Duration: 2 Days
Location: Bewley's Hotel, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4
Accreditation: Internationally recognised qualification – MSP® Managing Successful Programmes – certification at Foundation and Practitioner levels - governed by Axelos / APMG in the UK.
Full Fee: €1365
Network Members Fee: €850
Programme Management is the discipline of managing a series of related projects, known collectively as a programme.
The internationally recognized Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) course focuses on the key skills and knowledge required by programme managers to effectively deliver a successful programme.
MSP® is used as the best practice methodology for managing programmes by the Office of Government Commerce (UK) and the United Nations.
Course Objectives /Learning Outcomes
Candidates who have completed the programme will have a thorough
grounding on international best practice in Programme Management
and, on passing the exams, the globally recognised MSP® qualification.
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
The course comprises pre-course work followed by a mixture of
learning sessions, group exercises and programme scenario based
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.
The Foundation exam tests general understanding of the fundamental
principles of MSP® – the exam is 40 minutes long. The exam is a closed
book, multiple choice paper. There are 50 questions and the pass mark
is 30 out of 50 representing 60%.
The Practitioner exam lasts for two and a half hours – is based on
objective testing – 9 questions – 180 marks available – 90 marks or
more are required to pass.
Open-book (only the MSP® Guide is allowed).
Prior to the course delegates will be sent the following:
- “Managing Successful Programmes” using MSP®
- Delegates should read the manual covering the Overview of MSP®,
Principles of Programme Management and the Programme
Management Lifecycle and familiarize themselves with the content
and structure of the method.
- “Managing Successful Programmes” Pocketbook
Delegates should use the pocketbook as a pre-course revision aid to
become familiar with the key products and processes of MSP®