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Whether you are already a Project Management Professional (PMP®), have FAC-P/PM credentials, or are simply an experienced project or program manager, as your career progresses you are likely to be assigned more intricate, sophisticated, and demanding projects or larger complex programs.

Through these courses in Program Management for experienced project and program managers that provide the skills needed to deliver results, meet higher demands, and support you in your career development goals. These courses provide the training contact hours needed to obtain or maintain certification credentials, but just as importantly, provide you and your team with the skills required to manage even more challenging and complex projects and programs to a successful conclusion.

What are the Course Highlights?

  • 16 hours of Live Virtual Classes with recorded backup
  • 14 hours of active self paced learning
  • 10 hours of blended learning of instructor led and live projects on MS Project and Oracle Primavera
  • 6 hours of Live Virtual interaction with practicing Program Management professionals in the industry
  • 4 hours of career counselling, coaching, guidance and mentoring by internationally renowned Mentors
  • Placement assistance

What Will I Learn?

  • Managing a program that is ongoing and implemented within a business
  • How in Program management can one manage multiple projects
  • Learn how as a Program Manager, one has to often react to changes in strategy and changes
  • Learn about the benefits which are the measures of improvement of an organization
  • Learn how project managers of different levels are overseen as program managers
  • How a program's success will be measured in terms of benefits

Who Should Attend?

  • Anyone involved in projects
  • Project Managers
  • Project Team Member
  • Planner or Senior Manager
What You Will Cover?

Program Management Curriculum

Topics Covered
  • Revisiting Project Management and Introduction to Program Management
  • Assessing and Recovering Troubled Projects
  • Leading and Managing High-Performing Project Teams
  • Making Decisions Using Earned Value
  • Managing Complex Projects
  • Managing Stakeholder Expectations & Relationships
  • Mission Driven Project Management: From Strategy to Action
  • Program Management
  • Strategic Portfolio and Resource Management

Using MS project as Key Project Management Tool

Topics Covered
  • Reports
  • Task Path
  • Redesigned Backstage view
  • Support for touch input
  • Support for touch input
  • Fluent UI
  • Team Planner
  • Guided tour of the MS Project Interface
  • Manual scheduling
  • Placeholder tasks
  • Inactive tasks
  • Top-down summary
  • Compare projects
  • Timeline
  • Enhanced copy and paste
  • Excel-like features
  • Find commonly used commands quickly
  • The view slider

Introduction to Microsoft Project

Topics Covered
  • Introduction to the various tool bars and their use
  • Create New Project
  • Set Non-Working Days
  • Set Project Options
  • Set the Project Calendar

Defining Tasks

Topics Covered
  • Creating Work Breakdown structures
  • Setting Up a Task
  • Setup a recurring Task
  • Importing Tasks
  • Insert and Delete Tasks
  • Enter repeating information in multiple tasks at once
  • Enter Task Notes
  • Link URL to a task
  • Estimate Duration
  • Set Elapsed Time
  • Define Summary Task
  • Indenting and Out denting tasks to n levels under Summary task
  • Setting up Using Milestones / why milestones are useful
  • Organizing Phases
  • Define Task Relationship
  • Linking Tasks
  • Lag and Lead Time

Defining Resources

Topics Covered
  • Setting Up People
  • Adjusting Availability
  • Setting Up Equipment
  • Setting Up Material
  • Entering Pay Rates
  • Assigning a Resource to a Task
  • Adjusting individual Resources
  • Assigning Resources
  • Viewing over-allocations
  • Resolve over-allocations by leveling
  • View Leveling delay
  • Assigning Material Resources
  • Setting Constraints
  • The Critical Path
  • Change Calendar for Tasks
  • Delete a Calendar
  • Change Timeline

Setting Base line and Tracking Project Progress - I

Topics Covered
  • Linking Summary Tasks
  • Importance of linking Summary Task
  • Saving a Baseline
  • Tracking Project Schedule
  • Entering a Completion Percentage
  • Entering Actual Completion Values
  • Updating the Baseline
  • Switching baselines
  • Check Project Duration
  • Interrupting Work (Split Task)

Setting Base line and Tracking Project Progress - II

Topics Covered
  • Changing Task Types
  • Entering Deadlines
  • Entering Fixed Costs
  • Compare progress in the Tracking Gantt against baseline

Formatting Project Details

Topics Covered
  • Sorting Project Details
  • Grouping Project Details
  • Filtering Project Details
  • Customizing Tables
  • Customizing Views
  • Setting up and formatting the timeline

Working with Multiple Projects

Topics Covered
  • Sharing Resources across Projects
  • Setting up resource pool in a pool file
  • Picking up resources in multiple projects from the pool file

Printing, Viewing and Reporting

Topics Covered
  • Project Views
  • Generating Reports
  • Printing Views
  • Printing Reports
  • Visual Reports
  • Customized Reports
  • Print Page Setup from the print preview option
  • Show View Bar
  • View Calendar
  • View Gantt Chart
  • View Network Diagram
  • View Task Usage
  • View Tracking Gantt
  • View Resource Sheet
  • View Resource Usage
  • View Hide Task Outline Numbers
  • Insert (View) Hide Various Information Columns
  • View More Views..

Customized Reports

Topics Covered
  • Customized Task Report
  • Customized Resource Report
  • Customized Calendar Monthly Report
  • Customized Crosstab Report

Data, Navigating, and Layouts

Topics Covered
  • Describe enterprise and project-specific data
  • Log in
  • Open an existing project
  • Navigate in the Home window and Activities window
  • Open an existing layout
  • Customize a layout
  • Save a layout

Enterprise Project Structure

Topics Covered
  • Describe the components that comprise the Enterprise Project Structure
  • View the EPS

Creating a Project

Topics Covered
  • Create a project
  • Navigate in the Projects window
  • View and modify information in Project Details

Creating a Work Breakdown Structure

Topics Covered
  • Define a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Create multiple levels of a WBS hierarchy

Adding Activities

Topics Covered
  • Describe an activity and its components
  • Describe activity types
  • Add activities
  • Add a Notebook topic to an activity
  • Add steps to an activity
  • Assign activity codes to activities

Creating Relationships

Topics Covered
  • View a network logic diagram
  • Differentiate between the four relationship types
  • Create relationships in the Activity Network
  • Create relationships in Activity Details


Topics Covered
  • Perform a forward and backward pass
  • Identify loops and open ends
  • Calculate a schedule
  • Analyze the scheduling log report

Assigning Constraints

Topics Covered
  • Apply an overall deadline to a project
  • Apply a constraint to an individual activity
  • Add notebook topics to constrained activities
  • Describe the available constraint types

Roles and Resources

Topics Covered
  • Describe roles
  • Views the roles dictionary
  • Describe resources
  • Identify the differences between labor, non-labor and material resources
  • View the resource dictionary

Assigning Roles

Topics Covered
  • Assign roles to an activity
  • Assign rates on roles

Assigning Resources and Costs

Topics Covered
  • Assign resources by role
  • Assign labor, non-labor, and material resources to activities
  • Adjust Budgeted Units/Time for a resource
  • Assign expenses to activities

Optimizing the Project Plan

Topics Covered
  • Analyze schedule dates
  • Shorten a project schedule
  • Analyze resource availability
  • Remove resource over-allocation
  • Analyze project costs


Upon successful completion of the course, assignments, projects and meeting mandatory requirements of National Institute for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD) - Noida and World Institute of Innovation, Skills and Entrepreneurship (WIISE) – Hyderabad students will be awarded with Executive Certification in Program Management with MS Project and Primavera.


Pallavi Uma Maheswari

The training session is very good,specially kartik(trainer) have explained every thing in detail,Over all it is an excellent experience

Pradeep Behara

It was a very informative and energizing session. Karthik was fantastic in delivering the content and explaining even the trivial things. Kudos!


It is timely informative and prompt information in details

Rathin Banerjee

Applaud the trainer for his training style, stressing on increased trainee engagement and participation, excellent time management, amazing voice and tone modulation.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is this course beneficial for me in comparison to the other courses?

  • Following are the compelling benefits for every participant

    • It is very important to learn and listen from the best in the industry to gain practical understanding of the programs. Learn from the faculty who are PMP, PgMP and MCP Certified with immense amount of experience.
    • Access to exhaustive material Forever
    • Projects, Case Studies, Industry relevant examples and more along with regular practical assignments and exercises after every session. All these are extremely useful for enhancing your CV and impress for enhancing your career or getting into the best role.
  • How much time do I have to spend for this course?

  • 26 hours of live virtual classroom training split over 6 weeks. Along with that, you will be provided with 18 plus hours of reading material, 6 hours of guest lectures from industry experts and career counseling.

    Every participant will be expected to spend a minimum of 6 – 7 hours per week apart from the classroom sessions during the course duration.

  • When will the classes be conducted?

  • This program will be conducted during the weekend for the convenience of working professionals.

    Live classes will be scheduled every Saturday and Sunday for 2 hours each for a span of 6 weeks.

  • Where should I attend the classes?

  • The classes will be conducted on our WIISE Online Academy. There won’t be any necessity of travel. The WIISE Online Academy will support a direct interaction between the participants and the faculty.

  • What if I miss the class?

  • Not to worry! All the recorded sessions will be available to download. Even if you miss the class, you can view or download the recordings and see the class as per your convenience.

  • Will I be given any technical support for the Online Academy?

  • WIISE Support team will always be available for any sort of support that might be required before – during – after the course.

  • What Certification will I get?

  • All the participants who perform well in all the projects and submit all the assignments on time and maintain a minimum of 80% attendance will be provided with a Course Completion Certificate from WIISE.

    All the participants who maintain a minimum of 50% attendance and partially submit the assignments will be provided with a Participation Certificate from WIISE.

    For all the participants who want to be recognized by the Government of India, there is an option to apply for NIESBUD (National Institute for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development) through WIISE.

  • How will the projects in this course help me?

  • Our program involves many projects. These will be initiated at the beginning of the program. You have an opportunity to gain experiential learning. As you learn new concepts in every class, you apply them in the projects and the other assignments. This will give an opportunity to work on real-time details and builds on ones experiences. Doing these projects successfully will tremendously enhance your CV.

  • What kind of Career Support can I expect from this course?

  • We will refer you to all the top notch companies. We will support you in developing your resume and preparing for the interviews. However, we do not give any guarantee on placements or calls from the companies.

    We will keep updating / highlighting your profile to all the top-notch companies and they will revert back to you as and when there is a requirement.

  • Will I get any inputs on how to get the Project Management / Program Management Certifications?

  • Yes, you will be briefed on all the leading Project Management Certification like PMP, MCP, PgMP, Primavera, etc… and how to prepare for the same.

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