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PgMP® Exam Prep • Mesa, AZ

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 Our course materials fulfill all of the training hours required by PMI. 
 Our course also counts toward 12 PMI PDU's. 
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PgMP® - Program Management Professional

Our 2 day PgMP® exam prep course prepares you to easily
pass the 170 question, 4 hour PgMP® certification exam.

Our instructor-led, in-person, classroom
environment, combined with our on-line
PgMP® simulation test, work together
providing you the knowledge
and focus needed to pass the
PgMP® test and earn your Program
Management Professional

We are thrilled to be one of the first
providers to offer a study course for
this exciting new credential. Take
your career and organization to the
next level by learning the skills and
best practices associated with this

In addition to study aids and
the on-line test simulation
account, all of our participants
will receive their own copy of
the Standard for Program Management
and a copy of Governance of
Programs, Programs, and Projects:
a Practice Guide
Attend our two day class,,
take your PgMP® exam and
become certified!
"I ... really liked pulling in real-world examples so that the training is more than just learning definitions."


Optional Money-back Guarantee

HyperLink Purchase our guarantee and get a refund if you don't pass the PgMP exam.  
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Money-back Pass Guarantee.

Pass Assurance

Red Rock Research is thrilled to offer our attendees Pass-Assurance Technology.  This technology--exclusively developed by Red Rock Research--shows you when you are finished studying and are ready to take the test.   

Course Guide

Download our course brochure containing descriptions of our seminar offerings.

PgMP® Exam Prep Course Overvieww


Our course contains the following program:

Part I - PgMP® Exam Prep Overview

  • Introduction
  • Red Rock Research Exam Guarantee Overview
  • Test Taking Strategies
  • History of the Project Management Institute®
  • PMI® Certifications
  • PgMP® Test Overview
  • Project Management
  • Program Management
  • How Projects and Programs Work Together
  • Program Complexity
  • 5 PgMP Performance Domains

Part II - Program Strategy Alignment

  • The Program Business Case
  • The Program Charter
  • The Program Roadmap
  • Environmental Assessments
  • Program Risk Management Strategy

Part III - Program Benefits Management

  • Benefits Identification
  • Benefits Analysis and Planning
  • Benefits Delivery
  • Benefits Transition
  • Benefits Sustainment

Part IV - Program Stakeholder Engagement

  • Program Stakeholder Identification
  • Program Stakeholder Analysis
  • Program Stakeholder Engagement Planning
  • Program Stakeholder Engagement
  • Program Stakeholder Communications

Part V - Program Governance

  • Program Governance Practices
  • Program Governance Roles
  • Program Governance Design and Implimentation

Part VI - Program Life-Cycle Management

  • Program Definition Phase
  • Program Delivery Phase
  • Progarm Closure Phase
  • Program Communication Management Approaches

Part VII - Program Integration Management

  • Program Infrastructure Development
  • Program Delivery Management
  • Program Performance Monitoring & Controlling
  • Benfits Sustainment and Program Transition
  • Program Closeout

Part VIII - Program Activities

  • Formulation Activities
  • Planning Activities
  • Delivery Activities
  • Closing Activities


Different and Better

We know your have a choice.  Our goal is to be the most preferred PgMP® Exam Prep vendor in your area.  Our program is different and better than others you will find.  Here is why:
  1. Our instructors are friendly, educated, and have real-world project management experience.
  2. Our course fulfills all of the contact hours required by PMI for the PgMP certification. 
  3. We have the best guarantee  in the industry.  We guarantee you will pass the PgMP® exam on the first try.  If you can't after two more attempts that we pay for, we'll give you the rest of your money back. 
  4. After you attend our course once, you are welcome to sit in on our PgMP® course at any future time throughout your career. 

PgMP® Exam Prep Activities

Our PgMP® exam prep course contains specialized memory-training exercises novel to Red Rock Research.

Attendees will engage in memory-training exercises that enhance the ability of the attendee to remember facts and formulas.

Attendees will also have access to our on-line test simulator, containing sample test questions similar to the PgMP® Certification exam.   

Common Questions about our PgMP® Exam Prep Course in Mesa, AZ

Why take the PgMP® Exam Prep course from Red Rock Research?

Please see our sidebar above titled 'Different and Better'.

Am I guaranteed to pass the PgMP® Exam?

Red Rock Research offers an optional first-time passing guarantee for the PgMP® exam.  This means we guarantee you will pass the test on your first try.  The PgMP is a difficult test and we take our guarantee seriously.  If you don't pass the test on the first try we will pay for your second attempt.  If you don't pass on your second attempt, we will pay for your third attempt.  If you don't pass the PgMP® on the third try, PMI requires you to wait an entire calendar year before your next attempt, and Red Rock will refined you the cost of the course minus the test we have paid for already.  Check our guarantee against others and be sure they give you all of your money back, like we do.  We have noted that many other providers keep a 'processing fee' when issuing refunds.

What can you tell me about the PgMP® Exam?

The PgMP® Exam spans 4 hours and has 170 multiple-choice questions with four possible answer for each questions.  This gives you about 1.4 minutes per questions.   

How many questions are on the PgMP® Exam?

The PgMP® Exam has 170 multiple-choice questions.

How much time do I have to complete the PgMP® Exam?

You have 4 hours to complete the PgMP® Exam.  This translates into 1.4 minutes per question.

How many times can I take the PgMP® Exam?

PMI allows you three attempts to pass the PgMP® exam per year.  If you fail the third attempt you must wait 1 year.

Where in the MESA area can I take the PgMP® Exam?

The PgMP® exam is taken at a PearsonVue testing center.  You can locate a PearsonVue testing center in your area from their website.

Testing centers are typically associated with schools in the area and as such are open or closed in conjunction with their school calendar. 

Should I become a member of PMI?

Membership in PMI has many benefits.  Membership presently costs $129.00/year.  The most immediate benefit for becoming a member of PMI is the cost of membership plus taking the PgMP® exam is $200 less than the cost of the test alone for non-members.  Red Rock recommends you become a member of PMI.

Where do I start my application for membership in the PMI?

If you are taking a PMI course through Red Rock, we recommend you pay for your membership and test when you sign up for your class.  The, to save you time, don't complete the membership application.  When you complete your test application we can have PMI generate a membership record from your test application when your test fees are paid to PMI.

However, if you choose to register as a member you can apply for you membership in the PMI  here

Where do I start my application for become a PgMP?

You can apply for your PgMP® application directly on PMI's website here.

How much does the PgMP® Exam cost?

The PgMP® Exam presently costs $800 for PMI members and $1000 for non-PMI members. 

How much does membership in PMI cost?

Membership in PMI costs $139 for the first year, and then $129 therafter.  This membership includes a free online copy of the PMBOK.

Should I start my PgMP® application before coming to class?

You can, but most people don't start it until after class is over.

How can I show people I have passed the PgMP? Is there an official PgMP® registry?

Yes.  PMI maintains a public list of PgMP® credential holders.  You can find it  here.

What score is needed to pass the PgMP® Exam?

PMI has not released the cut score for passing the test. 

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