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Managing Successful Programmes Foundation Course

In Leicester, Hull, Lincoln and another venue.

£ 795 + VAT


  • Duration

    3 Days


This 3-day MSP training course delivered by an Accredited Training Organisation will provide delegates with a fundamental understanding of the MSP Programme Management method. The course will also ensure that delegates are able to apply the method to manage their programmes to an internationally recognised method.
Suitable for: The MSP Foundation course is aimed at people who are working in a project environment and wish to gain formal training in the MSP method.

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  • Course Description




Brighton (East Sussex)
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Kings Road, bn12jf


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Hull (East Riding of Yorkshire)
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Castle Street, Hull, HU1 2BX


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Leicester (Leicestershire)
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129, St Nicholas Circle,, LE1 5LX


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Lincoln (Lincolnshire)
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Brayford Wharf North, LN1 1yw


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To take into account

Previous experience of MSP is not essential, but a basic awareness of project work in your own environment or a general understanding of programme management would be advantageous.

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Teachers and trainers (1)

Ian Hamer

Ian Hamer

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Course programme

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MSP Foundation

For: Programme Managers & members of Programme Management Board
With: Responsibility for management of programmes
Duration: Three days


Delegates will gain sufficient knowledge and experience in the processes and principles of Programme Management (MSP) to act as a Programme Manager for a programme with a coherent project portfolio or to act as a member of a Programme Support Office. You will have an opportunity to sit the APMG MSP Foundation exam and to prepare for the Practitioner & Practitioner Advanced exams.

Educational Objectives

Following the completion of the course participants will be able to:

Describe and apply all facets of the programme processes, in accordance with the MSP method

Set up and manage complex programmes

Identify and control risk

Monitor the objectives of a programme and the essential adjustments needed to respond to changes in the environment

Subjects Covered

The following subjects will be covered during the course:

Identifying a Programme

Defining a Programme

Programme Planning

Benefits Management

Issue and Risk Management

Governance Themes

Closing a Programme

Case Study

APM Programme Scenario

Exam based exercises


Project Management experience or Project Board experience is required

The Examination

The MSP Foundation examination is a 40 minute 50 multiple choice question paper. Managing Successful Programmes describes the framework and strategies of Programme Management. Programme Management is an integral part of OGC's Best Practice portfolio.

Follow-On Courses
Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Managing Successful Programmes Advanced Practitioner

Managing Successful Programmes Foundation Course

£ 795 + VAT