Program Management Professional (PgMP®)

Designed for senior managers committed to reaching the overall strategic goals of their organization.

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The PgMP® program is designed for experienced professionals, capable of or responsible for managing several complex interrelated projects (interdepartmental, interregional or international) to fulfill the strategic goals of an organization.

The PgMP® program is evidence of a very high level of experience and comprehensive skills that distinguish those with this credential within their company as well as their industry.

Why get the PgMP® certification?

In the age of The Project Economy and the globalization of markets, the PgMP® program illustrates your ability to implement an integrated approach, which produces results that are significantly superior to those obtained through simple silo management.


The PgMP® certification is designed for accomplished professionals who want to demonstrate their high level of expertise.

To be eligible for the exam, you must meet one of the two following requirements:

1. High school diploma (DES), the CAPM® certification or global equivalent, 6,000 hours of experience in project management, and 10,500 hours of experience in program management.

2. Four-year degree, 6,000 hours of experience in project management, and 6,000 hours of experience in program management.

The exam is held in a Pearson Vue centre in your area.

The cost of the exam is US$800 for members and US$1,000 for non-members.

Am I eligible?

To confirm your eligibility for the exam, you must submit an application detailing your professional experience in project management. Visit the PMI Global information page for more details.

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Maintaining your certification.

People with this designation must accumulate 60 professional development units (PDUs) in the specialized filed of program management every three years in order to maintain their credential. It is not mandatory to be a member of PMI Global or PMI-Montréal to do so. Consult the video on professional development units or the PgMP® handbook for more details.

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