Program Management Essentials


This course explains the difference between projects and programs.  Program management isn’t just about managing interrelated projects but rather managing programs to maximize benefits realization while ensuring that programs and their component projects are aligned with organizational strategy and overall strategic objectives. This course will help increase your effectiveness and efficiency as a program manager in achieving the strategic value of a program and recognize benefits management and realization as the primary responsibility of a program manager.

This course is intended for senior project and program managers who manage a program or multiple projects.  It is based on the current PMI® 4th edition of the Standard for Program Management

Course Format: Lecture with discussions, and exercises

Length of Course: 2 day

Course Outline:

  • Introduction to Program Management
  • Strategic Program Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Benefits Management
  • Role of Governance
  • Program Life Cycle
  • Program Transition and Closure