you will learn in this training

You’ll learn about the major themes of Program & Benefits Management and get familiar with its processes and the interface of Project and Portfolio Management. Gain up-to-date in-depth knowledge on Program Management according to the PMI® Standard, enriched by our own knowledge and 20 years of 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.

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

After following this course, you can: 

  • Explain the difference between projects, programs & portfolios and apply it to your own
    organizational portfolio.
  • Explain how a Program Manager makes the link between corporate strategy and a program and
    apply it by mapping concrete programs on a Portfolio Buckets framework.
  • Translate strategic goals into benefits and benefits into capabilities = Build a Benefit Map!
  • Define a program stakeholder engagement strategy.
  • Build a Program roadmap based on scope, benefit, resource and change/impact constraints.
  • Explain the importance of respecting the Program Formulation phase gate : Feasibility study versus
    “Starting without commitment”.
  • Define the resource model that best fits your Program, including how to select and manage your
    critical resources & suppliers.
  • Explain the relevance of a clear financial model for your program and budget the cost of Program
    & Project Management in a Program.
  • Split program from project risks so that accountabilities in risk management are clear.
  • Explain the relevance of having a good change management approach for your program.
  • Motivate the importance of a good Program Closure, including lessons learned.

What can you expect?

3 days online training sessions

High quality training material by PMI® Standards

Highly skilled trainer with many years of experience in the field

21 PDUs (14 technical, 4 leadership, 3 strategic & business)

Practical cases and real-life examples

PMI - Authorized Training Partner (ATP)

One of the Project Management Institute’s services is providing the world’s best recognized project management credential, the Project Management Professional, or in short PMP®. For this, PMI supports an educational program with recognized training partners. ATP stands for Authorized Training Partner and threon is Certified by PMI to deliver PMI licensed PMP® training courses.


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