Technical Program Management Competency (Intermediate Level)

  • 20m
  • 20 questions
The Technical Program Management Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your working-level understanding of technical program management. You will be evaluated on your ability to identify and implement the phases of a technical program management life cycle, recognize the benefits of a technical program and management challenges, establish the various plans, construct a technical program roadmap, and develop a risk management strategy. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates a hands-on competency in technical program management and can perform technical program management under supervision.

Topics covered

  • close a technical program
  • collect requirements from and outline clear expectations with program stakeholders
  • construct a technical program roadmap
  • describe stakeholder collaboration and engagement in technical programs
  • develop a risk management strategy
  • establish a stakeholder communication plan
  • establish efficient resource utilization
  • estimate program cost and funding requirements
  • identify activities within the delivery phase
  • identify benefits and value created by a technical program
  • identify governance activities across the program life cycle
  • identify the phases of a technical program management life cycle
  • outline how to define the technical program
  • outline how to deliver results from the technical program
  • outline the process of preparing a change management plan
  • prioritize Lean program governance
  • recognize how to determine the need for change
  • recognize the challenges of Technical Program Management
  • recognize the types of technical expertise required for program success
  • reprioritize changing requirements in technical programs