Programme Management (PgM) Fundamentals Overview

Programme Management Fundamentals Course Outline

This Programme Management training course will explore the following topics:

Module 1: Introduction to Programme Management

  • Programme and Programme Management
  • Core Characteristics of Programmes
  • Programme Management Terminology
  • Why Programmes Fail?

Module 2: Features of Programme Types

  • Features of Managing Programmes
  • Types of Programme

Module 3: Defining the Programme

  • Overview
  • Core Elements
  • Programme Organisation
  • SRO and Programme Board
  • Business Case
  • Business Case Content
  • Governance
  • Scope of Governance
  • Programme Governance Framework
  • Programme Lifecycle
  • Project Lifecycle

Module 4: Controlling a Programme

  • Change Control Steps
  • Monitoring and Controlling a Programme
  • Tracking Progress

Module 5: Programme Management Themes

  • Programme Management Themes Overview
  • Programme Management Lifecycle

Module 6: Management and Control

  • Topics
  • Approach
  • Tranche Review
  • Management and Control
  • Project Controls
  • Programme Level
  • What to Monitor?
  • High-Level Status
  • Hybrid Programmes
  • Culture and Communication
  • Communication
  • Risk Management
  • Areas of Reduced Risk

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Who should attend this Programme Management (PgM) Fundamentals Course?

The Programme Management (PgM) Fundamentals Training is designed to provide delegates with a foundational understanding of the principles, methodologies, and practices of Programme Management. This course can be beneficial for a wide range of professionals, including:

  • Project Managers
  • Programme Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Team Leads
  • Programme Coordinators
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Stakeholders

Prerequisites of the Programme Management (PgM) Fundamentals Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this Programme Management (PgM) Fundamentals Training Course.

Programme Management (PgM) Fundamentals Course Overview

This Programme Management Fundamentals Course delves into the core principles, methodologies, and tools vital for effective schedule oversight. Mastering Programme Management is pivotal for successful strategic execution with a focus on aligning multiple projects to organisational objectives, and this course addresses the dynamic challenges faced by Project Managers in doing so.

Proficiency in Programme Management is paramount. Mastering Programme Management is a strategic advantage, and it empowers professionals to navigate complex, multifaceted projects successfully. This course is tailored for Project Managers, Team Leaders, and Executives seeking expertise in synchronising diverse projects.

This intensive 1-day training equips delegates with a deep understanding of Programme Management fundamentals. Through interactive sessions and real-world case studies, delegates will grasp the art of aligning multiple projects, managing risks, and optimising resources efficiently. Our expert instructors will guide delegates in mastering essential tools and techniques, ensuring they leave with the skills to tackle intricate project interdependencies confidently.

Course Objectives

  • To understand the core concepts and principles of Programme Management
  • To learn to align multiple projects with organisational strategies
  • To master risk management strategies for complex program environments
  • To gain proficiency in resource optimisation and allocation
  • To develop skills in stakeholder communication and management
  • To explore tools for monitoring and evaluating program performance
  • To enhance decision-making abilities in dynamic project landscapes

After completing the course, delegates will emerge as adept Programme Managers, well-versed in synchronising projects for strategic organisational outcomes. They will have the confidence to apply advanced Programme Management techniques in real-world scenarios, making informed decisions that drive project success.

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What’s included in this Programme Management (PgM) Fundamentals Training Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Programme Management (PgM) Fundamentals Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack 

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Ways to take this course

Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led Programme Management (PgM) Fundamentals. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Programme Management (PgM) Fundamentals, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's Programme Management (PgM) Fundamentals. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led Programme Management (PgM) Fundamentals sessions.


Highly experienced trainers

Boost your skills with our expert trainers, boasting 10+ years of real-world experience, ensuring an engaging and informative training experience


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We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

Our Classroom courses with limited class sizes foster discussions and provide a personalised, interactive learning environment


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Tailored learning experience

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Team building opportunity

Our Programme Management (PgM) Fundamentals offers a unique chance for your team to bond and engage in discussions, enriching the learning experience beyond traditional classroom settings


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The course know-how will help you track and evaluate your employees' progression and performance with relative ease

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Programme Management (PgM) Fundamentals FAQs

Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
We can provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during, and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, manual, experienced instructor, and refreshments.
This course is 1 day.
The price for Programme Management (PgM) Fundamentals certification in the United Kingdom starts from £995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Programme Management (PgM) Fundamentals.
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Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


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Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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