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The Knowledge Academy MSP® course consists of five days of training to help you prepare for and pass the MSP® Foundation and Practitioner exams.
MSP Foundation and Practitioner is a globally-recognised Programme Management qualification which indicates knowledge of best practice in programme management and the ability to apply this knowledge to the workplace. The course includes both exams and has been accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
We recommend you complete a short pre-course workbook before the course begins. This will be provided.
This course is open to everyone and there are no prerequisites to attend.
Who Should Attend?
We recommend this course for anybody interested in learning more about Programme Management.
MSP® Foundation and Practitioner Exams
Why choose The Knowledge Academy?
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What is MSP®?
MSP® (Managing Successful Programmes) is a best practice framework consisting of principles and processes to use in the management of programmes. MSP® breaks down large, complex organisational changes into more manageable projects, and is flexible enough to be adapted to meet the needs of any business.
MSP® is managed by the managing body AXELOS. High-profile users include BP, GlaxoSmithKline and the London Olympics.
The organisers of the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympic Games used MSP® to help them manage such a large and complex event.
The Games were a gigantic undertaking for London, and it was important to get them right. Getting the event to go off without a hitch required a vast amount of organisation; venues had to be built on time, transport had to be co-ordinated to work around the Games, and all the different departments and agencies involved, from the Home Office to the Metropolitan Police, had to deliver their services efficiently and effectively.
At the basic level, each project within the Olympic Games could be managed using a Project Management methodology such as PRINCE2. However, at the programme level, where groups of projects were collected together, a different kind of high-level methodology was needed. The principles of MSP were used in order to give structure to the programme, ensuring plans were pulled together and that risks were managed effectively.
The organisers of the Games also understood the importance of stakeholder engagement, a vital part of the MSP® framework. Stakeholders were kept in the loop throughout the project, not just through written reports, but through face to face communication. Furthermore, by looking at the successes and failures with previous Olympic Games, the London 2012 organisers were able to identify potential problems and take the steps to solve them in plenty of time.
Overall, the 2012 Olympic Games were a great success thanks to the programme management provided by MSP®. Every venue was constructed on time and the event stayed within budget.
MSP® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS limited
Yes, it is accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
All of our instructors are fully accredited and have over ten years of experience in teaching Programme Management.
We provide pre-course reading, the official Managing Successful Programmes manual, The Knowledge Academy courseware folder, official certificates and refreshments
Yes, the course includes the both the MSP Foundation and Practitioner exams.
There are no prerequisites for the examinations.
The Foundation exam is multiple choice and the MSP Practitioner exam is in the "objective-testing" format, a style of multiple-choice examination.
There is a short pre-course workbook, which we recommend completing.
The training hours are 9am to 5pm.
Please arrive at your training venue for 08:45am.
There will be a little work to do each night of the course. You’re advised to complete this, as it will give you the best possible chance of passing the exam.
You will receive confirmation details as soon as your place has been booked and confirmed.
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I’m sure the question that’s floating around your mind is “How?”
Well you’ve come to the right place because we’re going to tell you all about it.
PRINCE2 is an acronym for Projects in Controlled Environments. It’s a de facto process-based method for effective project management. This means that the course allows you to run your business with the correct methodology in mind. PRINCE2 has become increasingly more popular and is now a globally recognised certification in both public and private sector organisations.
Fact of the day:
“PRINCE2 has been around since 1989, that’s nearly 30 years!”
PRINCE2’s Key Features Include:
1. Business justification focus
2. An organised and defined structure for the project management team
3. A planning approach to products
4. Helps divide your poroject into stages that are manageable and controllable
5. A level of flexibilty that can applied to your business' project(s)
So what are the benefits of PRINCE2?
By using PRINCE2, it will provide you with the resources and the ability to manage your business as well as projecting risk more effectively.
This will benefit:
- Anyone searching for leading project management skills to further their career
- Any current budding project managers within your business
- Directors or executives of projects and organisations
Having a PRINCE2 certification would be an asset to your career; not only will it increase your likelihood for employment, but it also helps you fulfil your job to the best of your abilities!
Where do you see yourself in years to come?
Being PRINCE2 Certified opens up many doors to a better future. It will enable you to make your way up the management ladder. Getting a project management role can require several years of experience within a technical role appropriate to the project, but being certified would boost your chances of being able to climb that ladder quicker!
You could find yourself managing projects anywhere from the top of an office building to even remote tropical islands out on the ocean.
Qualifications and Training
Imagine PRINCE2 as if it were a cake; with four tiers, each containing a different level of which you can study the course.
This is the base of the cake, a great place to start is you’re new. The foundation course covers the basic methodology and terminology of PRINCE2.
PRINCE 2 Practitioner:
The second tier is suitable for those already managing projects within a PRINCE2 environment and therefore have a little experience in mind.
PRINCE2 Foundation & Practitioner:
Tier three contains both courses if you wish to take both.
You will need to re-register after 3-5 years of becoming “PRINCE2 Certified”, this is just to keep your memory refreshed. Just think of it as you’re done eating the first and second (maybe even third) tiers of your cake – but the final tier, you can’t quite stomach yet. So you come back to it every now and then to remind you how good it tastes.
The world of PRINCE2 will open up your mind to many possibilities in the future of your career.
“So have your cake and eat it.”