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Classroom Training

At The Knowledge Academy, our classroom-based training courses allow delegates to study and learn in a friendly, engaging, and interactive environment. We ensure the very best level of teaching, with first-rate instructors, resources, and state-of-the-art facilities. We provide courses of varying durations and can arrange weekend and residential courses in order to suit your requirements.

Furthermore, our classroom courses are carried out in thousands of locations worldwide, making training easily accessible wherever you are. Our courses typically begin at 9.00 am and continue until 5.00 pm each day, with breaks and refreshments provided. , As our most popular form of training available, we pride ourselves in continuously delivering an outstanding learning experience for our delegates in the classroom.

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  • Direct support from our experienced trainers throughout the course
  • Training courses available in thousands of locations globally
  • Partake in engaging and valuable activities in the classroom to boost your learning potential
  • Receive an all-encompassing learning experience

Online Training

Our online-based training courses aim to provide you with a complete training experience. Due to their flexibility, these courses are greatly suited to busy working professionals, or any individual who would prefer the convenience of an online training course.

Our Computer-Based Training (CBT) courses remove the time and cost associated with travelling to course locations. You can complete your chosen course in any location, and work at your own pace, as the learning portal can be accessed 24/7. All of our online training courses have technical and administrative support and mobile access. Furthermore, each course has been carefully designed to incorporate informative, instructive, and engaging content. In this way, online learning can guarantee a valuable and enjoyable training solution.

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  • Our flexible online courses provide you with 24/7 access
  • Take your time with 90 days from first login to complete the course
  • Enjoy an engaging and interactive learning experience
  • Courses available through our easy-to-use learning portal

In-House Training

Our In-House training option allows you to select any of our courses and receive training at a venue of your choice, by any method of your choice.

In-House courses deliver training to multiple employees at once, thus reducing travel expenses and providing you with the ultimate convenience and value for money. In addition, this option allows you to receive a training course that has been specifically tailored to meet your business needs, ensuring first-class quality, applicability, and value.

By choosing to bring bespoke training to the office, you can improve business performance, and make your organisation more streamlined, resourceful, and profitable. With over 25 years’ of experience, we are the market-leaders of In-House training.

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  • Reduce the costs of employees taking time away from the workplace to train
  • Streamline your business with this bespoke training solution
  • Maximise your training budget
  • Monitor your employees’ progress and ensure that they receive applicable qualifications

Virtual Training

Our Virtual training courses provide you with the option to learn using a specialised simulated virtual environment. In this environment, our expert training instructors will be able to convey information and provide you with the all the knowledge you require to earn your qualification with The Knowledge Academy. As the largest global training provider, this method of training allows us to extend our training scope to those who may not be able to attend a classroom course itself, but would like to receive direct training and support from an instructor.
Using this training delivery method, you would benefit from the convenience of remote access and the elimination of the time and cost associated with travelling to a training venue.

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  • Receive direct support from our experienced trainers
  • Acquire the benefits of a classroom course, without the need to travel
  • Train from the comfort of your own home using remote access
  • All virtual training courses come with technical and administrative support
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MSP® Practitioner Upgrade

  • Our MSP® Practitioner Upgrade training course is fully accredited by PeopleCert
  • Gain an understanding of Programme Management Themes
  • We have successfully trained over 5,000 MSP® trainees globally
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Course Information

MSP® Practitioner Outline

The MSP® Practitioner course revisits all the topics taught in the MSP® Foundation course. This is to ensure that delegates have a fresh understanding of the basics of MSP® with which to work with. Following this revision, the MSP® Practitioner course moves on to cover:

  • Programme Management Themes
  • The Transformational Flow
  • Case Studies
  • Applying MSP®
  • Applying MSP® principles to a given programme and using MSP® to maintain programme focus and stakeholder commitment
  • MSP® Exam
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MSP® Practitioner Overview

This two-day MSP® training course not only provides delegates with an understanding of the fundamentals of MSP® but also describes how to apply the methodology to an example scenario. As such, delegates will be able to use MSP® in the workplace effectively and efficiently.

The MSP® Practitioner training course is useful for individuals who wish to indicate to employers that they possess substantial knowledge of MSP® and how it is used within a working environment. By obtaining this certification, delegates could benefit significantly by drastically improving their career prospects and earning potential. This is because MSP® Practitioners are highly valuable members of 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®.

MSP®​ is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

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Who is this course suited to?

MSP® Practitioner training is of use to a range of professionals:

  • Members of a programme office
  • Business change team members
  • Project delivery team members
  • Anyone wishing to understand MSP® terminology and concepts
  • Those wishing to pursue these higher qualifications


It is required that delegates have completed the MSP® Foundation training prior to taking this course. It is recommended that delegates complete a short pre-course workbook before the course begins, which will be provided for you. You should also read “Introduction, Principles and Introduction to Themes” from the “Managing Successful Programmes” manual (2011). This pre-course work should take around 15 hours of your time. 

MSP® Practitioner Exam Information

Passing the exam and achieving the MSP® Practitioner qualification indicates a functional understanding of MSP® and its application to programmes in the workplace. The exam format is as follows:

  • Objective Testing (a type of multiple choice)
  • 2.5 hours
  • 8 questions, worth 10 marks each
  • Open Book​

The following is included in this MSP® course:

  • MSP® Practitioner Examination
  • Pre-course material
  • The Knowledge Academy MSP® Practitioner Manual
  • Managing Successful Programmes Manual ISBN: 9780113313273
  • Experienced MSP® Instructor
  • Certificate
  • Refreshments

Available delivery methods for this course:





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Resources Included

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience

Various Delivery Methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style

MSP® Practitioner Upgrade FAQs

Yes, all MSP® training courses are fully accredited by the PeopleCert on behalf of AXELOS.
We provide pre-course reading, The Knowledge Academy courseware folder, official certificates and refreshments.
Yes, the course includes the MSP Practitioner exam
Candidates must achieve a pass at Foundation level before completing the Practitioner examination
The MSP Practitioner exam is in the "Objective Testing" format, a style of complex multiple-choice examination
Please arrive at your training venue for 08:45am
The training hours start at 9am and finish at 5pm approximately
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.
The Practitioner certificate has an expiry date so you must re-register for an examination 3-5 years after your initial certification.

Some of our clients

"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"

Joshua Davies, Thames Water

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

Diane Gray, Shell

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