PMI PgMP : Program Management Professional Exam
The PMI PgMP Program Management Professional exam has been designed to recognize the advanced experience and skill of program managers. The intended audience for this exam is those who wish to demonstrate a proven ability to manage complex, multiple projects and align results to organizational goals. In order to take this exam, an individual will need to have a bachelor's degree, as well as four years of experience in their field.
A significant portion of the PMI PgMP test will review a candidate's knowledge of the Program Life Cycle. Subtopics that will arise on this portion of the exam include Initiating the Program, Planning the Program, Executing the Program, Controlling the Program, and Closing the Program. All in all, there will be 35 tasks in this portion of the test for a candidate to complete.
Another important topic that will appear on the exam is Stakeholder Management. For example, a candidate will need to be able to identify stakeholders, including sponsors, and create the stakeholder matrix in order to document their position relative to the program.
Other topics that will appear on the PMI PgMP exam include Strategic Program Management, Benefits Management, and Governance. These are general guidelines for the content of the exam, and additional questions about related topics may appear.