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AXELOS MSP® Foundation Certification

Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) is the de facto standard developed by the UK government for delivering change programmes in the UK. This course covers the latest version released in August 2011.

This is the three-day approach to gaining the Foundation qualification. It is an intense course that will require delegates to prepare thoroughly and be prepared for evening work throughout the course.

The course includes the Foundation examination and prepares delegates for the Practitioner and Advanced Practitioner courses should they wish to move on to those levels.

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The course timings are from 9AM to 3:30PM UK Time

The MSP® Foundation level course is ideal for staff involved in programme management roles and who wish to gain a qualification, for example:

  • Programme leader
  • Programme office staff
  • Business Change Managers
  • Business Consultants
  • Operations staff involved in change programmes

The MSP® Foundation is a 3 days course.

Preparation is the key to success, which is why we provide a full pre-course programme to help you arrive on the first day fully prepared.

Course Modules: 

Transformational Flow

  • Identifying a Programme
  • Defining a Programme
  • Managing the Tranche
  • Realising the Benefits
  • Delivering Capability
  • Closing a Programme

Governance Themes

  • Benefits Management
  • Organization & Governance
  • Vision and Blueprint
  • Risk & Issue Management
  • Planning & Control
  • Stakeholder Engagement & Leadership
  • Business Case
  • Quality Management

Foundation Examination

Throughout the course, interwoven within the delivery of the theory and the practical examples of good practice, there is ongoing support and preparation for the examination.  We provide sample papers and worked exercises using a scenario/case study to help create situations which develop the delegates understanding and recall of the material.

*Module structure may change

Benefits for the learner:

  • Basic level qualification
  • Application of MSP® common vocabulary.
  • Increased confidence in real world application.
  • Thorough knowledge of the MSP® methodology at theory and application level.
  • Potential to continue on to Practitioner/Advanced level.

AXELOS MSP® Practitioner Certification

Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) is the de facto standard developed by the UK government for delivering change programmes in the UK. This course covers the latest version released in August 2011.

This is designed for individuals who have successfully undertaken the three-day Foundation qualification and now wish to progress to a higher level.

The two day course is intense but fun, and is intended to be interactive whilst challenging.

It will also prepare delegates wishing to progress onto the Advanced workshop.

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The course timings are from 9AM to 3:30PM UK Time

The MSP® Practitioner level course is deal for staff involved in Programme Management roles that have already attained the Foundation qualification and wish to progress to the next level.  For example:

  • Programme leader
  • Programme office staff
  • Business Change Managers
  • Business Consultants
  • Operations staff involved in change programmes

The MSP® Practitioner Certification follows on from the MSP® Foundation.

Prior to the event there will be preparation work to consolidate the work undertaken on the Foundation course into a viable programme for MSP® Care. The amount of work that individuals will need to put in will depend on the time elapsed since they completed the Foundation course.

The two day course is intense but fun, and is intended to be interactive whilst challenging. It will also prepare delegates wishing to progress onto the Advanced workshop.

  • MSP® Care in Context
  • Completing Programme Definition
  • Managing the Programme 1
  • Managing the Programme 2
  • Examination Strategy
Practitioner Examination
 
Throughout the course, interwoven within the delivery of the theory and the practical examples of good practice, there is ongoing support and preparation for the examination.  We provide sample papers and worked exercises using a scenario/case study to help create situations which develop the delegates understanding and recall of the material.
 
*Module structure may change

Benefits for the learner:

  • Practitioner examination qualification
  • Application of MSP® methodology to a complex case study.
  • Increased confidence in real world application.
  • Thorough knowledge of the MSP® methodology at theory and application level.
  • Potential to continue to the Advanced level accreditation.

MSP® Syllabus

For further information on the MSP certification, please download the syllabus.

Download the MSP® Syllabus

meet your instructor:

ALAN SUMMERFIELD

In Alan’s role as Consultant and Trainer his focus is on supporting organisations in improving their benefits delivery through portfolio, programme and project management, mentoring CEOs and Executives in their roles as programme and project sponsors, assisting the governance of individual transformation and complex delivery programmes, undertaking independent assurance reviews of organisations and specific programmes, and delivering tailored and accredited training in Programme Management, Risk Management, Portfolio and Project Management and Benefits Management.

I have trained with Alan on two courses, both of which have been illuminating. Alan has a deep knowledge of his subjects and it is backed up by examples of their practical application. I thoroughly recommend him and hope to introduce him to my future clients.

VIRTUAL CLASSROOM TRAINING

Virtual classroom training takes place with a live instructor throughout the online course and you will be learning alongside other virtual learners – you’ll be able to see and hear them too!

All you need for virtual classroom training is a decent broadband connection, a webcam and a microphone.

You’ll receive:

  • The MSP® manual
  • The Aspire Europe MSP® Foundation workbook
  • Pre-course material
  • Past examination papers
  • Examination voucher

MSP® Foundation COURSE SCHEDULE

The course timings are from 9AM to 3:30PM UK Time

MSP® Foundation COURSE fee

Virtual Classroom Training

£795 + £159 VAT = £954 Total

(you are saving 33% on classroom-based prices)

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MSP® PRACTITIONER COURSE SCHEDULE

The course timings are from 9AM to 3:30PM UK Time

MSP® PRACTITIONER COURSE fee

Virtual Classroom Training

£695 + £139 VAT = £834 Total

(you are saving 30% on classroom-based prices)

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ARE YOU interested TO BECOME MSP® CERTIFIED but you have further questions?

Get in touch with us and our Professional Development Advisors will guide you through the entire process of getting MSP® certified and have all your questions answered.

Rod Sowden, the lead author of Managing Successful Programmes, provide as quick insight into the role of the programme blueprint and some common pitfalls

Rod Sowden, the lead author of Managing Successful Programmes, provide as quick insight into the role of the programme assurance and some common pitfalls

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The MSP® Foundation and MSP® Practitioner courses on this page are offered by Aspire Europe ATO/Affiliate of AXELOS Limited.
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