Program Management Professional (PgMP®) Certification Exam Prep Workshop

August 28, 2018 8:30 AM to August 30, 2018 5:30 PM
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UC Davis Graduate School of Management
12647 Alcosta Blvd., Suite 190
San Ramon, CA 94583
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Program Management Professional (PgMP®) Certification Exam Prep Workshop


Why Program Management?

In order to progress toward business success, business leaders must re-evaluate their options and re-invent their execution framework. Program Management offers an opportunity to ensure that the measurable capabilities and outcomes required to achieve your business strategy are understood, quantified, achieved and sustained. Delivering strategic initiatives using Program Management framework offers a unique opportunity where organizations can reduce costs, improve business processes, and determine new ways to deliver products and services. This workshop is designed in such a way that not only participants pass the Program Management Professional (PgMP® ) Certification by PMI® in the first attempt but also prepares them to implement program management culture in their organization.

Why Participate?

MasterClass for PgMP Exam Prep is designed to help participants:

  • Gain better understanding of Project, Program and Portfolio Management and how they support strategy implementation
  • Learn key practical application tools, techniques, and global best practices
  • Understand the critical success factors of program management, monitoring Alignment with Strategy, Benefits Realization, Managing Stakeholders and Executing Program Governance
  • Understand the science & art of integrating PMO’s (Project, Program and Portfolio Management Office) as a culture in the organization
  • Ensure not only they pass the exam on your first attempt but also implement knowledge of program management practices in their day-to-day life

Who should Attend?

  • SVPs, VPs, decision makers and senior executives accountable

for organizational strategy setting and execution

  • Program Directors 
  • Program Managers 
  • Scrum Masters
  • Project Managers 
  • Business Change Managers 
  • Program Sponsors 
  • Portfolio Managers 
  • PMO Staff 
  • Program Board/Steering


Workshop Structure

  • Introduction to Program Management
  • Program Strategic Alignment
  • Program Benefit Management
  • Program Governance
  • Program Stakeholder Engagement
  • Program Supporting Processes
  • PgMP Exam Taking Tips, Tricks and Insight


Workshop Deliverables

  • Three (3) Days of Instructor Led Class Room Training
  • Workbook consisting 300 pages; Baseline Exam, 4 Templates, 2 Case Studies, Learning Reinforcement, and Quizzes after each Chapter and graphical display of Exam Content Outline (ECO)
  • Hard-copy of Standard For Program Management by PMI®
  • 24 Contact Hours/PDUs (4 Technical, 4 Leadership, 16 Strategic & Business) of Certificate
  • Career Counseling and tips & guidance for completing PgMP® Exam Application Process
  • Post Training Support until you clear your PgMP® certification
  • 500+ question banks covering all Domains and Supporting Process
  • ECO (Exam Content Outline) detail session
  • Exam Strategy; Tips and Tricks to pass in the first attempt


24 PDUs (Technical: 4, Leadership: 4, Strategic: 16)

Event Agenda:
08:30 AM – 09:00 AM        Registration and breakfast
09:00 AM – 12:00 PM         Workshop
12:00 PM – 01:00 PM         Lunch
01:00 PM – 05:30 PM         Workshop
05:30 PM  06:00 PM         Q&A, Adjourn

Upendra Giri, PfMP® | Founder & Trustee PMI North India Chapter & Eric Jennet Awardee

An environmental engineer with a rare blend of innovation and unwavering determination to bring products to market, known for influencing change, building great talent, monetizing opportunities, and executing relentlessly. For Upendra; Execution is Strategy!!

Upendra Giri is an international award winning professional, thought leader, mentor, business coach, keynote speaker, startup evangelist and serial entrepreneur. He is a Certified Project Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP)®, the highest level of certification offered by PMI®, the most reputed organization worldwide. A true leader and evangelist of the profession, Upendra is CEO and Founder of AstroWix Corporation, now AAUSCO LLC and is also the Founder and Trustee PMI® North India Chapter and is Charter Member of TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs). Upendra has been providing consulting, mentoring and coaching to senior officials of fortune 500 companies in more than twenty-five counties for more than two decades. Some of the customers served by him and under his leadership are; Kaiser Permanente, CitiBank, Cisco, Dell, IBM, Microsoft, General Insurance, Aerojet, Max New York Life, Wipro, TATA, Government of India, Government of Malaysia, KPMG, PWC, ONGC, HP, HPCL, IOCL, Samsung, Alcatel Lucent, Reliance, Airtel, Aircel, ABB, CSC to name a few.
He has been instrumental in laying down the foundation of project management in India & has contributed immensely to National Police Reform, E-Governance Reform, and Irrigation Reform Programs, and SMART Cities Mission for Indian Government. He has been honored with the prestigious Eric Jenett Project Management Excellence Award from Project Management Institute (PMI)®, USA for his exceptional contributions in the field of project management. He is the first Indian and the youngest professional who has been bestowed with this award till date. Zee Business - One of the top business channels in the country featured his journey from the USA to India to serve and contribute to his nation on “Swadesh”, winner of the prestigious RAPA award for being the Best Chat show on a news channel.

Cancellation and No-Show Policy:

If you have made a reservation and find that you will be unable to attend, please send an email to and cancel your ticket as early as possible.  All cancellations are subject to a minimum $30.00 fee if done at least ten days before the event.  Cancellations after August 23, 2018, are subject to the full charge to ensure the Chapter does not incur excessive expenses.



$2,399.00 Special Rate, PMI-SFBAC Member
$1,899.00 Earlybird rate before August 3

$2,399.00 Early Bird, PMI-SFBAC Member
$2,199.00 Earlybird rate before August 17

$2,399.00 Regular, PMI-SFBAC Member

$2,999.00 Special Rate, Non-member PMI-SFBAC
$2,499.00 Earlybird rate before August 3

$2,999.00 Early Bird, Non-member PMI-SFBAC
$2,799.00 Earlybird rate before August 17

$2,999.00 Regular, Non-member PMI-SFBAC