Our MSP® Combined Foundation & Practitioner training course covers the following subjects within Managing Successful Programmes:
Principles of MSP®
Vision Leadership and Stakeholder Engagement
Benefit Realisation Management
Blueprint Design and Delivery
Planning and Control
The Business Case
Risk Management and Issue Resolution
Transformational Flow Overview
Identifying a Programme
Defining a Programme
Managing the Tranches
Delivering the Capability
Realising the Benefits
Closing a Programme
Tailoring MSP® to the Programme Environment
You will gain sufficient knowledge and experience in the processes and principles of Programme Management (MSP®) to act as a Programme Manager for a programme with a coherent Project Portfolio or to act as a member of a Programme Support Office. You will have the opportunity to prepare for and sit the MSP® Practitioner examination at the end of the training course.
About the Course
At the end of our MSP® Combined Foundation & Practitioner training course you will be able to:
Understand the facts, terms and concepts relating to each theme
Understand how each governance theme relates to the principles
Understand the approach to the treatment of each governance theme
Appreciate how each governance theme is applied throughout the transformational flow
Understand the responsibilities involved in each governance theme apply and tailor the relevant aspects of each governance theme to a given scenario
Identify, analyse and distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate application of each governance theme in a given scenario application of MSP® in an exam environment.
Our intensive course is an in-depth study of the MSP® methodology and includes the highly valued MSP® Foundation & Practitioner examinations.
Who Should Attend
Aspiring Programme Managers
Programme Board Members
Programme or Portfolio Support Staff
Senior Project Board Members
Full Materials Including Comprehensive Course Workbook
Highly Skilled and Knowledgeable Tutors
MSP® Foundation Examination
MSP® Practitioner Examination
Align corporate strategy, delivery mechanisms for change and the business-as-usual environment
Continually monitor progress, assess performance and realise benefits
Apply a common framework of understanding for all programmes
Add value by focusing on benefits
Encourage feedback in order to refine future strategies based on evidence from programmes
Utilise Best Practice in Programme Management to successfully deliver transformational change
Carry out the coordinated organisation, direction and implementation of a dossier of projects and transformation activities to achieve outcomes and realise benefits of strategic importance to the business
Manage the transition of the solutions developed and delivered by projects into the organisation’s operations, whilst maintaining performance and effectiveness
Encourage realistic expectations of the organisational capacity and ability to change
Lead business transformation accommodating high levels of complexity, ambiguity and risk
Experience of working in a programme environment is essential. However, if this is not applicable, Project Management experience or Project Board experience may be appropriate, but it is not recommended that you attempt this course without any experience at all.
Please Note: You must have successfully passed the MSP® Foundation examination before you can attend the MSP® Practitioner section of the training course.
The MSP® Combined Foundation & Practitioner course on this page is sourced from our strategic training partner, SPOCE Project Management Ltd.
You are expected to complete approximately 2 - 3 hours of evening work to consolidate the learning that has been provided each day. You will also be given practise examination questions in order to prepare you for the examinations.
MSP® Foundation Examination:
75 question multiple choice examination which involves 5 trial questions
The examination duration is 1 hour
The pass mark Is 35 out of 70 (50% pass mark)
MSP® Practitioner Examination:
80 Question - Object Test Examination
The pass mark is 40 out of 80 (50% pass mark)
Professional Development Units - PDUs
There are no Professional Development Units associated with this course.