A Quick Glance

MSP® Foundation and Practitioner course provide essential knowledge of MSP® principles, governance themes and transformational flows. MSP® Foundation course enables the delegates to break the organisational structure into smaller and more manageable sizes for implementing best practices in the programme management.

MSP® Practitioner course includes various techniques required to manage programmes by using MSP® processes, principles, methodologies and transformational flows. This training program introduces delegates to the MSP® framework which helps them to manage successful programmes within the organisation, avoid the pitfalls and achieve the organisational goals effectively.

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    Explore the key principles and processes used in MSP® Foundation

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    Learn how to use gained skills in managing projects for effective output

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    Improve the earning potential by getting certified in MSP®

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    Understand MSP® Principles, MSP® Governance themes and MSP® Transformational flow

MSP® Foundation

MSP® Foundation course doesn’t require any specific qualification but having experience in the programme management environment would be beneficial.

MSP® Practitioner

MSP® Practitioner is next step after MSP® Foundation and the individuals who want to attend this course must be MSP® Foundation holder.

  • Business Change Managers (BCMs)
  • Senior Responsible Owners (SRO's)
  • Project delivery team members
  • Senior project managers
  • Program managers
  • Portfolio and Program Management Office managers
  • Professionals who are involved in the task of planning, designing and implementing the organisational programs
  • Stakeholders or other parties who are interested in the program
  • Individuals who want to attain programme management certification can attend this course
  • Anyone who wants to enhance their knowledge regarding programme management

Exam(s) included


Key Learning Points


Tutor Support



  • Analyse and implement MSP® principles and processes for managing the organisational programs effectively
  • Get to know about various benefits of using well-structured approach for managing the project
  • Align projects with the concepts of MSP®
  • Enhance competence which allows the delegates to deliver successful organisational projects
  • Accomplish the strategic objectives of the organisation
  • Learn to control and manage programs successfully
  • Identify the use and implementation process of program management framework within the organisation.

Course Overview

The aim of the course is to equip the delegates with the essential knowledge and skills required to interact effectively with the team members in the programme management. MSP® defines the roles and responsibilities necessary to lead the project management team. MSP® framework is based on the following three core concepts:

  • MSP® Principles
  • MSP® Governance Themes
  • MSP® Transformational Flow


MSP® Foundation

  • Multiple choice questions
  • 75 questions per paper
  • Each question contains 1 marks
  • 50% marks are needed to clear the exam,e. 35 out of 70
  • Exam Duration- 60 minutes
  • Closed book exam

MSP® Practitioner

  • Objective type exam with 8 questions per paper
  • Total 80 marks
  • 50% marks needed to clear the exam
  • Exam Duration- 2 hr 30 min
  • Open book exam

*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 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 

Course Content

Section 1

  • Introduction to Program
  • Scope and objective
  • Key principles used in Programme Management
  • MSP® structure and philosophy

Section 2

  • MSP® Principles
  • Remaining aligned with corporate strategy
  • Leading change
  • Envisioning and communicating a better future
  • Focusing on the benefits and threats to them
  • Adding value
  • Designing and delivering a coherent capability
  • Learning from experience
  • Governance Themes
  • Risk Management and issue resolution
  • Quality Management
  • Organisation
  • Vision
  • Blueprint design and delivery
  • Programme planning and control
  • The Business Case
  • Leadership and stakeholder engagement
  • Realisation Management

Section 3

  • Transformational Flow
  • Identify program
  • Define program
  • Manage the trenches
  • Deliver the capability
  • Realise the benefits
  • Close a program
  • Programme office
  • Communicate and envision for better future

Section 4

  • Tips and tricks for MSP® Foundation and Practitioner Exam
  • MSP® Foundation Exam
  • MSP® Practitioner Exam

MSP® Foundation & Practitioner Schedules

Course Name Duration Dates Price
MSP® Foundation & Practitioner 5 days London
27-08-2019 £1795.00
MSP® Foundation & Practitioner 5 days Canterbury
27-08-2019 £6499.00
MSP® Foundation & Practitioner 5 days Chelmsford
27-08-2019 £6499.00
MSP® Foundation & Practitioner 5 days Chorley
27-08-2019 £6499.00
MSP® Foundation & Practitioner 5 days Guildford
27-08-2019 £6499.00
MSP® Foundation & Practitioner 5 days Ipswich
27-08-2019 £6499.00
MSP® Foundation & Practitioner 5 days Leicester
27-08-2019 £6499.00
MSP® Foundation & Practitioner 5 days Norwich
27-08-2019 £2995.00
MSP® Foundation & Practitioner 5 days Oxford
27-08-2019 £6499.00
MSP® Foundation & Practitioner 5 days Plymouth
27-08-2019 £6499.00