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  • 24 hours of high quality e-learning content
  • 19 end-of-chapter quizzes and 2 MSP simulation exams
  • MSP Foundation & Practitioner exam fee included

Course description

  • What is this course about?

    The MSP course imparts knowledge of MSP® principles, governance themes, and transformational flows defined in the MSP® framework, a renowned Project Management standard across Europe. The roles and responsibilities of program management explained in this course will advance your ability to engage and meet the business requirements of your clients. The training program is designed to ensure that you pass your MSP exams on the first attempt. With this training, you will be able to demonstrate better program management skills, improved adaptability, and flexibility when working in a volatile, ever-changing program environment.

  • What are the course objectives?

    By the end of this training, you will:
    • Acquire the relevant knowledge and skills required to pass the MSP Foundation and Practitioner certification exams
    • Develop an understanding of how projects fit into a program
    • Possess a working knowledge of and display a strong commitment to the principles and processes of Program Management
    • Develop a solution-oriented approach to risk mitigation, issue management, quality control, and stakeholder management
    • Be in a position to define and direct an organization’s program management strategy

  • Who should do this course?

    A globally recognized certification, the MSP is ideal for:
    • Professionals employed in a program management role
    • Senior Project Managers
    • Program Managers
    • Operational Managers
    • Quality Assurance professionals

Course preview

    • Lesson 0 - MSP Course Introduction 15:03
      • 1 Course Introduction00:50
      • 2 Course Objectives00:26
      • 3 MSP-Introduction00:40
      • 4 About APMG and AXELOS02:00
      • 5 Value of MSP to Professionals01:09
      • 6 Value of MSP to Organisations01:17
      • 7 Updates in 2011 Edition of MSP01:18
      • 8 Requirements for Certification00:31
      • 9 MSP Examination00:54
      • 10 MSP Exam Pattern02:15
      • 11 About This Tutorial00:52
      • 12 Mapping of Lessons01:26
      • 13 Advanced Practitioner Exam (MSP®)00:08
      • 14 MSP Advanced Practitioner00:41
      • 15 MSP Advanced Practitioner (contd.)00:27
      • 16 Conclusion00:09
    • Lesson 1.0 - Introduction to MSP 11:35
      • 1 Introduction to MSP00:44
      • 2 Objective00:22
      • 3 MSP Features00:42
      • 4 MSP Framework01:00
      • 5 Programme-Introduction00:46
      • 6 Differences between Programme and Project02:09
      • 7 Programme Management03:11
      • 8 Programme Management00:43
      • 9 Programme Management Environment01:01
      • 10 Summary00:57
    • Lesson 1.1 - Using MSP 15:15
      • 1 Using MSP00:12
      • 2 Objectives00:22
      • 3 Types of Programmes02:22
      • 4 Information Baselines01:57
      • 5 Information Baselines (contd.)01:29
      • 6 Using MSP02:21
      • 7 Business Alignment01:40
      • 8 Programme Impact Matrix01:23
      • 9 When to Use MSP-Problem Statement01:34
      • 10 When to Use MSP-Solution01:12
      • 11 Summary00:43
    • Lesson 1.2 - Quiz
      • 1 Quiz
    • Lesson 1.3 - Conclusion 00:09
      • 1 conclusion00:09
    • Lesson 2.0 - Programme Management Principles 18:19
      • 1 Programme Management Principles00:30
      • 2 Objectives00:16
      • 3 MSP Framework00:34
      • 4 MSP Principles Introduction01:42
      • 5 Principle 1 Remaining Aligned with Corporate Strategy01:46
      • 6 Principle 2 Leading Change02:24
      • 7 Principle 3 Envisioning and Communicating a Better Future01:41
      • 8 Principle 4 Focusing on Benefitsand Threats to them01:00
      • 9 Principle 5 Adding Value01:43
      • 10 Principle 6 Designing and Delivering a Coherent Capability02:01
      • 11 Principle 7 Learning from Experience00:47
      • 12 MSP Principles Problem Statement01:36
      • 13 MSP Principles Solution01:32
      • 14 Summary00:47
    • Lesson 2.1 - Quiz
      • 1 Quiz
    • Lesson 2.2 - Conclusion 00:09
      • 1 Conclusion00:09
    • Lesson 3.0 - Governance Themes Overview 08:18
      • 1 Governance Themes Overview00:26
      • 2 Objectives00:16
      • 3 MSP Framework00:40
      • 4 Governance Themes Introduction01:19
      • 5 Governance Themes Introduction (contd.)01:12
      • 6 Governance Themes Introduction (contd.)00:41
      • 7 Contents of the Themes in MSP01:01
      • 8 Strategies and Plans00:43
      • 9 Strategies and Plans (contd.)01:19
      • 10 Summary00:41
    • Lesson 3.1 - Governance Themes and Transformation Flows 08:35
      • 1 Governance Themes and Transformation Flows00:15
      • 2 Objectives00:26
      • 3 Programme Management in Organisation-Controlled Framework01:20
      • 4 Governance Themes and Transformational Flows Interaction02:25
      • 5 Governance Themes and Transformational Flows Interaction (contd.)01:31
      • 6 Roles and Area of Focus01:54
      • 7 Summary00:44
    • Lesson 3.2 - Quiz
      • 1 Quiz
    • Lesson 3.3 - Conclusion 00:10
      • 1 Conclusion00:10
    • Lesson 4.0 - Transformational Flow Overview 14:01
      • 1 Transformational Flow Overview00:28
      • 2 Objectives00:24
      • 3 MSP Framework 00:29
      • 4 Programme Life Cycle Introduction03:01
      • 5 Programme Brief00:40
      • 6 Governance and Tranches01:22
      • 7 Monitoring the Programme00:55
      • 8 Closing the Programme00:58
      • 9 Reasons for Closing the Programme01:25
      • 10 Document Management over Programme Life Cycle03:19
      • 11 Summary01:00
    • Lesson 4.1 - Quiz
      • 1 Quiz
    • Lesson 4.2 - Conclusion 00:09
      • 1 Conclusion00:09
    • Lesson 5.0 - Programme Organisation 14:30
      • 1 Programme Organisation00:25
      • 2 Objectives00:22
      • 3 MSP Framework00:40
      • 4 Programme Organisation Introduction01:10
      • 5 Programme Leadership01:40
      • 6 Programme Structure00:39
      • 7 Sponsoring Group01:09
      • 8 Sponsoring Group Responsibilities02:12
      • 9 Senior Responsible Owner Responsibilities01:10
      • 10 Senior Responsible Owner Attributes01:24
      • 11 Programme Board00:44
      • 12 Programme Board Structure00:48
      • 13 Programme Board Responsibilities01:20
      • 14 Summary00:47
    • Lesson 5.1 - The Programme Board 18:36
      • 1 The Programme Board00:11
      • 2 Objectives00:16
      • 3 Programme Board Membership00:50
      • 4 Programme Manager Responsibilities01:44
      • 5 Programme Manager Attributes01:24
      • 6 Business Change Manager00:38
      • 7 Business Change Manager Responsibilities01:53
      • 8 Business Change Manager Attributes01:25
      • 9 Business Change Team00:59
      • 10 Programme Office00:51
      • 11 Programme Office (contd.)02:47
      • 12 Programme Assurance01:06
      • 13 Other Governance Roles01:18
      • 14 Programme Organisation Problem Statement01:21
      • 15 Programme Organisation Solution01:07
      • 16 Summary00:46
    • Lesson 5.2 - Programme Organisation within the Transformational Flow 14:54
      • 1 Programme Organisation within the Transformational Flow00:10
      • 2 Objectives00:24
      • 3 Integrating Programme and Project Structures02:21
      • 4 Programme Organisation within the Transformational Flow00:51
      • 5 Programme Organisation within the Transformational Flow (contd)01:44
      • 6 Programme Organisation within the Transformational Flow (contd.)01:12
      • 7 Roles and Area of Focus03:29
      • 8 Programme Information Responsibilities02:15
      • 9 Organisation Structure Information01:45
      • 10 Summary00:43
    • Lesson 5.3 - Quiz
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 5.4 - Conclusion 00:10
      • Conclusion00:10
    • Lesson 6.0 - Vision 09:27
      • 1 Vision00:36
      • 2 Objectives00:17
      • 3 MSP Framework 00:26
      • 4 Vision Introduction00:36
      • 5 Vision Statement Functions02:13
      • 6 Qualities of a Good Vision Statement02:12
      • 7 Sample Vision Statements01:52
      • 8 Vision vs. Mission00:40
      • 9 Summary00:35
    • Lesson 6.1 - Vision and Transformational Flow 09:31
      • 1 Vision and Transformational Flow00:15
      • 2 Objectives00:20
      • 3 Vision Statement Transformational Flow01:50
      • 4 Rolesand Areas of Focus in Developing and Achieving Vision03:19
      • 5 Vision Statement Information01:13
      • 6 Vision Problem Statement00:50
      • 7 Vision Solution01:03
      • 8 Summary00:41
    • Lesson 6.2 - Quiz
      • 1 Quiz
    • Lesson 6.3 - Conclusion 00:08
      • 1 Conclusion00:08
    • Lesson 7.0 - MSP Overview of Leadership and Stakeholder Engagement 10:57
      • 1 Overview of Leadership and Stakeholder Engagement00:28
      • 2 Objectives00:19
      • 3 MSPFramework 00:29
      • 4 Leading Change Actively Manage Stakeholders01:30
      • 5 Kinds of Stakeholder Responses01:03
      • 6 Role of Leadership in Stakeholder Engagement01:29
      • 7 Leadership vs. Management01:49
      • 8 Business Change Management01:08
      • 9 Communications with Projects and Other Programmes01:53
      • 10 Summary00:49
    • Lesson 7.1 - Stakeholder Engagement Process 18:36
      • 1 Stakeholder Engagement Process00:10
      • 2 Objectives00:28
      • 3 Stakeholder Engagement Process02:14
      • 4 Identifying Stakeholders01:40
      • 5 Creating and Analysing Stakeholder Profiles02:43
      • 6 (Re)defining the Stakeholder Engagement Strategy02:12
      • 7 Planning the Engagements01:48
      • 8 Programme Communications Plan and Communication Channels01:49
      • 9 Engaging Stakeholders01:04
      • 10 Measure Effectiveness01:08
      • 11 Stakeholder Engagement Problem Statement01:05
      • 12 Stakeholder Engagement Solution01:20
      • 13 Summary00:55
    • Lesson 7.2 - Leadership and Stakeholder Engagement within the Transformational Flow 13:34
      • 1 Leadership and Stakeholder Engagement within the Transformnt00:55
      • 2 Objectives00:34
      • 3 Leadership and Stakeholder Engagement within the Transformnt03:13
      • 4 Roles and Areas of Focus in Leadership and Stakeholder Engnt03:36
      • 5 Leadership and Stakeholder Engagement Documents Purpose00:52
      • 6 Leadership and Stakeholder Engagement Documents Information03:33
      • 7 Summary00:51
    • Lesson 7.3 - Quiz
      • 1 Quiz
    • Lesson 7.4 - Conclusion 00:11
      • 1 Conclusion00:11
    • Lesson 8.0 - Benefits Management and Categorisation 19:57
      • 1 Benefits Management and Categorisation00:24
      • 2 Objectives00:23
      • 3 MSP Framework 00:55
      • 4 Benefits Management Introduction01:20
      • 5 Benefits Management Interfaces01:03
      • 6 Benefits Management Interfaces (contd.)00:43
      • 7 Alignment of Benefits with Corporate Objectives01:27
      • 8 Differences between Outputs, Capabilities, Outcomes and Benefits01:36
      • 9 Benefits Categorisation 01:27
      • 10 Benefits Categorisation Value01:10
      • 11 Benefits Categorisation Financial Impact01:02
      • 12 Benefits Categorisation Corporate Objectives02:00
      • 13 Benefits Categorisation Stakeholder Impact01:06
      • 14 Benefits Categorisation Timeline01:14
      • 15 Benefits Categorisation Level of Risk01:08
      • 16 Benefits Management Problem Statement00:53
      • 17 Benefits Management Solution01:10
      • 18 Summary00:56
    • Lesson 8.1 - Benefits Management Cycle 16:35
      • 1 Benefits Management Cycle00:11
      • 2 Objectives00:23
      • 3 Benefits Management Cycle00:43
      • 4 Identify Benefits01:20
      • 5 Benefits Map02:01
      • 6 Benefits Management Strategy01:28
      • 7 Benefits Profiles01:22
      • 8 Plan Benefits Realisation02:48
      • 9 Deliver Benefits Realisation01:24
      • 10 Key Performance Indicators01:32
      • 11 Benefits Reviews01:43
      • 12 Optimise and Look for Other Benefits00:53
      • 13 Summary00:47
    • Lesson 8.2 - Benefits Management and Transformational Flow 12:49
      • 1 Benefits Management and Transformational Flow00:16
      • 2 Objectives00:26
      • 3 Benefits Management within the Transformational Flow01:46
      • 4 Benefits Management within the Transformational Flow (contd.)01:33
      • 5 Roles and Area of Focus in Benefits Management02:59
      • 6 Benefits Management Strategy Information01:22
      • 7 Benefits Realisation Plan Information01:28
      • 8 Benefits Map Information00:49
      • 9 Benefits Profiles Information01:18
      • 10 Summary00:52
    • Lesson 8.3 - Quiz
      • 1 Quiz
    • Lesson 8.4 - Conclusion 00:10
      • 1 Conclusion00:10
    • Lesson 9.0 - An Overview of Blueprint Design and Delivery 10:07
      • 1 An Overview of Blueprint Design and Delivery00:20
      • 2 Objectives00:19
      • 3 MSP Framework00:38
      • 4 Blueprint Introduction02:12
      • 5 POTI Model01:08
      • 6 Designing the Blueprint Delivery01:17
      • 7 Designing the Blueprint Delivery (contd.)01:02
      • 8 POTI Model Problem Statement00:49
      • 9 POTI Model Solution01:37
      • 10 Summary00:45
    • Lesson 9.1 - Designing the Blueprint Delivery 08:50
      • 1 Designing the Blueprint Delivery00:09
      • 2 Objectives00:23
      • 3 Options Analysis01:03
      • 4 Optimising the Approach01:09
      • 5 Options if The Emerging Business Case is Not Viable00:59
      • 6 Understanding the Tranches00:56
      • 7 Step Changes through Tranches Choose Existing Projects01:11
      • 8 Step Changes through Tranches Overlapping Tranches02:02
      • 9 Summary00:58
    • Lesson 9.2 - Blueprint Design and Delivery within the Transformational Flow 09:57
      • 1 Blueprint Design and Delivery within the Transformational Flow00:19
      • 2 Objectives00:26
      • 3 Blueprint Design and Delivery within the Transformational Flow02:48
      • 4 Roles and Area of Focus in Blueprint Design and Delivery04:22
      • 5 Information - Blueprint01:05
      • 6 Summary00:57
    • Lesson 9.3 - Quiz
      • 1 Quiz
    • Lesson 9.4 - Conclusion 00:09
      • 1 Conclusion00:09
    • Lesson 10.0 - Overview of Planning and Control 14:11
      • 1 Overview of Planning and Control00:34
      • 2 Objectives00:21
      • 3 MSPFramework00:33
      • 4 Planning and Control Introduction01:21
      • 5 Programme Plan01:52
      • 6 Resources01:08
      • 7 Resource Management Strategy and Plan01:16
      • 8 Risk Management00:43
      • 9 Projects Dossier02:06
      • 10 Deadlines Constraints and Priorities01:25
      • 11 Workstreams01:15
      • 12 Workstreams (contd.)00:55
      • 13 Summary00:42
    • Lesson 10.1 - Planning and Control Activities 16:39
      • 1 Planning and Control Activities00:09
      • 2 Objectives00:22
      • 3 Scheduling01:23
      • 4 Programme Control01:39
      • 5 Monitoring and Control Strategy01:10
      • 6 Dependency Management02:00
      • 7 Project Briefs01:04
      • 8 Integration of Information00:59
      • 9 Information Management Strategy and Plan00:59
      • 10 Progress Monitoring01:24
      • 11 Planning and Controlling Transition02:22
      • 12 Dependency Management Problem Statement01:13
      • 13 Dependency Management Solution01:09
      • 14 Summary00:46
    • Lesson 10.2 - Planning and Control within the Transformational Flow 08:25
      • 1 Planning and Control within the Transformational Flow00:18
      • 2 Objectives00:26
      • 3 Planning and Control within the Transformational Flow02:46
      • 4 Roles and Areas of Focus in Planning and Control04:04
      • 5 Summary00:51
    • Lesson 10.3 - Information Documents Used in Planning and Control 01:19
      • 1 Information Documents Used in Planning and Control00:11
      • 2 Objectives00:16
      • 3 Information Documents Used in Planning and Control
      • 4 Summary00:52
    • Lesson 10.4 - Quiz
      • 1 Quiz
    • Lesson 10.5 - Conclusion 00:08
      • 1 Conclusion00:08
    • Lesson 11.0 - Introduction to Business Case 14:31
      • 1 Introduction to Business Case00:29
      • 2 Objectives00:17
      • 3 MSPFramework00:37
      • 4 Business Case Introduction01:17
      • 5 Genesis of Programme Business Case01:55
      • 6 Link with Benefits01:13
      • 7 Link with Projects01:42
      • 8 Contents of Business Case01:43
      • 9 Net Benefit Line01:19
      • 10 Types of Programme Costs03:09
      • 11 Summary00:50
    • Lesson 11.1 - Business Case Review and Roles 13:59
      • 1 Business Case Review and Roles00:19
      • 2 Objectives00:30
      • 3 Reviewing the Business Case02:13
      • 4 Managing the Business Case01:25
      • 5 Business Case within the Transformational Flow02:35
      • 6 Business Case Roles and Areas of Focus02:57
      • 7 Business Case Information00:54
      • 8 Business Case Problem Statement00:40
      • 9 Business Case Solution01:29
      • 10 Summary00:57
    • Lesson 11.2 - Quiz
      • 1 Quiz
    • Lesson 11.3 - Conclusion 00:09
      • 1 Conclusion00:09
    • Lesson 12.0 - Overview of Risk and Issue Management 14:29
      • 1 Overview of Risk and Issue Management00:29
      • 2 Objectives00:23
      • 3 MSPFramework00:28
      • 4 Risk and Issue01:16
      • 5 Sources of Risk Identification01:16
      • 6 Risk Management Perspectives03:36
      • 7 M o R risk management principles01:46
      • 8 Risk Management Framework04:07
      • 9 Summary01:08
    • Lesson 12.1 - Introduction to Risk Management 15:24
      • 1 Introduction to Risk Management00:08
      • 2 Objectives00:16
      • 3 Managing Risks in a Programme00:46
      • 4 Risk Management Strategy01:34
      • 5 Risk Appetite and Tolerance Thresholds01:02
      • 6 Assumptions, Early Warning Indicators and Risk Register02:27
      • 7 Threats and Opportunities01:15
      • 8 Evaluating Risks01:43
      • 9 Probability Impact Grid01:11
      • 10 Risk Aggregation01:28
      • 11 Summary Risk Profile01:02
      • 12 Proximity and Progress Reporting01:43
      • 13 Summary00:49
    • Lesson 12.2 - Introduction to Issue Management 15:41
      • 1 Introduction to Issue Management00:09
      • 2 Objectives00:23
      • 3 Issues Introduction01:03
      • 4 Threat Responses02:02
      • 5 Opportunity Responses01:33
      • 6 Issue Management Framework02:51
      • 7 Issue Management Strategy and Issue Register00:50
      • 8 Change Control01:21
      • 9 Configuration Management02:05
      • 10 Responses Problem01:10
      • 11 Risk Responses Solution01:13
      • 12 Summary01:01
    • Lesson 12.3 - Risk and Issue Management within the Transformational Flow 13:21
      • 1 Risk and Issue Management within the Transformational Flow00:19
      • 2 Objectives00:38
      • 3 Risk and Issue Management within the Transformational Flow02:39
      • 4 Roles and Areas of Focus in Risk and Issue Management03:44
      • 5 Risk and Issue Management Documents Information05:04
      • 6 Summary00:57
    • Lesson 12.4 - Quiz
      • 1 Quiz
    • Lesson 12.5 - Conclusion 00:10
      • 1 Conclusion00:10
    • Lesson 13.0 - Quality and Assurance Management 07:18
      • 1 Quality and Assurance Management00:33
      • 2 Objectives00:16
      • 3 MSP Framework00:36
      • 4 Quality and Assurance01:05
      • 5 Differences at Programme Level and Project Level01:09
      • 6 Quality and Programme Management Principles02:50
      • 7 Summary00:49
    • Lesson 13.1 - Scope of Programme Quality 17:23
      • 1 Scope of Programme Quality00:09
      • 2 Objectives00:13
      • 3 Scope of Programme Quality02:41
      • 4 Communications Management01:05
      • 5 Information Management01:41
      • 6 Process Management01:33
      • 7 Asset Management01:21
      • 8 Programme Leadership01:08
      • 9 People Management01:29
      • 10 Standards Management01:29
      • 11 Supply Chain Management01:17
      • 12 Scope of Programme Quality Problem Statement00:56
      • 13 Scope of Programme Quality Solution01:29
      • 14 Summary00:52
    • Lesson 13.2 - Overview of Assurance Management 14:53
      • 1 Overview of Assurance Management00:08
      • 2 Objectives00:19
      • 3 Assurance Management Principles02:09
      • 4 Assurance Management Techniques00:39
      • 5 Assurance Management Techniques-Audit00:54
      • 6 Assurance Management Techniques-Effectiveness of Measurement01:21
      • 7 Assurance Management Techniques-Assurance Reviews01:31
      • 8 Assurance Management Techniques-P3M3 Maturity Assessments01:53
      • 9 Assurance Management Techniques Gated Reviews00:39
      • 10 Health Checks03:07
      • 11 Health Checks (contd.)01:18
      • 12 Summary00:55
    • Lesson 13.3 - Quality and Assurance Management within the Transformational Flow 10:51
      • 1 Quality and Assurance Management within the Transformational Flow00:23
      • 2 Objectives00:34
      • 3 Quality and Assurance Strategy00:49
      • 4 Quality and Assurance Plan01:17
      • 5 Quality and Assurance Management within the Transformational Flow02:11
      • 6 Roles and Areas of Focus in Quality and Assurance Management02:18
      • 7 Quality and Assurance Management Documents Information02:16
      • 8 Summary01:03
    • Lesson 13.4 - Quiz
      • 1 Quiz
    • Lesson 13.5 - Conclusion 00:10
      • 1 Conclusion00:10
    • Lesson 14.0 - Identifying a Programme 19:58
      • 1 Identifying a Programme00:21
      • 2 Objectives00:22
      • 3 MSP Framework00:42
      • 4 Identifying a Programme Introduction03:21
      • 5 Step 1 Sponsor the Programme00:48
      • 6 Step 1 Sponsor the Programme (contd.)01:08
      • 7 Step 2 Confirm the Programme Mandate01:08
      • 8 Step 3 Appoint the SRO and Programme Board01:26
      • 9 Step 3 Appoint the SRO and Programme Board (contd.)01:33
      • 10 Step 4 Produce the Programme Brief01:50
      • 11 Step 5 Develop the Programme Preparation Plan01:17
      • 12 Step 6 and 7 Independent Review and Approval to Proceed02:15
      • 13 Identifying a Programme Problem Statement00:50
      • 14 Identifying a Programme Solution01:42
      • 15 Summary01:15
    • Lesson 14.1 - Identifying a Programme-Roles and Documents Used 09:07
      • 1 Identifying a Programme Roles and Documents Used00:20
      • 2 Objectives00:24
      • 3 Roles and Responsibilities01:41
      • 4 Documents Used in Identifying a Programme Purpose01:02
      • 5 Documents Used in Identifying a Programme Information04:45
      • 6 Summary00:55
    • Lesson 14.2 - Quiz
      • 1 Quiz
    • Lesson 14.3 - Conclusion 00:09
      • 1 Conclusion00:09
    • Lesson 15.0 - Defining a Programme-Steps 1 to 4 11:28
      • 1 Defining a Programme Steps 1 to 400:30
      • 2 Objectives00:26
      • 3 MSP Framework00:35
      • 4 Defining a Programme Introduction03:50
      • 5 Step 1 Establish the Infrastructure for ‘Defining a Programme’01:19
      • 6 Step 2 Establish the Team to Define the Programme01:20
      • 7 Step 3 Identify and Analyse the Stakeholders01:33
      • 8 Step 4 Refine Vision Statement00:45
      • 9 Summary01:10
    • Lesson 15.1 - Defining a Programme-Steps 5 to 12 13:57
      • 1 Defining a Programme Steps 5 to 1200:12
      • 2 Objectives00:16
      • 3 Step 5 Develop the Blueprint02:17
      • 4 Step 6 Develop Benefit Profiles00:37
      • 5 Step 6 Develop Benefit Profiles (contd.)01:52
      • 6 Step 7 Model the Benefits and Refine the Profiles01:05
      • 7 Step 8 Validate the Benefits02:20
      • 8 Step 9 Design the Project Dossier00:47
      • 9 Step 10 Identify Tranches01:02
      • 10 Step 11 Design the Programme Organisation02:01
      • 11 Step 12 Develop the Governance Arrangements00:32
      • 12 Summary00:56
    • Lesson 15.2 - Defining a Programme-Steps 13 to 17 12:24
      • 1 Defining a Programme Steps 13 to 1700:12
      • 2 Objectives00:16
      • 3 Step 13 Develop the Programme Plan01:05
      • 4 Step 14 Develop and Confirm Programme Business Case01:00
      • 5 Step 15 Consolidate the Programme Definition00:50
      • 6 Step 16 Prepare for First Tranche00:55
      • 7 Step 17 Approval to Proceed01:32
      • 8 Roles and Responsibilities01:35
      • 9 Programme Definition Document01:09
      • 10 Defining a Programme-Problem Statement01:13
      • 11 Defining a Programme-Solution01:41
      • 12 Summary00:56
    • Lesson 15.3 - Quiz
      • 1 Quiz
    • Lesson 15.4 - Conclusion 00:08
      • 1 Conclusion00:08
    • Lesson 16.0 - Managing the Tranches-Steps 1 to 7 17:32
      • 1 Managing the Tranches Steps 1 to 700:26
      • 2 Objectives00:25
      • 3 MSP Framework00:29
      • 4 Managing the Tranches Introduction00:43
      • 5 Managing the Tranches Introduction (contd.)03:34
      • 6 Step 1 Establish the Tranche02:32
      • 7 Step 2 Direct Work01:47
      • 8 Step 3 Manage Risks and Issues01:24
      • 9 Step 3 Manage Risks and Issues (contd.)01:05
      • 10 Step 4 Control and Delivery of Communications01:28
      • 11 Step 5 Undertake Audits and Assurance Reviews00:59
      • 12 Step 6 Alignment between Programme Blueprint and Strategy Objectives00:55
      • 13 Step 7 Maintain Information and Asset Integrity00:34
      • 14 Summary01:11
    • Lesson 16.1 - Managing the Tranches-Steps 8 to 13 13:59
      • 1 Managing the Tranches Steps 8 to 1300:11
      • 2 Objectives00:22
      • 3 Step 8 Manage People and Other Resources00:53
      • 4 Step 9 Procurements and Contracts00:53
      • 5 Step 10 Monitor, Report and Control02:25
      • 6 Step 11 Transition and Stable Operations01:51
      • 7 Step 12 Prepare for Next Tranche01:25
      • 8 Step 13 End of Tranche Review and Close01:47
      • 9 Roles and Responsibilities01:12
      • 10 Managing the Tranches Problem Statement00:43
      • 11 Managing the Tranches Solution01:19
      • 12 Summary00:58
    • Lesson 16.2 - Quiz
      • 1 Quiz
    • Lesson 16.3 - Conclusion 00:09
      • 1 Conclusion MSP00:09
    • Lesson 17.0 - Overview of Delivering the Capability 11:35
      • 1 Overview of Delivering the Capability00:24
      • 2 Objectives00:24
      • 3 MSP Framework00:41
      • 4 Delivering the Capability Introduction00:05
      • 5 StartProjects01:47
      • 6 Engage Stakeholders00:56
      • 7 Align Projects with Benefits Realisation01:17
      • 8 Align Projects with Programme Objectives01:45
      • 9 Step 5 Governance Manage and Control Delivery
      • 10 Manage and Resolve Risks02:16
      • 11 Close Projects01:01
      • 12 Summary00:59
    • Lesson 17.1 - Roles Involved in Delivering the Capability 05:11
      • 1 Roles Involved in Delivering the Capability00:12
      • 2 Objectives00:18
      • 3 Roles and Responsibilities00:54
      • 4 Delivering the Capability Problem Statement01:35
      • 5 Delivering the Capability Solution01:23
      • 6 Summary00:49
    • Lesson 17.2 - Quiz
      • 1 Quiz
    • Lesson 17.3 - Conclusion 00:10
      • 1 Conclusion00:10
    • Lesson 18.0 - Realising the Benefits Step1 13:21
      • 1 Realising the Benefits Step 100:35
      • 2 Objectives00:24
      • 3 MSP Framework00:37
      • 4 Realising the-Benefits Introduction00:05
      • 5 Manage Pre-Transition01:35
      • 6 Establish Benefits Measurement01:38
      • 7 Monitor Benefits Realisation02:11
      • 8 Plan Transition01:23
      • 9 Communicate the Change00:53
      • 10 Assess Readiness for Change02:45
      • 11 Summary01:15
    • Lesson 18.1 - Realising the Benefits Step 2 08:43
      • 1 Realising the Benefits Step 200:15
      • 2 Objectives00:15
      • 3 Manage Transition01:23
      • 4 Initiate Transition00:48
      • 5 Establish Support Arrangements01:00
      • 6 Enact Transition01:48
      • 7 Review Transition01:01
      • 8 Manage Outcome Achievement01:11
      • 9 Summary01:02
    • Lesson 18.2 - Realising the Benefits Step 3 11:47
      • 1 Realising the Benefits Step 300:15
      • 2 Objectives00:21
      • 3 Manage Post transition01:32
      • 4 Measure Benefits01:38
      • 5 Remove Access to Legacy Working Practices and Systems00:42
      • 6 Respond to Changing Requirements00:51
      • 7 Monitor and Report Benefits Realisation01:36
      • 8 Roles and Area of Focus01:33
      • 9 Realising the Benefits Problem Statement01:05
      • 10 Realising the Benefits Solution01:22
      • 11 Summary00:52
    • Lesson 18.3 - Quiz
      • 1 Quiz
    • Lesson 18.4 - Conclusion 00:09
      • 1 Conclusion00:09
    • Lesson 19.0 - Closing a Programme 08:06
      • 1 Closing a Programme00:42
      • 2 Objectives00:29
      • 3 MSP Framework00:28
      • 4 Closing a Programme Introduction02:40
      • 5 Checkpoints to Verify Programme Closure01:05
      • 6 Other Reasons for Closing a Programme01:21
      • 7 Summary01:21
    • Lesson 19.1 - Steps in Closing a Programme 11:38
      • 1 Steps in Closing a Programme00:10
      • 2 Objectives00:19
      • 3 Steps to Close a Programme01:26
      • 4 Step 1 Confirm Ongoing Support01:13
      • 5 Step 2 Confirm Programme Closure01:05
      • 6 Step 3 Notify Programme Closure00:54
      • 7 Step 4 Review Programme00:53
      • 8 Step 5 Update and Finalise Programme Information01:01
      • 9 Step 6 Provide Feedback to Corporate Governance00:26
      • 10 Step 7 Disband Programme Organisation and Supporting Functions00:38
      • 11 Roles and Responsibilities01:08
      • 12 Closing a Programme Problem Statement00:46
      • 13 Closing a Programme Solution00:49
      • 14 Summary00:50
    • Lesson 19.2 - Quiz
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 19.3 - Thank You 00:09
      • 1 Thankyou00:09
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Exam & certification FREE PRACTICE TEST

  • How do I become a MSP Certified Professional?

    MSP® Foundation Examination
    • Exam Format
    • Multiple choice
    • 75 questions per paper with 1 mark available per question
    • 5 questions to be trial and not counted in scores
    • 35 marks required to pass (out of 70 available) - 50%
    • 60 minutes duration
    • Closed book
    MSP® Practitioner Examination
    • Exam Format
    • Objective testing
    • 8 questions per paper
    • 40 marks required to pass (out of 80 available) - 50%
    • Two-and-a-half hours duration
    • Open-book (only the MSP  official Manual is allowed).
    MSP®  Advance Practitioner level
    • Exam Format
    • Essay based
    • up to 3 questions per paper, 75 marks available in total
    • 38 marks required to pass (out of 75 available) - 50%
    • Three hours duration
    • Open-book (other material in the form of course notes, examples, copies of presentations, etc. can be used during this examination but no electronic aids, such as laptops, may be used).

  • How do you become an MSP certified professional?

    To become a certified MSP professional, you will have to pursue formal MSP training from an accredited training organization like Simplilearn and successfully pass the MSP Foundation and Practitioner Exams.

  • What are the prerequisites for the MSP certification?

    To apply for the MSP Foundation Exam:
    • There are no pre-requisites
    To apply and appear for the MSP Practitioner course:
    • Candidates must pass the Foundation-level exam to be eligible for the Practitioner examination

  • What do I need to do to unlock my Simplilearn certificate?

    • Complete 85% of the course.
    • Complete 1 simulation test with a minimum score of 60%.

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Good training on MSP by Simplilearn.

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Good and interactive training executed by Simplilearn.

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The course was wonderful, very easy to learn and the faculty was very thorough and knowledgeable

Very well conducted training by Simplilearn.

Very helpful. While I knew the concepts of planning and training, the use of tool was lacking in me until I took this course; it has helped a lot.

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I was completely satisfied with the training course. The instructor was easy to understand and he thoroughly covered all the topics. I was very pleased that all the questions I had were answered and I was able to walk away with complete understanding on project management. I would definitely recommend taking this course.

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The content and the training for this course is good.

Overall very good, professional execution of the course by trainer in a structured way.

The course was good and the trainer had good conceptual knowledge.

Excellent and knowledgeable trainer. Very good session and well managed in a very professional manner.

Covered the concepts of the knowledge and provided good guidance and foundation.

Course advisor

Tim Jerome
Tim Jerome Project Management Expert and Evangelist

Tim Jerome is an international project management expert with over 15 years of experience at companies like Intel and Digital Network Services. A former president of the PMI Rio Grande Chapter, Tim is also a PMP instructor with over 10 years of experience in addition to his extensive project management consulting experience.

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