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PMI: Pgmp Program Management Professional

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

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

3. Early in the lifecycle the desired goals and benefits as well as the approach for managing are directed by the ________

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

5. Management oversight of a program

6. Conception - design - manufacturing - service - divestment

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

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

9. 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.

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

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

12. Clarifies distinctions among portfolio - program - and project management.

13. Third lifecycle phase

14. Program Initiation

15. 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

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

17. Components can begin ____ after the program begins.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

26. Translated by the program team from the Initiating and Planning processes.

27. 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

28. May not necessarily be interdependent or directly related

29. Second lifecycle phase

30. 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

31. Focused on strategic alignment - investment appraisal - monitoring and controlling of opportunities and threats - benefits assessment and monitoring program outcomes.

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

33. 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

34. 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

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

36. Third phase of benefits management

37. Defines program management processes - manages schedule and budget at the program level - Defines program quality standards and components - Provides document configuration management - Provides centralized support for managing changes and tracking r

38. First phase of benefits management

39. 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.

40. Program Closure

41. 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

42. Fifth lifecycle phase

43. Establishing a project governance structure to monitor and control the projects - Initiating projects in order to meet program objectives - Ensuring component deliverables meet the requirements - Analyzing the progress to plan - Identifying environme

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

45. First lifecycle phase

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

47. ___________ 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.

48. 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.

49. A group of related projects managed in a coordinated way to obtain benefits and control not available from managing them individually. Multiple related projects that are initiated during the program's life cycle and are managed in a coordinated fashi

50. 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