MSP® – Managing Successful Programmes Combined

Date: TBC

Duration: 5 days

Full Fees: €2335

Network Members Fee: €1380

Programme overview

Course overview:

Programme Management is the discipline of managing a series of related projects, known collectively as a programme.

The successful management of a programme requires a specific set of leadership and management skills that go beyond the discipline of project management.

The internationally recognised Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) course focuses on the key skills and knowledge required by programme managers to effectively deliver a successful programme.

Particular attention is paid to the challenges that are often encountered by programme managers.

MSP® is used as the best practise methodology for managing programmes by the Office of Government Commerce (UK) and the United Nations.

Learning outcomes

During the course, delegates will undertake a number of exercises and mock examinations from these they will gain feedback on their progress towards eventual success. Delegates should expect to undertake 1 – 2 hours of revision work on the 1st night of the course.

Benefits of effective programme management include:

  • Optimisation of programme and project resources
  • Clear alignment of project outcomes with overall business goals

Benefits are measurable while challenges are controllable

Who Should Attend

MSP® is written primarily for those who are involved in the direction, management, support and delivery of programmes. Including:

  • Programme Managers
  • Business Change Managers
  • Programme Office staff.
  • Programme Directors
  • Senior Responsible Owners
  • All Programme Sponsors

Course Content

  • Pre-course PreparationThere is some preparation required in advance of this course.Delegates should use the Pocketbook to become familiar with the key products and processes of MSP®.The amount of time needed will vary from individual to individual but as a rough guide, please allow for 3-4 hours for Foundation. As with all exams, the more preparation you put in the more likely you are to achieve a successful exam result.HomeworkDelegates will be expected to:
    • Undertake approximately 1-2 hours of homework on the first night of the course.

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