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  • MSP Training Course is Fully Accredited by BCS
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  • Includes pre-course Material, Manuals, Exams and Certificates
  • Very High MSP Foundation & Practitioner delegate Pass Rates
  • Learn Essential Real-World Skills & Fast Track Your Career
  • Courses delivered by World Class MSP Training instructors
  • MSP Training in Luxury Nationwide Venues
  • Earning potential with MSP qualification between £40k and £85k
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FAQ's
  • Is this course accredited?

    Yes, it is accredited by BCS

  • What is the experience of the Instructor(s) delivering my course?

    All of our trainers are fully accredited and have over ten years of experience in Managing Successful Programmes methodologies

  • What do The Knowledge Academy provide me on the course?

    We provide pre-course reading, the official Managing Successful Programmes manual, The Knowledge Academy courseware folder, official certificates and refreshments.

  • Does the course include exams?

    Yes, the course includes the both the MSP Foundation and Practitioner exams

  • Are there any prerequisites for the MSP examinations?

    There are no prerequisites for the Foundation examination, however, candidates must achieve a pass at Foundation level before completing the Practitioner examination

  • What is the structure of the exams?

    The Foundation exam is multiple choice and the MSP Practitioner exam is in the "Objective Testing" format, a style of complex multiple-choice examination

  • What time shall I arrive at the venue?

    Please arrive at your training venue for 08:45am

Overview

The Knowledge Academy

The Knowledge Academy Materials and Trainers

The Knowledge Academy MSP® course materials and trainers are accredited by BCS. ensuring that delegates receive a consistently high standard of training. The Knowledge Academy course materials are regularly assessed and maintained in line with stringent standards administered by BCS. The Knowledge Academy trainers are regularly assessed by The Knowledge Academy and BCS. to ensure that their knowledge of Programme Management and MSP® are strong enough to deliver training that helps delegates extract maximum benefit from attending our courses.

The Knowledge Academy MSP® course materials are based on the 2011 edition of, “Managing Successful Programmes” and include examinations based on this manual.

MSP® Foundation and Practitioner Training (including examinations)

The Knowledge Academy MSP® Foundation and Practitioner event is designed to maximise delegates’ potential in the MSP® training environment.

Following confirmation of booking The Knowledge Academy will send the Pre-Course work to the delegate. This work consists of;
1) Reading: Introduction, Principles, Introduction to Themes from the “Managing Successful Programmes”
2) Pre-course workbook to be completed by the Delegate and handed to Trainer at the start of course.

The pre-course work on a The Knowledge Academy course will require around 15 hours of study prior to the course start date. The Knowledge Academy MSP® Foundation and Practitioner training event is an intensive 5 day course that includes the MSP® Foundation and Practitioner examinations within the course. Upon booking, Joining Instructions that describe the course location and other administrative details will also be emailed.

MSP® Foundation

Multiple choice examination, 75 questions per paper with 1 mark available per question, 5 questions to be trial and not counted in scores, 35 marks required to pass (out of 70 available) - 50%, 60 minutes duration, Closed book Please note that success in the Foundation examination is a prerequisite for that candidate to move forward to the Practitioner examination.

MSP® Practitioner

A 80 question Objective Test Examination with a pass mark of 40 out of 80. Success in this examination indicates that the candidate could apply MSP® to the running and managing of a non-complex programmes. MSP® Practitioner status should be Re-Registered every 3 to 5 years via the MSP® Re-Registration examination.

Course Structure

The Knowledge Academy MSP® Foundation and Practitioner 5 day course follows a two part structure. The first three days of the course involve familiarisation with the content of the MSP® manual, preparing for the Foundation examination. Following successful completion of the Foundation examination, delegates will spend one day preparing for the MSP® Practitioner examination, sitting this examination on the final day of the course.

Course Content

The Knowledge Academy MSP® Foundation and Practitioner 5 day course covers the following topics:

Principles of MSP®

Governance Theme

Organisation

Vision

Leadership and Stakeholder Engagement

Benefit Realisation Management

Blueprint design and delivery

Planning and Control

The Business Case

Risk management and issue resolution

Quality management

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

 

What's included?
  • 2011 Edition Managing Successful Programmes OGC Manual
  • The Knowledge Academy Courseware Book
  • Pre-Course Material
  • Exams
  • Certificate
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments
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The Knowedge Academy is a highly reputable training organisation and I would highly recommend. The customer care was outstanding and the trainer on the MSP course was excellent
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Efficient and straight to the point!
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Great instructor, that really addressed the needs of the group. The material was well organized, and instructions for pre-course work were outstanding.
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Very good course - I can't praise the trainer enough for the knowledge that he imparted to us all.
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Intense full-on course with lots to learn but made easier by the trainer.
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Great course, I really got to grips with the MSP concepts.
512
Excellent course, the trainer really made the content understandable.
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The trainer was excellent, delivering the methodology in a fun and practical way by engaging all of the attendees. They were also excellent at preparing us for the exams.
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Was very impressed with the course, I would definitely think about coming back to do more.
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A challenging course effectively carried through. Participants with broad experience helped to enrich the discussions in a very positive way. The content and presentation by the trainer was consistently high quality and engaging while the facilities provided were excellent. Overall the course was fast paced and focused on practical application. A valuable and intense learning experience.
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I found the training course in terms of pre-work, course content and delivery extremely useful to securing a pass. The relaxed, informal set up for all exercises and interaction with other delegates, using their real life examples to bring MSP to life, helped massively too!
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Good quality training courses that are more than value for money. The class was small and we all got to know each other quickly - questions and discussion on particular points made the day go quickly.
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