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PMI: Pgmp Program Management Professional

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1. Often occurs immediately after product delivery and customer acceptance. Sometimes occurs after product transitions into an operational phase and is managed by normal operations.

2. Second phase of benefits management

3. Begins when funding is approved or when the program manager is assigned.

4. Comprised of projects that focus on achieving their individual requirements.

5. Focuses on assuring that programs and projects are selected - prioritized and staffed with respect to their alignment with organizational strategies.

6. The program has received the "approval in principle" from a selection committee.

7. A means of achieving organizational goals and objectives that are so large scale that they cannot be achieved by single projects.

8. Supports program manager and provides information on schedule and budget - performance - risks - inter-component status and issues - stakeholder communications - and all other program management information.

9. Delivery of Program Benefits

10. Primary objective is to develop in greater detail how a program can be structured and managed to deliver the desired outcomes that were identified in the program mandate.

11. Program Closure

12. Third lifecycle phase

13. The formal document that consolidates all the available information about the program.

14. Coordinates efforts between projects but does not directly manage the individual projects

15. Components can begin ____ after the program begins.

16. Program Setup

17. A temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product - service or result

18. In a portfolio the program's ____________ receive inputs from the portfolio domain.

19. Purpose is to progressively elaborate the program charter and develop the foundation for the program by establishing an infrastructure and building a detailed "road map" that provides direction on how the program will be managed and defines its key d

20. A program must have more than one to function.

21. Requires the establishment of processes and measures for tracking and assessing benefits throughout the program lifecycle.

22. Projects related only by a shared client - technology - seller - or resources - A collection of components (i.e. projects - programs - portfolios - and other work such as maintenance and related ongoing operations) that are grouped together to facili

23. Management oversight of a program

24. Vision and key objectives for success criteria - Expected outcomes and benefits - Program assumptions and constraints - High-level program plan - Known risks and issues - Identifications of suitable business change managers with the ability to influe

25. Recommended to assist program control and management as well as to facilitate program governance.

26. Application of knowledge - tools - skills and techniques to project activities to meet project requirements

27. Fifth lifecycle phase

28. Purpose is to execute a controlled close down of the program.

29. ___________ when all compenents within the program have successfully produced their deliverable and have been incorporated into the final product; and that procud has been delivered or tranistioned into operations.

30. Each one functions as a "go" or "no-go" decision point on the program as a whole. Performed to check the program performance against the planned criteria for exit from the phase that has just been completed - and to determine the readiness for procee

31. Provides the basis of the progress to program setup - the development of the program's full business case - detailed program plans - and component charters.

32. First phase of benefits management

33. Conception - design - manufacturing - service - divestment

34. Justification - vision - strategic fit - outcomes - scope - benefit strategy - assumptions and constraints - components - risks and issues - time scale - resources needed - stakeholder considerations - program governance - and the initial high-level

35. Infrastructure (existing facilities and equipment) - Existing human resources - personnel administration (staffing/retention policies - etc.) - company work authorization systems - marketplace conditions - - stakeholder risk tolerances - political c

36. Goes from Program to the components during the early phases of initiating and planning - and then from the components to the program during the later phases of planning and in the executing - monitoring and controlling - and closing phases.

37. Lead to shutdown of the program organization and infrastructure.

38. Later in the lifecycle the project status - risks - changes - costs - issues - and other information affecting the program are reported by the ________

39. Organizational structure - culture and processes.

40. _________when funding is approved or program manager is assigned.

41. Can happen all at once at the end or incrementally unlike projects which usually deliver only at the end.

42. An outcome of actions and behaviors that provides utility to the Organization.

43. May not necessarily be interdependent or directly related

44. Complies with the needs of corporate governance and also ensures that the expected benefits are realized in a predictable and coordinated manner.

45. Included the organization's knowledge bases such as best practices - lessons learned & historical information - such as completed schedules - risk data - and earned valued data.

46. Program Management focuses on achieving the benefits aligned with the ______________________.

47. Inputs to Initiating and planning.

48. First lifecycle phase

49. Approval from the strategic governing board to proceed to the next program phase which is program setup - Program charter or program mandate.

50. A program manager has been identified - and the key input into this phase - a program brief or charter defining high-level scope - objectives - visions and constraints has been generated.