Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) Practitioner

    Upcoming Classes:       
    MSP Foundation + Practitioner
  • Please contact Paradigm to inquire about scheduling a MSP Foundation + Practitioner Course for your organization

Course Description:

Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) is a widely used international standard for Programme Management that navigates you through all the essentials for running a successful programme. It builds on the definitions and structure of PM knowledge and defines a series of processes, components, and techniques that can be applied managing any size or subject of programme. Learn how to run a portfolio of interlinked projects to make the tactical and operational changes required to transform an entire organization. It provides project managers with a practical road map from conception to close for all types of projects and a framework to deliver projects that benefit stakeholders, the business, and the bottom line.
The Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) Practitioner course examines the methodology in order to effectively lead programmes of all sizes and types. By the end of the course, participants will be fully prepared for the official Practitioner exam, which is held in the final stage of the course. Attendees must have successfully completed the 3 day MSP Foundation course in order to take the Practitioner exam.


On completion of this course, participants will achieve a detailed and practical understanding of the MSP programme management method. Participants will learn how to use MSP for programmes of all sizes and types, avoiding unnecessary overheads and gaining maximum benefit.

Participants will learn the MSP programme management framework including:

    Nine Programme Governance Themes
  • Vision
  • Blueprint
  • Organisation
  • Benefits Management
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Risk Management and Issue Resolution
  • Programme Planning and Control
  • Business Case Management
  • Quality Management

    The MSP Transformational Flow
  • Identifying a Programme
  • Defining a Programme
  • Managing the Trenches
  • Delivering the Capability
  • Realising Benefits
  • Closing a Programme

  • In order to sit the MSP Practitioner examination, you must have passed the MSP Foundation exam.

    Exam Format:
  • Multiple choice questions
  • 75 questions per paper with one mark available per question
  • Five questions to be trial and not counted in scores
  • 35 marks required to pass (out of 70 marks available) – 50%
  • 60 minutes’ duration
  • Closed book

           What's Included?
  • Classroom training from an Approved MSP Trainer
  • Official MSP manual
  • Accredited course materials including sample exam questions
  • MSP Foundation and Practitioner exams and Certificate
  • Lunch and refreshments daily
  • PDUs toward PMP Recertification


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