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MSP® – Managing Successful Programmes

MSP: Managing Successful Programmes is designed to assist organizations in delivering large scale change and provides those responsible for programme management with a best practice approach applicable to any type of organizational programme.

It is an internationally accredited qualification and designed to lift the game of practicing and aspiring programme managers, teaching them more about the leadership required rather than just the management skills.

/ WHAT IS

Managing Successful Programmes is an advanced programme management framework for delivering the business benefits required from major change, while addressing the need for sensible governance and control over multiple projects.

A programme is made up of a set of projects and other activities identified by an organization. Together these will deliver some defined strategic level objectives that will enable benefit realization and a substantial change in the business.

A programme can only do well if the projects within it succeed. The concept of a programme is that it should be more than the ‘sum of its parts’. In other words, without Programme Management the projects would probably still be able to deliver their particular outputs but these would not be co-ordinated or integrated in a way that will achieve the strategic goals.

/ APPROACH AND DURATION

This event is a special learning experience with tons of practical sessions and individual and team exercises that encourage active delegate participation. Managing Successful Programmes is facilitated by one of Snap Tech’s internationally accredited and highly experienced trainer consultants..

FOUNDATION

The purpose of the Foundation qualification is to determine whether a candidate has sufficient knowledge and understanding of the MSP guidance to interact effectively with those involved in the management of a programme or act as an informed member of a programme office, business change team or project delivery team working within an environment supporting MSP. The foundation qualification is also a pre-requisite for the practitioner qualification.

Exam Format

  • Multiple choice
  • 70 questions per paper
  • 35 out of 70 marks required to pass
  • 60 minutes duration

PRACTITIONER

The purpose of the Practitioner qualification is to determine whether a candidate has sufficient knowledge and understanding of MSP to apply the guidance to their own work and, hence, act as a Senior Responsible Owner, Programme Manager or Business Change Manager.

Exam Format

  • It tests the delegate’s ability to apply the MSP approach against a scenario
  • 80 questions per paper
  • 40 marks (50%) required to pass
  • 2.5 hour duration

ADVANCED PRACTITIONER

The purpose of the Advanced Practitioner qualification is to determine whether a candidate is likely to be able to lead and manage a programme of transformational change. That is, whether someone is capable of applying the MSP guidance in a complex programme, whilst also able to apply their own experience and adapt MSP to suite the situation.

Exam Format (Open Book)

  • Essat style examination
  • 75 questions per paper
  • 50% required to pass
  • 3 hour duration

/ COST

FOUNDATION AND PRACTITIONER COSTS

Manual:

R1 365,00

Facilitated Training including pre event
preparation materials and event packs:

R13 500,00

Foundation Exam Fee:

R2 500,00

Practitioner Exam Fee:

R3 500,00

Rates exclude VAT.
PDU’s aligned to PMI’s Talent Triangle™
Please see Info Sheet for full breakdown.

We welcome the opportunity to discuss your unique requirements.

Training Events & Consulting Solutions are provided globally by expert Internationally Certified instructors and globally recognised Registered Consultants.

Programme Management helps to Lead, organise, manage, and control projects and the overall programme to achieve the final outcome and meet the objectives set by the business strategy.

MSP was developed to help achieve excellence by improving practices, offering better services and preparing more effectively for the future. Its approach brings numerous benefits:

  • Plan at programme level
  • Focus on outcomes and benefits
  • How to build an organizational Blueprint
  • Respond to internal and external change
  • Define programme responsibilities and clear lines of communication
  • Analyze and engage stakeholders
  • Keep the final solution aligned to the set strategic objective
  • Add value as a programme
  • Apply programme assurance and quality

/ CONTENT

Training covers the entire PRINCE2 syllabus, including:

  • Organization, including the Programme Office
  • Vision
  • Leadership and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Benefits Management
  • Business Case
  • Programme Planning and Control
  • Risk and Issue Management
  • Quality and Assurance Management
  • Blueprint
  • Identifying a Programme
  • Defining a Programme
  • Managing the Tranches
  • Delivering the Capability
  • Realizing the Benefits
  • Closing a Programme

/ OUTCOMES

Managing Successful Programmes provides individuals with leadership skills and techniques not usually familiar to project managers thus providing them with another tool to add to their professional toolkit.

Upon successful completion of this event, delegates will be able to:

  • Implement strategy through programmes
  • Learn how Programme Management Principles, Themes and Activities can be used and adapted to deliver large transformation change
  • Realize benefits from change
  • Improve your organization’s maturity in programme management
  • Be a certified MSP Practitioner, even a coveted Advanced Programme Practitioner.

This event is appropriate for any organization or individual seeing the need for a controlled yet flexible approach to managing its programmes. The event is suitable for programme managers, experienced project managers, strategists, programme office members and senior managers from any discipline, public or private sector.

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