Certified Program Manager

Certified Program Manager is a methodology that comprises a set of principles and processes for use when managing a program. A program is made up of a specific set of projects identified by an organisation that together will deliver some defined objective, or set of objectives, for the organisation. The objectives, or goals, of the program are typically at a strategic level so that the organisation can achieve benefits and improvements in its business operation. One will learn essential skills and knowledge required to develop your program management capabilities.

Any professional looking forward for gaining knowledge can attend Certified Program Manager certification exam to become certified professional.

CPM Certification Eligibility Criteria

  • Program office team members
  • Business change team members
  • Project delivery team members
  • Anyone who needs to understand the terminology and concepts underpinning CPM
  • Those wishing to pursue higher level CPM qualifications

Exam Information:

  • Exam Duration: 180 Minutes
  • Exam Format: Multiple Choices
  • Number of Question: 100 Questions
  • Exam Pass Mark: 70%
  • Mode Of Exam : Paper Based
  • Electronic Devices Permitted: No
  • Open Book: No


There is no pre-requisites for Certified Program Manager course.

  • Overview, principles and governance themes
  • Organization and program office
  • Vision Statement
  • The business case
  • Planning and control
  • Leadership and stakeholder engagement
  • Benefits management
  • Blueprint design and delivery
  • Risk and issue management
  • Quality management
  • Transformational flow

Certified Program Manager provides organisations with an approach to program management that will:

  • Enable more effective delivery of change
  • Keep the focus on the business change objectives
  • Provide a framework for senior management to direct the change process
  • Encourage more efficient use of resources through project prioritisation and integration
  • Provide better management of risk because the wider context is understood
  • Achieve business benefits during and after the program through a formal process
  • Improve control of costs, standards and quality
  • Enable more effective management of the Business Case
  • Provide more efficient control of a complex range of activities
  • Provide clear definition of roles and responsibilities
  • Deliver a smooth transition from current to future business operation