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MSP® Practitioner Training Course

Understand The Core Concepts Of Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®)


Our two-day Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) Practitioner training course follows on from our two-day MSP® Foundation course. The purpose of our classroom course is to take you to the next level after MSP® Foundation and give you the knowledge and practical skills to be able to apply the MSP® method in the correct programme environment.

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
2 Days
£699Excl. VAT

Course Syllabus

Our MSP® Practitioner 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

    Our MSP® Practitioner training course builds on the knowledge gained from our MSP® Foundation course and will prepare you to pass the examination.

    What's Included

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

    Entry-Level Requirements

    Experience of working in a Programme environment is essential however Project Management or Project Board experience can be substituted, but it is not recommended that you attempt our MSP® Practitioner course without any experience at all.

    Please Note: You must already hold the MSP® Foundation Certificate before you can attend this course.

    The MSP® 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 examination.

    Exam Information

    MSP® Practitioner Examination:

    • 80 Question - Object Test Examination
    • The pass mark is 40 out of 80 (50% pass mark)

    Exam Type

    Classroom Exam


    MSP® Practitioner Certificate

    Additional Information

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

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