Understand The Principles And Concepts Of Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®)
Our 3-day MSP® Foundation training course will provide you with a thorough understanding of the internationally recognised Programme Management Methodology - Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®). Our classroom course will provide you with the skills you need to confidently use MSP® to work within a programme.
Our MSP® Foundation training course will cover the following topics:
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
Our MSP® Foundation course covers the principles and concepts of MSP® that provides you with adequate knowledge of programme management scenarios. Completing our MSP® Foundation training course will give you the highest chance of succeeding in a programming environment.
About the Course
At the end of our MSP® Foundation 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.
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
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.
The MSP® Foundation course on this page is sourced from our strategic training partner, SPOCE Project Management Ltd.
It is required for you to have revised the ‘Managing Successful Programme’ workbook for at least 15 hours before the course. There will also be a minimum of 2 hours homework every evening.
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)
Professional Development Units - PDUs
There are no Professional Development Units associated with this course.
MSP® Foundation Certificate
The next logical step would be our 2-day MSP® Practitioner classroom course which is more detailed in knowledge compared to the MSP® Foundation.
Congratulations! After successful completion of the MSP® Foundation course and examination, you will be awarded a certificate in MSP® Foundation.