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PMI: Pgmp Program Management Professional

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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Status updates - audits - phase-gate reviews - change control






2. 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.






3. Program Manager must have _________________ to deal with various stakeholders including team members - sponsors - managing directors - customers - vendors - and senior management - and other program stakeholders.






4. ___________ 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.






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






6. A common outcome or a collective capability that is delivered






7. 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






8. Understanding the strategic benefits of the program - Developing a plan to initiate the program - Defining the program objectives and their alignment with the organizational goals - Developing a high level business case demonstrating an understanding






9. Conception - design - manufacturing - service - divestment






10. First lifecycle phase






11. 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






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






13. Desired outcomes - Benefits analysis - which identifies and plans for their realization Strategic fit within the organization's long term goals. - Total available resources - Estimated time scale - costs - and effort required to set-up - manage and d






14. Often the most time and cost-intensive effort of the program.






15. Focuses on the analysis of the available information about organizational and business strategies - internal & external influences - program drivers - and the benefits that involved parties expected to realize.






16. Program Closure






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






18. Pre-Program Preparations






19. Components can begin ____ after the program begins.






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






21. One of the truest measures of an organization's intent - direction - and progress. Guides investment decisions - resource allocation - and priorities of an organization.






22. Second phase of benefits management






23. Fourth lifecycle phase






24. Purpose is to initiate the component projects and manage the development of the program benefits - which were identified during the initial phases. Ends when the planned benefits of the program are achieved - delivered and accepted or a decision is m






25. 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






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






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






28. End result and expectations - Timeline for program benefit realization - Program budget - Risks and issues - Dependencies - assumptions - constraints - Management of the program and components - Other required services - Program






29. 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






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






31. Management oversight of a program






32. Similar to program and project domains - portfolio managemetn and program management domains interact in their ________






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






34. 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.






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






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






37. Third lifecycle phase






38. Program is ended by ________






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






40. Organizational structure - culture and processes.






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






42. Influence the program's success and include any or all processes related to the assets.






43. Also known as Executive Steering Group may issue a program mandate which defines the strategic objectives and benefits that the program is expected to deliver.






44. Aligning the vision - mission and values - Developing an initial detailed cost and schedule plan - Conducting feasibility studies - where applicable - Establishing rules for make/buy decisions as well as those for selecting subcontractors - Develo






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






46. Second lifecycle phase






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






48. Review status of benefits with stakeholders - Disband the program organization - Disband the program team - Dismantle the infrastructure and ensure arrangements are in place for appropriate redeployment of all physical resources - Provide customer su






49. Change impact in either lifecycle can be felt in the other.






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