Program Management Master Class







4 Days

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Seminar Description

Topics: Strategic Planning and Implementation

Sub-Topics: Benefits Realization, Change Management

Program management is now universally recognized as the best way to implement strategic initiatives and as a vehicle for organizational change. This seminar is designed for to help deliver value to stakeholders and will clearly link program and component projects to business' strategic objectives to show how to measure success and create value. The seminar covers the whole program life-cycle from formulation to transition. It reviews six key program performance domains: strategic alignment, stakeholder and benefits management, governance and decision management as well as organizational change. Through a series of group exercises based on a real life case studies, participants will learn techniques to realize strategic and business objectives by formulating and organizing a program, and developing a sound business case and manage the program.
Pre-Work: 1.5 hours.  Attendees are required to review materials and submit a summary.

What You Will Learn

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Define alignment with organizational objectives and strategic goals.
  • Demonstrate capability to oversee multiple interrelated projects.
  • Prepare project definition and initiation, project management assignment.
  • Analyze use of program resources to ensure benefits delivery.
  • Plan for change and make decisions to realize strategic and business objectives.
  • Actively manage business value and stakeholders' benefits.
  • Assess why, when and how to use program management.
  • Organize the development of a program framework and culture.

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PDU Allocation Table

The table below displays the number of professional development units (PDUs) awarded for each PMI® credential, as they align to the PMI Talent Triangle®. Leadership and Strategic PDUs apply evenly across all credentials and Technical PDUs apply only to specific credentials. PDUs will be added in full to all eligible credentials.

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  • Technical
  • Leadership
  • Strategic
  • Total
  • PMP®/PgMP®
  • 13.50
  • 4.00
  • 12.00
  • 29.50
  • PMI-ACP®
  • 0.00
  • 4.00
  • 12.00
  • 16.00
  • PMI-SP®
  • 0.00
  • 4.00
  • 12.00
  • 16.00
  • PMI-RMP®
  • 3.00
  • 4.00
  • 12.00
  • 19.00
  • PfMP®
  • 0.00
  • 4.00
  • 12.00
  • 16.00
  • PMI-PBA®
  • 4.00
  • 4.00
  • 12.00
  • 20.00
  • Talent Triangle Blue
  • Talent Triangle Green
  • Talent Triangle Purple
  • Complete Talent Triangle

Locations Offered

SeminarsWorld® in Philadelphia (1-4 October)

1 - 4 October 2019 Philadelphia Pennsylvania, United States

Join our expert SeminarsWorld® instructors in Philadelphia to network and learn with your peers in small-group, topic-intensive seminars aligned with the PMI Talent Triangle® while you earn up to 29 PDUs and 2.9 Continuing Education Units. Register by 24 July for early bird rates. Registration includes breakfast and lunch. SeminarsWorld runs from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  
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Event Instructors

Instructor Michel  Thiry

Michel Thiry
PhD, PMI Fellow
Locations: Philadelphia

Michel Thiry has extensive worldwide experience and has worked in many cultural environments. He is recognized as a worldwide authority in strategic applications of project, program, 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, including construction, financial, pharmaceutical, IT and IS, telecom, water treatment, transportation (air and rail), local government, and others…

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