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MSP® Combined Foundation & Practitioner Training Course

Our Ultimate MSP® Training Course Will Prepare You For The MSP® Practitioner Examination


Our Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) Combined Foundation & Practitioner training course comprises our MSP® Foundation and MSP® Practitioner course as a single 5-day classroom course.

Please Note

You can book this course and hold it in credit until you have decided on a specific course date. Alternatively, please view our other course dates.
Exam Included
4 Days
£1499Excl. VAT

Course Syllabus

Our MSP® Combined Foundation & Practitioner training course covers the following subjects within Managing Successful Programmes:

  • Principles of MSP®
  • Governance Theme
  • Organisation
  • Vision Leadership and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Benefit Realisation Management
  • Blueprint Design and Delivery
  • Planning and Control
  • The Business Case
  • Risk Management and Issue Resolution
  • Quality Management
  • 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

    Learning Outcomes

    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.

    Who Should Attend

    • Programme Managers
    • Aspiring Programme Managers
    • Programme Board Members
    • Programme or Portfolio Support Staff
    • Senior Project Board Members

    What's Included

    • Full Materials Including Comprehensive Course Workbook
    • Highly Skilled and Knowledgeable Tutors
    • MSP® Foundation Examination
    • MSP® Practitioner Examination
    • Refreshments

    Entry-Level Requirements

    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, Knowledge Train.

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    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.

    Exam Information

    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)

    Exam Type

    Classroom Exam


    MSP® Foundation & MSP® Practitioner Certificates

    Additional Information

    Congratulations! Once you have successfully passed both examinations, it will indicate that you can apply MSP® to the running and managing of non-complex programmes.

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