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MSP® Foundation Course Outline

Our MSP® Foundation training 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

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Who should attend this MSP Training Course? 

This course is recommended to individuals who are interested in learning more about programme management.


Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

MSP® Foundation Course Overview

This Managing Successful Programmes (MSP)® Foundation training course provides a comprehensive introduction to the MSP® framework for managing programmes. The course teaches the basics of MSP® methodology, including its fundamentals, usages and principles. The MSP® Foundation exam is included.

The aim of this course is to make clear to trainees that there is a set of guiding principles and processes that can be used to support the coordination of smaller projects which comprise a programme, thus making meeting objectives more probable. Furthermore, it distinctly describes how to interact with teams involved in programme management, or as part of a programme office team, project team, or business change team, who work within an environment underpinned by MSP®. Earning this certification demonstrates to employers that you possess knowledge of best practice in programme management.

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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What's included in this MSP Training Course?

The following is included in this MSP® course:

  • MSP® Foundation Examination
  • Pre-course material
  • Experienced MSP® Instructor
  • Certificate
  • Refreshments

MSP® Foundation Exam

By passing the MSP® Foundation exam, delegates will exhibit an thorough understanding of MSP® and its fundamental framework. The MSP® Foundation exam format is described below:

  • Multiple choice
  • 1 hour
  • 75 online questions (included 5 uncounted trial questions)
  • Closed book

Why choose us

Our Manchester venue

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Free Wi-Fi

To make sure you’re always connected we offer completely free and easy to access wi-fi.

Air conditioned

To keep you comfortable during your course we offer a fully air conditioned environment.

Full IT support

IT support is on hand to sort out any unforseen issues that may arise.

Video equipment

This location has full video conferencing equipment.

Manchester is a metropolitan borough and city located in Greater Manchester, England. It has an estimated population of approximately 2.55 million citizens, making it the United Kingdom's second most populous urban area. Schools in Manchester follow the British educational system and is divided into three levels: Primary School, Secondary Schools and Higher Education. The education in Manchester is compulsory for children up until they are 16 years old. The Manchester Grammar School is one of Manchester’s notable school. It was established in 1515 and is a free Grammar School for children, aged 7 to 18 years old, who wish to attend this school, and is the largest independent day school for boys. It teaches over 1,000 students with over 200 teaching staffs. Manchester also has 3 other Grammar Schools: Withington Girls' School, Manchester High School for Girls, and William Hulme's Grammar School.

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There are three universities in Manchester: The University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University and The University of Law. The University of Manchester (uoM) is the largest full-time non-collegiate university. It was instituted in 1851 as Victoria University of Manchester and teaches over 38,000 students with 27,000 of them being undergraduates and 11,000 students doing their postgraduates. Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) was established in 1970 and was formally known as Manchester Polytechnic; it teaches over 37 students. Manchester Metropolitan University is the second most popular university in the UK and receives over 52,000 applications each year; it is ranked fourth of the new universities in UK. The University of Law (ULaw) was established as the College of Law. It has over 16,000 students attending annually. The University of Law (ULaw) is the largest provider of vocation legal training in Europe. Manchester has notable laureates; 25 being from The University of Manchester, winning Nobel Prizes for Chemistry, Physics, Physiology and Medicine, and Economics.

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City View House
5 Union Street
Manchester
M12 4JD
 

T: 01344 203999

Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.

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Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.

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State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible

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Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience

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Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.

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Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.

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Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.

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Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.

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Monitor employees progress

Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

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Frequently asked questions

FAQ's

Managing Successful Programmes (MSP)® is a framework for delivering best-practice, which provides a guiding set of principles and processes to be used when managing a programme. For more information visit our MSP® training topic page.
Yes, all MSP® training courses are fully accredited by the PeopleCert on behalf of AXELOS.
The Foundation qualification will not expire.
There are no prerequisites for the Foundation examination, however, candidates must achieve a pass at Foundation level before attempting the Practitioner examination
Yes, the MSP® Foundation exam is included.
The price for MSP® Foundation certification in Manchester starts from £795
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for MSP® Foundation.
Please see our MSP® Training courses available in Manchester

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We are accredited by PeopleCert on behalf of AXELOS

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Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.

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Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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"Really good course and well organised. Trainer was great with a sense of humour - his experience allowed a free flowing course, structured to help you gain as much information & relevant experience whilst helping prepare you for the exam"

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"...the trainer for this course was excellent. I would definitely recommend (and already have) this course to others."

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