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Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) - Training & Practitioner Exam

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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 or 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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Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) - Training & Practitioner Exam
£458 ex. VAT

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.

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Is the 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.

How will I advance my career with a MSP® training course?

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.

Why study the MSP® Foundation & Practitioner online training with e-Careers?

  •    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

What are the MSP® Foundation & Practitioner online course modules?

  •    MSP® Introduction and Overview
  •    MSP® Framework and Concepts
  •    Vision
  •    Blueprint Design and Delivery
  •    Defining a Programme
  •    Planning and Control
  •    Benefits Realisation Management
  •    Organisation and the Programme Office
  •    The Business Case
  •    Leadership and Stakeholder Engagement 
  •    Managing the Tranches
  •    Delivering the Capability and Realising the Benefits
  •    Quality Management
  •    Risk Management and Issue Resolution
  •    Closing a Programme

What does the MSP® Foundation & Practitioner online course cover?

The MSP® Foundation & Practitioner online course covers:

  •    Core concepts of the MSP® framework
  •    Importance of developing a vision for projects and programmes
  •    Building a blueprint from the vision statement that outlines the project fundamentals.
  •    Writing a programme definition document that helps to clarify what needs to be achieved.
  •    Developing a programme plan that helps put project controls in place.
  •    Using benefits realisation management to ensure that programmes deliver the expected positive outcomes.
  •    Restructuring the organisation to support the project and implementing a Programme Office to deliver change.
  •    The business case for programmes.
  •    The importance of leaders, rather than managers when delivering transformational change.
  •    The use of tranches to simplify project delivery.
  •    Delivering the capability and realising the benefits outlined in the project dossier.
  •    The importance of Quality Management to ensure deliverables are of an acceptable standard.
  •    Using risk management and issue resolution to keep programme tranches on track.
  •    Completing a project and obtaining sign off from stakeholders.

The MSP® courses on this page are offered by Spoce ATO of AXELOS Limited. MSP® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

MSP® Practitioner Exam

Exam Format

  •    Essay-based
  •    2 questions per paper, 75 marks available in total
  •    38 marks required to pass - 50%
  •    3 hours’ duration
  •    Open book exam. Candidates may use the official printed hard copy of the Managing Successful Programmes Guide. The manual may be annotated and tabulated but no sticky notes and loose leaf papers containing additional notes will be allowed.

The MSP® Practitioner level qualification is important proof of an individual’s ability to lead a team that operates according to the MSP® framework.

Upon completion project management courses you can apply to gain your PDU points.

The MSP® courses on this page are offered by Spoce ATO of AXELOS Limited. MSP® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

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