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Program Management

  • Tuition USD $2,295
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 3223 Ratings
  • Course Code 2813
  • Duration 4 days
  • Available Formats Virtual, Classroom

This course is designed for anyone involved in the development and execution of organizational strategy. It is for program managers as well as people whose role interacts with programs, including portfolio managers, project managers, operational managers, and executives. You will learn to employ program management as a tool for ensuring the delivery of organizational benefits. You will also learn to use proven approaches and techniques specific to program management in complex, multi-project environments.

Students pursuing a university-recognized and/or accredited certificate in Canada or continuing education units in the US must attend at least 90% of class time, participate in class exercises and section-knowledge checks, and score at least 70% on an end-of-class, multiple-choice assessment.

Skills Gained

  • Distinguish among the roles and responsibilities of program managers, portfolio managers, and project managers
  • Align program management efforts and outcomes to organizational priorities and strategic objectives
  • Build a program business case and program plan
  • Monitor and control programs throughout the program life cycle
  • Apply principles and techniques necessary to ensure that programs deliver maximum benefit
  • Analyze and engage program stakeholders

Who Can Benefit

  • Senior executives responsible for implementing organizational strategy
  • Managers responsible for implementing organizational strategy
  • Portfolio managers, project managers, and program managers
  • Members of portfolio, program, or project offices
  • Operational managers who are impacted or impact programs
  • Project team members, customers, and other stakeholders of program management processes

Course Details

1. Program Management Foundations

  • Programs in the Context of Organizational Project Management
  • The Standard for Program Management
  • Program Success

2. Establishing a Program

  • Program Strategy
  • Component Management
  • Estimating and Scheduling
  • Program Risk Management Planning
  • Stakeholder Engagement Planning
  • Quality Principles
  • Governance Planning

3. Running and Program

  • Benefits Management
  • Stakeholder Expectations Management
  • Risk and Issue Management
  • Program Control

4. Closing a Program

  • Initiating Program Closure
  • Transitioning Projects and Components
  • Closure Activities

Hands-On Activities:

  • Define Terminology
  • Establish Programs
  • Build a Program Business Case
  • Develop a Program Plan
  • Develop a Program Roadmap
  • Develop a Program Benefits Register
  • Develop a Program Benefits Realization Plan
  • Analyze Stakeholders
  • Plan Program Communications
  • Plan Program Schedule and Scope

6. Program Life Cycle Management

  • Program Definition
  • Program Benefits Delivery
  • Program Closure

7. Program Management Supporting Processes

  • Communications Management
  • Financial Management
  • Integration Management
  • Procurement Management
  • Quality Management
  • Resource Management
  • Risk Management
  • Schedule Management
  • Scope Management

Hands-On Activities:

  • Define Terminology
  • Establish Programs
  • Build a Program Business Case
  • Develop a Program Plan
  • Develop a Program Roadmap
  • Develop a Program Benefits Register
  • Develop a Program Benefits Realization Plan
  • Analyze Stakeholders
  • Plan Program Communications
  • Plan Program Schedule and Scope

9. Executing Process Group

  • Inputs and Outputs

10. Monitoring and Controlling Process Group

  • Inputs and Outputs
  • Developing an Action Plan

11. Closing Process Group

  • Inputs and Outputs
  • Benefits Realization Report

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

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    Virtual
    Language
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