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MSP® Foundation & Practitioner Course Outline

As this course combines MSP® Foundation and MSP® Practitioner, the content reflects the topics taught within these:

MSP® Foundation Course Outline:

  • 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® Practitioner Course Outline:

  • Programme Management Themes
  • The Transformational Flow
  • Case Studies
  • Applying MSP® principles to programmes and using MSP® to maintain programme focus and stakeholder commitment

*After completing 4 days of classroom training and successfully passing your MSP® Foundation Exam, the fifth day of this course is a flexible exam preparation day to prepare you to take and pass your MSP® Practitioner exam online.

We provide comprehensive support during the exam process to make the experience as simple as possible. This exam can be taken at a suitable time, subject to availability; online, anywhere.

Benefits of MSP® online exams include:

  • Proven higher pass rates
  • Quicker Results
  • Save Travel Costs
  • Flexibility
  • Convenient
  • Take your exam at your home, office, or work when you are ready 

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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Who should attend this MSP Training Course?

MSP® Foundation and 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

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites needed in order for delegates to attend the course.

MSP® Foundation & Practitioner Course Overview

This MSP® Foundation and Practitioner certification combines the MSP® Foundation course and MSP® Practitioner course content to provide delegates with an easy way to gain both certifications in one. Earning this MSP® certification is indicative of understanding both the fundamentals and practicalities of using MSP® . The MSP® Foundation and Practitioner exams are both included.

This combined MSP® Foundation and Practitioner course, taught by our engaging and experienced trainers, will ensure that delegates acquire all the information they need to become efficient MSP® Practitioners and pass both exams. This is a highly sought-after certification because it gives individuals a competitive edge in business, especially due to it being highly desired by a multitude of employers. 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.

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 course:

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

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MSP® Foundation & Practitioner Exam Information

Passing the MSP® Foundation exam proves to employers that you have a good understanding of the fundamental framework of MSP®.

MSP® Foundation Exam:

  • Multiple choice
  • 1 hour
  • 75 classroom exam questions (including 5 uncounted trial questions)
  • Closed book

MSP® Practitioner Exam:

By successfully passing the online MSP® Practitioner exam, you will be able to demonstrate that you understand MSP® concepts and can apply the framework to real-life scenarios to a high standard.

  • Objective Testing (Type of Multiple Choice)
  • 2.5 hours
  • 8 Online exam questions worth 10 marks each
  • Open Book

*After completing 4 days of classroom training and successfully passing your MSP® Foundation Exam, the fifth day of this course is a flexible exam preparation day to complete at your convenience in order to prepare you to take and pass your MSP® Practitioner exam online.

We provide comprehensive support during the exam process to make the experience as simple as possible. This exam can be taken at a suitable time, subject to availability; online, anywhere.

Benefits of online exams include:

  • Proven higher pass rates
  • Quicker Results
  • Save Travel Costs
  • Flexibility
  • Convenient

Take your exam at your home, office, or work when you are ready

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Why choose us

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.
We offer MSP® Foundation and Practitioner training courses in locations all over the UK, as well as abroad. We make it easy to find a training venue near you!
Yes, all MSP® training courses are fully accredited by the PeopleCert on behalf of AXELOS.
Yes, the MSP® Foundation and Practitioner exams are both included.
The price for MSP® Foundation & Practitioner certification in the United States starts from $995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for MSP® Foundation & Practitioner.
Please see our MSP® Training courses available in the United States

Why choose us

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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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