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MSP® (Managing Successful Programmes)

Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) 5th Edition, Foundatin & Practitioner with Exams

Course Overview 

Managing Successful Programmes (MSP)® was developed by AXELOS to create a solution for executing business transformational change, and it has become a globally recognised program management course and methodology.

Our MSP® Foundation & Practitioner online training course will help you demonstrate industry best practice in project management and business strategy execution.

The Foundation stage will begin by teaching you the basics of programme management, before moving onto the Practitioner level, which will guide you through implementing the theory you've been taught.

This training course is also available in a Virtual Classroom format.

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: Online
  • Exams: Included
  • Course Access: 6 months
  • Fully accredited courseware
  • Interest-free Payments
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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Exams: Included
  • Course Access: 6 months
  • Fully accredited courseware
  • Interest-free Payments

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Why study the MSP® 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: 

  •    Gain a greater understanding of project and programme management techniques, and how they are applied in a corporate environment.
  •    Learn how to improve project and programme management team performance.
  •    Confirm your knowledge by taking the MSP® Foundation & Practitioner exams.
  •    Benefit from online course content, so you can learn whenever and wherever is suitable for you.

Is the Managing Successful Programmes course suitable for me? 

Our MSP® Foundation & Practitioner Online 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 MSP® training? 

MSP® will help you to manage large business transformation projects, or groups of projects that make up a programme. These skills will be key in a career in project or programme management. 

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: Glassdoor)

Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) 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 (MSP®) Exam Details

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MSP® Foundation Exam

Exam Format - Multiple choice

Duration – 60 minutes

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%)

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

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