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Programme Management is a vital component in the delivery of strategic/business initiative and change. This 3 day workshop prepares candidates for the AXELOS MSP® Foundation certification exam.


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This 2 day workshop builds on the 3 day MSP® Foundation workshop and prepares candidates for the AXELOS MSP® Practitioner certification exam.



Programme Management is a vital component in the delivery of strategic / business initiative and change. Delivering the right benefits and outcomes from change requires a structured framework to co-ordinate, communicate, align, manage and control the activities involved.

Programme Management provides this framework through organisation, processes, inputs, outputs and a focus on strategic thinking.

MSP 5th edition is an established best practice programme management framework, designed to align programmes and projects to organizational strategy and enable enterprise agility. MSP focuses on the delivery of outcomes of benefit, while mitigating risk and actively engaging stakeholders.

MSP is a globally recognised programme management methodology from AXELOS Limited who provide a range of best management practice guides, including PRINCE2®, PRINCE2 Agile®, MoP® and P3O®.

About this Course

Foundation Objectives

The Foundation course introduces the MSP method and terminology to ensure participants understand the MSP guidance well enough to work in a team to deliver or manage a programme within an environment supporting MSP.

Participation will enable you to:

  • Improve your mastery of best practice programme management
  • Establish appropriate programme governance structures that effectively control the work involved, thereby ensuring the creation of value
  • Design programmes using incremental cycles that allow for multimodal delivery
  • Effectively engage stakeholders by providing a clear vision and full transparency around the achievement of programme objectives and expected benefits

Practitioner Objectives

The Practitioner course prepares participants to take and pass the MSP Practitioner Exam.
The Practitioner exam is intended to assess whether the candidate can demonstrate sufficient ability to apply and tailor the MSP programme management.

A successful Practitioner candidate should, with suitable direction, be able to start applying the framework to a real programme but may not be sufficiently skilled to do this appropriately for all situations. Their individual programme management expertise, the complexity of the programme, and the support provided for the use of MSP in their work environment will all be factors that impact what the practitioner can achieve.

The course includes review, consolidation of concepts and exam questions for the Practitioner level certification.

Please note that the Practitioner course is an EXAM PREPARATION COURSE and focuses on the application of MSP to prepare candidates for the Practitioner examination.

How this Course is Delivered

Key Topics

Participants will be provided with in-depth knowledge of:

  • The MSP principles, which are continuously applied to achieve value from programme management
  • The MSP themes, which provide the governance required to ensure the programme is aligned to the principles
  • The MSP processes, which enable you to manage a programme in an orderly, yet flexible and adaptable way

Comprehensive preparation for certification exams is also provided.

Outcomes and Certification Eligibility

Foundation Certification

The Foundation course includes the MSP Foundation Examination which consists of:

  • 60 multiple choice questions
  • 60% pass mark
  • 1-hour duration
  • Closed book

Weekday courses: Exam taken on the afternoon of day 3 of the Foundation course.

Practitioner Certification

The Practitioner course includes the MSP Practitioner Examination and consists of:

  • Multiple choice questions, based on a programme scenario
  • 58 questions per paper (including 6 matching questions worth 3 marks each), 70 marks available in total
  • 60% pass mark
  • 2.5 hours’ duration
  • Open book (Managing Successful Programmes 5th Edition guide only)

The exam is taken on the afternoon of Day 2 of the Practitioner course.

PeopleCert administers the MSP examination scheme. PM-Partners is an accredited partner of PeopleCert (Partner ID: 3800).



To gain the most benefit from participation in this course, it is recommended that participants have a minimum of two years project management experience.

There is no pre-course work for this course.


To be eligible to sit the MSP Practitioner exam, participants must have attended the Foundation course and obtained a pass in the MSP Foundation exam (5th Edition).

Please note that to ensure your outcomes are achieved this course requires some pre-course preparation. This material will be sent out 2 weeks in advance of the course (or at time of booking if booking less than 2 weeks prior to course commencement).

It is a requirement that participants familiarise themselves with this material before commencing this course.


Where is the training venue located?

Sydney courses are held at 45 Clarence Street, Sydney.

Melbourne courses are held at 123 Queen Street, Melbourne.

I require an invoice before payment is processed – can I still book this course online?

Yes. Simply select ‘invoice’ from the payment options during the checkout process and one of our consultants will be in contact to organise payment.

Can I buy these courses as a package?

Yes. MSP Foundation and MSP Practitioner can be purchased together as a package at a discounted rate. Book now & save!

Is this a certified course?

Yes. The Foundation and Practitioner exams are undertaken on the final day of each course. Upon passing the exams you will be certified.

Is the exam fee included?

Yes. The exam fee is included in the course cost. Please note: You must have completed and passed the Foundation exam as a prerequisite to sitting the Practitioner exam.

Course Dates

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17/05/21 & 10/06/21
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