MSP®Foundation

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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.

MSP®Practitioner

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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.

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“Programme Management may be defined as the co-ordinated organisation, direction and implementation of a portfolio of projects and activities that together achieve outcomes and realise benefits that are of strategic importance.” Managing Successful Programmes

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.

Examples of such programmes are:

  • Organisation mergers and integration programmes
  • Major new business line launches
  • Large or complex multi-functional IT Projects
  • Major restructuring/corporate re-engineering
  • Major cost reduction initiatives

About this Course

Programme Management i a vital component in the delivery of strategic/business initiatives and change. These workshops are designed to give participants an overview of the leading programme management methodology with a focus on managing organisational benefits; managing crucial interdependencies between projects in a programme environment and; setting and maintaining stakeholder expectations.

MSP® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited. The Swirl logo™ is a trade mark of AXELOS Limited.

Workshop Objective

These workshops aim to certify participants in MSP, the leading programme management method. Participation in the workshops will confirm for participants the vital role of effective Programme Management in:

  • Identifying and ensuring delivery of real benefits to the end-users of products and services
  • Ensuring that Stakeholder expectations at required levels are appropriately set, managed and maintained
  • Managing the crucial links and interdependencies between projects in a programme environment

Participants will be provided with:

  • The key differences between projects and programmes
  • An understanding of managing organisational benefits through successful planning and control
  • An understanding of how to manage a strategic programme against measurable outcomes
  • Preparation for certification examinations

How this course is delivered

Foundation Workshop:

Workshop Content Summary

Introduction & Overview

  • The Programme Management Framework
  • Using Programme Management for successful delivery
  • When to use a Programme Management approach
  • The strategic context: drivers for change
  • What is Programme Management?
  • The Programme Management environment
  • Programme Management principles

Programme Management Governance Themes

  • Organisation
  • Vision
  • Leadership and stakeholder engagement
  • Benefits management
  • Blueprint design and delivery
  • Planning and control
  • Business Case
  • Risk and issue management
  • Quality and assurance

The Programme Management Transformational Flow

  • Identifying a programme
  • Defining a programme
  • Managing the tranches
  • Delivering the capability
  • Realising the benefits
  • Closing a programme

Practitioner Workshop:

Workshop Content Summary

A comprehensive review of the following subject areas:

Introduction

As candidates need to apply the guidance to their own work and, hence, act as an informed member of a programme management team, a review of the:

  • MSP principles, the governance themes and the transformational flow processes and their activities
  • Relationship between the MSP principles, governance themes, the transformational flow, programme information (documents) and the MSP defined programme management roles
  • MSP programme information (documents).

MSP® Practitioner Practice questions and review focussing on:

  • Overview, Principles and governance themes overview
  • Governance Themes
    • Organisation and programme office
    • Vision
    • Leadership and stakeholder engagement
    • Benefits management
    • Blueprint design and delivery
    • Planning and control
    • The business case
    • Risk and issue management
    • Quality and assurance management

Transformational Flow

  • Identifying a programme
  • Defining a programme
  • Managing the tranches
  • Delivering the capability
  • Realising the benefits
  • Closing a programme

MSP® Practitioner exam

Outcomes & Certification Eligibility

Assessment/Assignments

Follow up assignments are not offered as a standard deliverable of this course. However, customised assignments or follow up coaching are valuable for transferring skills to the workplace, and may be estimated and delivered upon request

Foundation Workshop:

Examination & Certification

By completing the Foundation Workshop (3 days), the participant will have sufficient knowledge to sit the APM Group MSP Foundation Examination. The Foundation examination is a 1 hour, 75 question multiple-choice paper. The pass mark is 50%.

Please Note:

  • Examinations are undertaken on the final day of each workshop
  • The APM Group Ltd (UK) administers the MSP examination scheme.

Practitioner Workshop:

Examination & Certification

By completing the Practitioner Workshop (2 days), the participant will have sufficient knowledge to sit the APM Group MSP Practitioner Examination. The Practitioner examination is a 2.5 hour (including reading time) Objective Testing paper based on a programme scenario. The paper consists of 8 questions with a total of 80 marks available, and is closed book. The pass mark is 50%.

Please Note:

  • Examinations are undertaken on the final day of each workshop
  • A Foundation exam pass is a pre-requisite to sitting the Practitioner exam
  • The APM Group Ltd (UK) administers the MSP examination scheme.

Course Prerequisites

Foundation Workshop:

There are no prerequisites to attend the MSP Foundation workshop.

Practitioner Workshop:

Attendees should have attended the 3 day MSP® Foundation workshop and passed the Foundation examination.

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