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PMI: Pgmp Program Management Professional

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1. Fifth lifecycle phase

2. Scope definition and planning - Requirements definition - decomposition - validation and management - Benefits definition - decomposition - management - cost and realization - Activity definition and sequencing - Duration estimates - Sched

3. 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

4. Followed when benefits are delivered incrementally

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

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

7. 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

8. Program Initiation

9. May not necessarily be interdependent or directly related

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

11. Third lifecycle phase

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

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

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

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

16. 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.

17. Components can begin ____ after the program begins.

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

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

20. 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.

21. Inputs to Initiating and planning.

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

23. 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

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

25. Organizational structure - culture and processes.

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

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

28. 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

29. Fourth Phase of benefits management

30. Pre-Program Preparations

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

32. Program is ended by ________

33. 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

34. Third phase of benefits management

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

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

37. First lifecycle phase

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

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

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

41. Part of the Program Initiation phase and is one of its main outputs.

42. 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

43. Second lifecycle phase

44. 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

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

46. 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.

47. Fourth lifecycle phase

48. 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.

49. 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

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