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Reed’s Program Management Training

Reed’s Program Management Training

Our students will improve program management performance through better application of programmatic planning and assessment. This will ensure a greater understanding of the basic parameters in program analytics to:

  • Define and prioritize the issues to ensure an integrated approach to communication and knowledge sharing.
  • Focus on program and business impact and implementation through established analytical tools that illustrate operational capacities and present a realistic picture of the dynamics of business.
  • Establish a disciplined, consistent approach, utilizing resources to capture business, nancial, and risk management alternatives.
  • provides the ability to:
  • Make informed decisions while considering unforeseen circumstances
  • Enhance decision making throughout the project lifecycle
  • Document the requirements, assumptions, criteria and priorities used for a decision
  • Control programs, analyze performance, ensure compliance, and mitigate risks
  • Develop a complete understanding of business processes
  • Aggregate data into a coherent operating picture; analyzing data to identify inconsistencies, choke points in work ows, or emerging problems; and presenting data in the form of dashboards and reports for managers and leaders
  • Assess the impact of alternative performance or resource allocations/Certification Value to YOU as a Systems Engineer

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1. Fundamentals Of Program Management

The 3-day Fundamentals of Program Management course concentrates on the general methodology of managing a program from concept to operational use, with emphasis on the functions and the roles and responsibilities of the Program Manager. This course uses the structured Program Governance framework of pre-program set up, program set up, establishing a program management and technical infrastructure, delivering the incremental bene ts, and closing the program, as de ned by the Project Management Institute (PMI)®, with real-world tips to ensure project success. The course focuses on practical tools and techniques that can be used immediately on the job.

(21 CLPs/PDUs)

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2. Integration Management

The 3-day Integration Management course introduces participants to the integrating aspects of a program and focuses on consolidating the outputs of the planning processes (including strategic planning) to create a consistent, coherent set of documents that can be used to guide both program execution and program control. Participants will learn the processes that support the three major themes in program management as de ned by the Project Management Institute (PMI)®: bene ts management, program stakeholder management, and program governance.

(21 CLPs/PDUs)

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3. Negotiation & Contract Management Skills For Program Managers

The 3-day Negotiation and Contract Management Skills for Program Managers course guides participants through techniques for negotiating contractual agreements with both vendors, suppliers, and contractors, as well as with stakeholders, customers, and team members throughout the life of a program. This highly interactive course addresses the key elements of negotiating and contract management skills used in internal and external negotiation situations faced by Program Managers.

(21 CLPs/PDUs)

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4. Program Management For Improved Business Results

The 3-day Program Management for Improved Business Results course provides a comprehensive overview of how to succeed in enterprise program management. Most organizations employ metrics in one form or another to establish how well they are operating. Similarly with program management, there is a need to establish a series of metrics and then report on these; reporting program status is integral to the integrity of the program. The primary objective of this course is to provide the Program Manager with the appropriate metrics and tools to effectively manage a program, even under adverse conditions, by the introduction of metrics and tools such as the program strike zone and program dashboard as key components of the program management plan.

(21 CLPs/PDUs) 

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5. Project Portfolio Management And The Pmo

The 3-day Project Portfolio Management and the PMO course provides participants with the tools and techniques used to establish or enhance the portfolio management process in different organizations. It begins with the fundamental concepts and techniques to consider, while the balance focuses on development of a project portfolio management model and how best to introduce and implement portfolio management in the organization. This course provides the knowledge and skills needed to establish a Project Management Of ce (PMO), or to enhance an existing PMO so that it can be the catalyst for organizational excellence.

(21 CLPs/PDUs)

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6. PMI® Program Management Professional (PgMP)® Exam Prep

The 3-day Program Management Professional (PgMP)® Exam Prep course is designed to prepare participants to sit for PMI’s Program Management Professional (PgMP)® exam. This course guides participants through PMI®’s The Standard for Program Management and includes essay exercises and practice questions to help students gauge their preparedness for the exam. Learning strategies include:

  • Repetition through various instructional methods
  • Insightful techniques for writing effective essays
  • In-classroom practice exams
  • Information compressed and summarized for easy memorization
  • Test taking strategies, tips, and tricks

Students will develop a Personal PgMP® Action Plan to take and pass the PgMP® examination. Documentation of identi ed weaknesses requires a description of the topic, reference material to be used, method of study, and a date for completion. The instructor will work with the students individually to review their Action Plan for completeness and realism.

(21 CLPs/PDUs)

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Complete the PgMP® application and pass the PgMP® exam (If you have been accepted to take it).
  • Distinguish between programs, projects, and ongoing operations within the organization
  • Explain the role of a program manager versus a project manager and a portfolio manager
  • Describe the themes of program management
  • Explain the program management life cycle and the benefits management life cycle
  • Recognize the key areas in the program management domains
  • Explain how the key themes apply in each domain

 

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