Course Overview

This MSP® Foundation and Practitioner Certification course provides an understanding of the principles, governance themes, and transformational flows defined in the MSP framework. The course advances your ability to engage with and meet the business requirements of your organization, preparing you for the MSP® Foundation and Practitioners exam.

Key Features

  • 19 end-of-chapter quizzes and three MSP simulation exams
  • MSP® Foundation and Practitioner exam fee included
  • 45 PDUs for self-paced learning offered

Skills Covered

  • Program management principles
  • Program management processes
  • Risk mitigation
  • Governance Themes and Transformation Flows
  • Issue management
  • Quality control
  • Stakeholder management

Benefits

MSP Foundation and Practitioner Certification provides you an understanding of the principles, governance themes, and transformational flows defined in the MSP framework. Also, a certified MSP professional can earn around $87,398 per annum.

  • Designation
  • Annual Salary
  • Hiring Companies
  • Annual Salary
    ₹523KMin
    ₹1400KAverage
    ₹2400KMax
    Source: Glassdoor
    Hiring Companies
    Amazon hiring for Project Manager professionals in Pune
    IBM hiring for Project Manager professionals in Pune
    Netflix hiring for Project Manager professionals in Pune
    Cisco hiring for Project Manager professionals in Pune
    Microsoft hiring for Project Manager professionals in Pune
    Source: Indeed
  • Annual Salary
    ₹414KMin
    ₹901KAverage
    ₹2396KMax
    Source: Glassdoor
    Hiring Companies
    Amazon hiring for Operations Manager professionals in Pune
    Oracle hiring for Operations Manager professionals in Pune
    Google hiring for Operations Manager professionals in Pune
    Walmart hiring for Operations Manager professionals in Pune
    Accenture hiring for Operations Manager professionals in Pune
    Source: Indeed
  • Annual Salary
    ₹231KMin
    ₹428KAverage
    ₹825KMax
    Source: Glassdoor
    Hiring Companies
    Amazon hiring for Quality Analyst professionals in Pune
    Boston Consulting Group hiring for Quality Analyst professionals in Pune
    Deutsche Bank hiring for Quality Analyst professionals in Pune
    Genpact hiring for Quality Analyst professionals in Pune
    Source: Indeed

Course Curriculum

Eligibility

This MSP course is ideal for professionals employed in a program management role, senior project managers, program managers, operations managers, and quality assurance professionals.
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Pre-requisites

There are no prerequisites for the MSP certification but candidates must pass the MSP Foundation-level exam to be eligible to take the MSP Practitioner exam.
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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.

  • Jeff Allen

    Jeff Allen

    Project Management and Agile Expert, Consultant, Author

    Jeff Allen is a highly regarded project management and Agile expert with more than 15 years of experience at large companies like Compaq and HP. As an Agile Coach, he has mentored over 5000 professionals globally.

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Exam & Certification

  • How do I become an MSP Certified Professional?

    MSP Foundation Examination
    Exam Format
    • Multiple choice
    • 75 questions per paper with one point per question
    • 5 questions are trials and not counted in scores
    • 35 marks out of 70 required to pass  (50%)
    • 60 minute duration
    • Closed book 
    MSP Practitioner Examination
    Exam Format
    • Objective testing
    • 8 questions per paper
    • 40 points out of 80 required to pass (50%)
    • 2 ½ hour duration
    • Open book (only the official MSP manual is allowed) 
     

  • What are the prerequisites for the MSP certification?

    There are no prerequisites but candidates must pass the Foundation-level exam to be eligible to take the Practitioner exam.

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

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

  • Until when can I procure voucher from Simplilearn?

    Your exam voucher fee is included in the price of this course. However, you must procure the exam voucher within six months from the date of course purchase. In the event that an exam price does go up and you have not yet booked the exam, you will need to pay the difference in amount to Simplilearn.

  • How frequently does the exam fee change?

    Exam prices are governed by the certification body and can change. Price changes are typically announced during the end of the calendar year. In the event that an exam price does go up and you have not yet booked the exam, you will need to pay the difference in amount to Simplilearn.

  • What is the validity of my exam voucher?

    Exam vouchers are valid for 1 year from the date of issuance. If you do not book the exam within 6 months from purchase of voucher, you will need to buy the voucher again per the actual price.

  • How do I schedule/book my exam?

    Please click the below link for information regarding the booking process.
    https://www.simplilearn.com/ice9/about_course_images/Raise_exam_request_through_LMS.pdf

  • Does the course fee include the examination fee as well?

    Yes, the course fee is inclusive of the examination fee.

  • How many questions are there in MSP® Foundation and Practitioner certification exam?

    There are 75 questions per paper with one mark available per question for MSP® Foundation Certification exam. Five questions to be trial and not counted in scores. There are 8 questions per paper, 80 marks available in total for MSP® Practitioner Certification exam. There are 75 questions per paper with one mark available per question for MSP® Foundation Certification exam. Five questions to be trial and not counted in scores. In There are 8 questions per paper, 80 marks available in total for MSP® Practitioner Certification exam.

  • What is the passing score for the MSP® Foundation and Practitioner certification exam?

    You need 35 marks (out of 70 marks available), i.e. approximately 50% to pass the MSP® Foundation certification exam.

    You need 40 marks (out of 80 marks available), i.e. approximately 50% to pass the MSP® Practitioner certification exam.

  • I have passed the examination. When and how do I receive my certificate?

    In case of both online and paper-based exam, your certificate will be available on PeopleCert website within 10-14 working days.

  • How long does it take to receive the exam results?

    In case of an online exam, you will receive a provisional result immediately after completing your exam. However, for both online and paper-based exam, the actual validated result and certificate will be available on PeopleCert website within 10-14 working days.

  • Will my MSP® Foundation and Practitioner certificate expire?

    The Foundation examination does not have an expiry period. Candidates who pass the Practitioner exam are recognized as an MSP® Registered Practitioner. Individuals will remain registered for a period of five calendar years. To maintain their registered status, registered practitioners must complete and pass the MSP re-registration examination three to five calendar years after their initial or previous Practitioner certification.

  • Can I ask for refund of exam voucher cost once it's issued to me?

    No, exam voucher cost cannot be refunded once it is issued to a learner as we procure this from third party bodies. Simplilearn does not own the voucher policies and cost.
     

  • Do you provide any practice tests as part of this course?

    Yes, we provide 1 practice test as part of our course to help you prepare for the actual certification exam. You can try this free MSP® Foundation & Practitioner Exam Practice Test to understand the type of tests that are part of the course curriculum.

    FAQs

    • How do I enroll for the online training?

      You can enroll for this training on our website and make an online payment using any of the following options: 
      • Visa Credit or Debit Card
      • MasterCard
      • American Express
      • Diner’s Club
      • PayPal 
      Once payment is received you will automatically receive a payment receipt and access information via email.

    • Can I cancel my enrollment? Will I get a refund?

      Yes, you can cancel your enrollment if necessary. We will refund the course price after deducting an administration fee. To learn more, you can view our Refund Policy.

    • Do you provide a money back guarantee for the training programs?

      Yes. We do offer a money-back guarantee for many of our training programs. Refer to our Refund Policy and submit refund requests via our Help and Support portal.

    • Where and how can I access the e-learning content? Are there any limitations?

      Once you register for a course by paying the course fee, you will have 24/7 access to the e-learning content on our website. An automated course purchase confirmation email will guide you through the process.

    • I am not able to access the online courses. Whom should I contact?

      Contact us using the form on the right of any page on the Simplilearn website, select the Live Chat link or contact Help & Support.

    • I’d like to learn more about this training program. Whom should I contact?

      Contact us using the form on the right of any page on the Simplilearn website, or select the Live Chat link. Our customer service representatives can provide you with more details.

    • What's next after MSP® Foundation and Practitioner Certification?

      After completion of MSP® Foundation and Practitioner Certification, you can take Prince2 Certification, Prince2 Agile Foundation and Practitioner program, or best of all you can get into Project Management Certification (Post Graduate Program in Project Management).

    Our Pune Correspondence / Mailing address

    Simplilearn's MSP Foundation & Practitioner Certification Training in Pune, India

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    • PMP, PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PgMP, PfMP, ACP, PBA, RMP, SP, and OPM3 are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.