Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) Foundation & Practitioner (Package)

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Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) Foundation & Practitioner (Package)

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Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) is a framework for successfully delivering large-scale, transformational change through a dossier of related projects and related activities. It is proven best-practice programme management that helps to make change [...]

About The Course

Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) is a framework for successfully delivering large-scale, transformational change through a dossier of related projects and related activities. It is proven best-practice programme management that helps to make change ‘stick’. It comprises a set of principles and processes for use when managing a programme. A programme is made up of a specific set of projects identified by an organisation that together will deliver some defined objective, or set of objectives, for the organisation. The objectives, or goals, of the programme are typically at a strategic level so that the organisation can achieve benefits and improvements in its business operation.

SkillPoint offers the following MSP® certifications:
MSP® Foundation, and
MSP® Practitioner.

This page is dedicated to MSP® Foundation & Practitioner package.

The MSP Certification Scheme covers the essential skills and knowledge required to develop your programme management capabilities. The MSP Foundation course provides an introduction to the Managing Successful Programmes method and terminology. It provides a good overview of the MSP guidance enabling you to work effectively within, or with, a programme management team supporting MSP. The Foundation certification is also an entry requirement for the Practitioner certification. The MSP Practitioner course will enable you to improve your knowledge and skills in the application of the MSP principles, governance themes and transformational flow processes when managing a programme.

The accredited MSP® Foundation and Practitioner e-learning course fully prepares you for the foundation and practitioner examinations. It is broken into bite-size sessions, combining leading-edge multimedia and interactive exercises for optimum enjoyment and knowledge retention.

By the end of the MSP Foundation & Practitioner e-learning course you should be able to have a good understanding of the MSP guidance to apply it to your own work and be able to act as an informed member of a programme management team. You should also be capable of applying the MSP guidance in a programme within an environment that uses MSP.

The certification is aimed at current and aspiring project / programme managers, project / programme team members, business change team members as well as professionals from other disciplines involved in supporting programmes following the MSP guidance.

Entry Requirements

You do not need any qualifications or work experience to start the MSP® Foundation & Practitioner (package), however, you do need to pass MSP® Foundation exam first in order to become eligible for the MSP® Practitioner certification.

 

Details for the individual certifications are as follows:

You do not need any qualifications or work experience to start the MSP® Foundation course.
In order to take the MSP® Practitioner examination you must provide proof of holding MSP® Foundation certification.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the MSP® Foundation & Practitioner e-learning course you should be able to understand the key principles and terminology within the MSP guidance and you should be able to show that you can apply the MSP guidance in a relatively uncomplicated programme within a programme environment. Specifically, you should be able to:
• distinguish between projects and programmes,
• identify the MSP defined types of programme and their characteristics,
• explain the benefits of applying the MSP guidance to the management of a programme of transformational change,
• explain the purpose and areas of focus of the defined roles,
• explain the purpose of the seven MSP principles, the nine governance themes and the six transformational flow processes,
• explain the purpose of MSP programme information (documents),
• identify additional value as a result of managing the described change as an MSP programme,
• explain and apply each of the MSP principles, the governance themes and the transformational flow processes and their activities,
• explain the relationship between the MSP principles, governance themes, the transformational flow, programme information (documents) and the MSP defined programme management roles,
• produce and evaluate examples of MSP programme information (documents).

Duration

Course access duration is 12 months.
Approximate study time required – 50 hours.

Official Exam  & Accreditation

The Accreditation body is the AXELOS.

MSP® Foundation examination –
• computer-based exam format, taken online via Online Proctoring (webcam, microphone and valid ID required). Further information available here,
• consisting of 75 multiple-choice questions (including 5 trial questions). Pass mark score is 35 out of 70 available (50%),
• examination duration – one hour,
• closed book examination.

There is no re-certification requirement; the MSP® Foundation is a lifetime certification.

MSP® Practitioner examination –
• computer-based exam format, taken online via Online Proctoring (webcam, microphone and valid ID required). Further information available here,
• objective testing,
• consisting of 8 questions (80 marks available in total). Pass mark score is 40 out of an 80 available (50%),
• examination duration – 2.5 hours,
• open book examination (only the MSP Guide is allowed).

Re-certification requirement within 3 to 5 years of your original certification. Alternatively, AXELOS offers an option to maintain your certificate through AXELOS MSP® membership. Further information available in Additional information section below and here.

If the full package is purchased that includes official examinations, please contact SkillPoint when you are ready to take your first exam and we will send you full instructions on how to book your exam within 48 hours. Please note both exams must be taken within 12 months of purchase and all course modules need to be completed and assessments passed prior to this stage.

Further Study & Career Options

An improved skill set will enable you to qualify for more positions within programme management environments. Adding MSP® Foundation & Practitioner to your CV proves your knowledge and skills in the application of the MSP principles, governance themes and transformational flow processes when managing a programme.

Professionals in the following job roles use MSP® method: project / programme managers, project / programme team members, business change team members and professionals from other disciplines involved in supporting programmes following the MSP guidance.

On successful completion of this course you could progress on to MSP® Advanced Practitioner certification to expand your programme management knowledge and improve your job prospects further. Alternatively, you could progress to AgilePM® Foundation or PRINCE2 Agile® Practitioner certification to learn how to apply the agile methodology to your projects; both of these would help you to improve your job prospects further.

Please get in touch with SkillPoint advisor who will discuss your current situation and will provide the advice and guidance to help you create your own tailored learning journey.

Additional Information

Candidates are recommended to study the official MSP Guide prior to the examination. Further information and pricing available here.

AXELOS have a MSP® membership scheme that offers programme management professionals a wide range of content designed to help you excel in your professional roles and advance your careers. You may apply for AXELOS MSP® membership if you would like to become a member. Further information and pricing available here.

Purchase Notes

The ‘E-learning’ package includes:

  • the accredited MSP Foundation & Practitioner e-learning course (12 months’ access),
  • tutor support (via phone and email),
  • mock exam simulator, and
  • SkillPoint course completion e-certificate.

The ‘E-learning + Exams’ package additionally includes:

  • the official MSP Foundation & Practitioner exams (via Online Proctoring) both of which must be taken within 12 months of purchase, and
  • the accredited e-certificates. Please note if you would like physical copies, you will need to pay additional fees to the exam board.

The link to the E-learning Portal and your login details are usually sent within 3 working hours after purchase (excl. Saturday and Sunday). This is sent to the email address that you use during purchase.

Please read the Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy of SkillPoint Ltd prior to the purchase.

About The Course

Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) is a framework for successfully delivering large-scale, transformational change through a dossier of related projects and related activities. It is proven best-practice programme management that helps to make change ‘stick’. It comprises a set of principles and processes for use when managing a programme. A programme is made up of a specific set of projects identified by an organisation that together will deliver some defined objective, or set of objectives, for the organisation. The objectives, or goals, of the programme are typically at a strategic level so that the organisation can achieve benefits and improvements in its business operation.

SkillPoint offers the following MSP® certifications:
MSP® Foundation, and
MSP® Practitioner.

This page is dedicated to MSP® Foundation & Practitioner package.

The MSP Certification Scheme covers the essential skills and knowledge required to develop your programme management capabilities. The MSP Foundation course provides an introduction to the Managing Successful Programmes method and terminology. It provides a good overview of the MSP guidance enabling you to work effectively within, or with, a programme management team supporting MSP. The Foundation certification is also an entry requirement for the Practitioner certification. The MSP Practitioner course will enable you to improve your knowledge and skills in the application of the MSP principles, governance themes and transformational flow processes when managing a programme.

The accredited MSP® Foundation and Practitioner e-learning course fully prepares you for the foundation and practitioner examinations. It is broken into bite-size sessions, combining leading-edge multimedia and interactive exercises for optimum enjoyment and knowledge retention.

By the end of the MSP Foundation & Practitioner e-learning course you should be able to have a good understanding of the MSP guidance to apply it to your own work and be able to act as an informed member of a programme management team. You should also be capable of applying the MSP guidance in a programme within an environment that uses MSP.

The certification is aimed at current and aspiring project / programme managers, project / programme team members, business change team members as well as professionals from other disciplines involved in supporting programmes following the MSP guidance.

Entry Requirements

You do not need any qualifications or work experience to start the MSP® Foundation & Practitioner (package), however, you do need to pass MSP® Foundation exam first in order to become eligible for the MSP® Practitioner certification.

 

Details for the individual certifications are as follows:

You do not need any qualifications or work experience to start the MSP® Foundation course.
In order to take the MSP® Practitioner examination you must provide proof of holding MSP® Foundation certification.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the MSP® Foundation & Practitioner e-learning course you should be able to understand the key principles and terminology within the MSP guidance and you should be able to show that you can apply the MSP guidance in a relatively uncomplicated programme within a programme environment. Specifically, you should be able to:
• distinguish between projects and programmes,
• identify the MSP defined types of programme and their characteristics,
• explain the benefits of applying the MSP guidance to the management of a programme of transformational change,
• explain the purpose and areas of focus of the defined roles,
• explain the purpose of the seven MSP principles, the nine governance themes and the six transformational flow processes,
• explain the purpose of MSP programme information (documents),
• identify additional value as a result of managing the described change as an MSP programme,
• explain and apply each of the MSP principles, the governance themes and the transformational flow processes and their activities,
• explain the relationship between the MSP principles, governance themes, the transformational flow, programme information (documents) and the MSP defined programme management roles,
• produce and evaluate examples of MSP programme information (documents).

Duration

Course access duration is 12 months.
Approximate study time required – 50 hours.

Official Exam  & Accreditation

The Accreditation body is the AXELOS.

MSP® Foundation examination –
• computer-based exam format, taken online via Online Proctoring (webcam, microphone and valid ID required). Further information available here,
• consisting of 75 multiple-choice questions (including 5 trial questions). Pass mark score is 35 out of 70 available (50%),
• examination duration – one hour,
• closed book examination.

There is no re-certification requirement; the MSP® Foundation is a lifetime certification.

MSP® Practitioner examination –
• computer-based exam format, taken online via Online Proctoring (webcam, microphone and valid ID required). Further information available here,
• objective testing,
• consisting of 8 questions (80 marks available in total). Pass mark score is 40 out of an 80 available (50%),
• examination duration – 2.5 hours,
• open book examination (only the MSP Guide is allowed).

Re-certification requirement within 3 to 5 years of your original certification. Alternatively, AXELOS offers an option to maintain your certificate through AXELOS MSP® membership. Further information available in Additional information section below and here.

If the full package is purchased that includes official examinations, please contact SkillPoint when you are ready to take your first exam and we will send you full instructions on how to book your exam within 48 hours. Please note both exams must be taken within 12 months of purchase and all course modules need to be completed and assessments passed prior to this stage.

Further Study & Career Options

An improved skill set will enable you to qualify for more positions within programme management environments. Adding MSP® Foundation & Practitioner to your CV proves your knowledge and skills in the application of the MSP principles, governance themes and transformational flow processes when managing a programme.

Professionals in the following job roles use MSP® method: project / programme managers, project / programme team members, business change team members and professionals from other disciplines involved in supporting programmes following the MSP guidance.

On successful completion of this course you could progress on to MSP® Advanced Practitioner certification to expand your programme management knowledge and improve your job prospects further. Alternatively, you could progress to AgilePM® Foundation or PRINCE2 Agile® Practitioner certification to learn how to apply the agile methodology to your projects; both of these would help you to improve your job prospects further.

Please get in touch with SkillPoint advisor who will discuss your current situation and will provide the advice and guidance to help you create your own tailored learning journey.

Additional Information

Candidates are recommended to study the official MSP Guide prior to the examination. Further information and pricing available here.

AXELOS have a MSP® membership scheme that offers programme management professionals a wide range of content designed to help you excel in your professional roles and advance your careers. You may apply for AXELOS MSP® membership if you would like to become a member. Further information and pricing available here.

Purchase Notes

The ‘E-learning’ package includes:

  • the accredited MSP Foundation & Practitioner e-learning course (12 months’ access),
  • tutor support (via phone and email),
  • mock exam simulator, and
  • SkillPoint course completion e-certificate.

The ‘E-learning + Exams’ package additionally includes:

  • the official MSP Foundation & Practitioner exams (via Online Proctoring) both of which must be taken within 12 months of purchase, and
  • the accredited e-certificates. Please note if you would like physical copies, you will need to pay additional fees to the exam board.

The link to the E-learning Portal and your login details are usually sent within 3 working hours after purchase (excl. Saturday and Sunday). This is sent to the email address that you use during purchase.

Please read the Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy of SkillPoint Ltd prior to the purchase.

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