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MSP® (Managing Successful Programmes)

Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) 5th Edition, Foundation & Practitioner – Virtual Classroom

Course Overview

This Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) Virtual Classroom training course was developed as a solution to create a solution for executing business transformational change. Over time it has become an internationally recognised program management methodology.

Our MSP Foundation & Practitioner training course is delivered by Virtual Classroom with our expert trainers, who will help you learn and successfully demonstrate industry best practice in project management and business strategy execution.

The Foundation level teaches you the basics of programme management, and the Practitioner level, guides you through implementing the theory.

While this training package is the best way to study both the Foundation and Practitioner levels, you can take these courses individually, through our Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) Foundation training and Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) Practitioner training.

Includes Official MSP® Digital Manual.

This course is also available in an Online format and benefits from our Exam Pass Guarantee*.

MSP® is a registered trademark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. The swirl logo ™ is a trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

Key features

  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Exams: Included
  • Duration: 4 Days
  • Certified & Experienced Trainers
  • Official Manual Included
  • Interest-free Payments
  • Exam Pass Guarantee*
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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Exams: Included
  • Duration: 4 Days
  • Certified & Experienced Trainers
  • Official Manual Included
  • Interest-free Payments
  • Exam Pass Guarantee*

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Course Details

Why study the Managing Successful Programmes course with e-Careers?

We have developed an expert team over the last 10 years since our inception. In that time, we have trained over 625,000 delegates globally, which has helped offer the highest quality training, and we have earned a 5-star rating on Trustpilot, from over 10,000 students. 

By refining our processes, partner relationships, and course materials, we can offer high-quality training solutions for our delegates. 

You will also benefit from:

  •    Exam Pass Guarantee*
  •    Includes Official MSP® Digital Manual
  •    Fast-track your learning with our Virtual Classroom course
  •    Enhance your career prospects
  •    Learn from expert trainers, with vast experience in this field
  •    We offer interest-free payment options

How does the Exam Pass Guarantee work?

We have found our Virtual Classroom training has provided higher pass rates, which has made us confident to offer an Exam Pass Guarantee, so you know we’ll support you until you are certified.

With our Exam Pass Guarantee, if you do not pass the exam after attending this training course with us, you will be eligible to attend the same training again for free.

All we ask is that you:

  •    Attend all class days and complete all assignments
  •    Take the exam within 30 days of completing your Virtual Classroom training
  •    Request your course re-enrolment within 30 days of the failed exam attempt

Please Note:

Students retaking the course are required to use the materials and books distributed to them in their original course session. Failure to provide these materials will result in the student being charged for replacement materials.

*Exam Pass Guarantee does not include the resit exam; this would need to be purchased at an additional cost.

Is the Managing Successful Programmes course suitable for me? 

Our MSP Foundation & Practitioner Virtual Classroom training course would be beneficial to you, if you are a:

  •    Project or Programme Manager looking to enhance your skills.
  •    Project team member who needs to understand and apply the processes involved in corporate programmes.
  •    Individuals considering a career change into programme and project management.
  •    Project and Programme Managers looking to study towards the full MSP qualification for experience and validation.

Earning MSP professional qualifications will benefit individuals and organisations in many ways.

Benefits for Individuals

  •    Embark on a lucrative career.
  •    Salary’s range from £40-80k.
  •    High employability.
  •    Gain the knowledge, tools, and skills many Project Managers lack.
  •    Understand how to manage changes and risks efficiently.
  •    Become a great leader, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 

Benefits to organisations

  •    More effective delivery of change.
  •    Improve control of costs, standards, and quality.
  •    Provide comprehensive definition of roles and responsibilities within the business.

To undertake your MSP Practitioner training, you will first need to complete your Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) Foundation training

What jobs can I apply for after my Managing Successful Programmes training? 

Earning your MSP certificates will provide you with the necessary skills to manage large business transformation projects, or groups of projects that make up a programme.

Typical job roles with MSP certifications include:

  •    Graduate Programme Manager - £35k
  •    Portfolio Programme Manager - £60k
  •    Programme Manager – £60k
  •    Applications Programme Manager - £65k
  •    Programme Manager Digital Transformation - £70k
  •    Portfolio Programme Manager - £70k
  •    Delivery Programme Director - £100k

(Source: Payscale)

Managing Successful Programmes Syllabus

Learning Outcome

Foundation Level

  •    Be able to demonstrate an understanding of the various components of the MSP best practice programme management framework.
  •    Successfully describe each step of the MSP journey and activities needed to guide a programme throughout its lifecycle
  •    Be able to outline relevant aspects of MSP themes, principles, and lifecycle in context

Practitioner Level

  •    Expand on the knowledge you’ve gained from the Foundation Level.
  •    Be able to demonstrate sufficient ability to tailor and apply the MSP programme management framework.
  •    Start applying the framework to real programmes in your organisation.

MSP Syllabus

  •    MSP philosophy and structure
  •    The 7 MSP Principles
  •    The 7 governance themes
  •    The 7 processes in the programme lifecycle

Managing Successful Programmes Exam Details

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MSP Foundation Exam

Exam format - Multiple-choice.

Duration – 60-mins.

Open book – No.

Pass mark – 36/ 60 (60%).

MSP Practitioner Exam

Exam format - Scenario based multiple-choice.

Duration - 2.5 hours.

Open book – Yes (MSP publication only).

Pass mark – 42/70 (60%).

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