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PMI: Pgmp Program Management Professional

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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. 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






2. Third lifecycle phase






3. Identification - monitoring and control of the inter-dependencies between the projects; Dealing with the escalated issues among the projects that compromise the program; and tracking the contribution of each project and the non-project work to the co






4. 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.






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






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






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






8. Program is ended by ________






9. First phase of benefits management






10. 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






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






12. Program Setup






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. 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






15. Third phase of benefits management






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






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






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






19. Fourth Phase of benefits management






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






21. Program Closure






22. 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






23. May not necessarily be interdependent or directly related






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






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






26. 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






27. 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






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






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






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






31. ___________ 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.






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






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. 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.






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






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






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






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






39. 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.






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






41. Fifth lifecycle phase






42. Second phase of benefits management






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






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






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






46. 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.






47. Management oversight of a program






48. Fourth lifecycle phase






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






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