To become a certified PgMP professional, it is mandatory to undergo formal PgMP training from a registered accredited training organization and successfully pass the PgMP exam.
To be eligible for the PgMP certification, there are certainly educational and professional experience requirements. The PgMP revised handbook clearly states that ‘All project and program management experience must have been accrued over the last 15 consecutive years.’ Educational Background Secondary diploma (high school diploma, associate’s degree or global equivalent) Minimum seven years (10,500 hours) of unique non-overlapping professional program management experience. Or Minimum four years (6,000 hours) of unique non-overlapping professional program management experience.
Project Management Experience Minimum four years (6,000 hours) of unique non-overlapping
The PgMp exam consists of five major domains.
Domain 1– Strategic Program Management (11 tasks) 15%
Domain 2 – Program Life Cycle (35 tasks) 44%
Domain 3– Benefits Management (8 tasks) 11%
Domain 4 – Stakeholder Management (7 tasks) 16%
Domain 5 – Governance (11 tasks) 14%
Initiating (6 tasks) 6%
Planning (9 tasks) 11%
Executing (9 tasks) 14%
Controlling (6 tasks) 10%
Closing (5 tasks) 3%