Training MSP®

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Program management is rising in popularity. Program management is the discipline that helps manage resources and dependencies across multiple projects whilst implementing strategic changes to the organization. This course covers the basics and main principles of the MSP® methodology for managing successful programs. MSP® is an internationally recognized methodology. The MSP® 2011 Foundation course is the entry level certification course for Best Practices training in MSP®. This course is delivered using a case study designed to further enhance and cement the candidates understanding of MSP®. Students who have attended this course are suitably prepared to successfully take the MSP® Foundation certification test which is a requirement for attending any of the further learning courses (MSP® Practitioner and MSP® Advanced Practitioner level training).

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand and apply the main principles of MSP®
  • Learn how to manage programs according to the MSP® methodology
  • Distinguish the different MSP® flows
  • Realize strategic changes in organizations
  • Be up to date with state of the art developments in program
  • Prepare to take the MSP® Foundation and Practitioner Certification exam (if chosen)

The MSP® 2011 Foundation course is the entry level certification course. Candidates acquire knowledge to act as an informed member of a programme office, business change team or project delivery team. The Foundation certificate is prerequisite for taking the Practitioner test.

The course comprises a mixture of input sessions, group exercises and examination based practical work. All delegates are encouraged to actively participate during the practical sessions to gain the full benefit during the training. During the course, delegates will undertake a number of mock examinations and gain feedback on the progress towards eventual success. To prepare effectively for the MSP® exams, delegates should be prepared to undertake revision and exam preparation work in the evenings.

Conspect Show list

  1. An introduction to MSP (Principles, Themes and Flows)
  2. The Fows in detail:
    • Identifying a Programme,
    • Defining a Programme,
    • Manage the Tranches:
      • Delivering the Capability,
      • Realizing the Benefits,
    • Closing a Programme,
  3. The Theme Programme Organization,
  4. The Theme Vision,
  5. The Theme Leadership and Stakeholder Management,
  6. The Theme Benefits Management,
  7. The Theme Blueprint Design and Delivery,
  8. The Theme Planning and control,
  9. The Theme The Business Case,
  10. The Theme Risk and Issue management,
  11. The Theme Quality and Assurance management,
  12. The Theme Strategy and program management,
  13. Practical cases and examples,
  14. Exam training for MSP® Foundation,
  15. The MSP® Foundation exam (if chosen)
  16. Exam session
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Additional information


A PRINCE2 Foundation certificate is recommende.

Difficulty level
Duration 3 days

About the exam: 60 minute closed book with 70 multiple-choice questions (and 5 test questions). The pass score is 50% (35 out of 70 questions). The exam is paper based or online.


Authorized MSP® Trainer.

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The MSP® is a trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

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Traditional training

Sessions organised at Compendium CE are usually held in our locations in Kraków and Warsaw, but also in venues designated by the client. The group participating in training meets at a specific place and specific time with a coach and actively participates in laboratory sessions.



Paper materials

Traditional materials: The price includes standard materials issued in the form of paper books, printed or other, depending on the arrangements with the manufacturer.

Electronic materials

Electronic materials: These are electronic training materials that are available to you based on your specific application: Skillpipe, eVantage, etc., or as PDF documents.




This is a TSO-accredited book by TSO/AXELOS, dedicated to the methodology and level.


The training prepares you for an optional Optional Certification Exam.

During the training: the exam in this form is given the last day of training in the training room under the supervision of the trainer.

Online at home: the exam in this form is delivered on your own computer anywhere after prior verification of its required configuration, among others. Internet access, webcam, microphone. The examination is conducted under the supervision of a remote proctor and can be completed within 3 months of the completion of the training.

Pearson VUE: This exam is delivered through Pearson VUE authorized testing centers across the country. When you purchase a voucher for the exam in this form you can complete it within 1 year of the end of the training.



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