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PMI: Pgmp Program Management Professional

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1. 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






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






3. 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.






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






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






6. 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






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






8. Inputs to Initiating and planning.






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






10. Program Closure






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






13. The centralized coordinated management of a program to achieve the program's strategic objective and benefits. It involves aligning multiple projects to achieve the program goals and allows for optimized or integrated cost - schedule - and effort.






14. 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






15. May not necessarily be interdependent or directly related






16. Components can begin ____ after the program begins.






17. 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






18. 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






19. Program Setup






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






21. Oversees the progress of the program and the delivery of the coordinated benefits from its components. Implementation is critical for the success of a program since it is difficult for an individual to manage complex programs.






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






23. Third lifecycle phase






24. 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






25. 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






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






27. Fourth lifecycle phase






28. 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.






29. 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






30. Delivery of Program Benefits






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






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






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






34. 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






35. First lifecycle phase






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






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






38. Organizational structure - culture and processes.






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






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






41. Status updates - audits - phase-gate reviews - change control






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






43. 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.






44. 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






45. Fourth Phase of benefits management






46. 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






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






48. ___________ 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.






49. Conception - design - manufacturing - service - divestment






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