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PMI: Pgmp Program Management Professional

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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Requires the establishment of processes and measures for tracking and assessing benefits throughout the program life cycle.






2. 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






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






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






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






7. 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






8. 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.






9. 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






10. Followed when benefits are delivered incrementally






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






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






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






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






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






16. 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.






17. Program Initiation






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






19. 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






20. First lifecycle phase






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






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






23. ___________ 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.






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






25. 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.






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






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






28. Components can begin ____ after the program begins.






29. Fifth lifecycle phase






30. 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






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






32. 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






33. 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






34. Program Closure






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






36. 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.






37. 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






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






39. Pre-Program Preparations






40. Fourth Phase of benefits management






41. Third lifecycle phase






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






43. Program Setup






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






45. Fourth lifecycle phase






46. Second phase of benefits management






47. 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






48. Second lifecycle phase






49. 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






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