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MSP Training Edinburgh - MSP Courses Edinburgh

  • MSP® training course is fully accredited by BCS
  • GUARANTEED LOWEST PRICE IN THE INDUSTRY Edinburgh
  • Includes pre-course material, manuals, exams and certificates
  • Very high delegate pass rates
  • Learn essential real-world skills and fast track your career
  • Courses delivered by world class training instructors
  • MSP Training in luxury nationwide venues
  • Earning potential with MSP qualification between £40k and £85k
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Course Dates, Locations & Prices (Top)

Course Name Date Location Duration Price Book Online
MSP® Foundation & Practitioner 24/08/2015 3 places left Edinburgh 5 days £1149 Book nowEnquire
MSP® Foundation & Practitioner 14/09/2015 4 places left Edinburgh 5 days £1149 Book nowEnquire
MSP® Foundation & Practitioner 19/10/2015 5 places left Edinburgh 5 days £1149 Book nowEnquire
MSP® Foundation & Practitioner 07/12/2015 Edinburgh 5 days £1149 Book nowEnquire

Course Information (Top)

Overview

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

Introduction

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

 

Pre-Course Reading

We recommend you complete a short pre-course workbook before the course begins. This will be provided.

 

Prerequisites

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.

 

Course Structure

  • The course is five days and structured in two parts
  • During the first three days, you will prepare for the Foundation exam, which will be taken on the third day
  • The final two days will cover material for the Practitioner exam, which you will take on the final day

 

Course Content

  • The course will cover 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

 

MSP® Foundation and Practitioner Exams

Foundation exam:

  • Multiple choice
  • 60 minutes
  • 75 questions, including 5 trial questions which are not counted in the final score
  • Pass mark is 50%

Practitioner exam:

  • Uses objective testing, a type of multiple-choice
  • Two-and-a-half-hours
  • 80 questions
  • Pass mark is 50%

Why choose The Knowledge Academy?

  • We provide you with the official guide to MSP®, ‘Managing Successful Programmes 4th Edition’
  • We also give you copies of all course presentation slides and MSP practice papers to ensure the best learning experience
  • We make the learning experience enjoyable
  • We are trusted by globally leading brands such as JP Morgan, HSBC and Sony as a learning partner of choice.
  • We provide pre- and post-course support so you never feel alone
  • All of our training is hands-on, using real-world examples
  • As a market leader, we have an extremely high global pass rate
  • Over 90% of our delegates come back to us for further training
  • We have the best instructors in the industry which is reflected in our position as the market leader for professional qualifications
  • We provide value for money and trained over 25,000 delegates last year
  • We have some of the most luxurious course venues worldwide

 

Click ‘Book Now’ or ‘Enquire’ next to the date of your choice and our expert advisors will be in touch.

 

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.

 

Case Study

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

FAQs
  • Is this course accredited?

    Yes, it is accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT

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

    All of our instructors are fully accredited and have over ten years of experience in Programme Management.

  • What does The Knowledge Academy provide me with 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 exams.

  • 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 multiple-choice examination.

  • What is the pre-course work?

    There is a short pre-course workbook, which we recommend completing.

  • What are the hours of the course?

    The training hours are 9am to 5pm.

  • What time shall I arrive at the venue?

    Please arrive at your training venue for 08:45am.

  • Is there homework?

    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.

  • How long until I receive course confirmation details?

    You will receive confirmation details as soon as your place has been booked and confirmed.

What's Included?
  • Official Managing Successful Programmes Manual, latest edition
  • The Knowledge Academy Courseware Book
  • Pre-Course Material
  • Exams
  • Certificate
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments
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