Class Full: Program Management Professional (PgMP) Prep Course (3-day Boot Camp)

October 24, 2018
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Central Pacific Bank
225 Queen Street, 4th Floor (Ewa Training Room)
Honolulu, HI 96813
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Dates:  October 24 - 26, 2018

Time: 8am - 5 pm

Your leadership is instrumental…Certified Program Managers are in great demand worldwide.  Become a PgMP and be part of an elite club of professionals!!

IN RESPONSE TO THE MANY REQUESTS from our members we are delighted to partner with Tailwind Project Solutions to bring the first public PgMP® Exam Prep course to Honolulu In October!   Seats will be limited so read on to see why you should attend!  

This is an international, expert-level credential designed to ensure the skills and knowledge required for Program Managers, as well as recognizing the immense wealth of experience possessed by Project Managers/Directors, This, ensures those who have achieved this qualification are able to deliver the strategic objectives to enhance business results, demonstrate your ability to lead, manage and direct programs.  

The PgMP® exam objectives are as follows:

  • Governance
  • Program life cycle
  • Governance
  • Benefits management
  • Stakeholder management
  • Strategic program management


See course description available for download at the bottom of this post.

The PgMP® training validates work experience and knowledge of project risk management to manage multiple, related projects and navigate complex activities that span functions, organizations, regions or cultures, and to align the results of these projects with organizational goals. 

Who should attend this course?

If you have working experience as a Project or Program Manager (3-5 years) and expect to be working as a program management practitioner, then this course is an excellent choice.

  • Program Managers 
  • Program Directors 
  • Project Managers 
  • Business Change Managers 
  • Program Sponsors 
  • Portfolio Managers 
  • PMO Staff


You will learn how to:

  • Align and manage the program, strategically, to satisfy organizational objectives and priorities, through benefit realization  
  • Understand the program management life cycle's three domains, supporting processes and activities, to ensure benefits are realized, transitioned and sustained 
  • Understand how the program management life cycle supporting processes are similar to those in the PMBOK® Guide, though at a higher, more strategic level 
  • Structure, organize, plan and manage a program, using the program management life cycle, to satisfy the business needs through benefit delivery and sustainment 
  • Articulate the role of a program manager, based on the outcome of PMI’s role delineation study, documented in the five practice domains found in the Exam Content Outline 
  • Apply the tasks, knowledge, and skills of a program manager to the appropriate phase and supporting processes, per the Exam Content Outline 
  • Understand the examination blueprint and how to answer examination questions 
  • Study and prepare for the Exam
  • Ask questions to uncover Exam blueprint specifics to improve performance 


Meet the Instructor

James Haner

James Haner

James is a committed and skilled PgMP® instructor.  His energy and broad range of knowledge and experience creates an exceptional learning experience for his students.

He is the author of three courses as well as a certified Program Management Professional (PgMP®), Project Management Professional (PMP®), Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP®), Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP®), and Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP®) - 2017.  He is a contributing author of four books, including Program Management – A Life Cycle Approach.

Here’s what James has to say: “I love providing our participants the very best practices, plus tips and tricks that have repeatedly worked for me in solving real world management challenges. It’s great to see that after practicing these new skills in class, they are eager to return to work and apply them the very next week!”

And a few comments from people who have attended his programs: 

“James has a terrific grasp of material and how to convey that knowledge to his students.”
“He's super-smooth. You end up learning, and you don't even know it.”

“James’s knowledge and enthusiasm made this an exceptional course.”

Policy for No-Shows: The PMI Honolulu Chapter is held to a confirmed head count and must pay the vendor for such confirmations for course material and instruction.  If you have registered but do not attend, your registration fee is non-refundable. 
Policy for Cancellations: No cancellations or refunds permitted after 30 days prior to the event, including registration fees paid during that period.
Note:  Cancellation requests eligible for a refund may incur a fee up to the cost of the registration, per registrant, to cover administrative costs.


$2,000.00 Non-Member
$2,200.00 after 11:59 pm October 1

$1,800.00 PMI Honolulu Hawaii Chapter Member
$2,000.00 after 11:59 pm October 1