Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) Foundation & Practitioner with Practitioner Exam
MSP® (Managing Successful Programmes)

Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) Foundation & Practitioner with Practitioner Exam

Course Overview

Learn how to manage successful programmes by completing the MSP® Foundation and Practitioner course. Since 1999, Managing Successful Programmes has been a world-leading qualification for professionals who want to demonstrate industry best practice in project management and business strategy execution.

Using a series of instructor-led videos and self-study courseware, the MSP Foundation & Practitioner Package is delivered online using the learning platform. Using the power of the Internet, course contents are available anyplace anytime, allowing participants to study whenever and wherever is most convenient.

Designed to help professionals with little or no experience, the MSP Foundation & Practitioner Package begins with the basics of programme management before moving on to the Practitioner, or expert, level. By completing both courses that make up the package, students will be fully prepared to sit and pass the MSP Foundation & Practitioner examinations.

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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Exam: Included
  • Course Access: 6 months
  • Fully accredited courseware
  • Interest-free Payments
  • Unlimited Tutor Support
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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Exam: Included
  • Course Access: 6 months
  • Fully accredited courseware
  • Interest-free Payments
  • Unlimited Tutor Support
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Why study the MSP Foundation & Practitioner 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 600,000 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. 

Other benefits include: 

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

Is the Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) training right for me?

The MSP Foundation & Practitioner training is suitable for:

  •    Project and programme managers who want to sharpen their skills or to earn a globally-recognised qualification.
  •    Project team members who need to better understand and apply the processes involved in their corporate programmes.
  •    Employees who want to improve their chances of promotion.
  •    Individuals who would like to cross-train for a career in programme and project management.
  •    You can only take the MSP Practitioner Exam if you have passed the Foundation Exam.

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.

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 Practitioner Exam Details

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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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