MSP®: Achieving Foundation and Practitioner Certification Training

Course 3631

  • Duration: 4 days
  • Exam Voucher: Yes
  • Language: English
  • 29 PMI PDUs
  • Level: Intermediate
Get This Course £1,495
  • 4-day instructor-led training course
  • Take2 exam re-sit included (eligible on public events)

  • Foundation and Practitioner exam vouchers included
  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Guaranteed to Run - you can rest assured that the class will not be cancelled.
    Sep 19 - 22 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM BST
    London or AnyWare
  • Guaranteed to Run - you can rest assured that the class will not be cancelled.
    Dec 19 - 22 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM GMT
    London or AnyWare
  • Mar 27 - 30 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM BST
    London or AnyWare
  • Jun 19 - 22 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM BST
    London or AnyWare

Prepare to achieve your MSP® (Managing Successful Programmes) Foundation and Practitioner certifications with this training course. As a certified MSP Practitioner, you demonstrate your knowledge of the Managing Successful Programmes framework and understand how to apply proven concepts and best practices for successfully delivering transformational change.

    MSP®: Achieving Foundation and Practitioner Certification Training Delivery Methods

    • In-Person

    • Online

    MSP®: Achieving Foundation and Practitioner Certification Training Course Benefits

    • Prepare for the Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) Foundation and Practitioner Exams
    • Apply the MSP Principles and Governance Themes
    • Identify and define programmes that support your organisation’s strategic objectives

    • Manage the programme to attain measurable benefits

    MSP Certification Training Outline

    Recommended Experience

    • The reading materials (Learning Tree Pre-Course Study Guide and Managing Successful Programmes 5th Edition eBook) are provided to you prior to your training course.
    • We recommend you read the book prior to your course
    • 2 hours of home study each evening are required

    Certification Information

    Wouldn’t you like to sit your exam knowing that you could have another shot if the outcome is not what you expected? With Learning Tree, now you can! This Learning Tree training course features the Take2 re-sit exam option. In the case of an unsuccessful result, you can retake the exam within six months of your first try.

    • Adhering to MSP Principles
    • Defining the processes and themes

    Identifying a programme

    • Appointing the Sponsoring Group and Programme Board
    • Developing a Programme Brief
    • Creating a Programme Preparation Plan

    Defining a programme

    • Refining the Vision Statement and Blueprint
    • Modelling the benefits
    • Establishing a Programme Plan
    • Designing governance arrangements
    • Confirming the Business Case
    • Bringing together the Programme Definition Document

    Managing the tranche

    • Implementing defined governance for the programme
    • Undertaking audit and assurance reviews
    • Maintaining alignment between programme blueprint and business strategy objectives
    • Managing risks and issues

    Delivering the capability

    • Starting projects
    • Engaging stakeholders
    • Controlling project delivery
    • Closing projects

    Realising the benefits

    • Preparing for transition
    • Undergoing transition
    • Measuring the benefits

    Closing a programme

    • Confirming programme closure
    • Reviewing the programme
    • Disbanding the programme organisation

    Programme organisation

    • Designing a programme organisational structure
    • Identifying responsibilities of everyone involved

    Ensuring stakeholder engagement

    • Analysing and identifying stakeholders
    • Profiling and mapping stakeholder interests and issues
    • Developing a Communications Plan
    • Measuring communication effectiveness

    Creating the Vision and Blueprint

    • Designing a model of the future organisation
    • Modelling processes, organisation, information

    The Business Case

    • Creating and evolving the Business Case
    • Validating against the Vision and Blueprint
    • Testing the ongoing viability of the programme

    Planning and controlling the programme

    • Deciding on the structure of the tranches
    • Defining the contents of a Programme Plan
    • Resourcing the programme
    • Identifying how the programme will be controlled with associated responsibilities

    Benefits management

    • Mapping, profiling, and categorising benefits
    • Employing the benefits management cycle

    Managing risks and issues

    • Controlling the aggregated risk profile
    • Responding to threats and opportunities
    • Resolving issues

    Quality and assurance management

    • Designing a Quality and Assurance Management Strategy for a programme
    • Achieving the right level of quality
    • Applying the principles of assurance management
    • Gaining insight into the exam process
    • Practising with sample exam questions

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    Course FAQs

    You will be provided with an exam voucher for each exam and a link to register and schedule your online exam sessions with the PeopleCert web proctoring service. You will take your exams after you have completed your training course.

    If you do not pass an exam, you will be given an opportunity to retake it with the Take2 option.

    For publicly scheduled course events, Learning Tree will set up the Take2 option for all attendees when we order your exam voucher. If you aren’t successful on your first exam, you will be notified by PeopleCert that you are eligible to register for the exam retake.

    Though exam vouchers can cost hundreds of pounds, there is no additional cost to you to sign up for the Take2 re-sit program. Take2 is an additional complimentary benefit offered to you by Learning Tree.

    Yes, you must re-sit the exam within six months of your initial exam.