The Program Management Mastery Advanced Certification (PMM)

Program Managers perform one of the most critical of all leadership roles…executing the strategic vision of their organizations.   Yet, millions of dollars are lost annually to program failures. The Program Management Mastery Certification (PMM) will provide you with the skills, knowledge, confidence to successfully lead programs of any size and complexity. Join program and portfolio management thought leader Bill Stewart as he guides you experientially through planning and executing a complex and exciting simulated program.  He will also provide you with practical and proven tools and techniques that you can continue to use after the training is completed.   Throughout the training, you will be applying what you have learned to a realistic and challenging program.  You will learn how to successfully lead project managers and influence the decisions made by senior leadership and stakeholders.

Certification requires successfully completing the 4 day PMM workshop and the 1 day “Remote Leadership Success” virtual workshop.

Learning objectives of this program include:

  • Understanding the Relationship Between Project, Program and Portfolio Management
  • Implementing a Sound Infrastructure for Program  Success
  • Techniques for Successfully Leading Project Managers
  • Preparing Accurate Business Cases
  • Understanding and Applying Cost Modeling
  • Development of the Program Charter
  • Conducting Stakeholder and Impact Analysis
  • Creating the Program Tree-Diagram Work Breakdown Structure
  • Preparing and Introducing the Program Communication Plan
  • Performing Quantitative and Qualitative Risk Management
  • Skills in Communicating and Negotiating with Senior Leadership
    • Providing Accurate and Succinct Reports and Recommendations to Sponsors
    • Critical Decision Making and Re-planning
  • Advanced Estimating & Schedule Development
  • Effective Techniques for Measuring Benefits
  • Program Close-out
  • Remote Leadership Excellence

Virtual Course Requirements for Certification:

To find out more about this unique and powerful advanced training and certification program, contact us at or 678 325 1100.