Characteristics and Attributes of a Program

In this post, we will review the attributes of a program in more detail. Recalling the definition, according to the PMI, “A program is a group of related projects, subprograms and program activities managed in a coordinated way to obtain benefits not available from managing them individually.” The important point to highlight here is that [...]

Comparing Project Management, Program Management, and Portfolio Management

This post briefly reviews the distinction between “project management”, “program management”, and “portfolio management.” This is an essential concept that must be understood as part of PMI's Program Management Professional (PgMP) certification. Project Management is a discipline that comprises of methods, tools, processes and best practices that a project manager uses to deliver the project [...]

Developing a Business Case for Programs

Developing a business case for a program is critical to the future success of the program. A business case provides all a program's stakeholders the confidence and the clarity in the viability of the program. This post covers critical information related to the value of developing a business case for each program. PgMP Certification Courses [...]

PgMP Certification Examination Strategies, Tips and Guides

Here is a short video that covers PMI's PgMP (Program Management Professional) Certification Examination Strategies, Tips and Guides. PgMP Video Training and Study Guide Transcript follows... Hello. In this session from, we will cover some of the strategies and tips that can come in handy as you prepare for the PgMP certification examination by [...]

Understanding the Interaction of the Program Manager with Project Managers

In this post, we will review the interaction between the program and project teams and how a program manager interacts with the various project managers on the program team including defining the flow of information and communication between project teams and the overall program. Here are a few important guidelines. PgMP Video Training and Study [...]

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