Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) represents proven programme management good practice in the successful delivery of transformational change through the application of programme management. The MSP® courses cover the AXELOS syllabus for the MSP® framework, blending theory and practical case study work. The trainer will lead the participants through the MSP® framework and will work towards the final examination using sample questions.

 

Duration: Three days (Foundation); two days (Practitioner)
Delivery format: Traditional or virtual classroom

 

Who is it for?

These courses are suitable for participants with a responsibility for programme delivery including programme managers, programme support office professionals, business change managers, and project managers. Participants should be already working in a programme environment, but no prior knowledge of the MSP method is required. Holding the PRINCE2 Practitioner qualification is an advantage. Participants on the Practitioner course are required to have passed the MSP® Foundation certificate.

Course content

Learning objectives

At the end of the Foundation course participants will be able to:

At the end of the Practitioner course participants will be able to:

Preparation and homework

There is a recommended five hours of pre-course reading required prior to attending the course, consisting of the AXELOS MSP Manual and workbook to ensure participants are prepared for, and gain the maximum benefit from the workshop.

Participants will also be required to do evening work during the week that the course is taking place.

Assessment format

For the Foundation qualification, participants will complete a closed book examination of 60 minutes’ duration consisting of 70 multiple choice questions. A pass mark of 35 (50%) is required to successfully complete this qualification.

For the Practitioner qualification, participants will complete a closed book examination of 2.5 hours duration at the end of the course. Participants are required to answer 8 questions, each carrying 10 marks, and achieve a pass mark of 40 (50%) to successfully complete the qualification.

 

Dates

For details of forthcoming course dates and prices, please contact:

The University of Cumbria Project Academy Office on 01228 616332 or project.academy@cumbria.ac.uk

Booking

To book your place, please see below for arrangements if you want to pay by purchase order and invoice or by credit card.

 

Conditions

If you have selected a course which is delivered online, please read the technical requirements before booking. If you are unable to undertake a booked course due to not having the required equipment, no refund will be offered.

Please note the specific terms applying to this course:

 

Inclusions and exclusions

 

I wish to pay using a company purchase order and require a separate invoice

Please email the following details to:project.academy@cumbria.ac.uk no less than 6 weeks before the first day of the course:

If you have not conducted business with the University of Cumbria before, please be aware that both of us may have administrative procedures required to set up our respective customer/supplier accounts and the time taken to complete these may impact on the availability of places on your preferred course.

 

Payment, cancellation and changes

 

I wish to pay using a company or personal credit card and do not require a separate invoice

Please email the following details to:project.academy@cumbria.ac.uk no less than 6 weeks before the first day of the course:

On receipt of your booking and confirmation that we can accommodate you, we will send a link to take your payment.

 

Payment, cancellation and changes

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