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Master Program Management with our interactive PgMP Certification training workshop.
• Project Management Institute (PMI)®️ accredited Premier ATP partner with Global REP ID 4032.
• Michel Thiry – Highly acclaimed book for PgMP®️ Exam Prep
• Game-Based Interactive Approach Classroom session
• Mock tests in a Pro-metric simulated environment

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Modes Of Learning

  • Classroom Training

    Interact with the instructor and the participants on a live basis and in a physical classroom.

  • Online Learning

    Interact with the instructor and the participants on a live basis, but through online medium.

  • E-Learning

    Learn at your own flexible timings and at your convenience. Avail Free resources as well.



    Course Details

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    Michel Thiry Material (Latest Edition)
    24 Hours of instructor led training
    21 PDUs/ Contact Hours Certificate(Global PMI REP ID: 4032)
    100% Money Back Guarantee
    Free e-resources
    340 Practice Questions with Answers & Explanations
    Case Studies
    Mock Tests

    Program Management Certification – PgMP Training and Course Online

    The Program Management Professional Certification (PgMP)® credential from the Project Management Institute (PMI)® addresses the community of professionals who manage multiple projects so that the organization realizes enhanced benefits. Program Management operates in high ambiguity and highly uncertain environment and hence, the program managers require specialized skills to succeed in their programs. They are required to direct and manage complex activities that may span functions, organizations, cultures, and geographies. 

    ProThoughts collaborates with Michel Thiry and his book on Program Management. This is regarded as one of the pioneers in the Program Management space. The focus is not only to get you the coveted PgMP® Certification but also you can learn how to apply the Program Management concepts in your organizations and have the cutting edge in your career growth.

    PgMP Certification training tests your knowledge on 5 Performance Domains, i.e., Strategy Alignment, Stakeholder Engagement, Benefits Management, Governance, and Performance. As a PgMP® credential holder, you will be able to promote better integration and coordination of multiple projects for the overall benefit of the program.


    ProThoughts receives inquiries for its popular PgMP Certification course from various other geographies and we are proud to offer the PgMP Online Certification. This enables participants to come online from their specific geographies and learn new skills and obtain a new PgMP Certification. The Online training of ProThoughts is as effective as Classroom training because of the “Game-based Interactive” methodology where we keep the participants engaged through activities and games. Program Management Certification is the key to your success.  Program Management Certification shows that you have an extensive program managing experience and knowledge to look up to new and updated projects.  Learn what the Program Management Certification credential is, what’s involved in the application process, and how our certification training helps you obtain and maintain your PgMP certification.

    The Program Management Certification examination consists of 170 multiple-choice questions. Of the 170 questions, 20 are considered pretest questions that are not scored. The allotted time to complete the computer-based examination is four hours.

    Key Takeaways:

    • How a Program is defined and How to manage a Program
    • How Program is vastly different from a Project
    • How to initiate the Program in the organization
    • Skill sets required for a Program Manager and how they are different from Project Management
    • Different Performance Domains of Program Management
    • Application of Program in an Organization
    • How Program Management results in achieving Organizational Strategy

    Key Giveaways:

    • 21 Contact Hours by Project Management Institute (PMI)® accredited R.E.P
    • Michel Thiry Book on Program Management Fundamentals – Original Hard Copy
    • 2 Free Mock Tests
    • PgMP Slide Book
    • Extensive PgMP Application Case Study
    • Exercises and Games
    • Free e-resources
    • Post-Training Workshop – Expert help in filing the Application form, Submission to PMI. Handholding till you get PgMP certified
    • Free Counselling with Project Instructor in person* (*by appointment only)
    • Exclusive ProThoughts membership and access to e-learning resources (as per company policy)
    • Invite as an expert to collaborate on Program Management, once PgMP certified


    Lesson 01 – Overview of PMI-PgMP® Certification Course (1 hour)
    Lesson 02 – Introduction to Program Management (2 hours)
    Lesson 03 – Program Management Performance Domains (2 hours)
    Lesson 04 – Program Strategy Alignment (2 hours)
    Lesson 05 – Program Benefits Management (3 hours)
    Lesson 06 – Program Stakeholder Engagement (2 hours)
    Lesson 07 – Program Governance (2 hours)
    Lesson 08 – Program Life Cycle Management (2 hours)
    Lesson 09 – Case Study and Summary (4 hours)
    Lesson 10 – Exam Strategy and Tips (1 hour)

    The Program Management Certification Online course conducted over the internet and the participants should have a proper internet connection to take away the learnings.

    Benefits of Program Management

    There are many benefits that accrue from the certification. Listing down the few of our participants mentioned:

    • Proof of Professional Achievement
    • Increased Academic Knowledge
    • Application of Best Practices in your Programs and Projects
    • Higher Career Prospects
    • Higher Growth Path for Managers
    • More Respect
    • Opens up Opportunities in Bigger organizations and Developed nations

    Agenda for the Program Management Certification Workshop:

    Who should do the Training:

    The Training workshop can be attended by the following:

    • Program Manager Practitioners
    • Program Manager Aspirants
    • Project Manager Practitioners
    • Project Manager Experts
    • Portfolio Managers
    • Business Unit Heads / Heads of Department / Function Heads

    The Skills you may acquire:

    The following skills you will acquire by doing Program Management Certification workshop:

    • Strategy Alignment for your Program
    • Creating a Business Case for Program
    • Understanding Benefits Management
    • Creating a Benefits Register including Benefits Breakdown Structure
    • Creating Critical Success Factors and their KPIs with the associated logic
    • Understanding Benefits Transition and Benefits Sustainment for a Program
    • Understanding the Governance Structure for a Program
    • Understanding the Various Roles in the Governance Structure
    • Doing various analysis in Stakeholder Management
    • Understanding Various Strategies to engage Stakeholders
    • Understanding Various Roles of Different Stakeholders
    • Understanding the Program Life Cycle and its Various Activities
    • Understanding Pacing of the Program and its Benefits

    Tips for Completing the Experience Summaries

    • Your answers should be clear and concise and you should use proper English. 
    • Consider using a word processing application to write/type out your responses and then copy and paste your experience summaries into your application. 
    • Be sure to address all elements of the Option you select for each experience summary. For example, if the Experience Summary Option requires you to describe how you identified and evaluated risks, be sure to give examples of how you identified and evaluated the risks. Use the first person and it’s about “You”
    • Responses that adequately address all elements of the experience summaries will likely be 200– 350 words.
    • Program background information provided in the work experience section of your application will be provided to panel reviewers. You do not have to repeat the program description in your responses.
    • Please respond in the first person. We are interested in examples of your personal and individual contributions to the program. Correct: I developed (or led the development of) the program governance model by…Incorrect: The program team/We developed the program governance model by…
    • Do not describe program management activities performed by others. Again, we are interested in YOUR role. Correct: I ensured the program maintained alignment with the organization’s objectives by… Incorrect: The program sponsor ensured the program maintained alignment with the organization’s objectives by…
    • Describe how you applied program management practices; avoid theoretical responses.
    • Do not respond with “textbook” definitions of program management terms. Instead, provide specific examples from your personal experience as a program manager.
    • Re-read your responses before submission to ensure that they are correct and complete.

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    "We emphasize on Learning the concepts than rote learning and we do so by our uniquely designed methodology where we play games and have fun learning for the 35-hour intensive learning."


    "We provide popular materials like RMLS (Rita Mulcahy Learning Solutions) , Michel Thiry, etc. Besides the book, we also provide customized books, Flash Cards, Mind Maps, Online Mock tests, Indigenously prepared Hand Out slides which helps prepare & crack the exam"


    "We offer assistance pre & post training, such as exam analysis, a F2F concept clearing session with experts, Exam simulation assistance, PMI audit, Application form filling and handhold individuals till they are certified."


    "With us, rest assured - you are not only going to crack the exam but pass with flying colors. Check Customer speak & Terms & conditions"


    "Our Instructors come with a deep passion and dedication to project management. We do not have people working from Mon to Fri in another job and teaching part-time for us."


    "Our expert team personally assists individuals by mentoring and guiding them with future opportunities in career development. Lifetime free access to Project Management resources and content."



    Feb Batch (3 Days – Weekend) – PgMP Online

    • Date : 12th, 13th, 14th Feb 2021
      Time: Fri-7.30pm to 10.30pm IST, Sat & Sun - 4.30pm to 10.30pm IST

    Check with our Sr. Consultant for

    1. Free Career guidance
    2. If you are eligible to apply for the Certification
    3. Avail best offers available

    Contact: Mr. Jeffry Joly 

    WhatsApp us: +91-99878 88998
    Skype id: prothoughts_team


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    April – May Batch (3 Days – Weekend) – PgMP Online

    • Date : 30th April, 1st & 2nd May 2021
      Time: Fri-7.30pm to 10.30pm IST, Sat & Sun - 4.30pm to 10.30pm IST

    Check with our Sr. Consultant for

    1. Free Career guidance
    2. If you are eligible to apply for the Certification
    3. Avail best offers available

    Contact: Mr. Jeffry Joly 

    WhatsApp us: +91-99878 88998
    Skype id: prothoughts_team


    Online mode

    Online mode



    • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent)
    • 6,000 hours of project management experience
    • 10,500 hours of program management experience


    • Four-year degree
    • 6,000 hours of project management experience
    • 6,000 hours of program management experience

    Want to make sure if you are eligible for the PgMP Certification? 

    Check with our PgMP Eligibility Calculator





    You need undergo a formal training from PMI REP institute like us, ProThoughts, who will give the necessary PDUs and thereafter, you can appear for the PgMP exam conducted by PMI®

    PMI, PMBOK, PMP, PgMP, CAPM, PMI-RMP, PMI-ACP have registered trademarks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

    The fee for PMI members is $800 and $1000 for non-members. The re-examination fee for members is $600 and for non-members $800.

    PgMP Certification is valid for three years and the candidate is required to attain 60 professional development units (PDUs) to maintain credentials.

    Once you have attained the PgMP credential you must participate in the Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) program to maintain an active certification status. The PgMP certification cycle lasts three years during which you must attain no less than 60 PDUs toward credential maintenance. Upon successful completion of a single cycle, a new three-year cycle begins.

    Yes, you can cancel your enrollment if necessary. We will refund the course price after deducting an administration fee. To learn more, please read our Terms & Conditions


    Yes. We do offer a money-back guarantee for many of our training programs. Please refer to our Terms & Conditions

    Michel Thiry is co-founder and managing partner of Valense Ltd., a global organizational consultancy and PMI Global Registered Education Provider since 2003. He has extensive worldwide experience and has worked in many cultural environments. He is recognized as a worldwide authority in strategic applications of project management, program management and value at the organizational level and has supported the development and implementation of a number of strategic programs for major corporations in various fields. Dr. Thiry is a regular keynote speaker for major international events, both at the academic and practice levels, since 1996. In 2013, PMI published a revised and updated version of his book, A Framework for Value Management Practice.
    His 2010 book, Program Management, received an Award of Merit by the Canadian Project Management Association and is on PMI’s recommended list of readings for the Program Management Professional (PgMP)® exam.

    Our study curriculum is based on Michel Thiry’s book which we have collaborated with.

    You can prepare for the PgMP Certification by attending our PgMP SUCCESS® Training based on Michel Thiry book and coached by our in-house instructor, Ashish Sadekar. Post the training, you can get connected with various study groups available with us and on our social platforms as well. You need to go through our material & content and attempt our Mock Tests to clear the exam.

    One of the differentiators at ProThoughts is the material and the instructors. This determines the quality of the training and satisfaction of the participants. We have in-house instructors to conduct this course. This course is conducted by Mr. Ashish Sadekar who is not only PgMP Certified, but PfMP, PMP, PMI-ACP and Scrum certified, and is known for his trainings. In short, this will be master-class on PgMP certification by our instructor.

    Anyone who is practicing and contributing to Programs. Team Leads, Sponsors, Project Directors, Program Managers, Portfolio Managers, or Project Management Office (PMO) Heads – anyone who want to implement the Program Management domains in their workplace or for their organizations can attend the PgMP certification. In case of any doubts, we are happy to have a call with you and clarify in case of any queries. Alternatively, you can drop a mail to

    Please drop a mail to and we will get back to you at the earliest.



    My PgMP Certification Journey by Ashutosh Sharma

    My PgMP Certification Journey by Ashutosh Sharma

    Hello everyone, my name is Ashutosh Sharma and I am a PMI certified Programme Manager. I would like to share my story of reaching this milestone, for the benefit of fellow aspirants. But first, a brief insight into my professional background.

    A Guide To Becoming The Best Program Manager

    A Guide To Becoming The Best Program Manager

    Is having a PgMP® certification after years of PMP® worth it?

    Is having a PgMP® certification after years of PMP® worth it?

    On the way to become a PgMP Certified | Post Training!

    On the way to become a PgMP Certified | Post Training!

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    Michel Thiry material for Program Management Training


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