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  • MSP® training course is fully accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
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  • Includes pre-course material, manuals, exams and certificates
  • Very high delegate pass rates
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  • 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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MSP® Weekend Foundation & Practitioner 03/02/2017 Manchester
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Overview

MSP® Weekend Foundation & Practitioner  

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® is 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 includes examinations based on this manual.

The Knowledge Academy MSP® Foundation and Practitioner course created to maximise delegates’ potential in the MSP® training environment. This course has been designed for busy professionals who prefer to complete the MSP® Foundation and Practitioner  training course during the weekend. This course is 5 days in duration commencing from Friday 1.30pm through to Sunday and then continues through on the following weekend on Saturday and Sunday.

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 course with The Knowledge Academy will require around 15 hours of study prior to the course start date. 
  • The Knowledge Academy MSP® Foundation and Practitioner Weekend training course includes the MSP® Foundation and Practitioner examinations. 
  • Upon booking, joining instructions that describe the course location and other administrative details will be emailed to the candidate.
  • Please note that delegates will be required to complete a minimum of 2 hours homework each evening which will be set by the instructor.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course, however, candidates must successfully pass the Foundation exam before attempting the Practitioner exam.

Who Should Attend?

  • This course is ideal for candidates wishing to acquire sufficient knowledge to pass the MSP® Foundation and Practitioner exams
  • This course has been designed for busy professionals who prefer to complete the PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner  training course during the weekend

Course Structure

  • Friday (PM) - MSP® Foundation
  • Saturday - MSP® Foundation
  • Sunday - MSP® Foundation completion and exam
  • Saturday - MSP® Practitioner
  • Sunday - MSP® Practitioner and Practitioner exam

Course Content

The Knowledge Academy MSP® Foundation and Practitioner 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

MSP® Foundation Exam

  • Multiple choice examination
  • 75 questions per paper with 1 mark available per question, 5 questions to be trial and not counted in scores
  • The pass mark is set at 35 marks (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 Exam

  • An 80 question Objective Test Examination 
  • The pass mark is set at 40 out of 80 (50%) 

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.

MSP® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS limited

Please note:

This IS an open-book examination.

BCS Membership

Included in your professional certification; one year’s free BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, Associate membership.

Upon passing your examination, make the most of your professional certification and continue your career development with BCS Associate membership. Whether you’re looking for career support through the BCS global skills, training and development framework, SFIAplus, seeking promotion or a network of new contacts, we’re here to support you. BCS membership provides exclusive access to resources, Content and opportunities that will enrich your career.

BCS Membership allows you to give back to society. Some of the industry’s challenges are around personal data, health, education, and IT capabilities. By becoming part of our professional community you can get involved and do your bit to make IT good for society.

FAQs
  • Course Availability

    The spaces remaining on all courses across the website reflect the availability of the maximum printed course materials and equipment available in stock for any given event. If the spaces remaining do not appear, then there is comfortably enough lead time to provision course materials and equipment upon booking.

  • Is this course accredited?

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

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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