Technical Program Management Literacy (Beginner Level)

  • 20m
  • 20 questions
The Technical Program Management Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark measures your beginner-level comprehension of technical program management. You will be evaluated on your recognition of what technical program management is, the responsibilities of the technical program manager role, program management frameworks and methodologies, supporting strategic alignment, and technical program risks. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have an understanding of key technical project management terminology and concepts.

Topics covered

  • compare the role of the technical program manager with other team roles
  • define strategic alignment
  • define technical program management
  • describe Agile fundamentals to stakeholders
  • describe program goals and objectives
  • differentiate between programs, portfolios, projects, and products
  • identify key stakeholders of technical programs
  • identify technical program risks
  • interpret processes, rules, and regulations
  • list key skills and competencies of a technical program manager
  • outline internal risks
  • outline team structure, culture, and norms
  • outline the technical program manager role and responsibilities
  • prioritize transparency in technical programs
  • promote data privacy, security, and ethics
  • recall external risks
  • recognize program management frameworks and methodologies
  • recognize the governance framework and structure
  • recognize the TPM role in stakeholder communications
  • support transparency and accountability